Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Redondo Beach- UFC on FX 8 results: Jacare Souza vs. Chris Camozzi
Who is “Jacare” Souza? Well simply put, he is the reason why Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu enthusiasts are watching the UFC again! Watch the highlights from his 1st UFC match in Brazil. Jacare skillfully finishes the match with a arm-triangle choke putting Camozzi to sleep within 2 seconds!
Jacare is a BJJ Hero to many jiu jitsu fighters! From the BJJ HEROES website, they list:
Ronaldo Souza also known in the fighting World as “Jacare” is one of the best middleweight fighters in MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) today. He is also an incredible jiu jitsu champion with wins against the best fighters of his generation and titles in both the World Championships (open weight division) and the ADCC, the World’s most prestigious submission related tournaments.
Ronaldo Jacare Souza Jiu Jitsu
Full Name: Ronaldo Souza dos Santos
Nickname: “Jacare” means aligator, which is the symbol of ASLE his Jiu Jitsu team. He was their most prolific competitor and he lived inside the gym for a big part of his life so people started calling him “Jacare”. Many also call him “Jaca” which is short for Jacaré.
Lineage: Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie > Reyson Gracie > Osvaldo Alves > Henrique Machado > Ronaldo Souza
Main Achievements (BJJ/MMA/Grappling):
- 3x Open Weight World Champion (2x black belt, 1x brown belt)
- 2x Medium heavy weight World Champion (black belt and brown belt)
- ADCC champion (2005)
- ADCC Superfight Champion (2009 against Robert Drysdale)
- Strikeforce Middleweight Champion (2010)
Weight Category: Meio Pesado (Medium Heavyweight) 88Kg/194Lbs in BJJ
Association/Team: ASLE (BJJ)
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Prof. Tony Pacenski
2nd Degree Black Belt
BJJ Revolution Team