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MAURICIO RUA RUMORS & GOSSIP

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
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...
Via hov-mma
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...
Via Fox Sports
December 09, 2013  |  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

Update: Shogun vs. Chael a no-go for UFC 161; Possible Move to FOX Sports 1 debut in Boston

Here's the long and the short of it - • 6.2.13 (Sometime in the evening - eastern standard time) Globo, rough translation below, reports that Lil' Nog will be forced to withdraw from his rematch with 'Shogun' Rua:On his 37th birthday, the light-heavyweight Brazilian Rogerio Nogueira had to deal with an unpleasant situation: he will be forced to give up his rematch...
Via hov-mma
June 03, 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

Memo to Brandon Vera: You lost!

I have been reading a lot of praise for Brandon Vera and his performance in his fight against Mauricio Shogun Rua…from Brandon Vera. Vera is very proud of the fight and feels that he has proven himself but for what, I am still trying to figure out.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
August 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Shogun is coming to FOX this Saturday Night

To order Shogun's new Bad Boy "Icon" tee visit badboy.com
Via hov-mma
August 01, 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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