MAURICIO RUA RUMORS & GOSSIP

UFC Fight Night 38 Medical Suspensions

The medical report from UFC Fight Night 38 is in and show that defeated headliner Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua was one of only two fighters who required a full 6 month suspension as a result of the injuries he sustained during his fight with Dan Henderson. ‘Shogun’ badly broke his nose after a huge ‘H-Bomb’ blow from Henderson and will have to undergo surgery to repair the damage...
Via Fight Of The Night
25 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 38 Rewind: Hendo hangs on to bomb Shogun

Another week, another UFC. This time it was a Sunday night for a change but Brazil was the not-unusual venue for UFC Fight Night 38 which was held at the Ginásio Nélio Dias in Natal, Brazil – the promotions second visit to its South American stronghold this year.Headlining the evening's business was a rematch almost three years in the making between MMA legends Dan “Hendo”...
Via hov-mma
27 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 39 results

The latest UFC Fight night card was headlined by the sequel to 2011′s fight of the year in MMA. The rematch between Dan Henderson and Mauricio “Shogun” Rua was the main event to tonight’s card. UFC Fight Night 39 took place from Nelio Dias Gymnasium in Natal, Brazil. The following are the results for UFC Fight Night 39: Shogun vs. Henderson 2: Light heavyweight bout—three...
Via Players View
27 days ago  |  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...
Via Between The Ropes
27 days ago  |  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...
Via Fight Booth
28 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night: Dan Henderson looking to get back to winner’s circle against Mauricio Rua

On Sunday, two of the UFC’s most respected light heavyweight contenders will square off in a rematch that many believe is long overdue when Dan Henderson meets Mauricio Rua in the main event at UFC Fight Night in Natal, Brazil. In their first meeting which took place in November of 2011 at UFC 139, Henderson defeated Rua courtesy of a five-round, unanimous decision after the two...
Via Sports-Glory
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC announces two new main-events

August is heating up for the UFC as the fight promotion has announced two new headlining summer fights. UFC 164 and the first UFC on FS1 now have main-events and fans will be able to see one of the more intriguing 2013 fights for free.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
June 05, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC announces stacked UFC On FOX 5 lineup

The UFC is going all out for its next UFC on Fox broadcast! The event televised on the Fox network will feature a UFC championship fight, the return of a legend, and two up and coming stars all on December 8 for free!
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
August 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Fighter Scouting Report: Mauricio Rua

Mauricio RuaVitals6'0" 205 lbs (Light Heavyweight)76" reach, OrthodoxNovember 25, 1981Record20-6 (UFC: 4-4)Current Streak1 straight lossTrainingBlack belt in Brazilian Jiu-JitsuChampionships Held2005 PRIDE Middleweight (205 lbs) Grand Prix ChampionUFC Light Heavyweight Champion: 2010-2011 (zero successful title defenses) Strengths- lethal, aggressive striker- incredible...
Via MMA Manifesto
July 29, 2012  |  Discuss
ONE FOR THE AGES

Best fight in UFC history?

One of the most gruesome and bloody fights in UFC history ended with Dan Henderson beating Shogun Rua by unanimous decision. Many are calling it the most exciting match ever.

Via The Camel Clutch Blog
November 20, 2011  |  Discuss
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