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Aug 17, 2015 7:03 am

Fedor Emelianenko starts training camp for his comeback fight!

Former PRIDE Heavyweight Champion Fedor Emelianenko is back on the mats getting ready for his return to action! Where “The Last Emperor” will end up is still undecided, but UFC, Bellator and World Series of Fighting have apparently all thrown their hats in the mix. Fedor Emelianenko has officially begun training camp for his return...

Aug 15, 2015 8:35 am

UFC Middleweight Suspended For Spitting On Opponent

On Thursday, UFC middleweight Caio Magalhaes was issued a temporary suspension pending a hearing on Sept. 14. He will then appear before the commission to answer for a complaint of unsportsmanlike conduct. The event in question is from after his loss to Josh Samman at The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 21 Finale on July 12, 2015....

Aug 14, 2015 10:45 am

Claudia Gadelha Injured, Wants Joanna Jedrzejczyk In January

UFC strawweight Claudia Gadelha seems to be the next in line for champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk. The two fought before and the champ earned a decision win in an extremely close fight. Ever since the fight Gadelha had been pushing for a rematch as she feels that she won the fights scrap and wants a chance...

Aug 13, 2015 11:40 am

NSAC Comments On Referee Steve Mazzagatti’s Role In ‘Palhares vs. Shields’ Situation

Just as much as people talked about Jake Shields and Rousimar Palhares’ actions after WSOF 22, they also talked about referee Steve Mazzagatti. Mazzagatti has been called out for spotty referring in the past, perhaps most notable, the instance from the Brock Lesnar vs. Frank Mir fight. Lesnar was furious with Mazzagatti for failing to...


Aug 13, 2015 11:04 am

NSAC Suspends Rousimar Palhares And Jake Shields For Unsportsmanlike Conduct

Today at the Nevada State Athletic Commission hearing it was announced that World Series of Fighting’s Rousimar Palhares and Jake Shields have been suspended for unsportsmanlike conduct following their WSOF 22 scrap. The suspension is temporary and will hold in place until their disciplinary hearing which is scheduled for Sept. 14. Shields was suspended for...

Aug 10, 2015 10:56 am

“Stitch” speaks out and has a message for his fans

As expected, cutman extraordinaire Jacob “Stitch” Duran has found life outside of the UFC since being released from the promotion in July. “Stitch” took it upon himself to speak up for the men and women who patch up UFC’s fighters by pointing out that he has lost all of his sponsors since the Reebok deal...

Aug 10, 2015 2:00 am

OUCH! Claudia Gadelha’s broken finger blew up like a balloon!

Claudia Gadelha picked up arguably the biggest win of her career in Brazil when she dominated former WSOF champion Jessica Aguilar at UFC 190. During the one sided performance, Gadelha injured her left hand and ultimately received a lengthy suspension because of it. The strawweight revealed a picture of her hand and it isn’t pretty:...

Aug 7, 2015 1:10 pm

Khabib Backs Off – ‘I want hard fights, not Nate Diaz’

Right after their brawl at WSOF 22, UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov said he requested a fight with Nate Diaz. Now, it appears Khabib has had a change of heart. He told tofight.ru, that he no longer wants that fight because it would disrespect his fans. “If I take a fight with [Nate] Diaz, then I...

Aug 7, 2015 3:57 am

Jake Shields Responds: ‘Palhares Has No Business Fighting’

WSOF welterweight Jake Shields suffered a loss at this past weekends WSOF 22 when he fought champion Rousimar Palhares, but that’s not even the worst part. During the fight he suffered several eye gouges and then when Palhares got the fight ending submission locked in, he held it and cranked it well after Shields tapped....

Aug 5, 2015 2:46 pm

Rousimar Palhares Breaks Silence––Accuses Shields Of Cheating

Now former WSOF welterweight champion, Rousimar Palhares, has finally come forward and given his side of the story, regarding WSOF 22 and his fight with Jake Shields. Palhares could be seen raking his hands over Shields eyes during the fight and was warned several times to stop. He also held onto the fight ending submission...

Aug 5, 2015 9:54 am

Manager’s Excuse For Palhares: ‘He Just Zones Out’

  “There are no rules that tell you how far you take a (limb) back or forth. It’s a very subjective point. But I agree that if we’re looking at the safety of the fighters, and he’s done it time and again and we’ve tried to work with him, and try to make him not...

Aug 5, 2015 9:19 am

Mystic Khabib? Nurmagomedov Predicted Diaz Brawl

Seems that UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov predicted the brawl with the Diaz brothers at WSOF 22. In an interview with MMAJunkie Radio Khabib said Nate Diaz might show up at WSOF 22 and if he tries anything, then he’s ‘not sleeping’. “Maybe he’ll come tomorrow to support his teammate, Shields. Maybe he comes. It’s OK....

Aug 5, 2015 7:30 am

UFC Fighters React To Rousimar Palhares Being Stripped Of Title

The World Series of Fighting decided to strip welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares of his belt and suspend him indefinitely. This came after he beat Jake Shields at this past Saturday’s WSOF 22. During the fight he clearly scratched at Shields eyes several times and then held onto the fight winning submission for way to long...

Aug 3, 2015 9:32 pm

Is ‘D*ck’ Palhares holding subs too long? Lauzon breaks it down best

World Series of Fighting is about to drop the hammer on welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares for keeping Jake Shields trapped in a kimura and cranking it long after the referee waved off their fight at “WSOF 22”. While Palhares feels as if he did nothing wrong, the Vice President of WSOF reviewed the footage and...

