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Mike Pierce vs. Rousimar Palhares

Main Card | Welterweight · 170 lbs | Pro MMA

Rousimar Palhares defeats Mike Pierce via Submission at 0:31 of Round 1

Rousimar "Toquinho" Palhares
Mike Pierce

Palhares
Submission
Round 1

14-6-0   Pro Record At Fight   17-5-0
Climbed to 15-6   Record After Fight   Fell to 17-6
+200 (Moderate Underdog)   Betting Odds   -240 (Moderate Favorite)
Brazil   Nationality   United States
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil   Fighting out of   Portland, Oregon
33 years, 7 months, 2 weeks, 5 days   Age at Fight   33 years, 1 month, 1 week, 1 day
171.0 lbs (77.6 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   171.0 lbs (77.6 kgs)
5'8" (173cm)   Height   5'8" (173cm)
71.0" (180cm)   Reach   71.0" (180cm)
Team Nogueira   Gym   Sports Lab
UFC Fight Night 29
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC Fight Night 29: Maia vs. Shields
  • Date: Wednesday 10.09.2013 at 07:00 PM ET
  • Referee: Keith Peterson
  • Venue: Ginasio Poliesportivo Jose Correa
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Barueri, Sao Paolo, Brazil
  • Bout Billing: Main Card (fight 6 of 10)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 170 lbs (77.1 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Jon Anik, Kenny Florian
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Jon Anik
  • Pierce Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • Palhares Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
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Pierce vs. Palhares Wiki Update Wiki

Following his controversial submission win over Mike Pierce, Rousimar Palhares was denied his Submission of the Night bonus by the UFC due to unsportsman-like conduct. Palhares held onto the leglock after several taps from Pierce and even torqued the submission hold further during referee Keith Peterson's intervention. UFC President Dana White announced that the promotion would be moving forward with a formal punishment for the offense, and the Brazilian commission would be conducting their own investigation. 

Last updated 10.09.2013, 11:51 PM ET
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Pierce vs. Palhares Fight Predictions

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