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  • 8 days ago
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In Japan to lend a promotional hand at this past weekend’s UFC Fight Night 52, Mauricio Rua said he wants to get into the reality TV business – as a coach on “The Ultimate Fighter Brazil.” Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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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 >>

  • 22 days ago
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Must be a Brazilian thing. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight titleholder Mauricio Rua will return to the cage later this year when he faces Jimi Manuwa at UFC Fight Night 56 (details), which takes place at Ginasio Municipal Tancredo Neves in Uberlandia, Brazil, on Nov. 8, 2014. And his family is not happy about it (via MMA 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." read news >>

  • 23 days 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 >>

  • 24 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 >>

  • 25 days 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 >>

  • 25 days 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 >>

  • 25 days 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 >>

  • 25 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 >>

  • 25 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 >>

  • 26 days ago
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The UFC is looking to book Shogun Rua vs. Jimi Manuwa this November. The UFC is heading back to Brazil on November 8 with a show in Uberlandia, Brazil. So far, the only bout officially announced for the card is a clash between Ovince Saint Preux and 'Feijao' Rafael Cavalcante, but the promotion is also looking to add another light heavyweight contest. According to a report from Ariel Helwani at UFC Tonight, officials are looking to book former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio Rua against read news >>

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