UFC 142 Results: Rousimar Palhares Takes Home Mike Massenzio's Leg

Rousimar Palhares defeats Mike Massenzio by sumission. The stoppage came at 1:03 in the first round.

Rousimar Palhares landed several unanswered leg kicks before one went high and landed to Mike Massenzio's groin. Palhares snatches up a leg and gets the fight to the ground but Massenzio quickly stood up. Unfortunately for Mike Massenzio Palhares dove for a leg and forced the the fighter out of New Jersey to tap to a heel hook. Absolutely brutal submission and Massenzio was still on the ground just before the official result was read by Bruce Buffer.

Rousimar Palhares picked up his seventh win in the UFC with this leg lock victory. He dedicated the fight to a recently passed training partner. He is quickly making a case for a title shot at Middleweight. Mike Massenzio entered the UFC with some fanfare but has not been able to perform up to the expectations.

SBN coverage of UFC RIO 142: Aldo vs. Mendes

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Bloody Elbow

You must be a member of Bloody Elbow to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Bloody Elbow. You should read them.

Join Bloody Elbow

You must be a member of Bloody Elbow to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Bloody Elbow. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_5349_tracker