Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight contender Rousimar Palhares, who may be the most dangerous grappler in all of mixed martial arts (MMA), won’t be fighting in the United States for the foreseeable future.
Can’t imagine why.
No matter, as there is always work to be found overseas (like this place), so “Toquinho” will pack his bags and compete against Alexei Ivanov at Fight Night Global on June 30 in Russia, according to Combate.
I guess he’s feeling better.
After getting tossed from UFC for unsportsmanlike conduct back in 2013, World Series of Fighting (WSOF) gave him a new lease on his combat sports life, only to eventually suspend him for (wait for it) … unsportsmanlike conduct.
But like they say, revenge is a dish best served in the second round.
The 18-8 Brazilian, who turned 37 back in February, has been knocked out in consecutive losses. Not that it matters, especially when you have a recognizable name in Mother Russia.
Just ask this guy.
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