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2020 MMA fight – Mauricio Shogun Rua vs Paul Craig 2 – fight Video UFC 255

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2 Star RatingReview by : 2020-11-21, some good exchanges between Mauricio Shogun Rua and Paul Craig 2 but it is not enough to get three stars: it gets two.
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!

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2020 MMA fight – Mauricio Shogun Rua vs Antonio Rogerio Nogueira 3 – fight Video UFC on ESPN 14

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3 Star RatingReview by : 2020-07-26, pretty good fight between Mauricio Rua and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira 3: it gets three stars.
The black belt in Bjj, former Pride Mw and Ufc light-Hw champion Mauricio Shogun Rua entered this fight with a professional record of 26-11-1 (85% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.27 light heavyweight in the world. He lost to Anthony Smith in 2018 (Mauricio Shogun Rua vs Anthony Smith) but then he has beat Tyson Pedro (Mauricio Shogun Rua vs Tyson Pedro) and he has tied with Paul Craig (Mauricio Shogun Rua vs Paul Craig).
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, has a mma record of 23-9-0 (61% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.26 in the same weight class but he won just two out of his last six fights, the last one with Sam Alvey in 2018 (Sam Alvey vs Antonio Rogerio Nogueira); after this bout he has been defeated by Ryan Spann (Antonio Rogerio Nogueira vs Ryan Spann). In their two previous bouts Rua had beat Nogueira, both via unanimous decision (Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua vs Antonio Rogerio Nogueira 2); this third fight is on the undercard of Robert Whittaker vs Darren Till – UFC on ESPN 14 (UFC Fight Island). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2019 MMA fight – Mauricio Shogun Rua vs Paul Craig – fight Video UFC FN 164

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2019-11-16, fight not particularly good between Mauricio Shogun Rua and Paul Craig: it gets two stars.

The black belt in Bjj, former Pride Mw and Ufc light-Hw champion Mauricio Shogun Rua entered this fight with a mma record of 26-11-0 (85% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.25 light heavyweight in the world. He fought twice last year losing to Anthony Smith (Mauricio Shogun Rua vs Anthony Smith) and beating Tyson Pedro (Mauricio Shogun Rua vs Tyson Pedro).
His opponent, Paul Craig, has an official record of 12-4-0 (100% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.66 in the same weight class. He has already fought three times in 2019 beating Kennedy Nzechukwu and Vinicius Moreira Castro, but between these two fights he lost to Alonzo Menifield. Shogun Rua vs Craig is on the undercard of Jan Blachowicz vs Ronaldo Jacare Souza – UFC Fight Night 164 (UFC on ESPN+ 22); they also faced each other a second time on November 21, 2020 (Mauricio Shogun Rua vs Paul Craig 2). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Mauricio Shogun Rua vs Tyson Pedro – fight Video UFC FN 142

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-12-02, pretty good fight between Mauricio Shogun Rua and Tyson Pedro: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

The black belt in Bjj, former Pride Mw and Ufc light-Hw champion Mauricio Shogun Rua entered this fight with a mma record of 25-11-0 (84% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.21 light heavyweight in the world but he comes off the loss against Anthony Smith (Mauricio Shogun Rua vs Anthony Smith); before this bout, in 2017, he had beat Gian Villante (Mauricio Rua vs Gian Villante).
His opponent, the black belt in Japanese jiu-jitsu and kempo Tyson Pedro, has an official record of 7-2-0 (100% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.36 in the same weight class but he lost two ouy of his last three fights, against Ilir Latifi (Ilir Latifi vs Tyson Pedro) and Ovince St Preux (Ovince St Preux vs Tyson Pedro); between these two bouts he beat Saparbek Safarov (Tyson Pedro vs Saparbek Safarov). Shogun Rua vs Pedro is on the undercard of Junior dos Santos vs Tai Tuivasa – UFC Fight Night 142. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Mauricio Shogun Rua vs Anthony Smith – full fight Video UFC FN 134

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-07-22, good finish between Mauricio Rua and Anthony Smith: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

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 25-10-0 (84% finishing rate) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since March 11, 2017 when he defeated Gian Villante (Mauricio Rua vs Gian Villante). Before this bout he had 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 won three bouts.
His opponent, Anthony Smith, has an official record of 29-13-0 (90% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.11 light heavyweight in the world. He has already fought twice in 2018 losing to Thiago Santos (Thiago Santos vs Anthony Smith) and beating Rashad Evans. Shogun vs Smith is the main event of UFC Fight Night 134. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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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!

