MMA Odds and Ends for Monday: Luke Rockhold vs. ‘Jacare’ Souza rematch set for UFC Fight Night 101

Luke Rockhold vs. ‘Jacare’ Souza rematch set for UFC Fight Night 101 Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold will rematch Ronaldo Souza at UFC Fight Night 101 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia on November 26th. UFC Australia twitter account revealed the news on Sunday evening. Rockhold (15-3) heads into this matchup after losing his middleweight title to Michael Bisping in a shocking first round defeat.  Prior to the setback, the former Strikeforce champion was on a five-fight win streak. “Jacare” Souza (23-4) will look to get revenge against Rockhold as he suffered a unanimous decision defeat to the AKA product back in a September 2011 under the Strikeforce banner. After dropping a close decision to Yoel Romero at UFC 194, the Brazilian rebounded with a first-round TKO of Vitor Belfort at UFC 198. UFC Fight Night 101 takes place Nov. 26 (Nov. 27 in Australia) at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.     UFC 203 Fight Video Highlights: Stipe Miocic vs. Alistair Overeem UFC 203 Fight Video Highlights: Fabricio Werdum vs. Travis Browne UFC 203 Fight Video Highlights: Mickey Gall vs. CM Punk UFC 203 Fight Video Highlights: Jimmie Rivera vs. Urijah Faber UFC 203 Fight Video Highlights: Jessica Andrade vs. Joanne Calderwood   UFC 205 matchup between Robbie Lawler and Donald Cerrone now scrapped TMZ Sports reported over the weekend that Robbie Lawler will not fight Donald Cerrone at UFC New York. According to, Lawler cited that “he needed a little more time” to recover and train after he suffered a first-round knockout title loss to Tyron Woodley. UFC 205 takes place at Madison Square Garden on November 12th. Here’s an updated look at the card. Rashad Evans vs. Tim Kennedy Thiago Alves vs. Al Iaquinta Marcos Rogerio de Lima vs. Gian Villante  

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