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Feb 22, 2018 4:54 pm

BREAKING | Jacare Souza to face Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 224 in Rio

The Ultimate Fighter season 17 winner, Kelvin Gastelum may have just got the title eliminator he was looking for. The UFC announced on Thursday that a huge middleweight fight will be taking place at UFC 224 on May 12 in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil as the countryman, Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza returns home to defend his...

Feb 1, 2018 7:13 pm

Chris Weidman on Jacare Souza: “I would love to test myself against him”

Next week, UFC 221 is headlined by a big middleweight fight to determine the interim champion while undisputed champion, Robert Whittaker recovers on the sideline. In that interim title fight will be recent title challenger, Yoel Romero, and former UFC champ, Luke Rockhold. Someone who’s pretty familiar with both of these fighters is another former...

Jan 28, 2018 8:28 am

VIDEO | Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza vs. Derek Brunson full fight video highlights

Last night, former Strikeforce middleweight champion Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza returned to the cage for the first time since an April 2017 loss to current UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker. His opponent in this comeback fight was established middleweight contender Derek Brunson. Jacare did not waste this opportunity, loosening his foe’s batteries with a first-round head...

Jan 28, 2018 6:26 am

UFC Charlotte bonuses: “Jacare”, two others leave town with an extra $50K

Last night, the UFC touched down in Charlotte, North Carolina with UFC on Fox 27, an exciting 12-fight card. In the wake of this UFC Charlotte event, the UFC handed out several customary bonuses of $50,000  – two for the best performances of the night, and one apiece for the fighters involved in the best...

Jan 28, 2018 5:54 am

Derek Brunson reacts to first-round loss to “Jacare”

Last night, in the main event of the UFC’s anticipated stop in Charlotte, North Carolina, long-time middleweight contender Derek Brunson returned to the loss column thanks to a thudding first-round head-kick dealt by former Strikeforce champ Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza. Despite the fact that he has now lost twice to Souza, and that he’s now 2-3...

Jan 27, 2018 7:26 pm

MMA Community reacts to Jacare Souza’s impressive victory over Derek Brunson

MMA Community reacts to Jacare Souza’s impressive victory over Derek Brunson! Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza got back in the win column tonight in Charlotte. The Brazilian submission specialist earned a first-round knockout victory over Derek Brunson in the main event of UFC on FOX 27. Souza was able to land a big head kick that had...

Jan 27, 2018 7:03 pm

UFC Charlotte Results: Jacare Souza finishes Derek Brunson (VIDEO)

A key middleweight scrap between Derek Brunson and Jacare Souza headlined tonight’s UFC fight card in Charlotte. Round one begins and Brunson fires off a leg kick to get things started. Jacare comes forward with a front kick that misses. Brunson responds with a front kick of his own but it also comes up short....

Jan 27, 2018 4:23 pm

Play by Play Radio // UFC on Fox: Jacaré vs. Brunson 2 Live Results

Unable to catch tonight’s UFC on Fox: Jacare vs. Brunson 2 event? BJPenn.com has you covered! Tune in to “Play By Play Radio” for up to the second results. Tonights “Play By Play Radio” will be hosted by 2X UFC Hall of Fame Champion BJ Penn. Tonight’s event is headlined with a rematch between Jacaré...

Jan 26, 2018 8:42 am

Derek Brunson Wants a Big Reward if he Smashes Jacare at UFC Charlotte

Smarter. Faster. Stronger.@DerekBrunson knows what he needs to do to get his hand raised. #UFCCharlotte pic.twitter.com/1x6rp1JO4u — UFC (@ufc) January 26, 2018 Things didn’t go Derek Brunson‘s way the last time he fought Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza in Strikeforce. He got caught with a punch coming in, a lot like his fight with Robert Whittaker, that...

Jan 24, 2018 1:10 pm

“Jacare” Souza details brutal health problems that have kept him out of action

This weekend, in the main event of the UFC’s anticipated trip to Charlotte, former Strikeforce middleweight champ and long-time UFC contender Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza will step into the cage for the first time since an April 2017 loss to Robert Whittaker. Speaking to MMAJunkie.com, Souza shared the details on the injury – and subsequent health...

Jan 12, 2018 6:07 pm

Jacare Souza Contemplated Retirement after loss to Whittaker

The last time we saw Brazil’s current best middleweight contender, Jacare Souza, he was on the receiving end of a rather astonishing upset loss. He took on the now champion, Robert Whittaker at UFC on Fox 24 last April and lost by second-round knockout. This was the first time Jacare had really ever been beaten...

Jan 9, 2018 7:20 pm

Derek Brunson Ready to show the New Him and Earn Title Shot off Jacare Victory

UFC on Fox 27 in Charlotte, North Carolina will be the UFC’s first event in the state since 2010 and their fourth ever. Headlining will be the hometown top Middleweight contender, Derek Brunson when he takes on the perennial top five 185er, Jacare Souza in a rematch from their 2012 Strikeforce meeting. Jacare won the...

Nov 20, 2017 6:00 pm

‘Jacare’ Souza and Derek Brunson Agree to Fight, But on Different Cards

The middleweight division has become as perplexing as it is stacked. Now with former UFC welterweight king Georges St-Pierre at the helm, and an interim champ working his way back to the cage, the rest of the division continues to sort it self out. Already illustrating this sentiment is champ Michael Bisping, who is making...

