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Pioneers of the Sport: Romero “Jacare” Cavalcanti

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    Confucius… Plato… Roger Bacon… Annie Sullivan… James Escalante… In the same vein as the aforementioned, today’s “Pioneers of the Spot” segment features the famed instructor/head of Alliance… Romero “Jacare” Cavalcanti. Jacare is a 7th degree coral belt, who received his BB from the late Rolls Gracie. As a member of the “Famous Five,” his training partners included Rickson Gracie, Carlos Gracie Jr., Mauricio Gomes, … Continue reading

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Match of the Week: Ronaldo Jacare Souza vs. Karl Amoussou

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This week we feature a classic Judo vs Jiu Jitsu battle between BJJ world champion Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza and French Judo champion Karl Amoussou. The first match is a Gi match that took place at the 2005 Rickson Budo Challenge. For those who are not familiar with this tournament, the scoring system is not like the IBJJF. According to Rickson and the event creators, the … Continue reading

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Romero “Jacare” Cavalcanti Seminar

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QueensMMA is very excited to host legendary BJJ Romero “Jacare” Cavalcanti for an amazing seminar on November 12th, 2011. Continue reading

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Match of the Week: Ronaldo Souza vs. Amal Easton

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This week we feature Ronald “Jacare” Souza, another grappling great, turned MMA fighter. Here he is seen in his earlier years where he meets Amal Easton at Brown Belt during the 2002 IBJJF World Championships.

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Match of the Week: Ronaldo Jacare vs Fernando Margarida

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This week we take a look at an intense battle from the absolute division of the 2004 CBJJO worlds. Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza and Fernando “Margarida” Pontes put everything on the line in front of an energetic crowd in Brazil.

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Monday’s Match of the Week: Maia vs. Jacare

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This Monday we take a look at a very entertaining match between Demian Maia and Ronaldo de Souza “Jacaré”. This is one of the three times these two meet in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu competition, and what one can’t help but wonder- what would be the result now if these two were to meet in MMA?

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Monday’s Match of the Week: Roger vs. Jacare

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This Monday’s match of the week is one of the most memorable matches in BJJ.  Facing off in the Absolute division, Roger Gracie and Ronaldo de Souza “Jacaré” battle for the gold medal in this finals match.  There are few other examples one can point to in a BJJ tournament where heart and desire are displayed so clearly.  This match left many BJJ competitors asking … Continue reading

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