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'Shogun' Rua has never contemplated retirement "It doesn't make much sense"

At 32-years of age, former UFC and PRIDE champion Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua has definitely seen his fair share of wars inside the cage and ring during his career.  Rua has battled with the best fighters in the world for more than a decade, but lately he's played the part of the nail much more than he's been the hammer. Rua has lost three out of his last four fights,...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Rugby player lands Dan Henderson right hand to KO opponent during match

If you've never witnessed a rugby match before just imagine football and hockey without the pads as players from the round the world battle it out in one of the most brutal competitions in all of sports. As if pounding and slamming into each other for an entire match isn't enough, when things get really ugly a punch or two might even get thrown. Such was the case in the recent...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Dan Henderson Wants To Fight Jacare Souza At Middleweight

Throughout the course of this week Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza and Dan Henderson have been trying their best to make UFC matchmaker Joe Silva’s job a little easier by suggesting they fight each other next in the Octagon. It was actually ‘Jacare’s’ coach Josuel Distak who started the ball rolling during an interview with on Tuesday after floating the idea that his...
Via Fight Of The Night
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Dan Henderson to Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza: Be Careful What You Wish For

Having lost four of his last five fights, veteran Dan Henderson (pictured) is now looking to relocate back to the UFC middleweight division. First up on his 185-pound hit list is contender Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza, only because Souza’s coach recently said they’d be interested in jumping to light heavyweight to fight Henderson in February. Henderson is game, but has a different...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Drug test indicates Dan Henderson did not make use of TRT for bout with “Shogun” Rua

The most recent UFC Fight Night card took place in Natal, Brazil. Today, the drug tests for the card came back and the Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission (CABMMA) announced the findings. The fighters were tested for steroids, other performance-enhancing drugs as well as other drugs of abuse such as cocaine and marijuana. All 22 fighters on the card were tested upon arriving in Brazil...
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April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

A Closer Look at Dan Henderson’s Devastating TKO of Shogun Rua

Dan Henderson’s TKO of Shogun Rua came suddenly and explosively. It was a vintage H-Bomb saving a fight Henderson was losing after the first two rounds. It was the kind of devastating power that has been responsible for the destruction of fighters in three different weight classes during Henderson’s legendary career. In a reversal of their first fight, Rua came out fast and dropped...
Via Fight Booth
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Dan Henderson TKO’s Shogun Rua In Another Barnburner At UFC Fight Night 38

Both Dan Henderson and Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua gave the Brazilian fans at UFC Fight Night 38 this evening ample opportunity to witness their legendary punching power, but in the end it was ‘Hendo’ who delivered the biggest blow of them all to earn a TKO victory. Round One: We’re underway in the main event. Cautious stuff as they start out at range, then Henderson unleashes...
Via Fight Of The Night
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Dan Henderson knocks out Shogun Rua with monster punch (GIF)

The Dan Henderson H-Bomb struck again! Hendo defeated Shogun Rua in the third round of their fight at “UFC Fight Night 3″ on Sunday with a massive right hand to the dome in a rematch of their fight at UFC 139. Hendo was going for a takedown but was stifled by Rua, but Rua let […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Dan Henderson: “I got caught.”

I’m still reeling, totally bummed that Hendo finally fell due to strikes. I’m not even a huge Hendo fan, it’s just that I love streaks. I don’t want to see sports streaks end, no matter how good or bad. I grew up in Chicago and every year I cheer for the Cubs to lose. I just want to see how incredible the heights of the record can get. But in MMA, most records are painful...
Via Fight Hub TV
November 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Head 2 Head: Belfort vs. Henderson

Just a few days before the UFC celebrates its 20th anniversary, they march out two legends, two of the throwbacks to pre-Zuffa era in the main event of UFC Fight Night: Belfort vs. Henderson . While Belfort has had a career rebirth over the last few years, winning nine of his last 11, Henderson comes in on a bit of a slide, having lost his last two via split-decisions. Belfort&...
Via Fox Sports
November 08, 2013  |  Discuss
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