385 Search Results for Mauricio

May 14, 2016 8:12 pm

UFC 198 Results: Mauricio Rua defeats Corey Anderson via split-decision

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio Rua (24-10 MMA) took on Corey Anderson (8-2 MMA) during tonight’s UFC 198 pay-per-view fight card in Curitiba, Brazil. Round one begins and “Shogun” misses with a leaping right hand. Good kick from Rua. Nice jab from Anderson but “Shogun” replies with a big leg kick. Nice uppercut from...

Jul 27, 2015 2:00 am

Mauricio “Shogun” Rua: Warrior Code

Shogun’ Rua talks about his emotions when entering the Octagon, his self-confidence, the martial arts life and more. Rua rematches Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in the co-main event at UFC 190: Rousey vs Correia. BJ Penn, Matt Hughes, & Frank Trigg Talk Fighting… Each Other — EPIC! – AMAZING! – MUST WATCH!

Aug 19, 2013 10:17 am

Murilo Rua Angered Over “Shady” People in Mauricio Rua’s Camp After Loss to Sonnen

Former UFC light-heavyweight champion, Mauricio Rua suffered his first two-fight losing streak of his career as he lost to Chael Sonnen last Saturday at the inaugural UFC on FOX Sports 1 card, on which he headlined. ‘Shogun’ didn’t resemble the fighter that made him a champion in Pride and the UFC. Instead, he was handled...


Jun 4, 2013 8:47 pm

Chael Sonnen vs. Mauricio Rua Set for UFC on FOX Sports 1 #1 Main Event

As reported on UFC Tonight, Chael Sonnen (27-13-1) will face Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua (21-7) in the main event of the inaugural FOX Sports 1 event on August 17th. The card will take place at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. This fight came about after an odd turn of events that once again saw Sonnen...

Jul 28, 2016 2:04 am

Updated UFC rankings – Holly Holm drops while Ronda Rousey moves up

The UFC rankings were updated after the UFC on FOX 20 event that took place over the weekend. The divisions that seen the most change were the women’s bantamweight division and the men’s featherweight division. Holly Holm fell two spots to #4 after being beaten by Valentina Shevchenko, who jumped up four spots to #3....

May 16, 2016 11:50 am

Highest Reebok payout of 2016 at UFC 198 totals $240,000

$240,000 was the total payout by Reebok for the exclusive uniform deal with the UFC for the UFC 198 event that took place in Curitiba, Brazil over the weekend. This marks the highest paid card of 2016 for Reebok with a roster that included many pioneer stars and a championship bout. The payout from Reebok...

Mar 29, 2016 2:44 am

The UFC 198 card in Curitiba, Brazil is absolutely stacked

A heavyweight championship title fight featuring Fabricio Werdum looking to defend his title against top contender Stipe Miocic will anchor as the main event for UFC 198 that takes place in Curitiba, Brazil on May 14th. A UFC heavyweight title fight is already an exciting fight to hold down a UFC event. However, do these...

Mar 29, 2016 2:07 am

Odds released for UFC 198 card including Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino vs. Leslie Smith

Big news broke on Monday when the UFC revealed that Cris “Cyborg” Justino would be making her UFC debut at UFC 198 in her hometown of Curitiba, Brazil on May 14th. Odds for “Cyborg’s” 140 pound catchweight fight with Leslie Smith were recently released by 5Dimes Sportsbook. Leslie Smith +600 Cristiane Justino -1200 Over 1.5...

Mar 28, 2016 10:38 am

Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino will make UFC debut at UFC 198 in Brazil

The highly anticipated UFC debut of Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino has finally been announced. The UFC released the news on Monday that “Cyborg” will face Leslie Smith in a catchweight bout at 140 pounds on the UFC 198 card on May 14. Justino who usually fights at the featherweight limit of 145...

Mar 9, 2016 11:59 am

Shogun Rua out; Glover Teixeira in to face Rashad Evans in Tampa

The injury bug strikes again and this time it’s Mauricio “Shogun” Rua that gets bit. Glover Teixeira is now facing Rashad Evans at the FOX UFC Fight Night card in Tampa April 16. Glover has had a pair of great wins in his last two outings . He easily defeated Ovince Saint Preux back in...

Feb 12, 2016 2:10 am

WATCH! #FBF in memory of former UFC champion Kevin Randleman

Tragic news struck the MMA community as people were shocked to hear that former UFC heavyweight champion Kevin Randleman passed away. The 44-year-old MMA pioneer went to the hospital with pneumonia and died of heart failure, according to Bleacher Report’s Jeremy Botter. Randleman first entered the world of professional mixed martial arts back in 1996,...

Dec 23, 2015 10:16 pm

WATCH! Chute Boxe #TBT, remember this squad!

