After rattling off four straight wins under the Strikeforce banner, including a title earning UD over Tim Kennedy at Strikeforce: Houston, Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza was gaining a lot of praise throughout the MMA blogosphere; some sites even went as far as to claim that he was one of the last challengers out there with a chance of beating Anderson Silva. Many of us thought this hype was a bit inflated, and following his rather uninspiring (not to mention title losing) effort against current champ Luke Rockhold, it seemed that "Jacare" was all but completely written off, destined to be the number two fighter in a promotion that was quickly running out of potential, not to mention challenging, match-ups.
This weekend, Strikeforce quietly rolls in with another intriguing event, headlined by a women's title bout between Ronda Rousey and Sarah Kaufman. On the card, middleweight standouts Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza and Derek Brunson are set... Read Post
Strikeforce middleweights Tim Kennedy and Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza will face off for the vacant Strikeforce title left behind by now UFC fighter Jake Shields. Strikeforce “Houston”, Aug. 21st at the Toyota Center in Houston, TX. Read Post