Mauricio Rua

"Shogun"
  • Weight: 205 lbs
  • Height: 6'1"
  • Reach: 193.04"
  • Age: 32
wins22
86% 19 Knockouts
5% 1 Submissions
9% 2 Decisions
losses9
33% 3 Knockouts
33% 3 Submissions
33% 3 Decisions
Last 5 Fights
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  • Mauricio Rua is Out to Settle Personal Score with Chael Sonnen
    August 12, 2013

    UFC light heavyweight Chael Sonnen spews smack better than the bulk of his peers. However, he’s been relatively quiet when it comes to UFC Fight Night 26 foe Mauricio Rua other than to offer the occasional...

    UFC light heavyweight Chael Sonnen spews smack better than the bulk of his peers. However, he’s been relatively quiet when it comes to UFC Fight Night 26 foe Mauricio Rua other than to offer the occasional compliment. Though Sonnen’s politeness could be seen as a ploy to avoid firing up an already-dangerous adversary, it hasn’t been working if that is indeed the case. As it turns out, “Shogun” hasn’t forgotten about Sonnen’s past statements regarding...

  • Chael Sonnen Admires Mauricio Rua’s Accomplishments
    July 20, 2013

    UFC light heavyweight Chael Sonnen is one of the organization’s true kings of talking trash. However, don’t expect the silver-tongued scrapper to turn his talents towards UFC Fight Night opponent Mauricio...

    UFC light heavyweight Chael Sonnen is one of the organization’s true kings of talking trash. However, don’t expect the silver-tongued scrapper to turn his talents towards UFC Fight Night opponent Mauricio Rua other than those he’ll exhibit once inside the Octagon. Sonnen spoke to 98.5 The Sports Hub about his August 17 showdown with “Shogun” where he had plenty of praise to offer up the iconic athlete. "Rua seems like a really great guy. He's one of the few legends that are...

  • Mauricio Rua Tops UFC on FOX 5 Salaries
    December 12, 2012

    The UFC on FOX 5 salaries were released by the Washington Department of Licensing on Wednesday, and former champion Mauricio Rua topped the list earning $175,000 for his bout against Alexander Gustafsson. Meanwhile,...

    The UFC on FOX 5 salaries were released by the Washington Department of Licensing on Wednesday, and former champion Mauricio Rua topped the list earning $175,000 for his bout against Alexander Gustafsson. Meanwhile, B.J. Penn was right behind him with $150,000 and in third place was Benson Henderson who defended his title against Nate Diaz in the main event. When including the  two bonuses Scott Jorgensen won on Saturday night, the extra $130,000 catapults him into the second highest paid on the card with...

  • Highlights from Alexander Gustafsson’s Win Over Mauricio Rua (VIDEO)
    December 9, 2012

    UFC light heavyweight Alexander Gustafsson put on a tremendous showing against former champion Mauricio Rua last night at UFC on FOX 5, picking "Shogun" apart while standing in addition to some solid work on the ground....

    UFC light heavyweight Alexander Gustafsson put on a tremendous showing against former champion Mauricio Rua last night at UFC on FOX 5, picking "Shogun" apart while standing in addition to some solid work on the ground. The win was Gustafsson's sixth straight and likely put him in line for a title-shot. FOX Sports has been nice enough to provide highlights from the co-headlining clash. Check em out... SOURCE: FOXSports PHOTO CREDIT:...

  • Mauricio Rua Promises the Best of His Career is Yet to Come
    December 7, 2012

    UFC light heavyweight Mauricio Rua is a former champion and was for a time considered to be the most talented 205er in the division, terrorizing the PRIDE ranks while in his early-to-mid twenties. However, with recent...

    UFC light heavyweight Mauricio Rua is a former champion and was for a time considered to be the most talented 205er in the division, terrorizing the PRIDE ranks while in his early-to-mid twenties. However, with recent losses to Dan Henderson and Jon Jones, some fans have started wondering if “Shogun” is on the down slope of his career. Rua has heard the criticism and has a message for the doubters – watch his fight this Saturday night at UFC on FOX 5 with Alexander Gustafsson and then get...

  • Winner of Alexander Gustafsson-Mauricio Rua fight to receive title-shot
    October 15, 2012

    When light heavyweights Alexander Gustafsson and Mauricio Rua meet on December 8 at UFC on FOX 5 there will be much more on the line than a win bonus or chance to impress the world on network television. Rather, the...

    When light heavyweights Alexander Gustafsson and Mauricio Rua meet on December 8 at UFC on FOX 5 there will be much more on the line than a win bonus or chance to impress the world on network television. Rather, the 205-pound tilt will also determine a future contender to the divisional crown. According to UFC President Dana White, the bout will serve as a title-eliminator, giving champion Jon Jones a preview of who his next defense should come against. White’s statement on the matter came in a...