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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...

Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua Speaks On Split Draw At UFC Sao Paulo

Mauricio "Shogun" Rua has spoken out on his split draw with Paul Craig at UFC Sao Paulo. Rua and Craig shared the Octagon last night (Nov. 16). The action took place inside Ginasio do Ibirapuera in Sao Paulo, Brazil. After three rounds of action, the bout was declared a split...

Johnny Walker: ‘I Hesitated Too Much’ Against Corey Anderson At UFC 244

Johnny Walker feels he knows why things went south for him against Corey Anderson. Walker was riding a wave of momentum going into his light heavyweight clash with Corey Anderson. Walker had knocked out all of his first three UFC opponents in under two minutes. Many thought that UFC 244...

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...

Shogun vs. Pedro Possible, Hunt vs. Willis Reported For UFC Adelaide

UFC Adelaide may have two fights involving mixed martial arts legends. Ariel Helwani is reporting that a light heavyweight bout between Mauricio "Shogun" Rua and Tyson Pedro is in the works for UFC Adelaide. He's also reporting that Mark Hunt vs. Justin Willis has been booked. UFC Adelaide will be...

Shogun Rua Reacts To Brutal UFC Hamburg Loss To Anthony Smith

Last night (Sun. July 22, 2018) former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio "Shogun" Rua's dreams of perhaps re-capturing 205-pound gold went up in smoke. The Brazilian was stopped in the first round by Anthony Smith by way of brutal knockout. Smith will likely climb up the ladder to take on...

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...

Volkan Oezdemir to Shogun Rua: ‘I’m Going to Knock You Out’

Volkan Oezdemir told Mauricio "Shogun" Rua that he's getting knocked out in the most respectful way possible. Oezdemir is set to do battle with Rua in main event of UFC Hamburg. The event is set to take place inside the Barclaycard Arena in Hamburg, Germany on July 22. This will be Oezdemir's first...

Shogun Rua Vs Volkan Oezdemir Confirmed for UFC Chile

The UFC makes their debut in Chile on May 19th, 2018. Former UFC Light Heavyweight champion, Mauricio "Shogun" Rua, will take on the last man to challenge for that title, Volkan Oezdemir on the show. https://twitter.com/ufc/status/976580027067150336 Volkan Oezdemir vs Mauricio "Shogun" Rua Oezdemir (15-2, 3-1 UFC) is looking to rebound after his UFC...

Shogun Rua Offers Advice to Wanderlei Silva Ahead of Bellator NYC

Mauricio Rua wants Wanderlei Silva to steer clear of the mistakes he made against Chael Sonnen. "Shogun" fought Sonnen back in Aug. 2013. Sonnen submitted Rua in the first round with a guillotine choke. This Saturday night (June 24), Sonnen will battle Silva inside Madison Square Garden in New York...

Shogun Rua Eyes September Bout in Japan, Talks Potential OSP Rematch

Mauricio "Shogun" Rua is targeting a September bout in Japan, a country he is all too familiar with. There was a time when Rua was considered to be the most lethal striker in all of mixed martial arts (MMA). "Shogun" had a renowned run under Pride Fighting Championships (Pride FC)....

‘Shogun’ Rua: ‘The Subject of Retirement Bothers me a Little’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r_K7RXZfPGs Mauricio Rua is a battle tested mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran. He has had 34 professional fights and amassed a record that currently stands at 24-10. "Shogun" won the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight title along the way. Now at the age of 35, fans are wondering when Rua...

With Tendinitis Behind Him, ‘Shogun’ Rua is ‘Prepared’ For Gian Villante

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r_K7RXZfPGs Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight title holder Mauricio Rua's career has been a roller coaster ride. "Shogun" was a world beater in Pride Fighting Championships (Pride FC). The only blemish on his record with the promotion was due to a broken arm against Mark Coleman. Years later, Rua...

Shogun Rua To Require Surgery For Broken Nose

After getting his nose broken by Dan Henderson in their UFC Fight Night 38 main event bout this past weekend, it appears Mauricio "Shogun" Rua will require surgery to his the mess. His manager Ed Alonso confirmed the surgery with FOX Sports. "His only injury is a broken nose, nothing...