Archive: Shogun Rua

Nov 24, 2012 9:22 am

UFC on FOX 5 Weigh-Ins Set For Seattle’s KeyArena Dec 7 | UFC NEWS

UFC on FOX 5 has been dubbed as the biggest UFC event to hit FOX TV thus far. Some have gone on to say that the stacked event is likely the UFC’s strongest card of the entire year. Fans can catch some of the greatness on the Friday prior to fight night at Seattle’s KeyArena...

Sep 3, 2012 9:54 am

ONE FC adopts PRIDE rules for soccer kicks | MMA News

By: Chris Taylor This past Friday the Singapore MMA promotion known as ONE FC held it’s fifth event in Manila, Philippines. Overall the “ONE FC 5: Pride of a Nation” card was a huge success, producing exciting fights and finishes. The one thing that was left to be desired after watching the event was a...


Aug 22, 2012 10:16 am

UFC on FOX 5 opening betting odds | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor MMA Bookmaker has set the opening betting lines for the three bouts scheduled to take place at UFC on FOX 5, December 8th. Current lightweight champion Benson “Smooth” Henderson opens as the favorite over challenger Nate Diaz. Henderson at -150 and Diaz at +120 Henderson headlined month’s UFC 150 event and successfully defended his...

Aug 16, 2012 7:49 am

UFC and Fox Put Together A Year End Event Sure to Satisfy the Masses

The UFC and Fox certainly hit a homerun with the three blockbuster bouts they have booked for their year-end card scheduled for December 8th. The first year of this historic partnership has certainly had its share of growing pains, but it looks as though the duo is finally starting to understand what fights the fans...

Aug 15, 2012 10:18 am

Stacked card announced for UFC on FOX 5 | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor It was announced today that the UFC lightweight championship will be defended live on network television, as Benson Henderson (17-2 MMA, 5-0 UFC) will defend his title against Nate Diaz (16-7 MMA, 11-5 UFC) at UFC on Fox 5 on December 8th. Henderson headlined this past weekend’s UFC 150 event and successfully...

Aug 9, 2012 11:18 am

Shogun tops UFC on FOX 4 salaries | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor Two former UFC light-heavyweight champions led the payroll at last Saturday’s UFC on FOX 4 event, as Mauricio “Shogun” Rua ($240,000) and Lyoto Machida ($200,000) combined for 46 percent of the events $963,000 payroll. The main event of the evening proved to be very entertaining as Shogun Rua stopped Brandon Vera ($70,000) via fourth-round TKO. However, it...

Aug 5, 2012 12:08 pm

The Dragon emerges from UFC on Fox 4 as the #1 Contender | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor Earlier this week, UFC president Dana White stated that “whoever wins the most impressively” from the contests involving Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. Brandon Vera and Lyoto Machida vs. Ryan Bader would be deemed the #1 contender for the Light Heavyweight title. Machida and Bader were the first to take to the octagon...

Aug 4, 2012 1:37 pm

UFC on Fox 4 Official Results; Title Shot Announced

Main Bout (on Fox)(play by play) The main card of UFC on Fox was as exciting as a fan could hope for. Every fighter came carrying their A game. In the end it was a good night for one light heavyweight in particular. At the end of the broadcast Dana White announced that Lyoto Machida...

Aug 3, 2012 4:55 am

Jon Jones Has His Say On UFC On FOX 4 Headline Fights | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister The UFC Light-Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones has his say on the UFC On FOX 4 headline bouts. Jones comments via his Official Twitter account. Jon Jones has fought and finished all four men who are set to feature on the UFC On FOX 4 headline bouts so who better to pick the...

Aug 3, 2012 4:07 am

Video | Shogun: UFC on FOX Camp | UFC News

Vicious strikes. Intense training. Beautiful singing? You have to be a jack of all trades to be in a UFC main event on FOX. See how former Light Heavyweight Champion Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua trains for his bout against Brandon Vera. For all the latest MMA news and fight updates stay tuned to BJPENN.COM

Aug 2, 2012 7:20 am

Video | UFC On FOX 4: Shogun Rua Open Workout | UFC News

MMA H.E.A.T. brings you Mauricio “Shogun” Rua’s open workout in advance of his main event fight with Brandon Vera at UFC on FOX 4, set to take place August 4th in Los Angeles, CA. For all the latest MMA news and fight updates stay tuned to BJPENN.COM

Aug 1, 2012 3:08 am

Unlike Shogun Michael Bisping Has Never Turned Down An Opponent | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Michael Bisping comments in an interview with FUEL TV’s UFC Tonight. Former UFC Light-Heavyweight Champion Shogun Rua caused a bit of a stir when he refused to fight UFC newcomer Glover Teixeira. UFC President Dana White even went on to say that Shogun would have rather been cut than take the fight....

Jul 30, 2012 3:42 pm

Dana White Confirms Shogun Rua vs. Brandon Vera Winner Gets Title Shot | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Dana White announced today during a media conference call that the winner of the UFC On FOX 4 main event will be the next man to challenge for the UFC Light-Heavyweight Title. The bout will be contested between Shogun Rua and Brandon Vera. Shogun was defeated by Jones at UFC 128 and...