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WSOF 16 results: Rousimar Palhares won't face punishment from CSAC following submission win over Jon Fitch

Rousimar Palhares continued his winning ways this past weekend (Sat., Dec. 13, 2014) at World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 16, submitting Jon Fitch in the opening round of their welterweight title fight in Sacramento, California (see full...Show More Summary

Rousimar Palhares Avoids Punishment for Brutal Submission of Jon Fitch

Rousimar Palhares, the World Series of Fighting welterweight champion and one of the most dangerous fighters in all of MMA, will not be punished by the California State Athletic Commission following yet another brutal and controversial...Show More Summary

Ben Askren not afraid of Rousimar Palhares, open to grappling Georges St. Pierre in Metamoris

Undefeated ONE FC welterweight champion Ben Askren -- who also held gold for Bellator MMA -- has been keeping tabs on what has been going down in stateside mixed martial arts (MMA), particularly after a busy weekend in combat sportsShow More Summary

WSOF 16: Ray Sefo defends Rousimar Palhares' 'perfectly clean' submission win over Jon Fitch

Viewers watching World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 16 last Sat. night (Dec. 13, 2014) on NBC Sports Network from Sacramento, Calif., saw a trademark of a Rousimar Palhares fight: a leg submission so painful the opponent was left unable...Show More Summary

Rousimar Palhares: Is the Terrifying Submission Specialist Too Scary for UFC?

Big fighters. Small fighters. Rich fighters. Poor fighters. Ground fighters. Stand-up fighters. Mixed martial arts contains multitudes, fighters seemingly crafted especially to fulfill their role in the combat sports ecosystem. But,Show More Summary

Watch Jon Fitch Scream in Agony as Rousimar Palhares Cranks a Knee Bar at WSOF 16

If Rousimar Palhares cranks a kneebar after his opponent taps out and nobody's there to see it, does it still produce outrage? Well, the jury is still out. You see, Rousimar Palhares fought Jon Fitch at WSOF 16 for the promotion's welterweight championship. Show More Summary

WSOF 16 video highlights: Watch Rousimar Palhares submit Jon Fitch with a knee bar on NBC Sports

Last night (Sat., Dec. 13, 2014) was a quick night for Welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares, who needed just 1.5 minutes to defend his 170-pound strap for the first time against fellow Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) veteran,...Show More Summary

WSOF 16 results recap: Palhares taps Fitch to retain welterweight title, Palmer subs Glenn to capture featherweight gold

Rousimar Palhares submitted Jon FItch in the main event by kneebar to retain the welterweight title, while Lance Palmer became the new WSOF featherweight champion after submitting Rick Glenn in the third round by rear-naked choke. Rousimar...Show More Summary

GIF: Watch Rousimar Palhares destroy Jon Fitch's knee with leg lock at WSOF 16 (GRAPHIC)

This is tough to watch towards the end, as Rousimar Palhares hyperextends the knee of Jon Fitch in the main event of WSOF 16 (recap here), which took place on NBC Sports Network last Saturday night (Dec. 13, 2014) at McClellan Conference Center in Sacramento, California. Show More Summary

WSOF 16 results: Rousimar Palhares submits Jon Fitch with a brutal knee bar

Jon Fitch's World Series of Fighting (WSOF) tenure got off to a terrible start, losing to Josh Burkman via submission (guillotine choke) back in June 2013 after a very impressive run (14-3-1) under the Ultimate Fighting ChampionshipShow More Summary

World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 16 LIVE results stream

World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 16 "Palhares vs. Fitch" takes place TONIGHT (Sat., Dec. 13, 2014) at McClellan Conference Center in Sacramento, California. Two title fights are scheduled for the NBC Sports main card, with Rousimar Palhares...Show More Summary

WSOF 16 live weigh in results video stream

WSOF 16: "Palhares vs. Fitch" takes place tomorrow night (Sat., Dec. 13, 2014) at the McClellan Conference Center in Sarcamento, California. Two WSOF titles are on the line as Rousimar Palhares defends his welterweight title versus Jon Fitch, and featherweight champion Rick Glenn faces Lance Palmer. Show More Summary

WSOF 16 fight card and line up finalized for Dec. 13 on NBC Sports Network

LAS VEGAS (Dec. 9, 2014) -- Already featuring a star-studded lineup with two championship fights, including welterweight kingpin Rousimar Palhares vs. Jon Fitch and featherweight title holder Rick Glenn vs. Lance Palmer, "World Series of Fighting 16: Palhares vs. Show More Summary

WSOF 16: Rousimar Palhares vs. Jon Fitch Full Head-to-Toe Breakdown

This Saturday, two UFC veterans will face off in the World Series of Fighting, as Jon Fitch squares off against the WSOF welterweight champion, Rousimar "Toquinho" Palhares. Palhares was released from the UFC following his welterweight debut, a 31-second victory over Mike Pierce. Show More Summary

WSOF 16: Rousimar Palhares defends welterweight title against Jon Fitch on Dec. 13 in Sacramento

World Series of Fighting (WSOF) has a new title fight scheduled for Dec. 13, 2014 in Sacramento, Calif., at the McClellan Conference Center. Welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares will put his belt on the line against longtime veteran...Show More Summary

Rousimar Palhares vs. Jon Fitch title fight booked for WSOF 16 on Dec. 13

Which puts it head-to-head with UFC on FOX 13. Guys, I think they really mean it this time. World Series of Fighting (WSOF) welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares will defend his 170-pound title against fellow Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) castaway Jon Fitch in the headliner of the WSOF 16 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on Dec. Show More Summary

Beltless Jon Fitch doesn't want to become the Dan Marino of MMA

He also didn't take too kindly to Rousimar Palhares bailing on their proposed WSOF welterweight championship fight. Dan Marino is considered one of the greatest NFL quarterbacks of all time. He's a Hall of Famer with a number of individual accolades and countless records under his belt. Show More Summary

Jon Fitch at the Crossroads: End of the Line as a UFC Contender

On July 5, Jon Fitch takes on Rousimar Palhares Jake Shields Josh Burkman in the tiebreaking rubber match of their epic rivalry. Fitch, one of the sport’s most dominant grapplers, is No. 9 on the list of fighters with the most wins in the UFC. Show More Summary

After Palhares Bows Out, Can WSOF Stop Fighters from Treating It as a Pit Stop?

You couldn ’t blame World Series of Fighting if it felt a little beat up right now. Frustrations appeared to be on the rise at the upstart MMA promotion last week, after welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares pulled out of a scheduled...Show More Summary

Rousimar Palhares caring for sick mother, issues statement after bailing on Jon Fitch title fight

The 170-pound champ is not scared, being a diva, or holding out for more money, but rather staying behind to help care for his sick mother, who will likely undergo a "complicated" surgery. Family comes first. That's the message fromShow More Summary

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