|Nickname Toquinho||Birthdate 2/20/1980|
|Height / Weight 5'8" - 185||Place of Birth Dores do Indaiá, Brazil|
UFC 142 results: Rousimar Palhares defeats Mike Massenzio at 1:03 of round 1
Carrying the nickname "Toquinho" (Portuguese for "tree stump"), Rousimar Palhares is one of the most feared submission experts in the middleweight division despite standing only 5'8". Palhares has six career victories by way of the rarely-seen heel hook.