Let’s take it back to the days of PRIDE where Wanderlei Silva and Mauricio Shogun Rua were running a big part of the show based in Japan with their violent displays of war. From soccer kicks to the deadly knees that crippled opponents, we pay homage of this #TBT to a classic team Chute Boxe....

Dec 3, 2015 6:56 pm

Join us TODAY for the UFC Gym BJ Penn 3rd anniversary in Honolulu

This Saturday December 5th is the 3rd anniversary of the UFC GYM BJ Penn in Honolulu Hawaii! To celebrate the occasion, all are welcome to attend the event from 9am-4pm which will include guest appearances from UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes, and our very own BJ Penn. In addition there will be a spider...

Nov 19, 2015 11:03 am

MUST WATCH! On this day: Shogun and Henderson go to WAR

#OnThisDay in 2011: @ShogunRua & @danhendo went to war! One of the best fights of all time! https://t.co/TSaDsDgP19 https://t.co/HeQRz5n07P — UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) November 19, 2015 Relive one of the greatest battles in UFC history with the epic fight that went down on this day, back in 2011. Watch highlights from the first match between...

Nov 16, 2015 2:43 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Ronda Rousey Drops out of Top 10 P4P

“UFC 193” has come and gone and the official UFC rankings have been updated! Some major changes were made as big names made major drops and a familiar face pops back up in the light heavyweight division. Ronda Rousey’s devastating loss to now-champion Holly Holm may not have caused a major drop for her in...

Nov 11, 2015 6:55 am

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira looking for a fight in early 2016

Despite a unanimous decision loss to Mauricio “Shogun” Rua at UFC 190, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira said to MMA Junkie that he was back in the gym after the loss and was trying to get another fight in 2015. Although he has not signed for a fight before the end of the year, “Little Nog” realistically...

Oct 18, 2015 12:21 pm

‘I’m beating Vitor regardless of him being on drugs or not’

Dan Henderson is expected to meet Vitor Belfort for the third time in their careers in Brazil at “UFC Fight Night 77”. The fight is set to take place on November 7th and each fighter possess a victory over their opponent. “Hendo” thinks he has what it takes to handily defeat “The Phenom” this time...

Oct 6, 2015 10:04 am

Rankings Update — Bader Moves Up

This past Saturday, at UFC 192, we saw a pretty exciting and eventful night of fights. Some of the UFC’s divisions were impacted in some major ways after the event, including the women’s bantamweight division, which might have a new contender, and the light heavyweight division. The landscape of the 205 division was shaken up...

Oct 5, 2015 11:09 am

Shogun Rua eyeing March return against ‘Rampage’ Jackson

Mauricio “Shogun” Rua has been forced to sit on the sidelines after undergoing shoulder injury earlier in the year. The former PRIDE and UFC champion is already planning his return to the octagon, though, and he has his sights set on Quinton “Rampage” Jackson. The callouts from “Rampage” and Shogun were not disrespectful by any...

Sep 28, 2015 2:36 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Barnett and Hall make major jumps

UFC Fight Night 75 is in the books and some major changes were made to the official UFC rankings! Uriah Hall wasn’t even ranked in the top fifteen walking into Japan, but he catapulted himself into the top ten with his spinning kick/flying knee knockout against Gegard Mousasi. Check out what other changes were made...

Sep 23, 2015 5:25 am

Bellator ‘Dynamite’ Medical Report: Nine Fighters Face Possible 6 Month Suspensions

This past Saturday we finally got to see what Bellator’s ‘Dynamite’ event would actually look like. There were a lot of questions leading into the cross promoted event, featuring both MMA fights in a cage and GLORY kickboxing matches in a ring. The night also featured an old school one-night tournament in which former UFC...

Sep 3, 2015 1:58 pm

Lil Nog Targets December Return, Wants a Fight With Rampage

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (21-7 MMA) is looking to rebound, this after suffering a unanimous decision loss to former UFC title holder Mauricio “Shogun” Rua at last month’s UFC 190 pay-per-view event in Brazil. The 39-year-old veteran is eyeing a December return to the octagon and has his sights set on another former UFC champion, his...

Aug 31, 2015 6:13 pm

“Shogun” Rua expecting to be sidelined with shoulder surgery

Mauricio “Shogun” Rua may have made his way back into the win column at “UFC 190”, but the former champion will have to wait to build off that momentum. It was confirmed on “UFC Tonight” last week that Rua will be sitting on the sidelines until next year due to shoulder surgery. “Shogun” Rua walked...

Aug 10, 2015 4:00 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Dariush Enters Top 10, Nunes Cracks Top 5

The dust has settled from “UFC Fight Night 73” and the official rankings have been updated! Beneil Dariush and Amanda Nunes are the big winners this week as Darish was able to crack the top ten in his division while Amanda Nunes took the number four spot in the bantamweight division. Michael Johnson can take...