By Guilherme Cruz

Photo Guilherme Cruz


On Tennis, the titles of all main competitions give the athletes the Grand Slam, something that names such as Andre Agassi, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer have achieved. On the fights, something similar was conquest b the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt Ronaldo Jacaré.


After becoming absolute and weight champion of Jiu-Jitsu and winning ADCC on his division and on a super fight, in 2009, the Brazilian won his first MMA belt on Strikeforce, beating the tough Tim Kennedy, and remind of his entire journey on an exclusive article, published on this month’s edition of TATAME Magazine.


“I feel pretty good being the current champion of Strikeforce, but I want more than that. I’d like to fight on UFC, but for now I’m cool on Strikeforce and I don’t intend to leave the event. I want to become the number one in my division… I want to win more titles, it’s all just starting for me”, celebrates Jacaré, revealing the sad part of leaving the Jiu-Jitsu mats for MMA cages.