Rousimar
Palhares
24-5-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 17 fights.
Record: 24-5-0
Summary: Submissions, BJJ black belt, leg locks

Fighter Info

Nickname: Toquinho
From: Dores Do Indaia, Minas Gerais Brazil
Fights Out Of: Rio De Janeiro Brazil
Age: 35
Height: 5' 8" ( 172 cm )
Weight: 170 lb ( 77 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
256
51% Successful
131
Types of Successful Strikes
0
131
67% Standing
26%
88
9
34
Striking Defense
60
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
36
39% Successful
14
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
16
14
4
Takedown Defense
N/A
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Win
Rousimar Palhares
Oct 9, 2013
0
2
0
1
2
0
0
0
R1 Submission
Loss
Rousimar Palhares
Dec 14, 2012
24
6
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Loss
Rousimar Palhares
May 5, 2012
0
20
1
0
1
1
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Rousimar Palhares
Jan 14, 2012
4
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
R1 Submission
Win
Rousimar Palhares
Aug 27, 2011
67
42
2
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Rousimar Palhares
Mar 3, 2011
6
2
1
0
0
3
0
0
R2 Submission
Loss
Rousimar Palhares
Sep 15, 2010
13
1
0
0
1
1
0
1
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Rousimar Palhares
Mar 27, 2010
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
R1 Submission
Win
Rousimar Palhares
Dec 12, 2009
6
8
1
2
3
2
0
1
R2 Submission
Win
Rousimar Palhares
Jan 17, 2009
18
7
7
1
0
1
9
2
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Rousimar Palhares
Sep 6, 2008
42
27
0
2
0
1
0
1
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Rousimar Palhares
May 24, 2008
0
1
1
0
3
0
3
0
R1 Submission
Win
Rousimar Palhares
Fabio Nascimento
Fury FC 5: Final Conflict
Dec 6, 2007
6
4
3
0
1
0
0
0
R1 Submission
Win
Rousimar Palhares
Daniel Acacio
Fury FC 5: Final Conflict
Dec 6, 2007
6
0
2
0
1
0
0
0
R1 Submission
Win
Rousimar Palhares
Fury FC 4: High Voltage
Aug 4, 2007
0
1
1
0
2
0
1
0
R1 Submission
Win
Rousimar Palhares
Helio Dipp
Floripa Fight 4
Mar 10, 2007
3
1
1
0
2
0
1
0
R1 Submission
Win
Rousimar Palhares
Claudio Mattos
Storm Samurai 12
Nov 25, 2006
1
0
1
0
1
0
0
0
R1 Submission

Biography

TRAINING:  I am doing the same things I have been doing – BJJ, boxing, wrestling, physical training, Muay Thai. I have been training twice a day.

Thoughts on opponent, Alan Belcher?
I have watched his fights already, not only because he is a great fighter, but because he is a BJJ student of a friend of mine and my coach, Helio Soneca. His standup game is outstanding and he has a very good ground game as well, a really solid fighter. This fight will be very important for me because if I win it will put me closer to a title shot. It will be a big step.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I began training many years ago because I love the sport.

What ranks and titles have you held?
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt; Won Fury Middleweight Grand Prix in Brazil

Do you have any heroes?
God

What is your favorite technique? 
All kinds of submissions

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC?  It was my dream

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn?
No

What was your job before you started fighting?  Worked on the farm

•    Trained by former UFC middleweight champion Murilo Bustamante.

•    “Toquinho” translates to tree stump in English

•    Nine of last 11 wins have come via submission

•    Won Submission of the Night honors against Salaverry and Massenzio

•    Has won 12 of his last 14

•    Leg lock expert

Career

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Key Fights

Result
Opponent
Event
Replay
Win
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