1. UFC FN 29's Mike Pierce Suffers 'Severe MCL Sprain' from Palhares

    Mike Pierce knew he hurt his knee, but now he has an exact diagnosis in the aftermath of his controversial fight with Rousimar Palhares, according to MMAJunkie.com ...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 12 months ago 7,880 reads 20 comments

  2. Rousimar Palhares Blames Mike Pierce, Referee for Controversial Submission

    In his first real statement since being released, now-former UFC fighter Rousimar Palhares was unrepentant in his actions. He blamed his opponent Mike Pierce and the referee for the prolonged heel hook that cost him $50,000 and his job...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 12 months ago 18,235 reads 73 comments

  3. Palhares' Ex-Coach: 'Toquinho' Hurt People Sparring, Had Excuses for Losses

    Former UFC fighter Rousimar Palhares trained at Team Nogueira leading up to his welterweight debut against Mike Pierce , but prior to that, he was a mainstay at the Brazilian Top Team facility...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 12 months ago 7,624 reads 26 comments

  4. UFC Rankings for Each Weight Division Following UFC Fight Night 29

    Welterweight upsets were the story at UFC Fight Night 29 . In the main event, Jake Shields out-grappled jiu-jitsu ace Demian Maia for five rounds. The loss was Maia's first since moving to 170 pounds...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 12 months ago 11,209 reads 35 comments

  5. UFC Fight Night 29 Medical Suspensions: Heel Hook Shelves Mike Pierce Six Months

    After cranking on a heel hook too long at UFC Fight Night 29 , Rousimar Palhares was suspended four months for unsportsmanlike conduct by Comissao Atletica Brasileira de MMA ( CABMMA )...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 12 months ago 9,901 reads 22 comments

  6. Rousimar Palhares Issued 120-Day Suspension from Brazilian Athletic Commission

    Only highly regarded Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt Rousimar Palhares could possibly be facing the most scrutiny of his career after easily submitting Mike Pierce at UFC Fight Night 29 on Wednesday...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 12 months ago 7,346 reads 29 comments

  7. Siyar Bahadurzada: "DHK Will Be Eating out of a Straw If He Goes to War with Me"

    Siyar Bahadurzada is still apparently expressing sour grapes over his loss to Dong Hyun Kim. At UFC Fight Night 29 , Kim shocked the world with a dramatic knockout victory over Erick Silva...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 12 months ago 3,389 reads 19 comments

  8. Dana White Says Rousimar Palhares Is 'Done' in the UFC

    For Rousimar Palhares, the decision to hold a heel hook against Mike Pierce at UFC Fight Night 29 was a costly one. Palhares, who scored the night's only submission, was denied a $50,000 bonus on Wednesday for "unsportsmanlike conduct...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 12 months ago 332,530 reads 354 comments

  9. UFC Fight Night 29 Results: Twitter Outraged by Rousimar Palhares Submission

    When Rousimar Palhares sees a knee he likes, he snuggles up to it nice and tight and takes it as his own, but after UFC Fight Night 29 , it is becoming obvious that the MMA community doesn’t feel safe with a klepto on the loose...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 12 months ago 5,085 reads 15 comments

  10. UFC Fight Night 29 Results: 3 Fights for Jake Shields to Take Next

    The MMA world let out a good chuckle when Jake Shields said his brand of "American jiu-jitsu" would win the battle of the grappling chops with world Brazilian champion Demian Maia...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 12 months ago 2,237 reads 10 comments

  11. UFC Fight Night 29 Results: What's Next for the Winners?

    UFC Fight Night 29 came in lackluster form, as most of the fights failed to grab interest and keep fans around the world thoroughly entertained. However, some big shakeups came on the card...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 12 months ago 10,329 reads 21 comments

  12. UFC Fight Night 29 Results: Jake Shields Wants GSP, Condit or MacDonald Next

    Following a huge win over surging welterweight contender Demian Maia at UFC Fight Night 29 on Wednesday night, grappling ace Jake Shields has his eye on the big dogs of the UFC's 170-pound division...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 12 months ago 7,200 reads 41 comments

  13. UFC Fight Night 29 Results: Matches to Make for the Entire Fight Card

    Jake Shields has returned to title contention, albeit in unconvincing fashion. At UFC Fight Night 29 , Shields earned a split-decision win over Demian Maia with reversals and by maintaining top position...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 12 months ago 4,909 reads 14 comments

  14. UFC Fight Night 29 Results: What's Next for the Main Card Losers?

    UFC Fight Night 29 is now in the books. The card saw several fighters take great strides in their respective divisions, but as is the case whenever a competitor wins, it comes at the cost of someone else's misfortune...

