Review: 2014-03-29, pretty good finish but it is not enough to get three stars.: Steve Carl vs Rousimar Palhares gets two stars. Steve Carl entered this fight with a professional mma record of 21-3-0 (86% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.18 welterweight in the world, he suffered his last defeat in 2011 when he faced Douglas Lima at Bellator 49 (=Lima vs Carl), since then he has collected seven consecutive wins and in his last fight he won the WSOF Ww title against Josh Burkman (=Burkman vs Carl).
His opponent, Rousimar Palhares, has an official record of 15-6-0 (80% submission victory rate) and he entered as the No.15 in the same weight class, he is a black belt in bjj and last year he fought just once beating Mike Pierce (=Pierce vs Palhares) but after this bout he was released by Ufc for his unsportsmanlike conduct in the cage (not letting go of the submission). Carl vs Palhares, main event of WSOF 9, is valid for the WSOF welterweight title (Carl’s first defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: WSOF 9: Carl vs Palhares
Where: Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: welterweight (170 lbs, 77 kg)
Title: WSOF Welterweight Championship title
Carl’s previous fight: Josh Burkman vs Steve Carl
Palhares’ previous fight: Mike Pierce vs Rousimar Palhares
Palhares’ next fight: Rousimar Palhares vs Jon Fitch
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