Review: 2014-02-15, pretty good fight between Ronaldo Souza and Francis Carmont: it gets thrre stars. Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza entered this fight with a pro mma record of 19-3-0 (85% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.5 middleweight in the world, he is a black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and judo (he won eight gold medals in bjj and two in the ADCC submission wrestling championship). Ronaldo Souza suffered his last defeat to Luke Rockhold in 2011 losing also the Strikeforce middleweight title (=Rockhold vs Souza), since then he collected five consecutive wins (all before the limit!).
His opponent, Francis Carmont, has an official record of 22-7-0 (72% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.7 in the same weight class, he suffered his last defeat against the Russian Baga Agaev in 2008 but after that fight he has just won, eleven-fight win streak (six in the Ufc). Currently the #1 in the middleweight division is Chris Weidman. Jacare Souza vs Carmont is on the undercard of Lyoto Machida vs Gegard Mousasi – UFC Ufn 36. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 36: Machida vs Mousasi
Where: Arena Jaragua, Jaragua do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil
Division: middleweight (185 lbs, 84 kg)
UFC Fight Night 36 fight card (main card):
Lyoto Machida vs Gegard Mousasi
Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza vs Francis Carmont
Erick Silva vs Takenori Sato
Nicholas Musoke vs Viscardi Andrade
Charles Oliveira vs Andy Ogle
Souza’s previous fight: Yushin Okami vs Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza
Carmont’s previous fight: Costas Philippou vs Francis Carmont
Carmont’s next fight: Francis Carmont vs CB Dollaway
Jacare’s next fight: Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza vs Gegard Mousasi 2
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