As reported on Fighters.com, in what would have been a submission of the night bonus for Rousimar Palhares at UFC Fight Night 29: Maia Vs Shields has turned into a nightmare for the brazilian submission fighter. Everything changed when Palhares held on to the heel hook submission on Mike Pierce after the ref stopped the bout. 24 hours later he was released from the UFC by UFC President Dana White, and another 24 hours later it was announced that he was suspended 4 months from the athletic commission in Brazil. Palhares released the apology below on his youtube channel, but not only is it not much of an apology but its already falling on deaf ears since he is a repeat offender.
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