Looking to snag the next middleweight title shot in just his second appearance at 185-pounds, Lyoto Machida (21-4-0) displayed the athleticism and elusiveness that has helped to make him one of the sport’s most lethal opponents on Saturday night, and became the first to defeat Gegard Mousasi (34-4-2) in almost three years. In front of his fellow countrymen, the former UFC light...
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At UFC Fight Night 36 Saturday night, the two big winners were Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza and Lyoto Machida. Both men won their bouts at the top of the card, taking place in both fighters’ home country of Brazil. But neither man was unscathed following their successful bouts.
According to an interview conducted by MMA Junkie with Souza...
If the main course during Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 36 is the middleweight tilt between Lyoto Machida and Gegard Mousasi, then the evening’s appetizer is most definitely the co-headliner featuring 185-pound threats Ronaldo Souza (19-3-0,1NC) and Francis Carmont (22-7-0). With four straight first-round finishes that most recently included a win over fellow middleweight Yushin...
Ronaldo Souza (19-3 (1nc), pictured) could potentially be out of action for six months, after the medical suspensions, stemming from his UFC Fight Night 28 performance, revealed he will require an x-ray on his right foot as well as receive clearance from a doctor in order to return sooner, according to MMAJunkie. ‘Jacare’ was […]
The UFC Fight Night 28 fight card featured four consecutive knockouts to cap off the main card and the send the fans home satisfied. Arguably the most impressive one came in the co-main event as Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza demolished former title contender Yushin Okami in the first round to announce himself as a top middleweight competitor. Watch the video highlights below:
UFC on FX 8 is in the history books and last night’s event provided some very entertaining scraps, some controversial decisions and some excellent finishes in the final fights. Before getting into my post-fight analysis of this card, including what’s next for the winners of each bout, I’m going to make a slight complaint to the UFC.
In the UFC on FX 8 main event of the evening the final Strikeforce Middleweight Champion Luke Rockhold looks to move immediately into contention for the UFC Middleweight title as he battles Vitor Belfort in a Middleweight bout.
According to a report by Tatame, a middleweight bout between Derek Brunson and Ronny Markes is the latest bout added to UFC on FUEL TV 10. UFC on FUEL TV 10 will take place June 8 at Ginasio Paulo Sarasate in Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil. The event will feature a heavyweight bout between Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Fabricio [...]
Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza appears to have found a new home in the UFC. After many reports by several media outlets, BoneSnapper.com has confirmed with sources that Constantinos Philippou and Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza will meet one another at UFC on FX 8 in May. UFC on FX 8 takes place May 18 at Arena Jaragua in Jaragua [...]
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Former Strikeforce middleweight champion Ronaldo Souza has a new opponent for Strikeforce “Tate vs. Rousey,” as Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker announced Wednesday that International Fight League veteran Bristol Marunde has agreed to face “Jacare” at the March 3 event.