Archive: Shogun

Jun 6, 2013 6:07 am

Sonnen: Shogun Beat Up Wanderlei Silva In Practice

“I went after Wanderlei and I was quite candid, I went after Wanderlei because he’s the worst guy I could find, record-wise. He’s the worst fighter in the UFC. I know what you’re thinking. ‘What about ‘Crocop?” You’re right, ‘Croc Cop’ was terrible, but, Wanderlei’s record was actually a bit worse. I couldn’t get Wanderlei,...

May 10, 2013 10:45 am

“Shogun”: I burst my appendix two months before second Machida fight

“I had burst my appendix two months before the fight. I recall that my team would rather I didn’t fight at the time, they wanted to rest but I said no. I was almost a month without training, in order to heal up. I had to undergo surgery but I still managed to finish the...

Aug 15, 2012 8:22 am

Shogun Rua vs. Alexander Gustafsson Booked For UFC on FOX 5 Dec. 8 | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Two top Light-Heavyweights are set to collide at UFC on FOX 5 as Shogun Rua meets Alexander Gustafsson. The bout is set to take place on December 8th however the location has still to be named according to USA Today. In his last bout Shogun defeated Brandon Vera in a well contested...

Aug 2, 2012 7:05 am

Video | UFC on FOX 4: Brandon Vera Open Workout | UFC News

MMA H.E.A.T. brings you Brandon “The Truth” Vera’s open workout in advance of his fight with Mauricio “Shogun” Rua 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 2, 2012 2:46 am

Video | Shogun Talks Glover Teixeira And Brandon Vera | UFC News

At the UFC on FOX 4 workouts, Shogun Rua talks about his upcoming fight against Brandon Vera, why he turned down the Glover Teixeira fight and much more with MMA Fighting’s Ariel Helwani. For all the latest MMA news and fight updates stay tuned to BJPENN.COM

Jun 13, 2012 8:27 am

Shogun Believes The Vera Fight 'Should Please All The Fans' | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua in an interview with FightersOnly. Shogun comments on his new opponent Brandon Vera after his original opponent Thiago Silva withdrew from the fight due to injury. “Brandon Vera is a very dangerous fighter, has a sharpened Muay Thai and has already defeated great names inside the UFC. After so...