Aug 3, 2015 2:43 pm

Several MMA fighters call for lifetime ban of Rousimar Palhares

Despite successfully defending his World Series of Fighting Welterweight Championship for the first time, Rousimar Palhares’ stock plummeted overnight due to the controversy surrounding the win. Palhares forced Shields to submit in the third round of the main-event of Saturday’s “WSOF 22” and once again held the submission past the tap. Fighters and fans alike...

Aug 3, 2015 11:00 am

Shields eyeing ball kicking, eye gouging street fight when he sees Palhares

Jake Shields wants revenge in the worst kinds of ways for the stunts Rousimar Palhares pulled at “WSOF 22”. The World Series of Fighting Welterweight Championship hung in the balance when Palhares and Shields met in the main event on Saturday night in Las Vegas. Palhares was able to submit Shields in the third round,...

Aug 3, 2015 8:48 am

Rousimar Palhares: ‘I am NOT a dirty fighter’

Despite World Series of Fighting officials admitting they saw Rousimar Palhares fight dirty on Saturday night at “WSOF 22”, the welterweight champion still claims he is innocent. Jake Shields’ attempt to dethrone Palhares of his welterweight champion status was thwarted in the third round. Shields found himself in a tight kimura lock and was given...

Aug 3, 2015 7:54 am

Khabib: ‘I tried to fight Nate Diaz, but all he did was run away from me!’

On Saturday evening, Khabib Nurmagomedov got into an altercation with some members of the Diaz camp at the World Series of Fighting event in Las Vegas, Nevada. The altercation started in the pit of the showroom where the event was taking place. A brawl broke out in the stands, but it was separated before anything...

Aug 2, 2015 8:19 pm

Gracie Wants Palhares Stripped, Banned from MMA

Rousimar Palhares was once viewed as one of the most dangerous welterweights in the world with the potential to become a UFC champion. Now, he’s viewed as flat-out “dangerous”. Another Palhares bout has come and gone and to the surprise of nobody, it ended in controversy. Shields challenged Palhares for his welterweight championship at “WSOF...

Aug 2, 2015 6:59 pm

Nate Diaz Blasts Khabib after Saturday’s Brawl: ‘He Got Open Hand Slapped!’

The saga between the Diaz Brothers and Khabib Nurmagomedov’s camp is FAR from over. Diaz’s and Nurmagomedov’s crews got into an altercation at “WSOF 22” on Saturday evening which led to a brawl in the stands. After getting separated, they found themselves in ANOTHER scuffle in what seemed to be the casino’s lobby. The following...

Aug 2, 2015 4:26 pm

Khabib Attacks! Punches and Kicks Nate Diaz in Public Brawl — WATCH!

World Series of Fighting 22 was a controversial event to say the least. Rousimar Palhares’ inability to let go of submissions on time infuriated some, but tempers boiled over when Khabib Nurmagomedov and Nate Diaz had an altercation outside of the decagon! In the video above, you can see Nurmagomedov kick and swing in the...

Aug 2, 2015 2:44 pm

Jake Shields: ‘Palhares Repeatedly Gouged My Eyes’

Rousimar Palhares may be in hot water for holding on to the fight-ending submission hold on Jake Shields too long at “WSOF 22”, but that’s not the only thing he should be in trouble for. “Over and over, he kept catching his thumb and digging it in both of my eyes. Over and over,” Shields...

Aug 2, 2015 1:15 pm

4 Minutes of Diaz/Nurmagomedov Street Fight Footage

Rousimar Palhares may have defeated Jake Shields in the final fight of “WSOF 22”, but the REAL main event that night was a scuffle between the Diaz Crew and Khabib Nurmagomedov’s crew! The two groups first altercation took place cage-side at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino where the event was taking place. There was...

Aug 2, 2015 6:30 am

CAUGHT-ON-TAPE — Chaos Erupts In Vegas — Diaz/Nurmagomedov Brawl Round 2

Saturday night in Las Vegas, things got a little crazy. Following an exciting WSOF event, the Diaz brothers and Team Khabib were involved in an out-of-cage brawl, according to reports. Following their first altercation, the crews once again squared off outside the venue, and above is the result.

Aug 2, 2015 6:26 am

WATCH! Palhares’ Controversial Submission Win over Shields

Rousimar Palhares is no stranger to controversy and he may end up being more trouble than what he’s worth at World Series of Fighting. Palhares has always had the reputation amongst fighters as being “dirty” due to his repeated offenses of holding on to submission holds long after the fight is over. His inability to...

Aug 2, 2015 12:13 am

Brawl You Don’t Know About — Police called to Second Diaz/Nurmagomedov Fight

World Series of Fighting may have played second fiddle to the Ultimate Fighting Championship in terms of viewership, but people are still talking about what went down behind the scenes at “WSOF 22” in Las Vegas. The Diaz Camp was involved in an altercation with Khabib Nurmagomedov and his crew near the seating outside of...

Aug 1, 2015 7:39 pm

UFC 190 Results: Gadelha Easily Ends Aguilar’s 10 Fight Win Streak

Jessica Aguilar forfeited her WSOF Strawweight Championship to prove her worth in the division, but Claudia Gadelha played the role of “party pooper” and gave her a brutal greeting to the octagon. Gadelha controlled every aspect of the fight and caught Aguilar off guard with how immediately comfortable she was. Gadelha found her striking distance...

Jul 31, 2015 12:58 pm

Palhares: ‘I Don’t Need To Talk Trash, I Just Do Work’

“I’m here for work. It doesn’t matter what the guy puts on social media.” I’m prepared for the fight, and I’m a champion. It doesn’t matter what the other guy says or writes on Twitter. “Everybody talks a lot, but what’s important for me is to do work, and I know on Saturday, I’ll show...