Jacare admits he thought about retiring after his shoulder injury.

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  1. Kung Fu bb

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    http://forum.portaldovt.com.br/forum/index.php?/topic/184961-‘jacaré’-admite-que-pensou-em-aposentadoria-após-lesão-no-ombro/

    Souza said this was the worst injury he´s ever had, even worse than when he won the 2004 bjj world against Roger Gracie in one of the most surreal moments in bjj competitions. I´m sure many of you guys remember, in that occasion, Roger broke Souza's arm but he continued the fight until the end.

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    Souza is a warrior, I hope he comes back healthy and puts on some more great fights for us.

    War Souza.
     
  2. Harmonica

    Harmonica Strong, silent type

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    Quite frankly, it was a rather silly dilemma on his part.

    We all know that the right time to retire is when the Sherdog forum dwellers tell you it's time.
     
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    War Jacare! Always a fan. I hope he comes back healthy, and mixes up his game more, take downs, grappling, etc.
     
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    Hope he comes back
     
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    He’s nearing the end and getting up their in age. Too bad, I really wanted him to win the belt
     
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    he was always a few breaks away. his close fight with Luke. then all those years fighting nobodies, often because an opponent bailed late. and then Romero - even after the beatdown he got in round 1 he almost eked out the next two for the win (as undeserving as that would have been, heh).

    such a thin line.

    of course, even if he had beaten Romero it was too late; by that time Whittaker had come into his own.

    at his age, i doubt his comeback will amount to much. but he's been a fun fighter to watch for over a decade. too bad there were so few top 5 fights. so far as i can tell, not his choice.
     
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    Jacaré: "Thank God I have a strong name in jiu-jitsu and wherever I start a gym the likelihood of me having enough students is good. In the future my dream is to be a jiu-jitsu teacher. This is my dream. Not MMA. MMA is not my thing. I like MMA, but what I love is jiu-jitsu."

    Don't think we'll be seeing much more of Jacaré.
     
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    He should "retire," take some times off to get on tainted creatine to heal his injury, and then unretire to compete again.
     
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    UFC should’ve paid Moose instead of past prime Jacare
     
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