Rousimar Palhares punished for behavior during a fight with Jake Shields
Brazilian "rewarded" suspension and financial penalty. At today's meeting of the Nevada State Sports Commission decided to punish Rousimar Palhares (18-6, 8-4 UFC) for unsportsmanlike behavior during a fight with Jake Shields (31-8-1 1 NC, 1 NC, 4-3 UFC), Toquinho repeatedly put his fingers into the eyes of an opponent and also did not respond to submission (tapout) of Kimura. The Brazilian was punished for two-year suspension and 40 $ 000 fine. During the hearing Rousimar claimed he was innocent and did not do anything wrong.