Archive: Mauricio shogun rua

Mar 4, 2013 12:26 pm

Nogueira, ‘Shogun’ verbally agree to fight in June | UFC News

Two legendary light heavyweight look to be meeting up once again. According to a report by the Brazilian media outlet Tatame, both UFC Light Heavyweight champ Mauricio “Shogun’ Rua and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira have verbally committed to fighting sometime in June at a location yet unnamed. The two last fought at Pride Critical Countdown 2005...

Dec 10, 2012 1:45 pm

My UFC on Fox 5 M.V.P.

  UFC on Fox 5 was met with great anticipation and for the most part the card delivered a lot of great action and exceptional performances. Many of the fighters made huge statements on Saturday night so it wasn’t easy to determine who my MVP was going to be. The undercard began with what was...

Dec 7, 2012 6:15 pm

UFC on Fox 5 Weigh In Results: Diaz, Assuncao, Martinez Miss the Mark

Main event title challenger, Nate Diaz – failed to hit his target weight on the first attempt and was given two hours to cut the additional weight along with 2 other fighters. Making that a total of 3 fighters missing the mark. There is no one pound allowance for a title fight. Diaz weighed in...

Dec 7, 2012 3:27 pm

UFC on Fox 5 Main Card Predictions

  We are a little over 24 hours away from what will truly be a historic night in Seattle as the UFC invades the Key Arena with UFC on Fox 5: Henderson vs. Diaz. The whole card consists of 11 bouts with one airing on Facebook, six on FX and four on Fox. All four...


Dec 6, 2012 5:16 pm

Exclusive: Rich Chou and Pedro Carrasco Join BJPenn.Com Radio from Seattle

  Last night we had two member of Team Penn join us on BJPenn.Com Radio live from Seattle. Former Strikeforce matchmaker and long time Penn family friend, Rich Chou and BJPenn.Com editor Pedro Carrasco called in to discuss how things were going in the days leading up to BJ’s return to the Octagon on Saturday...

Dec 6, 2012 10:37 am

Who’s on the Hot Seat: UFC on Fox 5 Edition

  We are just two days away from what could arguably be the most anticipated card of 2012. On Saturday night, December 8th, the UFC presents: UFC on Fox 5: Henderson vs. Diaz from Seattle, WA. The main card consists of four bouts where any of them could win Fight of the Night. Leading off...

Nov 9, 2012 9:05 am

Dan Henderson to Meet Lyoto Machida at UFC 156 on February 2 | UFC NEWS

  UFC light heavyweight contender Dan Henderson announced last night on Spike TV’s “MMA Uncensored Live” he will face former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Lyoto Machida in Las Vegas on Super Bowl Weekend. UFC 156 is scheduled to take place on February 2nd in Las Vegas and will feature a main event for the UFC...

Nov 1, 2012 2:53 pm

Jon Jones Says Move to Heavyweight is Likely for Late 2013

  While participating in an on-line chat courtesy of Metro PCS on Tuesday night, UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones told fans that he believes he will begin competing in the heavyweight division sometime at the end of 2013. The 25-year-old Jones has dominated the 205lb. division due to unbelievable athleticism, fantastic wrestling, unorthodox striking...

Aug 30, 2012 10:46 am

BJPenn.Com Exclusive: Daniel Cormier Discusses Jon Jones, Chael Sonnen & UFC 151

  Daniel Cormier is preparing to face former two-time UFC Heavyweight Champion Frank Mir in what will be the biggest fight of his three year mixed martial arts career. Cormier is certainly no stranger to success having twice made the US Olympic team and having won gold medals in the 2002 Pan American Championships and...

Aug 29, 2012 6:28 am

Fights to Look Forward to Part II

Yesterday I detailed a few fights that we as MMA fans have to look forward to beginning with UFC 152 and ending with UFC 155. Today I will go over the other UFC cards including UFC on Fuel TV: Struve vs. Miocic, UFC on FX: Browne vs. Bigfoot, UFC on Fuel TV 6 which will...

Aug 6, 2012 8:09 pm

My UFC on Fox: Shogun vs. Vera M.V.P.

This past Saturday night the UFC and Fox collaborated on what was without a doubt there most exciting show since they partnered up almost a year ago. Ever since the UFC debuted on Fox last November with Cain Velasquez defending his UFC Heavyweight Championship against Junior Dos Santos the rating have decreased with each and...

Jul 2, 2012 1:01 am

Shogun And Lombard Open As Heavy Favorites Over Vera And Boetsch | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Former Bellator Middleweight Champion Hector Lombard is set to make his UFC debut at UFC 149. In his first UFC bout he faces Tim Boetsch a former Light-Heavyweight now Middleweight who is currently on a three fight win streak and undefeated as a Middleweight. According to Nick Kalikas from BetOnFighting.com Lombard is...

Jun 15, 2012 10:55 am

"Shogun" Sets The Record Straight On Glover Issue | UFC NEWS

  By: Jason Kindschy Mauricio “Shogun” Rua has been on the receiving quite a bit of criticism over the past week, with UFC president Dana White being the most vocal. Dana pushed the point home in an interview with MMAfighting.com’s Ariel Helwani. In response to a question regarding Rua not wanting to fight up-and-comer Glover...