Ronaldo Souza

Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza

First Name: Ronaldo Last Name: Souza
Nickname: Jacare
Date of Birth: Dec 07, 1979 Age: 44
Weight: 84.0 Height: 183.0
Reach: 188.0
Location: Manaus, Brazil
Hometown: Vila Velha, Brazil
Fighting Styles: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt, Judo Black Belt, Muay Thai
Affiliations: Black House, X-Gym
Fight Stats
Record 27 - 10, 1 NC Last 5 Fights
Total Fights 37 fights Professional Fights 37 fights
Amateur Fights 0 fights Years Fighting 20 years
Days Last Fought 1022 days Rounds Fought 71 rounds
Finish Wins 22 finishes Finish Losses 5 finish losses
Finish Win Percentage 84 % Finish Loss Percentage 50 %
Knockout Wins 3 KOs Knockout Losses 3 KO losses
TKO Wins 5 TKOs TKO Losses 1 TKO losses
KO/TKO Win Percentage 30 % KO/TKO Loss Percentage 40 %
Submission Wins 14 subs Submission Losses 1 sub losses
Submission Win Percentage 53 % Submission Loss Percentage 10 %
Decision Wins 4 decision wins Decision Losses 5 decision losses
Decision Win Percentage 15 % Decision Loss Percentage 50 %
Unanimous Decision Wins 4 UD wins Unanimous Decision Losses 2 UD losses
Split Decision Wins 0 SD wins Split Decision Losses 3 SD losses

Professional Fights

Jacare Souza
Loss

Jacare Souza

(27 - 9, 1 NC)

UFC 262

May 15, 2021 Saturday
6:30 PM ET / 3:30 PM PT

Toyota Center, Houston, Texas, United States

Technical Submission (Armbar) Round: 1 Time: 3:59

Andre Muniz
Win

Andre Muniz

(21 - 4)
Jacare Souza
Loss

Jacare Souza

(27 - 8, 1 NC)

UFC 256

December 12, 2020 Saturday
7:30 PM ET / 4:30 PM PT

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

KO (Punches) Round: 1 Time: 1:45

Kevin Holland
Win

Kevin Holland

(23 - 5)
Jacare Souza
Loss

Jacare Souza

(27 - 7, 1 NC)

UFC Fight Night 164

November 16, 2019 Saturday
5 PM ET / 2 PM PT

Ibirapuera Gymnasium, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Decision (Split) Round: 5 Time: 5:00

Jan Blachowicz
Win

Jan Blachowicz

(24 - 8)
Jacare Souza
Loss

Jacare Souza

(27 - 6, 1 NC)

UFC on ESPN+ 8

April 27, 2019 Saturday
5:30 PM ET / 2:30 PM PT

BB&T Center, Sunrise, Florida, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 5 Time: 5:00

Jacare Souza
Win

Jacare Souza

(26 - 6, 1 NC)

UFC 230

November 03, 2018 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, United States

KO (Punches) Round: 3 Time: 2:46

Chris Weidman
Loss

Chris Weidman

(14 - 3)
Jacare Souza
Loss

Jacare Souza

(26 - 5, 1 NC)

UFC 224

May 12, 2018 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Decision (Split) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Kelvin Gastelum
Win

Kelvin Gastelum

(19 - 3, 1 NC)
Jacare Souza
Win

Jacare Souza

(25 - 5, 1 NC)

UFC on Fox 27

January 27, 2018 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Spectrum Center, Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

KO (Head Kick and Punches) Round: 1 Time: 3:50

Derek Brunson
Loss

Derek Brunson

(20 - 5)
Jacare Souza
Loss

Jacare Souza

(25 - 4, 1 NC)

UFC on Fox 24

April 15, 2017 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Sprint Center, Kansas City, Missouri, United States

TKO (Head Kick and Punches) Round: 2 Time: 3:28

Jacare Souza
Win

Jacare Souza

(24 - 4, 1 NC)

UFC 208

February 11, 2017 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York, United States

Submission (Kimura) Round: 1 Time: 3:41

Tim Boetsch
Loss

Tim Boetsch

(20 - 10)
Jacare Souza
Win

Jacare Souza

(23 - 4, 1 NC)

