A middleweight bout between Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza and Andre Muniz serves as the featured bout of tonight’s UFC 262 prelims.
Souza (26-9 MMA), a former Strikeforce champion, will be looking to snap a three-fight losing skid at tonight’s event. After suffering decision setbacks to Jan Blachowicz and Jack Hermansson in 2019, ‘Jacare’ most recently TKO’d by Kevin Holland.
Meanwhile, Andre Muniz (20-4 MMA) will enter UFC 262 sporting a six-fight winning streak, his latest being a submission victory over Bartosz Fabinski.
Tonight’s UFC 262 featured prelim begins and Ronaldo Souza lands a low kick. Andre Muniz replies with a kick to the body. ‘Jacare’ leaps in the with a nice right hand. He throws a body kick and then dives in on a takedown. He gets it. Big hammer fists from Souza. He lands a couple more shots before Muniz pushes him off and gets back up to his feet. This time it Andre Muniz who dives in on a takedown and gets it. Ronaldo Souza immediately scrambles back up to his feet but Muniz still has his back. ‘Jacare’ eventually breaks free and lands a right hand. Muniz shoots in on a takedown and gets it. He locks up an armbar and breaks his limb. OMG!
CALLED HIS SHOT. TAPPED OUT A LEGEND.
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Official UFC 262 Result: Andre Muniz def. Ronaldo Souza via submission (armbar) in Round 1
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