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‘Shogun’ Rua campaigns for fight at upcoming UFC event in Japan

RIO DE JANEIRO — Mauricio Rua is riding a three-fight winning streak for the first time in a decade, and hopes for a chance to … Continue reading

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‘Shogun’ Rua explains what delayed UFC return

Mauricio Rua is finally ready to enter the Octagon one more time. “Shogun” will be fighting in front of his countrymen on March 11, as … Continue reading

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With possible rematch with Rogerio Nogueira next, ‘Shogun’ Rua could postpone move to 185 pounds

RIO DE JANEIRO — Mauricio Rua’s team hinted at a possible cut to 185 pounds following a devastating loss to Ovince St. Preux in November, … Continue reading

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Shogun Rua’s family wants him to retire

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 … Continue reading

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Shogun Rua vs. Jimi Manuwa in the works for Nov. 8 card in Brazil

A light heavyweight bout between former champion Mauricio Rua and Jimi Manuwa is being discussed for a fight in Brazil, according to a report on … Continue reading

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Shogun Rua on robbery: ‘There was nothing we could have done’

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 … Continue reading

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Shogun vs. Sonnen draws remarkable ratings on FOX Sports 1

FOX Sports 1 got off to an impressive debut Saturday night doing a 1.38 rating and 1.78 million viewers for the three-hour main card headlined … Continue reading

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Antonio Rogerio Nogueira bashes Chael Sonnen, wants rematch with Shogun Rua

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira was set to rematch Shogun Rua on June 15, but he was pulled out of UFC 161 with a back injury. Slowly … Continue reading

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Shogun Rua pulled from UFC 161, might face Chael Sonnen in Boston

After a day of rumors that Chael Sonnen would be stepping in to face Mauricio “Shogun” Rua at UFC 161 at the MTS Centre in … Continue reading

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Morning Report: Dana White says Rashad Evans’ next opponent could be Dan Henderson, not Shogun Rua

Rashad Evans may have wanted to fight Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, but it looks like he’ll have to settle for another of the division’s elder statesmen … Continue reading

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