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Former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio Rua has never been able to replicate the same success in the Octagon that he had in the Pride ring, but he still plans to keep fighting on despite a 1-3 record in his past four fights. As it turns out, he's doing so against the wishes of two very important women in his life: his wife and his mother. Appearing on Brazilian TV show Agora e Tarde last week (h/t Fighters Only), "Shogun" explained that he still has plenty of gas in the tank at 32 years o read news >>

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Mauricio Rua’s run in the UFC hasn’t been an easy one, and the former UFC light heavyweight champion needs to answer questions about retirement every month -- and those questions are not coming from the media. "Shogun" returns to the Octagon on Nov. 8 against Jimi Manuwa, but his family constantly asks his to stop fighting. "My mother asks me ‘you really have to fight?’" Rua told TV show "Agora é Tarde" in Brazil on Wednesday, "and I say that’s my job, mom." Rua entered the UFC in 2007 with a 16 read news >>

  • 10 days 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 >>

  • 11 days 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 >>

  • 11 days 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 >>

  • 13 days ago
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A light heavyweight match-up between former division champion Mauricio "Shogun" Rua and Jimi Manuwa is being targeted for the Nov. 8 UFC card in Brazil, according to a report on Wednesday. read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Watch the full event video of Rebel FC 2 which featured UFC veterans Miguel Torres and Will Chope in the opening rounds of the promotion's 8-man featherweight tournament. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Mauricio Herrera won the interim WBA light welterweight title with a win over Johan Perez on the Canelo Alvarez vs. Erislandy Lara undercard. Johan Perez and Mauricio Herrera kicked off the Canelo Alvarez vs. Erislandy Lara pay-per-view with a fairly entertaining scrap that went to a close majority decision. Perez came into the bout as the interim WBA light welterweight champ, having won the "title" in a bout with Paul Spadafora in November of last year. Herrera lost a somewhat controversial dec read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Sonnen said that "Shogun" was too nice to say bad things and "The American Gangster" feels that he got lucky on the victory against the Brazilian. Chael Sonnen has passed through controversies with some of the best brazilian MMA fighters but not with Mauricio "Shogun" Rua. Asked why by Brazilian media during TUF Brazil 3 Finale, he said that nothing was personal with Brazil and Shogun was too nice for Sonnen trash talk him. "The American Gangster" also understands that he got lucky when beat the read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Watch The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 3 Finale Fight Club Q & A session featuring Mauricio "Shogun" Rua, streaming live Sao Paulo, Brazil on Friday at 1 p.m. ET. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Mauricio "Shogun" Rua was carjacked and robbed by four men armed with rifles in Brazil recently, making him wonder what the government is doing to stop the violence in his country. The former UFC light heavyweight champion was returning to Niteroi after having dinner with his manager Eduardo Alonso and UFC welterweight Demian Maia in Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, with a friend on April 27. A mile away from the Rio-Niteroi bridge, they were forced to stop the car by the criminals. "I was doing read news >>

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