2017 MMA fight – Mauricio Shogun Rua vs Gian Villante – fight Video UFC FN 106

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-03-11, Mauricio Rua vs Gian Villante gets three stars only thanks to the good finish.

The black belt in Bjj, former Pride Mw and Ufc light-Hw champion Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua entered this fight with a pro mma record of 24-10-0 (83% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.8 light heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Jon Jones). He suffered two consecutive losses in 2014, against Dan Henderson (=Shogun vs Henderson 2) and Ovince St Preux (=Shogun Rua vs St Preux), but then he has beat Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (=Shogun vs Nogueira 2) and Corey Anderson (=Rua vs Anderson).
His opponent, Gian Villante, has a record of 15-7-0 (80% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.27 in the same weight class. He fought twice last year losing to Ilir Latifi (=Latifi vs Villante) and defeating Saparbek Safarov. Mauricio Shogun Rua vs Gian Villante is on the undercard of Vitor Belfort vs Kelvin Gastelum – UFC Fight Night 106. Watch the video and rate this fight!



Event: UFC Fight Night 106: Belfort vs Gastelum

Date: 2017-03-11

Where: Centro de Formacao Olímpica do Nordeste, Fortaleza, Brazil

Division: light heavyweight (205 lbs, 93 kg)

Result: Click here to show the fight’s result
Mauricio Rua def. Gian Villante (TKO, round 3)


UFC Fight Night 106 fight card (main fights):
Vitor Belfort vs Kelvin Gastelum
Mauricio Shogun Rua vs Gian Villante
Edson Barboza vs Beneil Dariush
Jussier Formiga da Silva vs Ray Borg
Tim Means vs Alex Oliveira 2
Francisco Trinaldo vs Kevin Lee

Rua’s previous fight: Mauricio Shogun Rua vs Corey Anderson

Villante’s next fight: Gian Villante vs Patrick Cummins

Rua’s next fight: Mauricio Shogun Rua vs Anthony Smith



Rua vs Villante Fight Video:

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1 comment on “2017 MMA fight – Mauricio Shogun Rua vs Gian Villante – fight Video UFC FN 106”

  1. Shoguns boxing looks good, the finish with the pullback right hook and crazy head body combos… i dont even see many boxers do that. Villante looked static, no head movement, repetitive, no feints, no setups, just an easy to counter over the top, low off the shoulder jab and the same right uppercut left hook counter all the time.


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