383 Search Results for gegard mousasi

Nov 5, 2014 6:16 pm

Hendo Targeting January Return To Middleweight

Dan Henderson is looking to get back into the cage in January, following a lackluster 2014. The former Strikeforce and PRIDE FC champion saw just two fights this year. A win, and a loss. Now, according to a report on UFC Tonight, the MMA legend is ready to head back down to middleweight, where the...

Oct 24, 2014 5:49 pm

Jacare agrees To Fight This Guy, But Only On One Condition

Top ranked UFC middleweight Jacare Souza is widely believed to be the #1 contender to Chris Weidman’s UFC strap after Vitor Belfort gets his crack at the champ in 2015. However, UFC President Dana White stated that after Souza beat Gegard Mousasi, he would likely still need one more fight before getting a title shot....

Oct 8, 2014 11:44 am

Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza undergoes successful surgery

Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza recently underwent his second elbow surgery of the year, and it was a success! According to his manager Gilberto Faria (via MMAFighting), Souza underwent a successful two-hour surgery on Tuesday, performed by Dr. Rickson de Moraes and Dr. Bruno Lobo Brandao at Hospital São Lucas in Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Souza...

Sep 29, 2014 5:03 am

Jacare Souza Content With Sitting Out, Hopes To Replace Vitor Belfort

Jacare Souza is coming off a dominant performance against Gegard Mousasi earlier this month. After the bout many were calling for Jacare to get a title shot, however UFC President Dana White stated that Jacare would most likely need to win one more fight before getting a title shot. Jacare’s manager has a different plan...


Sep 28, 2014 2:26 pm

Breakdown of Romero/Kennedy Controversy and How to Solve It

UFC middleweights Tim Kennedy and Yoel Romero stumbled upon a drama-filled bout this past Saturday night at “UFC 178: Johnson vs. Cariaso”. Toward the end of the second round, Kennedy grabbed hold of Romero’s wrist and caught him with a right hand. After some wiggling of Romero’s wrist, Kennedy accidentally hooked his two fingers on...

Sep 21, 2014 4:03 pm

Chris Weidman Is Glad Jacare Thinks He Can Beat Him

Chris Weidman is getting ready to fight Vitor Belfort at UFC 181, but he already has another challenger looking at getting a crack at the champion. Jacare Souza is fresh off a dominant win over Gegard Mousasi earlier this month, and is confident he can beat the current middleweight champion, Chris Weidman. MMAJunkie spoke with...

Sep 18, 2014 5:06 am

Jacare Picks Winner Of Weidman vs. Belfort

Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza will have his eye on December’s UFC 180 card where Vitor Belfort will challenge Chris Weidman for the middleweight title. Jacare is one fight away from a title shot, according to UFC President Dana White. Jacare spoke to Globo about who he thinks would win the bout. “I think that Weidman will...

Sep 17, 2014 2:59 pm

QUICK TWITT: Machida vs. Dollaway Set For UFC FN 58

Fresh off a 5-round war against Chris Weidman at UFC 175, Lyoto Machida will be stepping into the Octagon against C.B. Dollaway at UFC Fight Night 58 in Brazil. The UFC announced this bout on Twitter, using UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey to break the news. .@RondaRousey confirma: @lyotomachidafw encara @cbdollaway no #UFCBarueri (20/12)....

Sep 16, 2014 6:35 pm

UFC Fight Night 50 & 51 medical suspensions

The medical suspensions from both UFC Fight Night 50 and UFC Fight Night 51 were obtained by MMAJUNKIE earlier today. According to the report, UFC Fight Night 50 headliner Ronaldo Souza has been suspended indefinitely, pending medical clearance for the injured right hand he sustained in his win over Gegard Mousasi. Here is the full...

Sep 7, 2014 2:41 pm

Dana White Says Jacare Is Still One Fight Away From A Title Shot

Following Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza’s dominant performance over Gegard Mousasi at UFC Fight Night 50 this past Friday, many fans were calling for a title shot for Jacare. UFC President Dana White doesn’t think Jacare is there yet. “You can say [Souza] is next in line for a title. Somebody’s already next in line for the...

Sep 5, 2014 11:54 pm

UFC FN 50 Bonus Report: Jacare, Rothwell, Chiesa and Lauzon Take Home Extra $50K

Fight of the Night: Joe Lauzon def. Michael Chiesa Despite being stopped short due to unfortunate circumstances, this fight still brought the crowd to life for the main-card. Whether they were defending the takedown or working off their back fighting off a submission, there was not a dull moment in this fight. A knee from...

Sep 5, 2014 5:45 pm

UFC FN 50 Results: Natal Earns Close Split Decision Win Over Camozzi

Rafael Natal def. Chris Camozzi by way of Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) Chris Camozzi’s streak of bad luck continued as he suffered his fourth consecutive loss inside the octagon. Camozzi put on a better performance tonight than he has in his past fights, but Rafael Natal’s early technicality and superior strategy aided him in...