UFC 198

May 14, 2016 Saturday
4 PM ET / 1 PM PT

Arena da Baixada, Curitiba, Parana, Brazil

TKO (Punches) Round: 1 Time: 4:38

Vitor Belfort
Loss

Vitor Belfort

(25 - 11)
Jacare Souza
Loss

Jacare Souza

(23 - 3, 1 NC)

UFC 194

December 12, 2015 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Decision (Split) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Yoel Romero
Win

Yoel Romero

(10 - 1)
Jacare Souza
Win

Jacare Souza

(22 - 3, 1 NC)

UFC on Fox 15

April 18, 2015 Saturday
8 PM ET / 5 PM PT

Prudential Center, Newark, New Jersey, United States

Submission (Armbar) Round: 1 Time: 2:33

Chris Camozzi
Loss

Chris Camozzi

(23 - 10)
Jacare Souza
Win

Jacare Souza

(21 - 3, 1 NC)

UFC Fight Night 50

September 05, 2014 Friday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket, Connecticut, United States

Submission (Guillotine Choke) Round: 3 Time: 4:30

Gegard Mousasi
Loss

Gegard Mousasi

(35 - 4 - 2)
Jacare Souza
Win

Jacare Souza

(20 - 3, 1 NC)

UFC Fight Night 36

February 15, 2014 Saturday
10:30 PM ET / 7:30 PM PT

Arena Jaragua, Jaragua do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Francis Carmont
Loss

Francis Carmont

(22 - 7)
Jacare Souza
Win

Jacare Souza

(19 - 3, 1 NC)

UFC Fight Night 28

September 04, 2013 Wednesday
7 PM ET / 4 PM PT

Jornalista Felipe Drumond Stadium, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil

TKO (Punches) Round: 1 Time: 2:47

Yushin Okami
Loss

Yushin Okami

(33 - 7)
Jacare Souza
Win

Jacare Souza

(18 - 3, 1 NC)

UFC on FX 8

May 18, 2013 Saturday
8 PM ET / 5 PM PT

Arena Jaragua, Jaragua do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil

Technical Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) Round: 1 Time: 3:37

Chris Camozzi
Loss

Chris Camozzi

(20 - 6)
Jacare Souza
Win

Jacare Souza

(17 - 3, 1 NC)

Marquardt vs. Saffiedine

January 12, 2013 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States

Submission (Kimura) Round: 1 Time: 3:10

Ed Herman
Loss

Ed Herman

(26 - 9, 1 NC)
Jacare Souza
Win

Jacare Souza

(16 - 3, 1 NC)

Rousey vs. Kaufman

August 18, 2012 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Valley View Casino Center, San Diego, California, United States

KO (Punches) Round: 1 Time: 0:41

Derek Brunson
Loss

Derek Brunson

(11 - 1)
Jacare Souza
Win

Jacare Souza

(15 - 3, 1 NC)

Tate vs. Rousey

March 03, 2012 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Nationwide Arena, Columbus, Ohio, United States

Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) Round: 3 Time: 2:43

Bristol Marunde
Loss

Bristol Marunde

(12 - 6)
Jacare Souza
Loss

Jacare Souza

(15 - 2, 1 NC)

Barnett vs. Kharitonov

September 10, 2011 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

U.S. Bank Arena, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 5 Time: 5:00

Jacare Souza
Win

Jacare Souza

(14 - 2, 1 NC)

Diaz vs. Cyborg

January 29, 2011 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

HP Pavilion, San Jose, California, United States

Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Round: 3 Time: 2:00

Robbie Lawler
Loss

Robbie Lawler

(20 - 6, 1 NC)
Jacare Souza
Win

Jacare Souza

(13 - 2, 1 NC)

Strikeforce Houston

August 21, 2010 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Toyota Center, Houston, Texas, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 5 Time: 5:00

Tim Kennedy
Loss

Tim Kennedy

(12 - 2)
Jacare Souza
Win

Jacare Souza

(12 - 2, 1 NC)

