382 Search Results for jacare

Sep 28, 2016 9:04 am

‘Jacare’ Souza goes off on “Peacock” Rockhold and Bisping “the Liar”

Perhaps no man is more deserving of a title shot at middleweight than ‘Jacare’ Souza. The former Strikeforce champ has rattled off six wins in his seven UFC fights, most recently finishing Vitor Belfort with strikes in the first round of their UFC 198 showdown. With number 11th ranked middleweight Dan Henderson getting the first...

Sep 24, 2016 11:19 am

Jacare Souza confident ahead of fight with Luke Rockhold

On November 27th, the UFC will once again hit Melbourne, Australia for ‘UFC Fight Night 101’. The event, which is slated to take place at the Rod Laver Arena, will be headlined by a middleweight clash between two of the middleweight division’s best fighters. When Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza and Luke Rockhold step into the Octagon,...

Sep 12, 2016 5:47 am

Luke Rockhold Reacts to “Jacare” Booking

For awhile there, it looked as though it could be some time before we saw former middleweight champion Luke Rockhold back in the UFC’s Octagon. He’d expressed some serious disappointment with the money the UFC was offering him, and seemed to be focused on his burgeoning modelling career. Luckily, however, the UFC has found a...

Sep 11, 2016 5:24 pm

Breaking! Luke Rockhold vs. Jacare Souza 2 will headline November’s UFC Fight Night event in Melbourne

Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold will return to the octagon this November when he squares off with Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza in the main event of UFC Fight Night Melbourne. UFC officials just announced the bout. https://twitter.com/UFC_CA/status/775122977386102784 Luke Rockhold was most recently seen in action at June’s UFC 199 event where he suffered a first-round...


Sep 9, 2016 6:49 am

VIDEO | Ray Longo Says Chris Weidman Will Fight “Jacare” or Yoel Romero in NYC

Earlier this week, rumors began to swirl that former middleweight champion Chris Weidman would be taking on Yoel Romero at UFC 205 in NYC this November 12. When Romero posted a photo of himself signing a contract (which he has since deleted), these rumors only gained credibility. On the latest episode of Jon Anik and...

Aug 31, 2016 8:10 am

Who Do You Think Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza Should Fight Next?

In May of this year, UFC middleweight Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza (23-4) pummelled Vitor Belfort en route to a fantastic, first-round TKO. The win pushed the talented grappler to a fantastic 9-1 in his last 10–a controversial loss to Yoel Romero being his only hiccup in that stretch. In the wake of his defeat of Belfort, Jacare...

Jul 20, 2016 9:37 am

Jacare Souza mocks UFC brass with plan for title shot

While Jacare Souza may be the #3 ranked UFC middleweight, it’s #13 ranked Dan Henderson who is getting the next middleweight title shot. Henderson will be fighting UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping in October according to the middleweight champ, who also revealed that the fight would likely be going down in Manchester, England. Jacare spoke...

Jul 13, 2016 8:43 pm

Jacare Souza calls Michael Bisping out in a hilarious way

UFC #3 ranked middleweight Jacare Souza was passed up for a shot at the UFC middleweight title, just when he thought he had it in his grips. Dana White announced after the UFC 200 event that Michael Bisping would defend his title for the first time against Dan Henderson at a date to be determined....

Jun 30, 2016 10:09 am

Jacare Souza ready to make UFC return following surgery

In May, Jacare Souza picked up arguably the biggest win of his UFC career when he defeated Vitor Belfort via 1st round TKO. With the win, Souza became the presumptive #1 contender at middleweight, leading many to expect him to get a title shot over the winner of UFC 199’s Rockhold-Weidman rematch. With just two...

Jun 30, 2016 9:38 am

Jacare Souza blasts “chicken” Georges St-Pierre: “I’ll break him in half”

While there has been no official word yet on whether or not Georges St-Pierre will actually return to the Octagon, St-Pierre has expressed his desire to return to the Octagon and fight Michael Bisping. That has prompted UFC middleweight #1 contender Jacare Souza to call St-Pierre out for a middleweight fight. Surprisingly, Souza put the...

Jun 14, 2016 1:28 pm

Jacare Souza laughs at Dan Henderson title campaign

At UFC 199 earlier this month, Michael Bisping shocked the world as he knocked out Luke Rockhold in the very first round of their middleweight title fight. Bisping stepped in on short notice for former middleweight champion Chris Weidman, who injured his neck just two weeks before the fight. On the same card, MMA legend...

Jun 11, 2016 5:42 pm

Jacare Souza believes he’s next in line for a title shot

When Chris Weidman withdrew from his UFC 199 scrap with Luke Rockhold with just two weeks to go until fight night, many believed Jacare Souza would step-in on short notice to fight Rockhold. Unfortunately for Souza, he was forced to undergo surgery for a torn meniscus, and was unable to take the fight. Michael Bisping...

