Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza is getting a little tired of hearing other fighters calling for the title fight he feels should be his, and he’s now making his push to fight Michael Bisping for that UFC Middleweight Championship.
In a post to Instagram this week, Souza urged Bisping to push for that matchup, and said he’s willing to fight the current champ anywhere.
“[Michael Bisping], explain to me all this crap about everybody calling you out if you know that I’m the one that deserves the title shot,” Souza wrote. “I’ll fight you in England, United States, Brazil or even at the moon. Let’s make this happen!”
Bisping, me explica essa palhaçada de todos te desafiarem, se até você sabe que quem merece o title shot sou eu. Eu luto com você na Inglaterra, Estados Unidos, Brasil, até na lua… Vamos fazer isso acontecer! #TimeJacaré 🐊 @mikebisping, explain to me all this crap about everybody calling you out if you know that I’m the one that deserves the title shot. I’ll fight you in England, United States, Brazil or even at the moon. Let’s make this happen! #TeamJacare 🐊 #BeMoreHuman @reebok @reebokbrasil @ufc @ufc_brasil
Souza demolished Vitor Belfort in his most recent bout at UFC 198 in Brazil, and hopes the UFC will give him the fight he’s earned for that belt.
Penick’s Analysis: It’s the right fight to make from a competitive standpoint, and the Brazilian absolutely has earned a chance to fight for that title. There are other fights the UFC may deem to be bigger as far as business is concerned, especially if they want to run with the Bisping-GSP fight, but there’s no question Souza’s as deserving as they come from a competitive and merit standpoint.
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