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Mauricio Rua Fighter Statistics

Pro MMA Record: 27-13-1

Rua was born on 25 November 1981 and raised in Curitiba, Brazil and is of Italian, and Portuguese descent. Rua's father is a businessman and his mother is a former track athlete and now marathon runner. He has an older brother, Murilo ("Ninja", born 1980), and a younger brother, Marcos ("Shaolin"). Both are mixed martial artists training at Universidade da luta, though Marcos does not compete at a professional level. The Rua brothers occasionally take 10-kilometre runs with their mother. Rua began training in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at the age of six and Muay Thai at the age of seven. Rua followed his older brother in training at the Chute Boxe Academy, and was successful in BJJ championships at the blue and purple belt levels. In addition to Muay Thai and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, he now trains in wrestling and boxing.

Last Fight: Ovince St. Preux
Age: 40
Height 6'1"
Weight 205 lbs
Nick Name: "Shogun"
Nationality: Brazil
Association: Universidade da Luta
27 Wins
KO / TKO
21
77%
Submission
1
3%
Decisions
5
18%
13 Losses
KO / TKO
6
46%
Submission
4
30%
Decisions
4
30%

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Reach 76 in (193 cm)
Team Chute Boxe Academy (until 2008)Universidade Da Luta (2008–present) Kings MMA (2014–present)
Rank Black prajied in Muay Thai Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Antônio "Nino" Schembri
Years active 2002–present (MMA)

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Mauricio Rua next fight?
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Mauricio Rua last fight?
Mauricio Rua lost his last fight against Ovince St. Preux by Decision (Split) on May. 07, 2022 at UFC 274 - Oliveira vs. Gaethje.
Is Mauricio Rua retired?
Mauricio Rua last fought Ovince St. Preux 4 months and 26 days ago, and should be considered active.
Should I bet on Mauricio Rua?
Mauricio Rua has a 67% win percentage, and has been favored to win in 57% of his fights.
Out of the 21 fights we have recorded, his opening odds average is a -215 favorite, and out of 12 favored matches, he has won 50% of them.
As an underdog he has been in 9 matches, with a win rate of 44% and an odds average of +168.
According to online odds, if you had bet $100 on all 21 of Mauricio Rua betting fights, you would have lost $204.
Conversely if you had bet $100 on all of his opponents, you would have made $141.
Where is Mauricio Rua from?
Mauricio Rua is from Curitiba, Parana, Brazil.
Has Mauricio Rua ever been knocked out?
Mauricio Rua has lost 6 times by KO/TKO. He was last defeated by TKO (Submission to Punches) from Paul Craig on Nov. 21, 2020 at UFC 255 - Figueiredo vs. Perez
How long has Mauricio Rua been fighting?
Mauricio Rua has been fighting for a period of 19 years 4 months and 30 days, his first fight was on Nov. 08, 2002 at Meca 7 - Meca World Vale Tudo 7. He has accumalated roughly 6 hours, 13 minutes and 27 seconds of professional combat.

