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  • 5 days ago
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Few fighters in the history of mixed martial arts can match resumes with Mauricio "Shogun" Rua. The MMA legend has won both Pride and UFC titles over the course of his storied career and traded leather with a collection of top-ranked talents and icons of the sport along the way. During the height of his popularity, Rua was widely recognized as the best middleweight fighter on the planet and one of the pound-for-pound best in the sport. And he had a violent highlight reel to back it up. In the fo read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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"Poster Boy" also revealed that he is training with Alexander Gustafsson ahead of this pivotal light heavyweight showdown. In any sport, it's almost a certainty that when you make it to the big leagues, you will eventually face one of the idols you grew up rooting for. Jimi Manuwa will experience that firsthand when he takes on former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion and longtime mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran, Mauricio Rua, in the main event of UFC Fight Night 5 read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Jimi Manuwa fondly remembers the days when he sat on his couch and watched Mauricio Rua stack up highlight-reel knockouts in PRIDE. Now he sits at home watching those same fights, but only this time, it’s to study, not enjoy.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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Mauricio Rua holds an inconsistent UFC record of six wins and seven losses, but believes that a couple impressive victories could put him right back into title contention. The former light heavyweight champion, who is the only fighter to win both UFC and PRIDE undisputed titles, wants to bounce back in the win column against Jimi Manuwa at UFC Fight Night 56 in Uberlandia, Brazil. He won’t think about title fights before getting past "Poster Boy" on Nov. 8, but believes he could be two wins away read news >>

  • a month ago
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The Ultimate Fighting Championship this week confirmed a rumored bout between Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and Jimi Manuwa would headline the promotion’s Nov. 8 UFC Fight Night event. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Shogun gets another main event in Brazil, this time against England's Jimi Manuwa on November 8th. Yesterday we brought you confirmation of Michael Bisping versus Luke Rockhold at UFC Fight Night in Australia on November 8th, and we now have the main event for the other event on the same day. The UFC heads to Uberlandia, Brazil for a Fox Sports 1 card, and Mauricio Rua and Jimi Manuwa will duke it out in the main event. #ICYMI: @POSTERBOYJM will face @ShogunRua on Nov 8th in Uberlandia, Brazil. read news >>

  • a month ago
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A potential light heavyweight slugfest between Mauricio Rua and Jimi Manuwa will serve as the feature bout for the UFC’s Nov. 8 trip to Brazil. read news >>

  • a month ago
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A potential light heavyweight slugfest between Mauricio Rua and Jimi Manuwa will serve as the feature bout for the UFC’s Nov. 8 trip to Brazil. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Last time he fought in his homeland of Brazil, Mauricio "Shogun" Rua lost via knockout to Dan Henderson. This time out, he'll look to make things right on the home front against another heavy-handed slugger. The former UFC light heavyweight champion will meet Britain's Jimi Manuwa in the main event of a UFC Fight Night card on Nov. 8. Combate originally reported the news, which was confirmed by MMAFighting.com. The card is expected to take place in Uberlandia, Minas Gerais. Rua (22-9) has droppe read news >>

  • a month ago
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A light heavyweight matchup between Brazilian superstar Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and British slugger Jimi Manuwa will headline UFC Fight Night 56 in Brazil.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. Jimi Manuwa is being eyed for UFC Fight Night 56 in Brazil.Ariel Helwani reported that the UFC is looking to make the light heavyweight contest on UFC Tonight. The potential matchup would put the No. 9- and No. 11-ranked contenders against one another in the evening's main event.Rua is 1-3 in his last four fights, and 3-5 ever since dropping the light heavyweight strap to Jon Jones in March of 2011. The one-time kingpin of the division has fallen on hard times, but a wi read news >>

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