UFC Fight Night Melbourne: Rockhold vs Jacare 2

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Luke Rockhold vs Ronaldo Souza II headlines UFC Fight Night on Sunday, November 27, 2016 at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia.

The event is the second UFC promotion in Melbourne. The debut gala was the knockout UFC 193: Rousey vs Holm last November at Etihad Stadium. That event broke the attendance record with over 55.000 spectators.

In the main event of the upcoming UFC Fight Night in Melbourne Luke Rockhold (15-3-0) is facing off Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza (23-4-0, 1 NC). Rockhold is currently the first string middleweight. Souza holds the third position.

Rockhold and Souza will square the differences following their 2011 encounter in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. That contest ended in the favor of Rockhold. He took a unanimous decision as well as claimed Souza’s Strikeforce title.

UFC Fight Night Melbourne is an eleven-fight MMA bill. Robert Whittaker is going up against Derek Brunson. Jake Matthews is taking on Andrew Holbrook. Richard Walsh vs Jonathan Meunier feature on the programme. To date published on UFC.com fight card is presented below.

Fight Card

Middleweight Luke Rockhold vs Ronaldo Souza
Middleweight Robert Whittaker vs Derek Brunson
Lightweight Jake Matthews vs Andrew Holbrook
Welterweight Kyle Noke vs Dominique Steele
Featherweight Yusuke Kasuya vs Alex Volkanovski
Middleweight Dan Kelly vs Chris Camozzi
Lightweight Damien Brown vs Jon Tuck
Welterweight Richard Walsh vs Jonathan Meunier
Flyweight Ben Nguyen vs. Geane Herrera
Featherweight Dan Hooker vs Jason Knight
Flyweight Yao Zhikui vs Jenel Lausa

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Parviz Iskenderov
Parviz Iskenderov is a muaythai fighter from Perth, Australia. He is a former national champion of Belarus, and also a finalist of IFMA European Cup. He is an editor and journalist at FIGHTMAG. He covers national and world news. Iskenderov is also the WKN (World Kickboxing Network) international coordinator for Australia.

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