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UFC Fight Night 50: Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza Vs. Gegard Mousasi

ufc fight night 50

Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza vs. Gegard Mousasi

It’s time for the main event and five rounds in the middleweight division, as former Strikeforce champions Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza (20-3) and Gegard Mousasi (35-4-2) square off.

Souza has won six in a row, including three inside the Octagon. Mousasi is 7-1-1 in his last nine overall.

Round 1: Souza working hard for a takedown, which Mousasi is defending with ease. He’s looking to find his range here in the early going. Souza gets in close and has Mousasi up against the fence, working hard for a takedown. Elbows from Mousasi and Jacare picks him up and plants him on the canvas. Mousasi threatens with a triangle attempt, also landing an up-kick.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Souza

Round 2: Jacare with a takedown after landing some nice rights. Mousasi appears hurt from the shot he took earlier in the round. Souza in complete control, imposing his will on the ground. Jacare threatened with a kimura, but was unable to lock it up.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Souza

Round 3: Jacare right back into control with a takedown off his striking. This time, Mousasi works his way to his feet. Some light striking by Mousasi, but he gets taken right back down to the canvas. So far, this has been all Jacare, as he has controlled the action with his striking and takedowns. One more takedown for Jacare, who avoids an up kick and settles into the guard. He moves in position for a guillotine and secures it. This one is all over.

Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza def. Gegard Mousasi via submission (guillotine choke) at 4:30 of Round 3