UFC Fight Night highlights: Jacare Souza vs. Yushin Okami

Strikeforce middleweight fighter Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza in training

Strikeforce middleweight fighter Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza in training for his next bout. credit: Strikeforce/Esther Lin (Aug. 15, 2012) (Credit: Strikeforce Esther Lin)

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The talk surrounding Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza has always been about his world-class Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu skills. And as well it should, what with his 14 first-place finishes in BJJ/grappling championship events.

But the UFC middleweight has an ever-improving striking game, evidenced by how quickly Yushin Okami's feet went up in the air after being clocked with a right hand from Souza at UFC Fight Night in Brazil on Wednesday.

Souza, a middleweight, has four straight wins in the first round, including two by KO/TKO.

Watch the video highlights below.

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