Jun 2, 2016 1:47 am

VIDEO | Michael Bisping says Luke Rockhold declined fight with ‘Jacare’ Souza

Michael Bisping is set to fight for the UFC middleweight title against Luke Rockhold at UFC 199 on June 4. While early reports were indicating that “Jacare” Souza was the first choice to step in after Chris Weidman pulled out of the scheduled fight with Rockhold, Michael Bisping told Jay and Dan on FOX Sports...

May 27, 2016 9:13 pm

Chael Sonnen blasts Jacare Souza for turning down title fight

It wasn’t too long ago that former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman withdrew from his UFC 199 rematch with Luke Rockhold for the middleweight title. Immediately there was a debate as to whether Jacare Souza or Michael Bisping would get to step in on short notice and fight Luke Rockhold. Unfortunately for Jacare, he would...

May 26, 2016 9:02 am

Jacare defends Michael Bisping, gives prediction for UFC 199

After Chris Weidman withdrew from his UFC 199 title fight against Luke Rockhold due to a neck injury, there was much speculation as to whether Michael Bisping or Jacare Souza would get the nod to fight for the middleweight championship on short notice. Ultimately, it was revealed that Jacare would need to undergo knee surgery...

May 18, 2016 1:10 pm

Jacare Souza to undergo surgery Thursday

After former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman withdrew from his UFC 199 title fight with Luke Rockhold due to a neck injury, there was much speculation as to whether Jacare Souza or Michael Bisping would be given the short-notice fight against Rockhold. While Jacare was reportedly the UFC’s first choice given his dominant performance against...

May 16, 2016 12:07 pm

Vitor Belfort opens up following devastating loss to Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza

Vitor Belfort suffered a first-round TKO at the hands of Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza in the UFC 198 co-main event over the weekend in Curitiba, Brazil. The win for “Jacare” likely puts him at the top of the middleweights for the next to contend for the championship belt. However, for Belfort, it sets him back in...

May 15, 2016 1:46 pm

Video | “Jacare” Souza wants the belt after beating Vitor Belfort

“Jacare” Souza earned a dominant first-round TKO finish over former UFC champion Vitor Belfort in the co-main event of last night’s UFC 198 fight card in Curitiba, Brazil. Following the fight “Jacare” made it clear that he wants to fight for the UFC middleweight championship in his next bout. Current UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold...

May 15, 2016 1:36 pm

Video | Jacare Souza vs. Vitor Belfort highlights

Ronaldo Souza put on a dominant performance against former UFC champion Vitor Belfort at last night’s UFC 198 event in Brazil. “Jacare” was able to finish “The Phenom” in the fight’s very first-round earning a TKO stoppage. With the victory, Souza looks to be in prime position for a shot at the winner of next...

May 12, 2016 9:50 am

Vitor Belfort has high praise for Jacare Souza ahead of UFC 198

Ahead of UFC 198 this Saturday in Curitiba, Brazil, where Vitor Belfort and Jacare Souza will square off in a fight that many believe to be a middleweight #1 contender fight, ‘The Phenom’ has high praise for his opponent. He spoke to media members, as transcribed by MMAFighting: “I have my eyes on ‘Jacare’ only....

Mar 30, 2016 1:05 pm

VIDEO | Fabricio Werdum vs. Stipe Miocic & Jacare Souza vs. Vitor Belfort staredowns

Co-main and Main event faceoffs! Werdum vs Miocic | Jacare vs Belfort. What a night of fights! #UFC198 https://t.co/aJvGN3LQpF — UFC (@ufc) March 30, 2016 Early Wednesday afternoon the UFC held a press conference promoting UFC 198 in Curitiba Brazil. The event, which goes down May 14th, is a stacked one that is headlined by...

Mar 26, 2016 8:43 am

VIDEO | Vitor Belfort looking shredded ahead of Jacare Souza fight

A photo might have emerged last month of Vitor Belfort looking quite out of shape, however that isn’t the case in the video above. The former UFC champion is looking absolutely shredded while training for his UFC 198 fight with Jacare Souza on May 14th! Belfort is coming off a KO win over Dan Henderson...

Feb 15, 2016 10:45 am

PHOTO | Vitor Belfort surely looks out of shape ahead of bout with Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza

Although the scheduled fight between Vitor Belfort and Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza is not until May, a recent photo certainly suggests that Belfort may need to get back to a more strict training and nutritional program. Belfort’s wife posted this photo to her Instagram account with the caption reading, “Isso que é uma verdadeira troca…. Enquanto...

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...