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Well now ... this is interesting. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Mauricio Rua might not be ready to make that long-rumored drop to middleweight just yet, but "Shogun" isn't opposed to testing the lighter waters with a 195-pound catchweight fight. And the Brazilian's manager, Eduardo Alonso, knows just the guy to meet him there. "If I could choose, I'd love to see him fighting Michael Bisping," Alonso told PVT (via MMA Fighting). "I suggested some names to read news >>

  • a month ago
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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 >>

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Vote now in the Bloody Elbow Baddest Tournament to determine the Greatest MMA Striker of All Time. Today's match-up: #1 Jose Aldo vs #3 Shogun Rua. Vote now! It's true folks, #1 seed Anderson Silva defeated #5 seed Demetrious Johnson. I know, I'm as stunned as you are. Silva mauled Mighty Mouse, 63-6. With that win, we wrap up the Sweet 16 and move on to the meat of the tournament and the Elite 8. Silva rounds out the field, and will take on the controversial #2 seed Bas Rutten next week. Today, read news >>

  • a month 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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Competing under the Ultimate Fighting Championship banner has been good for light heavyweight Ovince St. Preux, as he has won five of his first six bouts. read news >>

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Vote now in the Bloody Elbow Baddest Tournament to determine the Greatest MMA Striker of All Time. Today's match-up: #2 Junior dos Santos vs. #3 Shogun Rua. Vote now! In a result that was no surprise at all, #1 seed Jose Aldo has claimed his spot in the Elite 8. He defeated #4 seed Carlos Condit with ease, sending the Natural Born Killer packing. Aldo has not easily handled both opponents in our tournament, emerging as a favorite. Next up for Aldo? Well, that's what today is all about. Today's m read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Like Joe Rogan said after the doctor rushed in to check on Mauricio Rua: "It wasn't even a struggle." Jon Jones would barely struggle in any of his fights outside of Alexander Gustafsson, after beating the brakes off the legendary Brazilian way back at UFC 128. But that could all change when he collides with Daniel Cormier at the UFC 182 pay-per-view (PPV) event next weekend (Sat., Jan. 3, 2015) in Las Vegas, Nevada, as "DC" has done some smashing of his own (proof). For more on UFC 182 includin read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Jon Jones became the youngest UFC champion ever when he defeated Shogun Rua via third-round TKO at UFC 128 in Newark, N.J. Watch the fight above. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Vote now in the Bloody Elbow Baddest Tournament to determine the Greatest MMA Striker of All Time. Today's match-up: #3 Shogun Rua vs. #6 Wanderlei Silva. Vote now! No big surprise in our last match, as #1 seed Jose Aldo had little trouble taking out #8 seed Maurice Smith. The UFC Featherweight champion now moves on to a clash with Carlos Condit. Today, we wrap up the opening round, and we do so with a bang. #3 seed Shogun Rua vs. #6 seed Wanderlei Silva. It's a battle of old school Chute Boxe, read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission (CABMMA) on Thursday released the drug test results for UFC Fight Night 56, which took place inside Ginasio Municipal Tancredo Neves in Uberlandia, Brazil, back on Nov. 8, 2014. And no news is good news, especially on the illegal / banned substances front. Results from the pre- and post-fight drug tests, which include performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) such as steroids and drugs of abuse like cocaine and marijuana, among others, all returned negative for the ent read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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All of the UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. Saint Preux drug tests came back clean, according to the Brazilian MMA commission (CABMMA). The event, which took place in Uberlandia on Nov. 8, was headlined by a light heavyweight bout between Mauricio Rua and Ovince Saint Preux. Saint Preux finished "Shogun" by knockout in just 34 seconds. Rua was initially supposed to face Jimi Manuwa in the headliner, but Manuwa broke his foot a week before and OSP moved up from the co-main event to take his place. The read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Take a look back at how Jon Jones became the titleholder by dismantling former UFC and Pride champion Mauricio "Shogun" Rua at UFC 128. read news >>

  • 3 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 >>

  • 3 months ago
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Tim Kennedy says moving to 185 lbs is a wrong more for Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua Following his 34 second knockout loss to Ovince St. Preux this past weekend, people have expressed concern over the former UFC champ and PRIDE star in Mauricio Rua. It was his 4th loss in his last 5 contests, and some pundits have even called for his retirement. The setback dropped him from the top 10 of the rankings, but according to a statement he released online, instead of hanging it up, Shogun is considering a chan read news >>

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