UFC 142 results: Rousimar Palhares submits Mike Massenzio in the first round

UFC 142: "Aldo vs. Mendes," taking place tonight (Sat., Jan. 14, 2012) at the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, featured a middleweight match-up pitting leg wrangler Rousimar Palhares against journeyman Mike Massenzio.

This fight came with the disclaimer that fans watching be wary of the fact that they might see a man get his leg torn off because Palhares is a specialist when he gets ahold of his opponent's limbs.

Sure enough, he pulled guard, wrapped up Massenzio's leg and torqued until he forced the tap. The entire sequence took just over a minute. "The Master of Disaster" never had a chance once Palhares got a hold of his leg and cranked in that heel hook.

That marks nine of his last 11 wins via submission.

Palhares dedicated the win to a partner of his who had passed. Just a cherry on top of yet another tapout victory for the tree stump from Brazil.

Be sure to hit up MMAmania.com's live UFC 142 post for up to the minute results and blow-by-blow coverage of the rest of the night's action by clicking here.

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