Sep 5, 2014 4:59 am

Souza Offered Aid To Opponent Ahead Of Tonight’s Main Event

“In Japan, I helped him to cut weight and after that I fought Mousasi on the same day. That’s part of the sport. If he needs help this fight cutting weight, I will help him again no problem. We are friends out of the Octagon and we fight inside the Octagon. That’s part of the...

Sep 4, 2014 4:00 pm

“UFC Fight Night 50” Weigh-In results: One Misses Mark

Fighters from tomorrow night’s ‘UFC Fight Night 50: Jacare vs. Mousasi’ card hit the scales today at the UFC’s private weigh-ins event in Ledyard, Connecticut. All but one made their contracted weight limit, to make their bouts official. The entire event plays live and free on FOX sports 1, starting at 7:00/4:00 PM ET/PT. MAIN...

Sep 4, 2014 12:00 pm

Fight Night Foxwoods: Media Day Highlights

Hear from Jacare Souza, Gegard Mousasi, Alistair Overeem, and Ben Rothwell ahead of their bouts at Fight Night Foxwoods during their media day interviews in Connecticut.

Aug 27, 2014 9:50 am

Andre Fili Out Of Fight Night 50, Chas Skelly Set To Step In

Fan favorite Andre ‘Touchy’ Fili has been forced to withdraw from his UFC Fight Night 50 bout against Sean Soriano. The UFC announced that Chas Skelly, who won this past weekend at UFC Fight Night 49 in Tulsa, will be stepping in for Fili against Sean Soriano. Skelly is coming off a win in his...

Jul 15, 2014 5:10 pm

Mark Bocek Slams WMMA Fighters, Compares Them To 12-Year Olds

After a UnderGround member posted a video of Ronda Rousey wrestling with Gegard Mousasi when Ronda first started her MMA career, UFC lightweight Mark Bocek decided it was time he speak up. In the video it was somewhat obvious that Mousasi was taking Rousey down with ease and going easy on her given that she...

Jul 10, 2014 6:37 am

Eight Fights From UFC 176 Moved to Other Events

Since officially losing UFC 176, the UFC has been steadily finding new ways to present the fights from the card. So far, more than half of the fights have been relocated to other events scattered across August and September. Below is a list of fights that have recently found a new home. Ronaldo Souza vs....

Jul 5, 2014 11:03 pm

White on UFC 176 Issues: I Don’t Want to Think About That Right Now…

With the recent injury of UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo, UFC 176 is in some real trouble. The next pay-per-view for the Ultimate Fighting Championship lost its main-event and the draw-factor for the card has decreased as a result of it. As it stands, the new main-event would be Ronaldo Souza vs. Gegard Mousasi which...

Jul 3, 2014 2:21 pm

Chris Dempsey Replaces Lawlor at Fight Night 46

Ilir Latifi will get to welcome UFC newcomer Chris Dempsey to the cage at UFC Fight Night 46. Dempsey got the call to replace an injured Tom Lawlor and accepted the bout earlier today. Latifi is coming off a submission win over Cyrille Diabate in March after losing his promotional debut to Gegard Mousasi. Dempsey...

Jun 18, 2014 6:42 am

Ryan Bader vs. OSP headlines UFC Fight Night 47 in Maine

August’s “UFC Fight Night 47” event in Maine has it’s main event! UFC officials announced today that surging light heavyweights Ryan Bader and Ovince Saint Preux will collide in the headliner of the octagons debut in Maine. Ryan Bader (17-4 MMA, 10-4 UFC) will be looking to earn his third-straight victory when he takes on...

Jun 12, 2014 12:21 pm

Mark Munoz Inks New Four-Fight UFC Deal

UFC middleweight Mark Munoz was out of a job since his defeat against Gegard Mousasi. Luckily though, ‘The Filipino Wrecking Machine’ was able to come to terms with the UFC and is back under contract with a fresh new deal. His caption reads, “Just signed a 4-fight deal with @UFC @lunarpages @XYIENCE @AskUltra @team_munoz #myULTRAlife...

May 21, 2014 10:01 pm

Tickets For ‘TUF 19 Finale: Penn vs. Edgar III’ On Sale This Week

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is bringing the third annual UFC International Fight Week to Las Vegas once again this July! The week-long fan celebration returns with UFC events and related activities including entertainment, arts, charitable events, shopping and more. Plus for the first time, the event will feature two huge fight cards in one weekend...

May 19, 2014 6:33 am

BJPENN.COM Official Rankings Update

By Evan Stoumbelis Last weekend fight fans saw just why Matt Brown’s nickname is Immortal. The Ohio native stepped into the cage in the main event of UFC Fight Night 40 opposite Erick Silva. After a kick to the body dropped Brown in the first, he fought his way back to secure a third round...

May 8, 2014 10:57 am

Tim Kennedy: ‘I’m One Fight Away From A Title Shot’

“I think I’m close, either. The next fight, whoever Joe Silva gives me. If it’s Vitor Belfort, [Ronaldo Souza], that puts me right there. I’m No. 6. [If] I beat a No. 2-3 guy, that’s a title fight. I’ll be 4-0 in the UFC just beating a title eliminator. My last two fights have been...