Shogun – “Every win is a step toward the belt.”

Shogun – “Every win is a step toward the belt.”

Former UFC Middleweight Champion Mauricio Shogun Rua takes on Chael Sonnen this weekend at UFC Fight Night: Shogun Vs Sonnen, and to get ready for the fight Shogun has been training in Los Angeles at Kings MMA. As reported on, Shogun has been training with boxing coach Freddie Roach, but he has also been training with his old ‘Chute Boxe’ coach Rafael Cordeiro. Shogun says he has always had one goal in MMA and that is to become a world champion, and each fight is one step closer. Check out the short vignette they released to hype up the fight.

Courtesy of the UFC:

UFC Fight Night: Shogun Vs Sonnen takes place in Boston on Saturday August 17 and the event will kick off the first card on FOX’s new channel Fox Sports 1. In the main event, Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua will take on Chael Sonnen in a five round bout. The last time the UFC was in Boston was for UFC 118: Edgar Vs Penn II at the TD Garden, and that is where this card will be as well.

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