The black belt in Bjj, former Pride Mw and Ufc light-Hw champion Mauricio Shogun Rua entered this fight with a professional mma record of 27-11-1 (81% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.24 light heavyweight in the world. He lost to Anthony Smith in 2018 (Mauricio Shogun Rua vs Anthony Smith) but then he has collected one draw, the first fight with Paul Craig (Mauricio Shogun Rua vs Paul Craig I), and two victories, the last one with Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (Mauricio Shogun Rua vs Antonio Rogerio Nogueira 3).
His opponent, Paul Craig, has an official record of 13-4-1 (100% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.44 in the same weight class. He was defeated by Alonzo Menifield last year but then he has won over Vinicius Moreira Castro and Gadzhimurad Antigulov; between these two fights he tied with Mauricio Rua. Craig vs Rua 2 is on the undercard of Deiveson Figueiredo vs Alex Perez – UFC 255. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 255: Figueiredo vs. Perez
Where: Ufc Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: light heavyweight (205 lbs, 93 kg)
UFC 255 fight card (main fights):
Deiveson Figueiredo vs Alex Perez
Valentina Shevchenko vs Jennifer Maia
Mike Perry vs Tim Means
Katlyn Chookagian vs Cynthia Calvillo
Mauricio Shogun Rua vs Paul Craig 2
Brandon Moreno vs Brandon Royval
Shogun’s previous fight: Mauricio Rua vs Antonio Rogerio Nogueira 3
Shogun vs Craig 2 Fight Video:
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