The black belt in judo, Bjj and former Strikeforce Mw champion Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza entered this fight with a mma record of 22-3-0 (82% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.5 middleweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Chris Weidman). He suffered his last defeat in 2011 when he faced Luke Rockhold (=Rockhold vs Jacare), since then he has won eight consecutive bouts beating Gegard Mousasi (=Jacare vs Mousasi 2) and Chris Camozzi in his last two fights (=Jacare vs Camozzi 2).
His opponent, the 1999 world wrestling champion Yoel Romero Palacio, has an official record of 10-1-0 (90% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won by submission) and he entered as the No.4 in the same weight class. His only defeat occurred in 2011 when he fought against Rafael ‘Feijao’ Cavalcante, since then he has won six fights beating Tim Kennedy (=Kennedy vs Romero) and Lyoto Machida in his last two (=Machida vs Romero). Jacare vs Romero is on the undercard of Jose Aldo vs Conor McGregor – UFC 194. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 194: Aldo vs Mcgregor
Where: MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: middleweight (185 lbs, 84 kg)
UFC 194 fight card (main fights):
Jose Aldo vs Conor McGregor
Chris Weidman vs Luke Rockhold
Ronaldo Souza vs Yoel Romero
Demian Maia vs Gunnar Nelson
Max Holloway vs Jeremy Stephens
Urijah Faber vs Frankie Saenz
Jacare’s previous fight: Ronaldo Jacare Souza vs Chris Camozzi 2
Romero’s previous fight: Lyoto Machida vs Yoel Romero
Jacare’s next fight: Vitor Belfort vs Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza
Romero’s next fight: Chris Weidman vs Yoel Romero Palacio
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