Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza Defends Title Against Luke Rockhold On September 10th

Strikeforce middleweight champion, Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza will defend his title against American Kickboxing Academy fighter, Luke Rockhold on a yet to be announced event on September 10th, 2011. Rockhold revealed the fight himself via his Twitter account, adding he got what it takes defeat the Brazilian.

“Jacare” is on a four fight winning streak defeating the likes of Matt Lindland via first round submission, Joey Villasenor via unanimous decision, Tim Kennedy via unanimous decision to capture the then vacant Strikeforce middleweight title belt and last time out defended the belt for the first time against Robbie Lawler, on January 29th, winning that fight via submission early on in the fight.

Rockhold is on a six fight win streak, with all six wins coming via first round stoppage, under the Strikeforce banner. He was last in action in February when he defeated Paul Bradley via TKO.

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