    Craig Amos Written by Craig Amos about 12 months ago 3,912 reads 4 comments

  15. UFC Fight Night 29 Results: Top 10 Welterweights in the UFC

    UFC Fight Night 29 was critically panned, but it did cause some important shakeups in the welterweight division. A top-five 170-pounder was taken down by split decision in a bout that was decent at best...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 12 months ago 1,904 reads 13 comments

  16. UFC Fight Night 29 Results: 6 Takeaways from the Main Card

    UFC Fight Night 29 is the latest UFC event to be indexed in the history books. The promotion now prepares to bring the Octagon back to the U.S. for UFC 167 this October 19. However, before we look forward to Velasquez vs...

    Craig Amos Written by Craig Amos about 12 months ago 1,122 reads 2 comments

  17. UFC Fight Night 29: Demian Maia's Loss Ensures He'll Never Fight GSP

    Demian Maia was on the rise in the UFC after three straight wins coming into his matchup with Jake Shields, but the 35-year-old may have squandered any hope he had at earning a fight ...

    Mike Moraitis Written by Mike Moraitis about 12 months ago 318 reads 1 comments

  18. UFC Fight Night 29 Results: 3 Fights for Demian Maia to Take Next

    Demian Maia's torrid pace atop the welterweight division has come to an abrupt halt. The world-renowned submission specialist fell victim to former No. 1 contender Jake Shields last night in Brazil...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 12 months ago 1,412 reads 7 comments

  19. UFC Fight Night 29 Results: What Does the Win Mean for Jake Shields?

    Jake Shields nabbed his second straight split-decision victory at UFC Fight Night 29 . It was not the prettiest win, but what Shields fight is? The veteran stepped up and took down Demian Maia, the No...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 12 months ago 2,307 reads 27 comments

  20. Rousimar Palhares to Receive Additional Punishment for Unsportsmanlike Conduct

    UFC Fight Night 29 's Rousimar Palhares is in very, very hot water surrounding his submission victory over Mike Pierce...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 12 months ago 3,878 reads 19 comments

  21. UFC Fight Night 29 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Maia vs. Shields

    It was an unheralded card, stuck in the middle of the week, during the buildup to one of the UFC's biggest events of the year. The UFC 166 rubber match between Cain Velasquez and Junior dos Santos was hogging all the limelight...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 12 months ago 9,087 reads 39 comments

  22. UFC Fight Night 29: Twitter Reacts to Demian Maia vs. Jake Shields

    Jake Shields and Demian Maia required all 25 minutes of the UFC Fight Night 29 main event to determine a winner. While the former, Shields, walked away with the decision win, the judges were not unanimous, and the Brazil crowd disagreed...

    Nate Lawson Written by Nate Lawson about 12 months ago 10,818 reads 31 comments

  23. UFC Fight Night 29 Results: Palhares Denied Post-Fight Award

    Wake up! Demian Maia and Jake Shields are done laying on each other, guys. UFC Fight Night 29 fizzled with a lackluster main event between two welterweight grappling wizards, but the rest of the card was...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 12 months ago 28,506 reads 149 comments

  24. The Good, Bad and Strange from Fight Night 29

    The third quarter of the calendar year is officially underway as the UFC touched down for the sixth time in 2013 on for Fight Night 29...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 12 months ago 5,846 reads 3 comments

  25. UFC Fight Night 29: Breaking Down the Fight Metric Stats for Maia vs. Shields

    We all like FightMetric . When there's a-doin's a-transpirin' in a close fight, it's the first place we're heading on our second screens...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 12 months ago 2,654 reads 7 comments