Fight Record

W / L Opponent Event/Date Method Referee Round Time
loss Ovince St. Preux UFC 274 - Oliveira vs. Gaethje
May/07/2022
Decision (Split) Marc Goddard 3 5:00
loss Paul Craig UFC 255 - Figueiredo vs. Perez
Nov/21/2020
TKO (Submission to Punches) Herb Dean 2 3:36
win Antonio Rogerio Nogueira UFC on ESPN 14 - Whittaker vs. Till
Jul/25/2020
Decision (Split) Marc Goddard 3 5:00
draw Paul Craig UFC Fight Night 164 - Blachowicz vs. Jacare
Nov/16/2019
Draw (Split) Jerin Valel 3 5:00
win Tyson Pedro UFC Fight Night 142 - Dos Santos vs. Tuivasa
Dec/01/2018
TKO (Punches) Steve Perceval 3 0:43
loss Anthony Smith UFC Fight Night 134 - Shogun vs. Smith
Jul/22/2018
KO (Elbow) Marc Goddard 1 1:29
win Gian Villante UFC Fight Night 106 - Belfort vs. Gastelum
Mar/11/2017
TKO (Punches) Mario Yamasaki 3 0:59
win Corey Anderson UFC 198 - Werdum vs. Miocic
May/14/2016
Decision (Split) Mario Yamasaki 3 5:00
win Antonio Rogerio Nogueira UFC 190 - Rousey vs. Correia
Aug/01/2015
Decision (Unanimous) Mario Yamasaki 3 5:00
loss Ovince St. Preux UFC Fight Night 56 - Shogun vs. St. Preux
Nov/08/2014
KO (Punches) Mario Yamasaki 1 0:34
loss Dan Henderson UFC Fight Night 38 - Shogun vs. Henderson 2
Mar/23/2014
TKO (Punches) Herb Dean 3 1:31
win James Te Huna UFC Fight Night 33 - Hunt vs. Bigfoot
Dec/07/2013
KO (Punch) John Sharp 1 1:03
loss Chael Sonnen UFC Fight Night 26 - Shogun vs. Sonnen
Aug/17/2013
Submission (Guillotine Choke) Herb Dean 1 4:47
loss Alexander Gustafsson UFC on Fox 5 - Henderson vs. Diaz
Dec/08/2012
Decision (Unanimous) Dan Miragliotta 3 5:00
win Brandon Vera UFC on Fox 4 - Shogun vs. Vera
Aug/04/2012
TKO (Punches) Herb Dean 4 4:09
loss Dan Henderson UFC 139 - Shogun vs. Henderson
Nov/19/2011
Decision (Unanimous) Josh Rosenthal 5 5:00
win Forrest Griffin UFC 134 - Silva vs. Okami
Aug/27/2011
KO (Punches) Marc Goddard 1 1:53
loss Jon Jones UFC 128 - Shogun vs. Jones
Mar/19/2011
TKO (Punches and Knees) Herb Dean 3 2:37
win Lyoto Machida UFC 113 - Machida vs. Shogun 2
May/08/2010
KO (Punches) Yves Lavigne 1 3:35
loss Lyoto Machida UFC 104 - Machida vs. Shogun
Oct/24/2009
Decision (Unanimous) Herb Dean 5 5:00
win Chuck Liddell UFC 97 - Redemption
Apr/18/2009
TKO (Punches) Mario Yamasaki 1 4:28
win Mark Coleman UFC 93 - Franklin vs. Henderson
Jan/17/2009
TKO (Punches) Kevin Mulhall 3 4:36
loss Forrest Griffin UFC 76 - Knockout
Sep/22/2007
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Steve Mazzagatti 3 4:45
win Alistair Overeem Pride 33 - Second Coming
Feb/24/2007
KO (Punches) Steve Mazzagatti 1 3:37
win Kazuhiro Nakamura Pride FC - Shockwave 2006
Dec/31/2006
Decision (Unanimous) Moritaka Oshiro 3 5:00
win Kevin Randleman Pride 32 - The Real Deal
Oct/21/2006
Submission (Kneebar) Daisuke Noguchi 1 2:34
win Cyrille Diabate Pride FC - Final Conflict Absolute
Sep/10/2006
TKO (Stomps) Daisuke Noguchi 1 5:29
loss Mark Coleman Pride 31 - Dreamers
Feb/26/2006
TKO (Broken Arm) Daisuke Noguchi 1 0:49
win Ricardo Arona Pride FC - Final Conflict 2005
Aug/28/2005
KO (Punches) Yuji Shimada 1 2:53
win Alistair Overeem Pride FC - Final Conflict 2005
Aug/28/2005
TKO (Punches) Daisuke Noguchi 1 6:42
win Antonio Rogerio Nogueira Pride FC - Critical Countdown 2005
Jun/26/2005
Decision (Unanimous) Moritaka Oshiro 3 5:00
win Quinton Jackson Pride FC - Total Elimination 2005
Apr/23/2005
TKO (Soccer Kicks) Yuji Shimada 1 4:47
win Hiromitsu Kanehara Pride 29 - Fists of Fire
Feb/20/2005
KO (Punches and Soccer Kicks) Daisuke Noguchi 1 1:40
win Yasuhito Namekawa Pride - Bushido 5
Oct/14/2004
KO (Soccer Kicks) Yuji Shimada 1 6:02
win Akihiro Gono Pride - Bushido 2
Feb/15/2004
KO (Punches and Soccer Kick) Minoru Toyonaga 1 9:04
win Akira Shoji Pride - Bushido 1
Oct/05/2003
KO (Punches) Yuji Shimada 1 3:47
loss Renato Sobral IFC - Global Domination
Sep/06/2003
Submission (Guillotine Choke) 3 3:07
win Erick Wanderley IFC - Global Domination
Sep/06/2003
TKO (Punches) 2 2:54
win Evangelista Santos Meca 9 - Meca World Vale Tudo 9
Aug/01/2003
TKO (Punches) Pedro Rizzo 1 9:22
win Angelo Antonio de Oliveira Meca 8 - Meca World Vale Tudo 8
May/16/2003
TKO (Soccer Kicks) Luiz Alves 1 0:55
win Rafael Freitas Meca 7 - Meca World Vale Tudo 7
Nov/08/2002
KO (Kick) 1 4:00