This evening (Sat., December 13, 2014) World Series Of Fighting (WSOF) 16 went down from McClellan Conference Center in Sacramento, California.
The card featured two title fights, and former UFC title challenger Jon Fitch took on current WSOF champ Rousimar Palhares for the welterweight title in the main event. Not surprisingly, Palhares locked on one of his trademark leglocks early in the first, wrenching Fitch’s knee in a very unnatural angle to earn the tap only 1:30 into the first round.
Many believed that Fitch had to tap far too many times before Palhares released the winning move. Check out the Palhares’ latest controversial submission win courtesy of Gfy Cat (graphic images):
Lance Palmer battled featherweight champion Rick Glenn in the co-main event, spoiling Glenn’s first attempt at a title defense with a third round rear naked choke.
Here is the title-sealing submission from Gfy Cat:
Rousimar Palhares def.. Jon Fitch via R1 submission (kneebar, 1:30)
Lance Palmer def. Rick Glenn via R3 submission (rear-naked choke, 3:09)
Sheymon Moraes def. Gabriel Solorio via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)
Josh Berkovic def. Brenson Hansen via unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Lewis Gonzalez def. Justin Buchholz via split decision (30-27, 28-29, 29-28)
Dave Huckaba def. C.J. Leveque via TKO (punches) (R2, 1:47)
David Mitchell def. Justin Baesman via submission (rear-naked choke) (R1, 1:44)
Dominic Waters def. Martin Sano via unanimous decision (29-28 x2, 30-27)
Erick Sanchez def. Drey Mitchell via unanimous decision (29-28 x2, 30-27)
Jason Powell def. Chris Avila via unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Joseph Morales def. Christian Espinosa via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27 x2)