View Souza vs. Hall fight video, highlights, news, Twitter updates, and fight results. See Who The Experts Picked To Win This One. As a condition of viewing this website viewers agree to hold the owner of this website harmless from any claims arising from the viewer’s participation in any of the games and/or activities offered by the advertiser. The owner of this website assumes no responsibility for the actions by and makes no representation or endorsement of any of these games and/or activities offered by the advertiser. Uriah Hall vs Ronaldo Jacare Souza is a very interesting matchup. Hall is averaging 0.76 takedown with an accuracy percentage of 38 percent. Hall has been super inconsistent during his career and comes into this fight with a 16-9 record. ET, with the five-fight main card to follow. UFC 249 was originally scheduled for April 18 in Brooklyn, New York, before being postponed on account of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, UFC 249 will be held in Jacksonville at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, and all signs still point to it being held despite Souza's test. I’m also not thrilled about laying juice with a fighter in a losing stretch. Souza is also coming off a split decision, but his was a losing effort where his opponent landed more shots overall, but they both landed 41 percent of their strikes. Hall is the 10th ranked fighter in the middleweight class while Souza is ranked 14th. By choosing I Accept, you consent to our use of cookies and other tracking technologies. Jacare is 40 years old but he has been in there with long powerful strikers before and he SMOTHERS their fire. "It deems essential 'employees at a professional sports and media production with a national audience—including any athletes, entertainers, production team, executive team, media team and any others necessary to facilitate including services supporting such production — only if the location is closed to the general public.'". "Just spoke with a FL state commission official who said he is still very comfortable with UFC 249 proceeding despite the positive test," Adam Hill of the Las Vegas Review-Journal tweeted. Uriah Hall vs Ronaldo Souza May 9, 2020 VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, Florida, United States Uriah Hall enters this fight with a 15-9 record … That wasn't the norm for other fighters, with Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone and Anthony Pettis taking part in a routine staredown. Gaethje Nets $100K For Main Event TKO. Hall is averaging 3.31 significant strikes per minute with an accuracy percentage of 50 percent. Uriah Hall and Ronaldo Souza face off in a middleweight showdown at UFC 249 which takes place at Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville. The sportsbooks have this as a pick’em but I don’t know. Helwani later reported that two of Souza's cornermen also had COVID-19. ESPN's Stephen A. Smith first broke the news after speaking with UFC Chief Business Officer Hunter Campbell. Souza vs. Hall at UFC 249 on Tapology. Souza just can’t catch a break right now with losses in four of his last six fights, and he hopes to avoid three straight losses for the first time. Uriah Hall and Ronaldo Souza fight Saturday during UFC 249 at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena. Viewers are specifically warned that they should inquire into the legality of participating in any games and/or activities offered by such other sites. I think the betting line is off, though, significantly. Sign up now! Preliminary matches are set to begin at 6:30 p.m. We use cookies and other tracking technologies to improve your browsing experience on our site, show personalized content and targeted ads, analyze site traffic, and understand where our audiences come from. Souza wants a fight in the clinch and on the ground where he can put his BJJ to work, while Hall wants to stand up and unleash his powerful strikes. Wonder who the Top Experts Picked? Andrade's crazy body shots To learn more or opt-out, read our Cookie Policy. and the Latest Sports Betting News, We hate spam as much as you do, we will never sell or trade your information. There’s not many secrets with Hall, as he’s a pure striker at heart who has heavy hands with one-punch knockout potential, and he uses his knees and legs just as well. However, Souza is in the worst form of his career and he’s not getting younger as he approaches 41 years old. Souza has lost four of his last six fights and is coming off a November loss to Jan Blachowicz. Uriah Hall enters this fight with a 15-9 record and has won 73 percent of his fights by knockout. Activities offered by advertising links to other sites may be deemed an illegal activity in certain jurisdictions. A scheduled middleweight bout between Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza and Uriah Hall for UFC 249 on Saturday has been called off after Souza tested … As for why the event can be held in Florida with much of the country still shut down, A.G. Gancarski of Florida Politics explained: "An executive order that wrestling company WWE used as a justification for an Orlando taping this month also lays the groundwork for UFC. UFC 249 Predictions - Uriah Hall vs. Ronaldo Souza - YouTube However, the UFC was soon forced to cancel five events, including four Fight Nights and one UFC on ESPN show. Hall has split his last 10 fights and is coming off a September win over Antonio Carlos Junior. Hall is coming off a tight split decision victory where he was the more consistent and sharper striker, but he was taken down three times, so you could have made a case for either side. Randy has covered sports betting since 2014 and writes about everything from NFL to WNBA. Souza is most known for his background in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and submission wrestling, as the guy is an animal in the clinch and on the canvas, but he has toughness and enough pop in his hands to hold his own standing up. Hall is always one strike away from completely turning around a fight and five of his last six victories have come by knockout. The UFC then moved the event to Tachi Palace Casino Resort in California, but pressure from state government and Disney and ESPN officials forced UFC 249 to be moved once again. Souza can win a physical standup fight when needed and is more than capable of eating some powerful shots and keep moving forward.