Jacare Souza vs Alexander shlemenko Full Fight
Back in 2006 middleweight, Ronaldo Jacare Souza took on dangerous Russian Alexander Shlemenko at Jungle Fight 6 in Brazil. Setting out his stall for on how the majority of his future fights would finish. Jacare displayed his Jiu-Jitsu skills to great effect dominating and finishing his opponent in style. It was a textbook finish by the man we now know today to have some of the best Jiu-jitsu in all mixed martial arts.
Jacare would go on to have a long and illustrious career, becoming a champion along the way. But this fight against Shlemenko was actually just his third professional MMA fight. You can see from his performance here against a fighter who already had 26 professional fights under his belt. Just how well the Brazilian Jiu-jitsu master handles his business.
A star in the making as Jacare Souza showed us what he can do inside the ring. Both men would go on to have long careers with both still fighting to this day. So let us watch Jacare vs Shlemenko in this early fight of his career from back in 2006.