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Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza and Yoel Romero were set to battle at UFC 184 on Feb. 28, but the Brazilian grappler was forced out of the card with pneumonia. "Jacare", a former Strikeforce middleweight champion with a 4-0 UFC record, will stay away from training for at least two weeks, according to his manager Gilberto Faria. "It’s too soon to set a date (for his return)," Faria told MMAFighting.com. "‘Jacare’s’ doctor, Dr. Rodrigo Mauro, prescribed him a lot of medication and 15 days completely off tr read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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It seems the new year has done little to curb 2014's injury woes. Ronaldo Souza was forced to withdraw from his middleweight contendership fight against Yoel Romero at UFC 184 due to a bout of pneumonia, the UFC announced late Thursday night. As a result, Souza vs. Romero has been scratched from the Feb. 28 card entirely and will be rescheduled for a later date. A lightweight bout pitting TUF 13 winner Tony Ferguson against Yancy Medeiros will replace the postponed fight's spot on UFC 184's pay- read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Here we go again ... There was a sweet Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Middleweight clash between Ronaldo Souza and Yoel Romero teed up to, possibly, determine the next 185-pound title challenger ... especially if the former defeated the latter. That's now going to have to wait because Souza came down with a case of pneumonia, forcing him out of a pivotal divisional clash planned for UFC 184, which takes place at Staples Center in Los Angeles, Calif., on Feb. 28, 2015. The good news? The ma read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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A case of pneumonia has taken Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza out of his highly anticipated UFC 184 bout with Yoel Romero. read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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A huge middleweight fight is likely to be rescheduled after an illness forced Ronaldo Souza out of his UFC 184 fight with Yoel Romero. Fans who were eager to see Ronaldo Souza and Yoel Romero get in the cage for a key middleweight contest will likely have to wait a bit longer. MMA Junkie reports that "Jacare" contracted pneumonia and won't be able to fight Romero on the main card of UFC 184 on February 28th. Officials expect the fight to be moved to a different event. Souza (21-3) is 4-0 in the read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Those anxiously awaiting the showdown between Ronaldo Souza and Yoel Romero at UFC 184 will have to wait, as “Jacare” has withdrawn from the middleweight bout due to pneumonia. read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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A highly anticipated middleweight matchup has been knocked from next month’s UFC 184 card due to pneumonia.Filed under: Featured, MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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President Barack Obama announced recently that the United States would restore full diplomatic relations with Cuba. The U.S. will open an embassy in Havana for the first time in more than 50 years and negotiations are ongoing about lifting the 54-year-old trade embargo. The news came as a surprise to many, including UFC fighters and Cuba natives Hector Lombard and Yoel Romero. Both men defected from Cuba to further their MMA careers and are excited about the possibility of U.S. relations with th read news >>

  • a month ago
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"The people who critique me are the people who don't know about the sport. They don't really know about the rules of MMA. They aren't a real fan or follower of the sport or they're just people who like to talk. Look at the video. He was holding my glove illegally. When I'm against the cage, Tim Kennedy held my glove and when he holds the glove, he got lucky and I escaped before the referee saw it. Then I did it to Kennedy. When I did it to Tim Kennedy, he told the referee, 'He held my glove.' I' read news >>

  • a month ago
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Yoel Romero spent almost 30 extra seconds on his stool before the start of the third round against Tim Kennedy. The way Romero sees it he should have gotten five full minutes of rest. Romero told MMA Fighting that he believes the punches Kennedy rocked him with in the second round of their UFC 178 fight were illegal. Kennedy was holding onto Romero's glove, an illegal maneuver, with his left hand while he was punching Romero with his right. A .gif of the sequence surfaced after the fact online, read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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EA Sports UFC recently released its fifth free gameplay update, adding popular Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) veteran Andrei Arlovksi (Heavyweight), as well as up-and-coming standouts Yoel Romero (Middleweight) and Myles Jury (Lightweight). This latest entry into the combat sports video game market has been out for a few months now and continues to evolve online thanks to downloadable content, patches and gameplay updates. To check out all three men in action check out the video (via YouTu read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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In a case of the rich getting richer, the UFC 184 card at Los Angeles' STAPLES Center on February 28 has added another stellar matchup, as Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza and Yoel Romero will join main... read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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A major fight booking for UFC 184 is in the works. It looks like the UFC is going to produce a definitive top middleweight contender one way or another, and the plans may not include Luke Rockhold. Rockhold recently stated that he's keeping himself in top form, just in case Vitor Belfort happens to be unable to fight Chris Weidman in the UFC 184 main event, for whatever reason. Barring that, it looks like the UFC has set up a sure fire no. 1 contender's bout between Yoel Romero and Jacare Souza. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship continues to bolster UFC 184 in Los Angeles with a middleweight matchup featuring Yoel Romero against Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza. read news >>

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