Go Back   Matt-Hughes.com Official Forums > MMA Related > UFC

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 10-11-2013, 01:35 AM
kevint13's Avatar
kevint13 kevint13 is offline
Student of the Sport
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Greeley, CO
Posts: 683
Default Rousimar Palhares released from the UFC (updated)

http://www.mmafighting.com/2013/10/1...d-from-the-ufc

Quote:
Punishment came swift and harsh for Rousimar Palhares. Less than 24 hours after his controversial 31-second submission victory over Mike Pierce, Palhares has been released from the UFC.

UFC President Dana White delivered the news to ESPN's Jeremy Shaap on Thursday night's edition of Olbermann.

Making his welterweight debut at UFC Fight Night 29, Palhares submitted Pierce via his trademark heel hook early in the first round. However Palhares refused to relinquish the submission for several seconds following the tap, despite Pierce's cries of pain and the insistence of referee Keith Peterson.

Palhares' finish wound up as the only submission on the card, yet he failed to receive a 'Submission of the Night' bonus due to what UFC officials perceived to be "unsportsmanlike conduct." White subsequently promised further consequences would be coming.

Palhares received a 90-day suspension for a similar incident in 2010 when he refused to relinquish a heel hook well after his opponent, Tomasz Drwal, submitted. Palhares has displayed similar tendencies at grappling tournaments in the past, and in addition, tested positive for elevated testosterone following a late-2012 loss to Hector Lombard.

"This is the second incident we've had with Palhares where he had the lock and he didn't let it go. Finally he let it go, but I'm going to cut him," White said. "He's done."

Palhares exits the UFC with an 8-4 record. Six of those victories came via leglock.

UPDATE: Shaap's initial report stated that Palhares had been "banned" from the UFC. Promotion officials have subsequently confirmed to MMAFighting.com that Palhares is "released."
This is the second time he has done this, glad the UFC did the right thing and cut him.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 10-14-2013, 07:41 PM
Tyburn's Avatar
Tyburn Tyburn is offline
Angry @ Injustice!
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: England
Posts: 16,969
Default

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=udBdPCat-ds Good
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 10-15-2013, 02:33 PM
rearnakedchoke rearnakedchoke is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 1,582
Default

the guy is not too bright ... and its not like its the first time he has done this ...
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 10-15-2013, 04:18 PM
VCURamFan's Avatar
VCURamFan VCURamFan is online now
MMA, VCU, & Doctor Who
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Basketball Capital of the World
Posts: 14,324
Send a message via AIM to VCURamFan
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by rearnakedchoke View Post
the guy is not too bright ... and its not like its the first time he has done this ...
Every time he fights, Joe Rogan loves to point out that his nickname means "Stump" & how that's clearly due to his build & how crazy solid that guy is. I've personally been convinced, since the Marquardt fight & reinforced by the Miller fight, that his buddies call him "Stump" because he's dumb as a ______.

Also, this has been in my head & I had to throw it together real quick:

__________________
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 10-15-2013, 05:37 PM
County Mike's Avatar
County Mike County Mike is offline
Hailey's Dad
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Millville, NJ
Posts: 859
Default

Glad they cut him. There's no place for a fighter who tries to end career's AFTER his opponent has tapped. I hope he gets hit by a bus.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 10-22-2013, 12:54 PM
rearnakedchoke rearnakedchoke is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 1,582
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by VCURamFan View Post
Every time he fights, Joe Rogan loves to point out that his nickname means "Stump" & how that's clearly due to his build & how crazy solid that guy is. I've personally been convinced, since the Marquardt fight & reinforced by the Miller fight, that his buddies call him "Stump" because he's dumb as a ______.

Also, this has been in my head & I had to throw it together real quick:

yeah ..... he is definitely dumb as a stump ... only guy i know to either let go too early, or stop too soon ... hopefully he goes to bellator, fights askren and rips his leg off though!
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 05:07 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.