This Saturday night the UFC is back in Brazil for UFC Fight Night 56. The main event has been reworked on short notice but we now get the legend Mauricio Shogun Rua headling the card against last minute replacement Ovince St. Preux. OSP still has the taste of defeat in his mouth following a five … Read more
Former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Dan Henderson put on a fight for the ages when they clashed in the UFC 139 main event in 2011. Henderson took the all out war via close unanimous decision. However, there was a small faction that really believed that Rua did enough to get the nod himself. Check out the full fight below and be the judge for yourself if you’ve never seen this classic
What a night from the land down under as we may have witnessed one of the best heavyweight fights in the history of the UFC. No robbery nor disgruntled decision as Mark Hunt and Antonio Silva put on a classic. Not only did we see the headliners go to work but Mauricio “Shogun” Rua came out and silenced his critics with a smashing first round finish of James Te Huna.
The UFC Fight Night 33: Hunt vs. Bigfoot event is set to air on Friday, December 6, and will take place in Brisbane, Australia. The card is strong name wise with fighters like former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, former UFC heavyweight title challenger Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva, and TUF 8 winner Ryan Bader in the lineup.
The UFC on FOX Sports 1 event went down without a hitch on Saturday night from Boston’s TD Garden Arena. The main event saw Chael Sonnen pull off the upset submission win over former champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua. The co-main event saw Travis Browne survive an initial onslaught to KO Alistair Overeem in the very first round.
Former UFC middleweight title contender Chael Sonnen shocked the MMA world with a first round submission win over former UFC champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua. Sonnen immediately shot for the takedown and took Rua to the mat to land some solid ground and pound work. However, Sonnen latched onto a guillotine as Rua was looking to get back to his feet and pulled guard with it forcing Rua to tap for just the third submission loss of his career.