2017 MMA fight – Ronaldo Jacare Souza vs Robert Whittaker – fight Video UFC Fox 24

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-04-15, pretty good fight between Ronaldo Souza and Robert Whittaker: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

The black belt in Bjj, judo and former Strikeforce Mw champion Ronaldo Jacare Souza entered this fight with a pro record of 24-4-0 (83% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.5 middleweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Michael Bisping). He lost to Yoel Romero in 2015 (via split decision, Jacare vs Romero) but then he has beat Vitor Belfort (=Belfort vs Jacare) and Tim Boetsch (=Souza vs Boetsch).
His opponent, the black belt in hapkido, karate and Tuf Ww tournament winner Robert Whittaker, has an official mma record of 17-4-0 (76% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.7 in the same weight class. He suffered two consecutive losses between 2013 and 2014, against Court McGee (=McGee vs Whittaker) and Stephen Thompson (=Whittaker vs Thompson), but then he has won six bouts beating Rafael Natal (=Whittaker vs Natal) and Derek Brunson in his last two (=Whittaker vs Brunson). Robert Whittaker vs Jacare Souza is on the undercard of Demetrious Johnson vs Wilson Reis – UFC on Fox 24. Watch the video and rate this fight!

 

 

Event: UFC on Fox 24: Johnson vs Reis

Date: 2017-04-15

Where: Sprint Center, Kansas City, Missouri, USA

Division: middleweight (185 lbs, 84 kg)

Result: Click here to show the fight’s result
Robert Whittaker def. Ronaldo Souza (TKO at 3:28, round 2)

 

UFC on Fox 24 fight card (main fights):
Demetrious Johnson vs Wilson Reis
Rose Namajunas vs Michelle Waterson
Ronaldo Jacare Souza vs Robert Whittaker
Jeremy Stephens vs Renato Carneiro
Roy Nelson vs Alexander Volkov
Tim Elliott vs Louis Smolka

Jacare’s previous fight: Ronaldo Souza vs Tim Boetsch

Whittaker’s previous fight: Robert Whittaker vs Derek Brunson

Whittaker’s next fight: Yoel Romero vs Robert Whittaker

 

 

Jacare Souza vs Whittaker Fight Video:

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  • Ryan Ferguson

    Look now his peds are starting leave his body.

    • Dennis Jones

      i can see it

  • David Gallagher

    Souza looked really bad he didn’t seem himself.

    • BOOM BOOM

      just because he lost doesnt mean he wasnt himself… its just whittaker has superior striking and has great TDD