Ronaldo Souza

"Jacaré"
26 8 1
Wins Losses No Contest
Birth date December 7, 1979 (age 40)
Birth place Vila Velha, Espírito Santo, Brazil
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg)
Reach 72 in (1.83 m)
Former Strikeforce Middleweight Champion

UFC Rankings

Fights

LOSS
Ronaldo Souza
UFC Fight Night: Błachowicz vs. Jacaré
Nov 16, 2019
Decision (split)
R5 – 5:00
LOSS
Ronaldo Souza
UFC Fight Night: Jacaré vs. Hermansson
Apr 27, 2019
Decision (unanimous)
R5 – 5:00
WIN
Ronaldo Souza
UFC 230
Nov 3, 2018
KO (punches)
R3 – 2:46
LOSS
Ronaldo Souza
UFC 224
May 12, 2018
Decision (split)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Ronaldo Souza
UFC on Fox: Jacaré vs. Brunson 2
Jan 27, 2018
KO (head kick and punches)
R1 – 3:50
LOSS
Ronaldo Souza
UFC on Fox: Johnson vs. Reis
Apr 15, 2017
TKO (head kick and punches)
R2 – 3:28
WIN
Ronaldo Souza
UFC 208
Feb 11, 2017
Submission (kimura)
R1 – 3:41
WIN
Ronaldo Souza
UFC 198
May 14, 2016
TKO (punches)
R1 – 4:38
LOSS
Ronaldo Souza
UFC 194
Dec 12, 2015
Decision (split)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Ronaldo Souza
Chris Camozzi
UFC on Fox: Machida vs. Rockhold
Apr 18, 2015
Submission (armbar)
R1 – 2:33
WIN
Ronaldo Souza
UFC Fight Night: Jacare vs. Mousasi
Sep 5, 2014
Submission (guillotine choke)
R3 – 4:30
WIN
Ronaldo Souza
UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Mousasi
Feb 15, 2014
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Ronaldo Souza
UFC Fight Night: Teixeira vs. Bader
Sep 4, 2013
TKO (punches)
R1 – 2:47
WIN
Ronaldo Souza
Chris Camozzi
UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Rockhold
May 18, 2013
Technical Submission (arm-triangle choke)
R1 – 3:37
WIN
Ronaldo Souza
Ed Herman
Strikeforce: Marquardt vs. Saffiedine
Jan 12, 2013
Submission (kimura)
R1 – 3:10
WIN
Ronaldo Souza
Strikeforce: Rousey vs. Kaufman
Aug 18, 2012
KO (punches)
R1 – 0:41
WIN
Ronaldo Souza
Bristol Marunde
Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey
Mar 3, 2012
Submission (arm-triangle choke)
R3 – 2:43
LOSS
Ronaldo Souza
Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Kharitonov
Sep 10, 2011
Decision (unanimous)
R5 – 5:00
WIN
Ronaldo Souza
Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Cyborg
Jan 29, 2011
Submission (rear-naked choke)
R3 – 2:00
WIN
Ronaldo Souza
Strikeforce: Houston
Aug 21, 2010
Decision (unanimous)
R5 – 5:00
WIN
Ronaldo Souza
Joey Villaseñor
Strikeforce: Heavy Artillery
May 15, 2010
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Ronaldo Souza
Matt Lindland
Strikeforce: Evolution
Dec 19, 2009
Submission (arm-triangle choke)
R1 – 4:18
NC
Ronaldo Souza
Jason Miller
DREAM 9
May 26, 2009
NC (cut via illegal soccer kick)
R1 – 2:33
WIN
Ronaldo Souza
Zelg Galešić
Dream 6: Middleweight Grand Prix 2008 Final Round
Sep 23, 2008
Submission (armbar)
R1 – 1:27
LOSS
Ronaldo Souza
Dream 6: Middleweight Grand Prix 2008 Final Round
Sep 23, 2008
KO (upkick)
R1 – 2:15
WIN
Ronaldo Souza
Jason Miller
Dream 4: Middleweight Grand Prix 2008 Second Round
Jun 15, 2008
Decision (unanimous)
R2 – 5:00
WIN
Ronaldo Souza
Ian Murphy
Dream 2: Middleweight Grand Prix 2008 First Round
Apr 29, 2008
Submission (rear-naked choke)
R1 – 3:37
WIN
Ronaldo Souza
Wendell Santos
Hero's The Jungle
Oct 13, 2007
TKO (punches)
R1 – 1:40
WIN
Ronaldo Souza
José de Ribamar
Amazon Challenge
Sep 29, 2007
Submission (armbar)
R1 – 3:28
WIN
Ronaldo Souza
Bill Vucick
Gracie Fighting Championships: Evolution
May 19, 2007
TKO (punches)
R1 – 3:01
WIN
Ronaldo Souza
Haim Gozali
Jungle Fight Europe
Dec 17, 2006
Submission (rear-naked choke)
R1 – 1:34
WIN
Ronaldo Souza
Alexey Prokofiev
Fury Fighting Championship 1
Sep 27, 2006
Submission (triangle choke)
R1 – 2:30
WIN
Ronaldo Souza
Jungle Fight 6
Apr 29, 2006
Technical Submission (arm-triangle choke)
R1 – 2:10
WIN
Ronaldo Souza
Victor Babkir
Jungle Fight 2
May 15, 2004
TKO (punches)
R1 – 0:56
LOSS
Ronaldo Souza
Jorge Patino
Jungle Fight 1
Sep 13, 2003
KO (punch)
R1 – 3:13