Yoel Romero vs. "Jacare" Souza 2 Slated to Main Event UFC Sunrise

Photo Credit: Adam Hunger/USA TODAY

Photo Credit: Adam Hunger/USA TODAY

A rematch between Yoel “Soldier of God” Romero and Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza is set to main event UFC Fight Night in Sunrise, Florida on April 27.

Romero (13-3) is coming off of a split decision loss to current middleweight champion Robert Whittaker at UFC 225 in June of last year. The “Soldier of God” defeated “Jacare” in their initial contest back at UFC 194 in December of 2015. Romero holds Octagon victories over the likes of Souza, Derek Brunson, Tim Kennedy, Lyoto Machida, Chris Weidman, and Luke Rockhold.

Souza (26-6-1NC) is coming off of a third-round knockout win over Chris Weidman at UFC 230 in November of last year. “Jacare” holds notable victories over names such as Weidman, Jason Miller, Matt Lindland, Tim Kennedy, Robbie Lawler, Derek Brunson (x2), Yushin Okami, Gegard Mousasi, and Vitor Belfort throughout an MMA career that spans back to 2003.

Source: http://www.espn.com/mma/story/_/id/26177532/romero-souza-ii-headline-ufc-fight-night

MMA NewsStephen Jensen