UFC Fight Night 28 was co-headlined by Yushin Okami taking on Ronaldo “Jacaré” Souza tonight in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil. “Jacaré” brought the partisan crowd to their feet with a dominant knockout victory over the former middleweight number one contender.
Jacaré Chomps Okami
Ronaldo “Jacaré” Souza faced the biggest test of his MMA career tonight when he took one former number one contender Yushin Okami. “Jacaré” would pass with flying colors tonight, as he rocked Okami multiple times before crushing him with brutal shots. Souza has now five straight since losing to former Strikeforce champion Luke Rockhold in 2011.
Rd. 1- Touch of gloves and we’re off. Jacare opens the action with a body kick. Another body kick and Jacare hurts Okami with a nasty combination. Big strikes by Jacare as he looks to finish but Okami weathers the storm and stops the Jacare takedown.Okami seems recovered now and Jacare goes back to his more measured approach. Overhand rights by Jacare. Massive overhand right following a hook floors Okami and Jacare quickly follows up and destroys Okami on the ground. Dominant performance.
Ronaldo “Jacaré” Souza def. Yushin Okami via TKO (strikes) at 2:47 of Round 1