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dudeabides 03-28-2014 01:15 PM

WSOF 9: Steve Carl vs Rousimar Palhares

dudeabides 03-30-2014 01:44 AM


Brazilian submission ace Rousimar Palhares (17-6) needed just 69 seconds of fighting in his new home to claim World Series of Fighting’s bantamweight title.

Palhares used his patented heel hook finish, this one of the inverted variety, to score a submission win over former champ Steve Carl (21-5) and take hime the hardware.

The bout served as the main event of Saturday’s “World Series of Fighting: Carl vs. Palhares” event, which took place at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The evening’s main card aired on NBCSN following prelims that streamed on

Palhares wasted little time shooting in and taking the fight to the floor, where Carl tried to defend from guard. Palhares turned his hips out, looking first for the arm before defending a Carl and submission attempt and then turning his attention to the leg. When a kneebar didn’t get the job done, Palhares turned to the heel hook and scored a quick tap as Carl winced in pain.

Palhares’ first defense as champ has already been arranged, as he’ll meet Jon Fitch at July event expected to serve as World Series of Fighting 11.

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