Heavy Artillery

May 15, 2010 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Scottrade Center, St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Joey Villasenor
Loss

Joey Villasenor

(27 - 6)
Jacare Souza
Win

Jacare Souza

(11 - 2, 1 NC)

Strikeforce Evolution

December 19, 2009 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

HP Pavilion, San Jose, California, United States

Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) Round: 1 Time: 4:18

Matt Lindland
Loss

Matt Lindland

(21 - 6)
Jacare Souza
NC

Jacare Souza

(10 - 2)

Dream 9

May 26, 2009 Tuesday
3 AM ET / 12 AM PT

Yokohama Arena, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan

NC (Cut from an Illegal Kick) Round: 1 Time: 2:33

Jason Miller
NC

Jason Miller

(21 - 6)
Jacare Souza
Loss

Jacare Souza

(9 - 1)

Dream 6

September 23, 2008 Tuesday
3 AM ET / 12 AM PT

Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan

KO (Upkick) Round: 1 Time: 2:15

Gegard Mousasi
Win

Gegard Mousasi

(22 - 2 - 1)
Jacare Souza
Win

Jacare Souza

(9 - 1)

Dream 6

September 23, 2008 Tuesday
3 AM ET / 12 AM PT

Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan

Submission (Armbar) Round: 1 Time: 1:27

Zelg Galesic
Loss

Zelg Galesic

(9 - 3)

Dream 4

June 15, 2008 Sunday
3 AM ET / 12 AM PT

Yokohama Arena, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 2 Time: 5:00

Jason Miller
Loss

Jason Miller

(20 - 5)

Dream 2

April 29, 2008 Tuesday
3 AM ET / 12 AM PT

Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan

Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Round: 1 Time: 3:38

Ian Murphy
Loss

Ian Murphy

(DEBUT)

HTJ

October 13, 2007 Saturday
4 PM ET / 1 PM PT

Amadeu Teixeira Sports Arena, Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil

TKO (Submission to Punches) Round: 1 Time: 1:40

Wendell Santos
Loss

Wendell Santos

(1 - 0)

AC - Amazon Challenge

September 29, 2007 Saturday
4 PM ET / 1 PM PT

Manaus, Brazil

Submission (Armbar) Round: 1 Time: 3:28

Jose Gomes de Ribamar
Loss

Jose Gomes de Ribamar

(10 - 3 - 1)
Jacare Souza
Win

Jacare Souza

(4 - 1)

GFC - Evolution

May 19, 2007 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Jerome Schottenstein Center, Columbus, Ohio

TKO (Submission to Punches) Round: 1 Time: 1:59

Bill Vucick
Loss

Bill Vucick

(3 - 2)
Jacare Souza
Win

Jacare Souza

(3 - 1)

JF 7

December 17, 2006 Sunday
1 PM ET / 10 AM PT

Dvorana Tivoli, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Round: 1 Time: 1:33

Haim Gozali
Loss

Haim Gozali

(5 - 1)
Jacare Souza
Win

Jacare Souza

(2 - 1)

Fury FC 1

September 27, 2006 Wednesday
4 PM ET / 1 PM PT

Sao Paulo, Brazil

Submission (Triangle Choke) Round: 1 Time: 2:30

Jacare Souza
Win

Jacare Souza

(1 - 1)

JF 6

April 29, 2006 Saturday
4 PM ET / 1 PM PT

Tropical Hotel Manaus Sports Complex, Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil

Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) Round: 1 Time: 2:10

Jacare Souza
Win

Jacare Souza

(0 - 1)

JF 2

May 15, 2004 Saturday
4 PM ET / 1 PM PT

Studio 5 Convention Center, Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil

TKO (Submission to Punches) Round: 1 Time: 0:56

Victor Babkir
Loss

Victor Babkir

(DEBUT)
Jacare Souza
Loss

Jacare Souza

(DEBUT)

JF 1

September 13, 2003 Saturday
4 PM ET / 1 PM PT

Ariau Amazon Towers Convention Center, Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil

KO (Punch) Round: 1 Time: 3:13

Jorge Luis Patino
Win

Jorge Luis Patino

(19 - 5 - 1, 1 NC)