Archive: Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza

Nov 12, 2014 12:21 pm

Hendo returns to 185, meets Mousasi at UFC on FOX 14

Dan Henderson (30-12 MMA, 7-6 UFC) will return to the UFC’s middleweight division this January when he faces Gegard Mousasi (35-5-2 MMA, 2-2 UFC) in the co-main event of UFC on FOX 14. UFC officials announced the pairing earlier today. Dan Henderson was last seen in action at May’s UFC 173 event in Las Vegas,...

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 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 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...


Feb 12, 2014 6:38 pm

Jacare vs. Carmont winner could get a title shot

Who will get the next crack at the UFC middleweight strap? Champion Chris Weidman will defend his belt later this year against Vitor Belfort. Just who will face the winner of that bout will likely be determined this weekend. Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza fights Francis Carmont in the co-main event at Ultimate Fight Night 36, live...

Feb 11, 2014 9:48 am

UFC Fight Night 36: Francis Carmont Enjoys Underdog Role against Jacare Souza

  Francis Carmont (above, right) doesn’t mind assuming the underdog role in his upcoming bout with Jacare Souza at this Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 36 in Brazil. By Christopher Murphy | Twitter Francis Carmont (22-7) is riding a streak of 11 wins into the Octagon this Saturday when he faces Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza at the...

Jan 11, 2014 10:20 am

Breaking Down The Three Threats To Weidman In 2014

Will Chris Weidman lose in 2014? Maybe. In a way, even though he beat Anderson Silva twice, I am still not convinced he will be a dominant champion. I do not deny that Weidman is the true champion. He beat Silva fair and square both times. In their first match, Weidman capitalized on Silva’s two...

Nov 20, 2013 7:32 am

‘Jacare’ Souza’s Next Opponent Announced – Bout With Francis Carmont To Co-Main Event UFC Fight Night 36

A newly announced middleweight matchup has clear title implications, and it’s heading to UFC Fight Night 36. Former Strikeforce champ and all-around scary dude, Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza will collide with Francis Carmont in the co-headliner of the event, which will take place February 15th, out of Jaragua do Sul, Brazil. Promotion officials announced the bout today. The card will...

Oct 3, 2013 6:04 am

Thales Leites replaces Rafael Natal, meets Ed Herman at UFC 167

Ed Herman did not have to wait long to learn the name of his new UFC 167 opponent, as the promotion recently announced that former title challenger Thales Leites would be replacing Rafael Natal against “Short Fuse.” Natal was promoted from his schedueld UFC 167 bout, to the headliner of “UFC Fight For The Troops 3”...

Sep 12, 2013 11:05 am

Jacare Souza Wants Winner of Munoz vs. Bisping or Fight at Light Heavyweight

  As he continues to climb the UFC ranks at middleweight, Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza has called for a top contender in the winner of the upcoming bout between Mark Munoz and Michael Bisping.  If he can’t get this fight, however, Jacare is willing to fight at 205 lbs.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA Former Strikeforce...

Sep 5, 2013 10:25 am

Jacare Souza Changes Tune, Would Fight Teammate Anderson Silva For Title

UFC middleweight fighter, Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza knocked out Yushin Okami Wednesday night in a fight that has him knocking on the door of a title shot at 185 lbs.  When asked about that match up, however, Jacare was less than thrilled at the idea of facing fellow Brazilian fighter, Anderson Silva, though he conceded that...

Jun 24, 2013 10:55 am

Teixeira vs. Bader, Jacare vs. Okami reported for third UFC on Fox Sports 1

The third UFC on FOX Sports 1 fight card, slated for Sept. 4 in Brazil, is piecing together. In a fight that was supposed to happen in May, Glover Teixeira and Ryan Bader will square off in an important light heavyweight match-up. An injury forced Bader off the Memorial Day weekend fight card so Teixeira...

May 23, 2013 9:57 pm

Dana White: ‘Jacaré’ Souza’s Next Opponent Will Be Yushin Okami

Following his impressive UFC debut last week at UFC on FX 8 over Chris Camozzi, former Strikeforce champion Ronaldo “Jacaré” Souza left the MMA world eager to see what the world renowned grappler’s next challenge in the octagon would be. There was talk of Vitor Belfort potentially being Souza’s next opponent, but “Jacaré” was quick to...

May 3, 2013 9:12 am

Philippou out of UFC on FX 8 fight due to injury; Souza now faces Camozzi

With two weeks left to go, the co-main event of UFC on FX 8: Belfort vs. Rockhold has shifted. Middleweight Constantinos “Costa” Philippou (12-2-1) has a suffered a cut above his eye and was forced out of his bout against Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza (17-3-1). Souza will now make his UFC debut against Chris Camozzi (19-5)....

Feb 15, 2013 9:52 am

Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza vs. Costa Philippou Official for UFC on FX 8 | UFC News

  As the Strikeforce imports start getting their first fights inside the Octagon, MMA fans held their collective breath to see where the Strikeforce elite would end up and who would be across the Octagon from them in their first UFC bout. Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza (17-3, 1 NC) finally has that bout as reported by...

Nov 29, 2012 6:18 pm

Kennedy vs. Smith added to January’s “Strikeforce: Champions” event | MMA News

Another middleweight bout has been added to the “Strikeforce: Champions” event as it was announced that Tim Kennedy (14-4 MMA, 5-2 SF) will throw down with Trevor Smith (10-2 MMA, 2-1 SF) on January 12 in Oklahoma City. It was back in July that Kennedy dropped a unanimous decision to middleweight champ Luke Rockhold in...

Nov 29, 2012 5:15 pm

Lorenz Larkin vs. “Jacare” Souza added to “Strikeforce: Champions” event | MMA News

The “Strikeforce: Champions” event scheduled for January 12 in Oklahoma City continued to grow today as it was announced that middleweight fighters Lorenz Larkin (13-0 MMA, 4-0 SF) and Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza (16-3 MMA, 6-1 SF) are set to face off in the cage. Larkin was set to face Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold at the...

Aug 20, 2012 7:10 am

Strikeforce: Rousey vs. Kaufman Bonus Winners and MVP

If the time eventually comes where Zuffa disbands Strikeforce it will be a sad day for fans of mixed martial arts. Not only will we lose the opportunity to watch some great fights without paying nearly $50 for them, we will also lose out on the ability to watch the ladies get in the cage...