Stance: Orthodox
Division: Middleweight
Height: 6' 1"
Reach: 72"
Leg reach: 41.00
Weight: 185 lbs.
Team: Fusion X-Cel Performance
Nationality: Brazil
Age: 41


Wins by KO: 8
Wins by submission: 14
Wins by decision: 4



Significant Strikes Attempted: 828
Significant Strikes Landed: 432


Takedowns Attempted: 52
Takedowns Landed: 13


Jacare Souza is one of the most accomplished Brazilian MMA fighters in history. He has fought in both the UFC and Strikeforce, and he currently holds a professional record of 26 wins, 8 losses, 0 draws, and 1 no contest. Jacare’s accolades include winning the 2011 Strikeforce Middleweight Championship, the 2010 ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championship Absolute Division title, and three time Muay Thai Champion.

Born on December 7th 1979 near Manaus Brazil , Jacare began training martial arts at an early age. His father was a former judo champion who taught him some basic submission moves when he was only six years old. As he grew older he became interested in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu which lead to his first amateur fight at 18 years old before eventually turning pro eight months later. Since then he has become one of Brazil’s most successful MMA fighters with victories over notable opponents such as Vitor Belfort (twice), Yoel Romero (twice) Gegard Mousasi (twice) and Tim Boetsch just to name a few..At 41 years old , Jacare remains active competing across various promotions but competeing predominantly for UFC where he is currently ranked number 4 in middleweight division according to official UFC rankings .

In addition to his fighting career , Jacare also works as a coach at Team Nogueira , founded by former Pride fighter Minotauro Nogueira which consists of some of best up -and coming fighters from South America .He has trained current high level competitors like ex bantamweight champion Renan Barao among others .

When not competing or coaching , Jacara enjoys spending time outdoors fishing or playing soccer with friends near his home city Rio de Janeiro . This is also part of training routine as it helps him stay fit for upcoming fights . He also loves reading comic books about superheroes that inspired him during younger days because they made him feel invincible even when things went bad like injuries or losses during fights … something that every athlete needs once in awhile if they want to remain motivated throughout their careers .

Jacara Souza continues to be one great examples within sport showing its possible make your dreams come true through hard work dedication regardless any difficult situations you could face while chasing those goals .. In his own words “I’m still here trying to reach my goal – this dream I had since I was young.”

Fight History

Kevin Holland
Jacare Souza: Defeated
by KO/TKO in Round 1
Sat. Dec 12, 2020
UFC 256: Figueiredo vs. Moreno
Jan Blachowicz
Jacare Souza: Defeated
by Decision in Round 5
Sat. Nov 16, 2019
UFC Fight Night: Blachowicz vs. Jacare


What Is Jacare Souza's Record?
Jacare Souza's record in the UFC stands at 26 wins, 10 losses, and 0 draws, with 1 No Contest.

Did Jacare Souza Break His Arm?
Yes, Jacare Souza broke his left arm in 2004 during a match against Roger Gracie at the World Jiu-Jitsu Championship finals.

What Is Jacare Souza's Experience In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu?
Jacare Souza is an accomplished Brazilian jiu-jitsu fighter with eight World Jiu-Jitsu Championship titles, including gold medals in 2003, 2004, and 2005's Open weight class, the 2005 77–87 kg ADCC Championship title, and is the 2005 ADCC Absolute Division runner-up.

Who Won The Fight Between Jacare Souza And Kevin Holland?
Kevin Holland won the fight against Jacare Souza.

Who Is Jacare Souza In UFC?
Jacare Souza is a former professional mixed martial artist, submission grappler, and 4th degree Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt from Brazil.

What Is Jacare Souza's Record According To Sherdog?
According to Sherdog, Jacare Souza's record is 26-10 as of September 11, 2021.

What Is Jacare Souza's Record On Tapology?
Jacare Souza's record on Tapology is 26-10-0.

What Is Jacare Souza's Instagram Handle?
Jacare Souza's Instagram handle is @ronaldojacare.

What Happened To Jacare Souza's Elbow?
Jacare Souza broke his arm in a submission loss to Andre Muniz at UFC 262.