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With a 6-8 record in the UFC, Mauricio "Shogun" Rua might change a few things for his next fight. Finished for the third time in the past four bouts after his last appearance against Ovince Saint Preux in November, "Shogun" could be heading down to middleweight. However, before cutting to 185 pounds, his manager Eduardo Alonso suggests a 195-catchweight bout first. "I would really like to see ‘Shogun’ in a catchweight bout next," Alonso told PVT. "I suggested some names to the UFC, and I would l read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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The Kings MMA leader wants to help Shogun to be a top fighter again. Mauricio Shogun Rua has had a bad streak of results recently but one particular person still believes that can be changed. One of the mentors of the former UFC Light Heavyweight champion, Rafael Cordeiro, offered a public invitation to his pupil so they can train together again. Interviewed by Globo, the leader of Kings MMA is convinced that Shogun can once again be a force in his division. "I would like a lot to have Shogun tr read news >>

  • a month ago
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From Quinton Jackson to Mauricio Rua, reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight titleholder Jon Jones has seen and done it all inside the Octagon. Well, almost. He still has to get through undefeated division No. 1 contender Daniel Cormier at the UFC 182 pay-per-view (PPV) event to kick off the new year (results here). To help mixed martial arts (MMA) fans get up for their Jan. 3 showdown, UFC has released the champ's "Ultimate 8" victories. Which one of them impresses you read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Mauricio "Shogun" Rua has been fighting for over a decade and, while still fairly young at 32 years old, wins have been hard to come by. On November 8, Rua took on late replacement Ovince St. Preux in a five-round, light heavyweight tilt at UFC Fight Night 56. The results were disastrous. The Haitian finished Rua in dramatic fashion in the very first round, handing the Brazilian another TKO loss. The fight marked the first time in his career that he has suffered back-to-back TKO losses. "I'm goi read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Mauricio Rua’s loss to Ovince St. Preux has the former UFC light heavyweight king contemplating a significant change in his fighting career. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Mauricio Rua apparently doesn’t want to retire, and he even hinted at a potential move down to middleweight, but he said fan reaction to his recent losses can be a little rough.Filed under: News read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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After a devastating loss to Ovince St. Preux, Mauricio Rua is considering making some changes. For Mauricio Rua, the next step in his career is already pretty much set in stone. He's going to be coaching the next season of TUF Brazil. Tryouts have already taken place, talent is being sorted, and he and Anderson Silva will direct competing teams of fresh new fighters. At the end of it all they'll fight... other people, not each other. But that may not be because the two men inhabit different weig read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Despite losing four of his past five fights, including getting starched by up-and-comer Ovince St. Preux at UFC Fight Night 56 on Saturday, Mauricio Rua says he's going to soldier on. In a Facebook post directed to his fans, "Shogun," one of the most famed competitors to step inside the Pride ring, said he is going to take some time off to regroup and consider switching weight classes. I made a techincal [sic] mistake, maybe due to anxiety and a big will to get this win in Brazil in such an impo read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Former UFC light-heavyweight champion Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua was non-committal about his fighting future following TKO loss on Saturday night. Following a humdrum event that featured an assortment of uninspiring contests and lackluster performances, Brazilian fans in Uberlandia were handed one final blow when, at 4am local time, they witnessed one of their national combat sports icons suffer a 34-second knockout loss to his late-replacement opponent in the main event. The aforementioned hero is M read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Mauricio “Shogun” Rua has been issued 60-day medical suspension by the Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission (CABMMA) after suffering a knockout at the hands of Ovince St. Preux. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Mauricio Rua suffered the fastest loss of his professional career at UFC Fight Night 56, and the 34-second knockout to Ovince St. Preux might force a change to his fighting career. A couple days after his loss in Uberlandia, Brazil, the former UFC light heavyweight champion posted on his Facebook page that he could move down to middleweight division after going 1-4 in his last five bouts inside the Octagon. I want to have my thanks registered here for all the support on my fight Saturday night. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Dear Mauricio, May I call you Mauricio? Calling you by your first name seems a little weird because I have spent years referring to you by your last name and your nickname, pretty much exclusively. Calling you by your first name seems a little too personal, doesn't it? But what I have to tell you today is quite personal, and so I suppose it is only fitting. Let's go with Mauricio. You don't know me. I mean, we've seen each other many times over the years. I have interviewed you through various t read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua will always be remembered for being a great fighter. Hopefully now he can be remembered something else: saying goodbye, at just the right time. It makes all too much sense in the context of tragedy. That Rua might exit the MMA universe as violently as he entered it. It was hard watching Rua wail away once more into the breach, as if this breach he has called home for 12 years suddenly looked unfamiliar. Ovince St. Preux landed a perfect punch. And yet his achievement feels read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Any time a legend like Mauricio Rua steps into the Octagon, the eyes of the MMA community are going to follow. Shogun returned to his native country on Saturday to put on a show for the fighting faithful in Brazil. Few fighters in the history of the sport can match his 12-year resume Rua, and the former UFC light heavyweight champion hoped to add another dominant chapter at UFC Fight Night 56. That said, his opponent became a tricky situation in the lead-up to the event. The 32-year-old former C read news >>

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