The black belt in Bjj, judo and former Strikeforce Mw champion Ronaldo Jacare Souza entered this fight with a pro mma record of 24-5-0 (83% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.9 middleweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Georges St Pierre). He fought twice last year beating Tim Boetsch (=Souza vs Boetsch) and losing to Robert Whittaker (=Jacare vs Whittaker).
His opponent, Derek Brunson, has an official record of 18-5-0 (78% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.11 in the same weight class. He lost two consecutive bouts between 2016 and 2017, against Robert Whittaker (=Whittaker vs Brunson) and Anderson Silva (=Silva vs Brunson), but then he has won over Dan Kelly (=Brunson vs Kelly) and Lyoto Machida (=Brunson vs Machida). In their first fight Jacare defeated Brunson via ko in just one round (August 18, 2012 – Jacare vs Brunson I); this second fight is the main event of “UFC on Fox 27: Jacare vs Brunson 2”. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC on Fox 27: Jacare vs. Brunson 2
Where: Spectrum Center, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
Division: middleweight (185 lbs, 84 kg)
Jacare’s previous fight: Ronaldo Jacare Souza vs Robert Whittaker
Brunson’s previous fight: Derek Brunson vs Lyoto Machida
Jacare’s next fight: Kelvin Gastelum vs Ronaldo Jacare Souza
Jacare vs Brunson 2 Fight Video:
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