Rousimar "Toguinho" Palhares (7-1) has signed a four fight contract with the UFC. Toquinho, who trains with Brazilian Top Team, is the Fury under 83 GP winner (middleweight) and is considered to be one of the top young Brazilian prospects.
“He signed this morning a contract for four fights in the under 84kg category," Murilo Bustamante of Brazilian Top Team told GRACIEMAG.com. "His debut date has not yet been set, but next week we should have some news in that regard.”
Toquinho is know for his raw physical strength and explosiveness, as well as his high caliber ankle and leg locks.