The outcry over Rousimar Palhares’ finish of Jake Shields in their WSOF 22 welterweight championship fight on Saturday night was nearly unanimous. Palhares has a reputation for holding his submission’s well beyond what is necessary to get the victory, and Saturday’s night’s sub of Shields was no different.
But did he do Jake Shields dirty? Check out the fight finish below and judge for yourself… and then check out Shields’ opinion below that.
The Fight Finish
Jake Shields Post-Fight
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