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Completed MMA Bout

Matt Lindland vs. Ronaldo Souza

Main Card | Middleweight · 185 lbs | MMA

Ronaldo Souza defeats Matt Lindland via Submission at 4:18 of Round 1

Mmaweekly large Ronaldo "Jacaré" Souza
Mmaweekly large Matt "The Law" Lindland

Round 1

Ronaldo Souza Matt Lindland

"Jacaré" "The Law"

10-2-0   Pro Record At Fight   21-6-0
Climbed to 11-2   Record After Fight   Fell to 21-7
-293 (Moderate Favorite)   Betting Odds   +228 (Moderate Underdog)
Br Brazil   Nationality   Us United States
Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil   Fighting out of   Oregon City, Oregon
30 years, 5 days   Age at Fight   39 years, 7 months, 2 days
185.5 lbs (84.1 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   185.3 lbs (84.0 kgs)
6'1" (185cm)   Height   6'0" (183cm)
72.0" (183cm)   Reach   74.0" (188cm)
XGym   Gym   Team Quest Portland
  • Bout Information
  • Event: Strikeforce: Evolution
  • Date: Saturday 12.19.2009
  • Referee: John McCarthy
  • Venue: HP Pavilion
  • Enclosure: Cage
  • Location: San Jose, California, United States
  • Bout Billing: Main Card (fight 5 of 7)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 185 lbs (83.9 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Mauro Ranallo, Frank Shamrock, Stephen Quadros
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Stephen Quadros
  • Lindland Total Disclosed Pay: $50,000
  • Souza Total Disclosed Pay: $65,000
  • Event Links:

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Videos & Highlights

    Interview  |  Matt "The Law" Lindland post-fight interview report dead link

    Watch this post-fight interview with Matt "The Law" Lindland on his submission loss to Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza at Strikeforce.

  • Interview  |  Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza post-fight interview report dead link

    Watch this post-fight interview with Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza on his victory over Matt Lindland at Strikeforce.

Lindland vs. Souza Fighter Tweets

If fighters from this bout were talking on Twitter before or after the fight, this is where you can find it. Below are all the Tweets we've recorded near the date of the bout.

Merry Christmas
5 days
@DirtyBoxer1 how so please explain
3 days
Just getting interviews and photos knocked out today http://yfrog.com/4avuyj
3 days
Last workout at Team Quest 3 then off to San Jose
4 days
@Steven_Raines stop by or call 503 661-4134 look forward to meeting you
4 days
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