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