Toquinho Hates Legs

If you didn’t catch ADCC 2011, you missed a spectacular weekend of matches.  One of the most talked-about matches of the weekend was the following showdown between UFC fighter Rousimar “Toquinho” Palhares and ADCC veteran David Avellan.

Rousimar’s strangeness during competition is already well documented – check out his UFC fights with Nate Marquardt and Dan Miller.  However, so is his apparent hatred of other people’s legs (6 of his 9 MMA submission victories are by way of leg lock).

"I HATE LEGS!!!"

He continues his streak of bizarre behavior in this match, when he slaps Avellan at 0:38, and then again after the referee stands them up at 2:13.  Fast forward to 3:25, and the ref amazingly restarts the competitors in the middle of the mat – with Avellan in a heel hook!  The ensuing tendon-snapping madness is not for the faint of heart.

You have been warned.

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About Dave

Grad student in Ecology, Blue belt in jiu jitsu.
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2 Responses to Toquinho Hates Legs

  1. Blake says:

    That was great

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