Shogun Rua was annihilated this weekend by Anthony Smith at UFC Hamburg. He was brutally knocked out in the first and at one point during the finish he was a mannequin leaning against the cage wall. It was an impressive win for Smith that left Rua’s renewed title aspirations laying on the mat. Shogun released … Read more
Whenever an MMA legend or superstar starts losing their mojo, or more specifically their durability starts to fade, the younger guys smell blood in the water. Right now Mauricio Shogun Rua is bleeding and they can smell it. The same can be said for pro wrestling, really. Daniel Bryan and Roman Reigns are currently injured and … Read more
Shogun Rua is one of the best fighters to ever have his hands taped in MMA. He has always looked the part of the nice guy wh0 knocks people out much like Fedor. He was a virtual unknown before his run in the IFC promotion, competing in its 8 man tournament. Eventually he would lose … Read more
Chael Sonnen has beefed with some of the best Brazilian fighters but never with Mauricio “Shogun” Rua. At the TUF Brazil 3 Finale, he opened up about that fight and said that nothing was personal with Brazil and Shogun was too nice for Sonnen trash talk him. Sonnen believes that he got lucky when beat the … Read more
Yesterday, Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and Jon Jones faced off at the prefight press conference, but they never actually looked eye-to-eye. Were they simply out of sync? Was “Shogun” afraid to face off, or was he playing mind games?
Velazquez, Buffer, Shogun, Jackson Also Highlighted; Regular And Limited Editions On Display At Booth No. 2524 At Expo, August 27-28 MARKHAM, Ontario, Canada, August 16, 2010 – The past, present and future of the UFC, in and out of the cage, will be on display – literally – as attendees of UFC® Fan Expo™, August … Read more
The ever bubbly Karyn Bryant talks with former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans about getting his shot at “Shogun” for the title and his recent victory over “Rampage” Jackson.