Who Will Win Between Ronaldo Souza and Yoel Romero?

Published on December 12th, 2015 9:40 pm EST

One of the more intriguing match-ups that is set to take place at UFC 194 is the long anticipated tilt between Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza and Yoel Romero. The winner of this fight will likely get the next shot at the Middleweight title.

Ronaldo Souza is the current favourite to win the fight, as they are listed at -135 to win. Yoel Romero, on the other hand, is listed at +105, which makes them the underdog.

This fight will be contested in the Middleweight weight class.

Ronaldo Souza (-135), 22-3-0, 1NC

Nickname: "Jacare"
Weight: 185 lbs
Height: 6' 1"
Association: X-Gym
Birth Date: 1979-12-07
Place of Birth: Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil

Win %: 88%
Knockout %: 8%
Submission %: 64%

vs Chris Camozzi @ UFC on Fox: Machida vs. Rockhold (April 18, 2015)
Result: Win - Verbal Submission (armbar), Round 1, 2:33

vs Gegard Mousasi @ UFC Fight Night: Jacare vs. Mousasi (September 5, 2014)
Result: Win - Submission (guillotine choke), Round 3, 4:30

vs Francis Carmont @ UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Mousasi (February 15, 2014)
Result: Win - Decision (unanimous), Round 3, 5:00

vs Yushin Okami @ UFC Fight Night: Teixeira vs. Bader (September 4, 2013)
Result: Win - TKO (punches), Round 1, 2:47

vs Chris Camozzi @ UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Rockhold (May 18, 2013)
Result: Win - Technical Submission (arm-triangle choke), Round 1, 3:37

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Yoel Romero (+105), 10-1-0

Nickname: "Soldier of God"
Weight: 185 lbs
Height: 6' 0"
Association: American Top Team
Birth Date: 1977-04-30
Place of Birth: Miami, Florida, United States

Win %: 90.91%
Knockout %: 81.82%
Submission %: 0%

Recent Fights

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vs Lyoto Machida @ UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Romero (June 27, 2015)
Result: Win - KO (elbows), Round 3, 1:38

vs Tim Kennedy @ UFC 178 (September 27, 2014)
Result: Win - TKO (punches), Round 3, 0:38

vs Brad Tavares @ UFC on Fox: Werdum vs. Browne (April 19, 2014)
Result: Win - Decision (unanimous), Round 3, 5:00

vs Derek Brunson @ UFC Fight Night: Rockhold vs. Philippou (January 15, 2014)
Result: Win - TKO (punches & elbows), Round 3, 3:23

vs Ronny Markes @ UFC: Fight for the Troops 3 (November 6, 2013)
Result: Win - KO (punches), Round 3, 1:39

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Ronaldo Souza -135 | 1.74 | 3/4
Yoel Romero +105 | 2.05 | 1/1

Ronaldo Souza has a 57.47% chance of winning
Yoel Romero has a 48.78% chance of winning

A successful $100 wager on Ronaldo Souza would yield a total profit of $74
A successful $100 wager on Yoel Romero would yield a total profit of $105


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