Jacare takes to craigslist in search of an opponent

Jacare takes to craigslist in search of an opponent

There are plenty of ways to go about booking a fight when you’re a UFC fighter. There’s the good old fashion call out on the microphone after winning a fight. When that doesn’t work there’s twitter to further the call out. There’s just simply calling Dana White and the UFC and saying “hey, I’d like to fight.” But sometimes, nothing works. That’s where Jacare Souza currently finds himself.

Souza (23-4, 1NC) is coming off of a 1st round mauling of Vitor Belfort at UFC 198. Prior to that he had an 8-fight win streak stopped by Yoel Romero in a razor thin split decision that many thought went Jacare’s way. He was booked to fight Luke Rockhold in the main event of UFC Fight Night in Australia but Rockhold suffered a knee injury and had to withdraw form the fight.

It’s no surprise that Jacare is having a hard time finding an opponent. A jiu-jitsu world champion numerous times over, Souza is a fighter pretty much no one wants to face. So what then is he to do? How does he find an opponent? His management may have found the answer: Criagslist. That’s right, Craigslist. See for yourself in this tweet they posted:

It might be difficult for a fighter to accept a fight with an opponent the caliber of Jacare on only a one month notice so they might have better luck angling for a match at UFC 209. But this is the fight game so you just never know.


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