293 Search Results for jacare

Jan 29, 2016 7:59 am

On This Day: Nick Diaz submits Evangelista Santos, Jacare submits Lawler

On this day in MMA history, Strikeforce held their ‘Diaz vs. Santos’ card which featured two title fights. In the main event Nick Diaz defended his Strikeforce championship against Evangelista Santos, while in the co-main event Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza defended his Strikeforce middleweight championship against Robbie Lawler. Above you can see the recap of the...

Jan 19, 2016 3:08 pm

Jacare vs. Belfort to headline May card in Brazil

The UFC announced Tuesday afternoon that Jacare Souza vs. Vitor Belfort would headline a May 14th card in Brazil. The bout is a pivotal one for both fighters. Jacare is coming off a split decision loss to Yoel Romero at UFC 194 that saw Romero become the #1 contender at middleweight, however due to a...

Jan 13, 2016 10:47 am

Jacare looking to capitalize on Romero’s failed drug test

Yesterday it was revealed that Yoel Romero had failed an out-of-competition drug test. In addition the UFC released a statement yesterday in the wake of the announcement. Now, Jacare Souza is looking to capitalize on Romero’s failed drug test and put himself in a position to challenge Luke Rockhold for the UFC middleweight championship. At...

Jan 7, 2016 11:21 am

Jacare calls for rematch with “dirty” Romero, or Weidman

At UFC 194 last month, not only was a new middleweight champion crowned as Luke Rockhold defeated Chris Weidman for the UFC middleweight championship, the #1 contender at middleweight was also determined as Yoel Romero defeated Jacare Souza. While there’s been no word on who Luke Rockhold will face in his first title defense, Jacare...

Dec 13, 2015 4:45 pm

Jacare Souza vs Yoel Romero UFC 194 Highlights: Razor thin split decision?

  Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza was on an 8 fight win streak dating back to 2012 until a split decision loss to Yoel Romero ended the former Strikeforce champion’s run.  Irony has it’s way presenting itself when the new champion is Souza’s only loss in over 6 years.   Romero was warned in the second round...

Dec 13, 2015 10:45 am

UFC 194 Fallout: Weidman’s First Loss, Romero-Jacare, Maia-Nelson & More

UFC 194 delivered in a big way last night at Las Vegas NV.   We saw two new champions take their place atop their respective divisions.   The big shake up is on for the middleweights and featherweights in the UFC.  With the title exchanges opens up a number of new possibilities to look at....

Dec 12, 2015 11:30 pm

REPLAY! Romero defeats Jacare via split decision

It was a close one between Yoel Romero and Jacare Souza at UFC 194, and it certainly wasn’t without controversy. Ultimately, Yoel Romero picked up the split decision win, however many disagreed with it. With tonight’s win, Romero is now the #1 contender at middleweight, and will fight Luke Rockhold for the middleweight belt.

Dec 10, 2015 8:39 am

Jacare: “I’ve got my own style”

Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza is one of the fiercest competitors in the UFC’s middleweight division. With that being said, ahead of his UFC 194 #1 contender fight against Yoel Romero, many forget about Jacare when discussing the middleweight title picture because he flies under the radar. He spoke to MMAJunkie to discuss why he has his...

Nov 27, 2015 8:20 am

Jacare discusses Anderson Silva’s role in prep for UFC 194

Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza is currently preparing for his UFC 194 #1 contender fight against Yoel Romero on December 12th. Given that styles make matchups, this bout is practically guaranteed to produce fireworks! Romero will be riding a 7-fight win streak into the bout, that saw him most recently defeat former champion Lyoto Machida. Jacare on...

Oct 22, 2015 7:06 am

WATCH! Jacare KO’s 2 sparring partners ahead of UFC 194 bout

A video posted by Josuel Silva (@jdistak) on Oct 19, 2015 at 5:02pm PDT A video posted by Josuel Silva (@jdistak) on Oct 16, 2015 at 11:37am PDT As Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza prepares for his UFC 194 fight against Yoel Romero, which will likely determine the #1 contender in the middleweight division, ‘Jacare’ is looking...

Oct 20, 2015 12:10 pm

Jacare confident in his takedown defense ahead of Romero fight

For Ronaldo Jacare Souza and Yoel Romero, this will be the third time the two are scheduled to face off in the cage. After their fight was cancelled twice this year, the two top contenders are looking to battle for a title shot in the middleweight division at UFC 194. Coincidentally, the winner of their...

Aug 28, 2015 5:49 am

‘Jacare’ Frustrated With Lack Of Title Shot

“It seems I’m always one fight away from the title fight. It’s funny, I fought Mousasi and that was supposed to be a title eliminator. Then I was going to fight Romero and he got hurt, but a month later he was fighting Lyoto, which I thought was weird. But I’ll be ready, I’ll do...

Aug 17, 2015 3:00 pm

“Jacare” Souza vs. Yoel Romero set for UFC 194

UFC 194 is shaping up to be the card of the year as a potential title-eliminator bout has been added to the main card. For the second time in 2015, it looks like Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza and Yoel Romero have agreed to fight! Let’s just hope it actually happens this time. Las Vegas Review-Journal reported...

Aug 11, 2015 7:00 am

‘Jacare’ Would Fight For 205 Title But Expects Yoel Romero

“I will always be ready to become the champion. I work for the UFC, and some fighters like to do the matchmaker’s job. I’m a fighter. If the UFC sets a date with any opponent at 185 or 205 pounds, I will be ready to become the champion.” “There’s no other opponent that makes sense...

Jul 5, 2015 9:00 am

Manager: ‘Jacare’ vs. Romero For Number 1 Spot Makes Sense

Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza is coming off a dominant victory over Chris Camozzi in April in a fight that lasted just over two minutes. Camozzi wasn’t “Jacare’s” original opponent however; Yoel Romero was forced to pull out of the fight last minute due to an injury. Now, both “Jacare” and Romero’s stock is as high as...

Jun 17, 2015 11:27 am

‘Jacare’ Souza: ‘Give Me Belfort, I Will Fight Him’

  “I don’t think (Rockhold) fought tougher fighters, I don’t know why people say that. He fought Tim Boetsch, who has more holes in his game than Swiss cheese. He fought Costa Phillipou, who can’t stop a takedown — but his merits for beating him standing. I fought Okami, who is tougher than them. I...

Jun 12, 2015 11:30 am

‘Jacare’ Souza Says ‘It’s Unfair’ That Rockhold Got Title Shot

“I didn’t think it was fair. I thought Rockhold had to beat me or wait for my turn before he could fight for the title. That’s the reality, it could not have been another way. Unfortunately, what happened was different and we’ll have to do another fight.” “They have their policy and we must respect...

Jun 4, 2015 4:02 am

‘Jacare’ Souza’s Manager: ‘No Fight Makes Sense’

It’s safe to say UFC middleweight ‘Jacare’ Souza isn’t very happy about being passed up for a title shot. Instead, the UFC chose Luke Rockhold. Souza is on a five fight win streak, while Rockhold is on four fight win streak. Although, who Rockhold has fought and finished probably had something to do with it....