Rashad Evans calls out injured 'Shogun' Rua

According to a report from UFC Tonight, former light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans wants to take on fellow former titleholder Mauricio "Shogun" Rua, next. Ariel Helwani said that one of Evans' managers told him that they have already asked the UFC for a bout with Rua.As for the Brazilian, his manager Eduardo Alonso told UFC Tonight that since he is still recovering from shoulder...
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December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

System Shock: OSP KO’s Shogun in Uberlândia

Fight fans in Uberlandia, Brazil last night had a unique opportunity to see a legend in action last night. In the world of MMA, Brazilian fighting hero Maurcio Shogun Rua is without question a first ballot hall of famer. Last night he was reduced to nothing more than the biggest feather in Ovince St. Preux’s cap, and it only took 34 seconds. This fight wasn’t even supposed...
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November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Mauricio Rua facing crucial point of career at UFC Fight Night 56

Once again, an injury has created opportunity within MMA’s leading promotion, and in the main event of Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 56, Ovince Saint Preux will look to capitalize on that opportunity when he enters the octagon for a light heavyweight tilt against Mauricio Rua and a chance to beat one of the best that’s ever fought at 205-pounds. Originally, Rua was scheduled to...
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November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 56 Quick Picks

UFC Fight Night 56 takes place in Brazil this Saturday night and we’ve got our quick picks for all the fights below. — Main Card: Mauricio Rua vs. Ovince Saint Preux Shogun’s definitely past his best at this stage and showing the effects of the wars he’s been in over the years, while OSP is still relatively fresh despite just being a year younger. However, Shogun is still...
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November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 56 Fight Card

This weekend’s second UFC Fight Night event takes place on Saturday night in Brazil and we’ve got the full card for you below. Headlining this one is Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua who’ll be hoping to get back to winning ways against late replacement Ovince St. Preux. In the co-main event flyweight No.6 John Lineker goes up against current No.3 Ian McCall with a title shot potentially...
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November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 38 Preview Show With Brian Stann

UFC Fight Night 38 takes place tonight at Ginasio Nelio Dias in Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil. The main event features a rematch between Dan Henderson and Mauricio “Shogun” Rua. Their first fight took place at UFC 139 in November of 2011 with Henderson winning the fight by a very close unanimous decision. The fight has been deemed by some as the greatest fight in the history...
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March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Fight Capsule: Relive Shogun and Hendo’s 2011 Deathmatch

The rematch you’ve all been waiting for is official. Two of the most storied fighters in this still very young history of the sport will lock horns once again tomorrow night and you better believe neither man is looking to repeat what happened the first time around. Both men want the KO and they want it early. Still, you would’ve thought that the magic these two men created together...
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March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Hendo vs. Shogun rematch headed for UFN 38 in Brazil

Shogun and Hendo pose immediately after their UFC 139 warA rematch of one of the greatest fights in UFC history appears to be coming to a free T.V. screen near you in March. According to the always reliable folks over at  Tatame, Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua and Dan Henderson will be headlining UFC Fight Night 38 in Natal, Brazil on March 23rd.The first time these two warriors met at UFC...
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January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC rankings 12/9/13: Shogun Rua climbs following KO win in Australia

Mauricio "Shogun" Rua's cracking first-round knockout win over James Te Huna in Australia has launched the former light heavyweight champion back into contention according to the latest version of the UFC Fighter Rankings. Released Monday, the new rankings – voted on by various members of the MMA media – feature Rua at No. 6 in the UFC's 205-pound weight class, up three spots...
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December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Mark Hunt And Antonio Silva Headline UFC Fight Night 33 Bonuses At $50,000 Each

Mark Hunt and Antonio Silva tonight put on one of the greatest heavyweight fights in the history of the UFC. The colossal heavyweights were rewarded with “Fight of the Night” honors as announced a few moments ago by UFC officials. Other honors went to Mauricio “Shogun” Rua for “Knockout of the Night” and no submission of the night honors as no submissions took place on...
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December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

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