Vitor Belfort vs. ‘Jacare’ Souza to headline UFC Fight Night Brazil in May

UFC officials have announced that Brazil’s first UFC event of 2016 will featured former light heavyweight champion Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort taking on ¬†former Strikeforce middleweight champion Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza on Saturday, May 14. The five-round middleweight main event will air on FOX Sports 1. The rest of the card will be announced shortly. “Jacare” … Read more

UFC 175 Aftermath: Top 3 Toughest Fights for Chris Weidman

[ads1] UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman validated himself as champion on Saturday night with a impressive unanimous decision win over Lyoto Machida in the main event of UFC 175. There are many that believe Machida posed the toughest style matchup for Weidman compared to the other contenders in the division and I would agree with … Read more

Gracie Breakdown: How ‘Jacare’ submitted Chris Camozzi at UFC on FX 8

Ryron and Rener Gracie are back with another Gracie Breakdown. In this segment CM Punk makes an appearance, and they show how submission ace Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza set up the arm triangle choke to put Chris Camozzi away in the first round of their fight at UFC on FX 8 on Saturday night.

European Open Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2009 set for Jan. 30-31 & Feb. 1

In recent years the Old Continent has become a strong center for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu outside of Brazil. Countries like Sweden, France, England, Portugal, Spain and Finland have many academies and ever growing teams. In order to unite European practitioners in one place to officially organize and develop the sport of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in the continent, IBJJF and CBJJ created the European Championship of Jiu-Jitsu.

The first edition of the event was held in 2004 in the historical city of Lisbon, Portugal. Since then the tournament has grown and become stronger, establishing itself as the most important BJJ event in Europe and attracting competitors of all ages and belts. Such prestige has turned the event into a sure stop for black belt superstars like Roger Gracie, Ronaldo Jacare and Mario Reis, among many others.

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