Jacare-Souza-019-SF-460x270Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza is currently recovering from elbow surgery and anticipates a return to fighting in the UFC this August, according to a report on Wednesday night.

Upon his return, Souza desires a fight with the winner of a scheduled bout between Michael Bisping and Tim Kennedy, according to UFC Tonight.

The fighter’s manager, Gilberto Feria, told the FOX Sports 1 program that Souza’s left elbow gave the fighter problems in the last two months of training camp for his UFC Fight Night 36 bout with Francis Carmont, which he won.

Souza had successful surgery on his elbow last week, according to the report.

Feria also told the program that they believe Jacare choosing to fight the Bisping vs. Kennedy winner would be a bigger fight than other potential match-ups. Beyond Bisping and Kennedy, Faria said that his fighter would also take a match-up with the winner of Luke Rockhold and Tim Boetsch.

Bisping and Kennedy are currently scheduled to fight in on the TUF Nations Finale card in Quebec City on April 16. Rockhold and Boetsch will meet in Baltimore on the April 26 pay-per-view for UFC 172.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.
From Around the Web

Related News

Roan Carneiro wants UFC fight with Tim Kennedy or the winner of Michael Bisping-C.B. Dollaway

  • 18 days ago
  • 2 views

RIO DE JANEIRO -- Roan Carneiro returned to the Octagon in impressive fashion in February, choking out Mark Munoz in less than two minutes at UFC 184. Originally a welterweight, "Jucao" now plans on read news >>

UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. LaFlare weigh-in results and live video stream

  • 28 days ago
  • 8 views

Check out Bloody Elbow's coverage of the UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. LaFlare weigh-ins on Friday, March 20th at 3 PM ET/12 PM PT from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. There are only two UFC events this month an read news >>

Michael Bisping vs. Luke Barnatt? Don't 'Count' on it...

  • 28 days ago
  • 9 views

Longtime Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight contender, Michael Bisping, never heard of fellow 185-pound fighters Roger Narvaez and Sean Strickland. Both of whom hold victories over The read news >>

UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. LaFlare staff picks and predictions

  • 28 days ago
  • 9 views

Check out who the Bloody Elbow staff is picking to win every fight on Saturday night's UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. LaFlare event in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Bloody Elbow staff has submitted its pred read news >>

UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. LaFlare live results, play-by-play, and analysis

  • 28 days ago
  • 4 views

Check out Bloody Elbow's coverage of UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. LaFlare on Saturday, March 21st in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The main event pits Demian Maia versus Ryan LaFlare in a welterweight main ev read news >>

UFC 190: Ronda Rousey to have a 'come to Jesus meeting' with Bethe Correia in Brazil

  • 28 days ago
  • 29 views

And "Rowdy" plans to discipline and embarrass "Pitbull" for messing with her family. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight titleholder Ronda Rousey will put her strap on the line read news >>

UFC Lawsuit: Two more fighters file antitrust complaint against Zuffa

  • 28 days ago
  • 92 views

Two more former UFC fighters were named on the 5th complaint filed against Zuffa. Bloody Elbow has learned that yet another antitrust complaint has been filed against the UFC in the Northern Californ read news >>

UFC: Rousey plans to to embarrass Correia in her own back yard

  • 27 days ago
  • 19 views

UFC women's bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey discusses her upcoming title defense against top contender, Bethe Correia. In women's MMA, the buck stops with Ronda Rousey. She is the bantamweight ch read news >>

UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. LaFlare post-fight press conference

  • 27 days ago
  • 36 views

Bloody Elbow is the place to be to check out a live video stream of the UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. LaFlare post-fight press conference, which will kick off at approximately 1:30am ET/10:30pm PT. Join read news >>