Feb 15, 2014; Jaragua do Sul, SC, Brazil; Ronaldo Souza (red gloves) after defeating Francis Carmont (blue gloves) during UFC Fight Night Machida vs Mousasi at Arena Jaragua. Mandatory Credit: Jason Silva-USA TODAY Sports

Countdown to UFC Fight Night 50: Souza vs. Mousasi [Video]

UFC Fight Night 50: Souza vs. Mousasi will take place this Friday, September 5th, at the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Ledyard, Connecticut. The card is headlined by a rematch between top 10 middleweights, #4 Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza (20-3, 1 NC) and #7 Gegard Mousasi (35-4-2).

‘Jacare’ will be looking to avenge one of his three career losses that occurred in 2008, when Mousasi utilized an up-kick to knockout the Brazilian from his back to win the inaugural DREAM middleweight title at DREAM 6.

The UFC has produced a countdown to UFC Fight Night 50 (Mashantucket) show that features the main event, as well as the co-main event heavyweight contest between long-time veterans of the sport; Alistair Overeem (37-13, 1 NC) and Ben Rothwell (33-9).

And the third fight featured on the countdown show is the lightweight bout between Joe Lauzon (23-9) and TUF 15 winner, Michael Chiesa (11-1).


UFC Fight Night 50: Souza vs. Mousasi Fight Card

Main Card (9 P.M. EST, FOX Sports 1)

  • Ronaldo Souza vs. Gegard Mousasi
  • Alistair Overeem vs. Ben Rothwell
  • Derrick Lewis vs. Matt Mitrione
  • Michael Chiesa vs. Joe Lauzon
  • Nik Lentz vs. Charles Oliveira
  • John Moraga vs. Justin Scoggins

Preliminary Card (7 P.M. EST, FOX Sports 1)

  • Rodrigo Damm vs. Al Iaquinta
  • Chris Camozzi vs. Rafael Natal
  • Chris Beal vs. Tateki Matsuda
  • Chas Skelly vs. Sean Soriano

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