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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 >>

  • 13 days ago
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'Shogun' revealed that he will not retire even though his wife and mother regularly urge him to do otherwise. Former UFC light-heavyweight champion Mauricio Rua revealed several harrowing details regarding his approach to fighting, particularly his decision to ignore his family's urges to retire. According to ‘Shogun,' his mother has been keen to have him stop fighting for several years now, yet the Brazilian simply never considered otherwise. "My mother asks me ‘you really have to fight?'" Rua read news >>

  • 13 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 >>

  • 13 days ago
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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 >>

  • 14 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 >>

  • 14 days ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing its brand of mixed martial arts (MMA) back to Brazil for UFC Fight Night 56, headlined by a light heavyweight showdown pitting former 205-pound champion Mauricio "Shogun" Rua opposite top British banger Jimi "Poster Boy" Manuwa, streaming live on FOX Sports 1, as well as the promotion's new "Fight Pass" digital network. Event: UFC Fight Night 56: "Shogun vs. Manuwa"Date: Sat., Nov. 8, 2014 on FOX Sports 1Location: Ginasio Municipal Tancredo Neves read news >>

  • 15 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 >>

  • 16 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 >>

  • 16 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 >>

  • 16 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 >>

  • 16 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 >>

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