Rousimar Palhares Offers Up Apology And Explanation

Rousimar Palhares spoke out about his unsportsmen like conduct over the weekend, apologizing for his actions and explaining them as well.

Palhares took to his personal twitter to discuss the matter, this is what was said in a series of tweets from the fighter:

“I never meant to hurt anyone, as a jiu-jitsu fighter I always seek for the submission, but I would never be evil to any athlete.”

“I always respect the @UFC decisions, but most of most I respect a lot Mike Pierce, so again I never meant to hurt him, just finish the fight”

“I dedicate last nigh victory to my cousin who passed away 20 days ago on a heart attack, I know that God is with you!”

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