The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, judo and former Ufc Hw and light-Hw champion Vitor Belfort entered this fight with a professional record of 25-11-0 (84% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.4 middleweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Luke Rockhold). He fought twice last year losing to Chris Weidman (=Weidman vs Belfort) and beating Dan Henderson (=Belfort vs Henderson 3).
His opponent, the former Strikeforce Mw champion Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza (black belt in Bjj and judo as well), has a record of 22-4-0 (82% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.5 in the same weight class. He also fought twice in 2015 winning over Chris Camozzi (=Jacare vs Camozzi 2) but then he lost to Yoel Romero (by split decision, Souza vs Romero). Belfort vs Jacare Souza is on the undercard of Fabricio Werdum vs Stipe Miocic – UFC 198. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 198: Werdum vs Miocic
Where: Arena da Baixada, Curitiba, Brazil
Division: middleweight (185 lbs, 84 kg)
UFC 198 fight card (main fights):
Fabricio Werdum vs Stipe Miocic
Vitor Belfort vs Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza
Cristiane ‘Cyborg’ Justino vs Leslie Smith
Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua vs Corey Anderson
Warlley Alves vs Bryan Barberena
Demian Maia vs Matt Brown
Belfort’s previous fight: Vitor Belfort vs Dan Henderson 3
Jacare’s previous fight: Ronaldo Souza vs Yoel Romero
Belfort’s next fight: Gegard Mousasi vs Vitor Belfort
Jacare’s next fight: Ronaldo Souza vs Tim Boetsch
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