Sep 17, 2017 3:44 pm

Manager drops big hints about Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza’s return

Dangerous Brazilian middleweight contender Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza has not been seen in the cage since April, when he was smashed to a second round TKO by new UFC interim middleweight champion Robert Whittaker. While nothing is official just yet, it sounds like that could change very soon. Speaking to MMAFighting.com, Jacare’s manager Gilberto Faria explained that...

Jul 2, 2017 6:32 pm

“Jacare” Souza makes his prediction for Romero vs. Whittaker

This Saturday, in the co-main event of UFC 213, surging Cuban contender Yoel Romero will collide with Kiwi standout Robert Whittaker for the interim UFC middleweight title. Brazil’s Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza – who has long stood out as one of the best middleweights on earth – is one of just a few men to fight...

Jun 29, 2017 1:57 pm

Jacare Souza reflects on loss to Robert Whittaker

Back in April, top ranked middleweight Jacare Souza stepped into the Octagon with Robert Whittaker for a highly anticipated middleweight showdown. Unfortunately for Jacare, who was ranked higher than Whittaker going into the fight, he lost the scrap via TKO, snapping a 2-fight win streak. Now, with Jacare ranked at #5 on the UFC’s middleweight...

Jun 21, 2017 8:47 am

Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza relocates to Florida, gives timeframe for Octagon return

Back in April, Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza put his status as one of the top middleweight contenders on the line against the young Robert Whitaker. Unfortunately, this bet didn’t pay off for Jacare, as he wilted under a storm of second-round strikes. Now several months removed from this loss, Jacare is seeking a change of scenery....

Apr 29, 2017 9:01 am

Jacare Souza undergoes major surgery, out 6 months

It may be some time before top ranked UFC middleweight Jacare Souza steps into the Octagon again following his recent TKO loss to Robert Whittaker at ‘UFC Fight Night: Kansas City’ earlier this month. Following the fight, Souza was handed a mere 30 day medical suspension. Now however, it appears as though Souza will be...

Apr 16, 2017 10:03 am

After destruction of “Jacare,” Robert Whittaker gets targeted by former champ

Last night, on the main card of UFC on Fox 24, Australia-based Kiwi Robert Whittaker stepped onto the canvas with former Strikeforce middleweight king Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza. The bout marked the biggest test of the 26 year old Whittaker’s career. Despite the scale of this test, Whittaker passed it with flying colors. First, he reversed...

Apr 16, 2017 9:08 am

Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza releases statement after TKO loss

On Friday night, Brazilian grappling sensation Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza was one of the hottest contenders in the middleweight division, and one of the most deserving men of a shot at Michael Bisping’s middleweight title. On Saturday night, he was dropped by a second-round Robert Whittaker head-kick, and polished off by a meteor shower of ground...

Apr 15, 2017 7:31 pm

Pros react to Robert Whittaker’s TKO victory over Jacare Souza

Robert Whittaker put the UFC middleweight division on notice tonight in Kansas City scoring a second-round TKO victory over perennial division contender Ronadlo “Jacare” Souza. The win marked Whittaker’s seventh victory in a row and boosted the 26-year-old into immediate title contention. Here is how the pros reacted to Whittaker’s incredible stoppage victory over Souza:...

Apr 15, 2017 6:03 pm

UFC on FOX 24 Results: Robert Whittaker stops Jacare Souza (VIDEO)

UFC on FOX 24 Results: Ronaldo Souza vs. Robert Whittaker A key middleweight scrap between Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza and Robert Whittaker took place on tonight’s UFC on FOX 24 main card in Kansas City. Round one begins and Whittaker comes forward with a left that misses. Souza tries to pressure him back towards the fence...

Apr 14, 2017 12:58 pm

Jacare Souza inks a long term deal with the UFC

Current #3 ranked UFC middleweight Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza and the UFC have come to an agreement on a new fight contract. UFC President Dana White posted a photo of Jacare holding his new contract with a smile on Friday. @ronaldojacare 😃👍🏼👊🏼 A post shared by Dana White (@danawhite) on Apr 14, 2017 at 11:56am PDT...

Apr 14, 2017 8:47 am

Jacare Souza pleads with fellow top ranked middleweights to remain active

UFC middleweight Jacare Souza has been knocking on the door of a middleweight title fight for quite some time now. The top ranked middleweight is currently gearing up for his highly anticipated UFC on FOX 24 scrap with Robert Whittaker this weekend in Kansas City, Missouri, where he will look to move one step closer...

Apr 10, 2017 2:05 pm

Jacare Souza has a single crucial fight left on his UFC contract

Ronaldo Jacare Souza has one more fight left on his UFC contract and it will be against Robert Whittaker at UFC on FOX 24, which takes place on April 15. Currently ranked #3 on the official UFC rankings, Souza is close to getting his UFC title shot. The middleweight wants to continue fighting in the...

Mar 25, 2017 12:27 am

Michael Bisping rips Yoel Romero and Jacare Souza

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping is currently gearing up for his 2017 showdown with UFC icon Georges St-Pierre. That scrap, which has yet to receive an official date, will see Bisping look to defend his middleweight strap for the second time as he faces the returning Georges St-Pierre. While fight fans are certainly ecstatic for...

Mar 20, 2017 5:47 am

Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza will happily retire if he gets tired of waiting for title shot

The news that the next crack at Michael Bisping’s middleweight title will go to returning welterweight legend Georges St-Pierre – who has never fought at middleweight before – was most troubling for two men in particular: Yoel Romero and Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza. With Octagon records of 8-0 and 7-1 respectively, Romero and Jacare are far and...