Palhares talks about UFN 29: ‘I just wanted to ensure my victory’

via ToquinhoMMA on Youtube

Rousimar Palhares has lost his job with the UFC and was suspended for 120 days due to his submission violation against Mike Pierce. The Brazilian has since released this video in response to the latest happenings.

“Toquinho” has gone on record to explain himself and apologize to Dana White for his actions. Here are a few excerpts from his video:

“I didn’t do anything to hurt him I just wanted to ensure my victory.”

“I’m sorry, I didn’t feel him tapping.”

Here’s the entire video:

What are your thoughts on “Toquinho’s” latest statement?

Gab Pangalangan

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