Shogun Rua To Return To UFC Competition On April 19th


The following is an excerpt from an article on

After announcing he would no longer be a part of the Chute Boxe roster, along with his older brother (Murilo Ninja) Mauricio Shogun’s destiny seems uncertain. Ninja had his bags packed for the United States to put together his own team, his former teammate Andre Dida seemed to have his future in Canada, however, the two decided to stick around Curitiba a while and create a new enterprise, together with Shogun, the Universidade da Luta (Fight University).

The Pride middleweight GP champion will return to the octagon on April 19th to try and wipe away the poor impression he left in his UFC debut, when he was submitted by Forrest Griffin. spoke with the Curitiban, who spoke about his new home and next fight.

To read the complete article, with quotes from Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, click here.


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