UFC 101: Rousimar Palhares Out Against Alessio Sakara With Broken Leg


Rousimar Palhares (9-2) has had to withdraw from his UFC 101 bout with Alessio Sakara, due to a broken leg suffered while training. He underwent surgery on Thursday night, according to intheguard.tv.

Their is no word if Sakara will remain on the card.

Palhares trainer Murilo Bustamante had this to say:

“Probably, he will be fighting again before the end of 2009 …. But right now, I can tell that Sakara is the luckiest man in the world. Rousimar won’t fight in August 8 for sure.” [MMAWeekly]

Palhares most recently completed at UFC 93, talking the unanimous decision over MMA veteran Jeremy Horn.

For the latest on UFC 101, check out our UFC Rumors section.

UFC 93 Weigh-In Results


UFC 93 “Franklin vs Henderson” Weigh-Ins get underway around 11 am EST on January 16th, from the O2 Arena in Dublin, Ireland.

UFC 93 Weigh-In Results

Dan Henderson (202) vs. Rich Franklin (203)
Mark Coleman (206) vs. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua (205)
Jeremy Horn (185) vs. Rousimar Palhares (184)
Alan Belcher (186) vs. Denis Kang (184)
Marcus Davis (169) vs. Chris Lytle (171)
Alexandre Barros (170) vs. Martin Kampmann (168)
Antonio Mendes (204) vs. Eric Schafer (205)
Thomasz Drwal (203) vs. Ivan Serati (204)
Tom Egan (169) vs. John Hathaway (171)
Dennis Siver (155) vs. Nate Mohr (156)

Check back here tomorrow for the latest UFC 93 Results live starting at 11 am EST.

UFC 88 Results LIVE “Chuck Liddell vs. Rashad Evans”

UFC 88 “breakthrough” Live Saturday, September 6, from the Philips Arena in Atlanta, GA.

UFC legend Chuck “The Iceman” Liddell will face undefeated light heavyweight contender “Sugar” Rashad Evans in the main event.

CageToday.com will have live results of the undercards starting at 8pm EST with the Pay-Per-View to follow at 10pm EST.


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