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Dana White: Shogun Looked Like A Shell Of Himself, Should Retire

Dana White believes that UFC 255 should be the last time we see Mauricio “Shogun” Rua compete in MMA. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua has certainly had a Hall of Fame career, dating back to his successful Pride run all the way through his 13 years in the UFC, which includes one...

UFC on ESPN 14 Highlights: Mauricio Rua Edges Out Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in Trilogy

Mauricio Rua vs Antonio Rogerio Nogueira brought the fight in the co-main event of UFC on ESPN 14. This was their third fight against each other as the former UFC light heavyweight champion had won the previous two bouts.  The two fighters met in a light heavyweight bout on Saturday...

UFC Sao Paulo Highlights: Mauricio Rua vs. Paul Craig Ends in Split Draw

Mauricio Rua vs. Paul Craig was a fun fight at UFC Sao Paulo. The two fighters met in a light heavyweight bout at the UFC Sao Paulo event on Saturday night (November 16, 2019) from the Ginásio do Ibirapuera in Sao Paulo, Brazil that aired on ESPN’s streaming service, ESPN+. This...

Tyson Pedro Explains How He Tore ACL During Shogun TKO Loss

It will be quite a while before fight fans see UFC light heavyweight Tyson Pedro back in the Octagon. Pedro suffered a torn ACL during his fight with Mauricio "Shogun" Rua at UFC Fight Night 142 in December. As a result, he underwent a complete ACL reconstruction surgery. Speaking to media during...

Shogun Not Thinking About UFC Title Right Now

Mauricio "Shogun" Rua could very well be on his way back to a UFC light heavyweight title shot. However, he's not thinking about that right now. Rua has won four of his last five fights inside the Octagon. His victories include names such as Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, Corey Anderson, Gian...

UFC Adelaide Highlights: Mauricio Rua Finishes Tyson Pedro

Mauricio Rua provided against Tyson Pedro that he can still get it done. The two fighters met in a light heavyweight bout at the UFC Adelaide event on Saturday (December 1, 2018) at Adelaide Entertainment Centre in Adelaide, South Australia on FOX Sports 1. The former UFC light heavyweight champion...

UFC Hamburg Results: Smith Destroys Shogun

Earlier this morning (Sun. July 22, 2018) the UFC was in Hamburg, Germany for UFC Fight Night 134. In the main event, former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio "Shogun" Rua fell victim to young rising prospect Anthony "Lionheart" Smith by way of brutal first round knockout. The co-main event featured...

Shogun Rua vs. Anthony Smith Reported for UFC Hamburg

It did not take long for Mauricio “Shogun” Rua to find a new opponent after Volkan Oezdemir was pulled from their July 22nd Hamburg bout to instead face Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 227, as Rua will now be facing none other than Anthony “Lionheart” Smith at the Hamburg event. Sources...

UFC Chile: Ponzinibbio-Usman, Oezdemir-Shogun Cancelled

Ticket holders to the UFC Chile event next month got some awful news this weekend. Combate was the first to report the news that Santiago Ponzinibbio has been removed from the scheduled main event against Kamaru Usman due to injury. To make matters worse, Combate also broke the news that Volkan...

Volkan Oezdemir: ‘Shogun’ Rua is Still a Dangerous Fighter

Volkan Oezdemir still views Mauricio "Shogun" Rua as a threat. On May 19, Oezdemir will do battle with Rua inside the Movistar Arena in Santiago, Chile. The bout will be part of the UFC Chile card. It'll be "No Time's" first bout since coming up short in his bid to capture light heavyweight gold. The...

Misha Cirkunov: ‘I Would Love to Fight Mauricio Rua’

Misha Cirkunov is eyeing a bout with a mixed martial arts (MMA) icon. Despite having a bout set against Volkan Oezdemir at a UFC Fight Night event in Sweden, Cirkunov has expressed interest in fighting Mauricio Rua in the future. "Shogun" is a former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight...

Shogun Rua: ‘If I Wasn’t Ready For Losses, I Would Have Given up Already’

Mauricio Rua hasn't let the taste of defeat stop his professional mixed martial arts (MMA) career. The former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight title holder will be in action tomorrow night (March 11). His opponent will be Gian Villiante. The two are going to share the Octagon as part...
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UFC Fight Night 106 Belfort vs Gastelum: Media Day Staredowns

UFC Fight Night 106 Belfort vs Gastelum is approaching this weekend, and the card's top fighters had their chance to square off for the cameras today. 'Fight Night 106 sees the UFC return to Brazil for this Saturday's event in Fortaleza. The main event sees Brazilian legend Vitor Belfort square off with...

Shogun Talks About Potential PRIDE Rematch With Rampage In UFC

Mauricio Rua and Quinton Jackson to fight a rematch of their infamous PRIDE fight inside the UFC's Octagon next year?

Reebok Payouts For UFC 190 Revealed

Find out how much fighters earned from the new Reebok sponsorship deal.