Ronaldo Souza Not Happy That Anderson Silva May Get Title Shot Ahead Of Him


Former UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva battles Israel Adesanya this coming February at UFC 234.

UFC President Dana White said that Silva could earn a middleweight title shot with a win at the event, which is something that Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza isn’t very happy about.

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“Before I joined MMA, I was already famous for Brazilian jiu-jitsu,” Jacare said to Porto Do Vale Tudo. “In my time, I fought the state championship and that’s how I would get my spot at the world tournament. If I didn’t win, there was no world championship. Nobody cut ahead of me. Now, just because someone has a name and everything. The truth is that Anderson is coming back from a doping scandal, he’s unranked.”

Souza sits at #3 in the UFC Middleweight Division rankings, while Silva hasn’t won a fight in almost two years.

If there is one thing that Souza knows right now,it is that he deserves a shot at the UFC Middleweight Title.

“After some sh-t like that, where some guy jumps over the cage, hits people or messes up. It’s like, I’ll start doping,” Jacare said. “I’m going to stir up some sh-t, I’ll call everyone names and that might get me a title shot, Here’s what I think, though. My principles are not negotiable. I deserve it, I deserve it. I don’t care if they’ll give it to me or not, I won’t change, this is who I am.”

Jacare may sit at #3 in the UFC Middleweight Division rankings, but he also lost to both UFC Middleweight Champion Robert Whittaker and Kelvin Gastelum, who are headlining UFC 234 this February.

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