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2016 MMA fight – Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua vs Corey Anderson – fight Video UFC 198

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2016-05-14, close fight between Mauricio Rua and Corey Anderson: it gets three stars.

The black belt in Bjj, former Pride Mw and Ufc light-Hw champion Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua entered this fight with a record of 23-10-0 (87% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.12 light heavyweight in the world but he lost two out of his last three bouts, against Dan Henderson (=Shogun vs Henderson 2) and Ovince St Preux (=Shogun Rua vs St Preux); after this bout he beat Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (=Shogun vs Nogueira 2).
His opponent, the Tuf 19 tournament winner Corey Anderson, has an mma record of 8-1-0 (38% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won by submission) and he entered as the No.15 in the same weight class. He suffered his only loss in 2015, against Gian Villante, after this fight he has won three consecutive bouts beating Tom Lawlor in 2016 (=Anderson vs Lawlor). Shogun Rua vs Anderson is on the undercard of Fabricio Werdum vs Stipe Miocic – UFC 198. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2015 MMA fight – Mauricio Rua vs Antonio Rogerio Nogueira 2 – full fight Video UFC 190

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2015-08-01, nice and tough exchanges between Mauricio Rua and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira: their second fight gets three stars (UFC Fight of the Night).

The black belt in Bjj and former Pride Mw and Ufc light-Hw champion Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua entered this fight with a pro mma record of 22-10-0 (91% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.16 light heavyweight in the world but he comes off two consecutive losses, against Dan Henderson (=Shogun vs Henderson 2) and Ovince St Preux (=Rua vs St Preux).
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Antonio Rogerio ‘Minotouro’ Nogueira, has a record of 21-6-0 (57% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.11 in the same weight class and he lost his last bout as well, against Anthony Johnson (=Johnson vs Nogueira). In their first fight Shogun defeated Minotouro by unanimous decision (June 26, 2005); Rua vs Nogueira 2 is on the undercard of Ronda Rousey vs Bethe Correia – UFC 190. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2014 MMA fight – Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua vs Ovince St Preux – fight Video UFC FN 56

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Fight rated 3 stars by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-11-08, the fight between Mauricio Rua and Ovince St Preux gets three stars thanks to a good finish (UFC Performance of the Night). The black belt in Bjj Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua entered this fight with a professional mma record of 22-9-0 (91% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.12 light heavyweight in the world, he won just one out of his last four bouts, against James Te Huna in 2013 (=Rua vs Te Huna); after this fight he faced Dan Henderson for the second time, in his only bout of 2014 but he lost via tko (=Rua vs Henderson 2).
His opponent, Ovince St Preux (who replaces Jimi Manuwa because he had pulled out of the fight due to injury), has an official record of 16-6-0 (75% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.20 in the same weight class, he has already fought three times in 2014 beating Nikita Krylov (=St Preux vs Krylov) and Ryan Jimmo (=Jimmo vs St Preux) but then he lost to Ryan Bader (=Bader vs St Preux). Shogun Rua vs St Preux ‘Osp’ is the main event of UFC Fight Night 56. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2014 MMA fight – Mauricio Shogun Rua vs Dan Henderson 2 – full fight Video UFC FN 39

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Fight rated 3 stars by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-03-23, some tough exchanges and a good finish: the second fight between Mauricio Rua and Dan Henderson gets three stars (UFC Fight of the Night and UFC Performance of the Night). Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua entered this fight with a professional mma record of 22-8-0 (91% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.10 light heavyweight in the world, he is a black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu but he lost twice in his last three fights.
His opponent, Dan Henderson, has an official record of 29-11-0 (52% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.9 in the same weight class, he is 43 years old (11 years older than Rua) and he comes off three consecutive defeats; currently the #1 in this division is Jon Jones). The last fight won by ‘Hendo’ was the first bout against ‘Shogun’ Rua in 2011, one of the best fights in mma history (=Henderson vs Shogun Rua I). Shogun Rua vs Henderson 2 is the main event of UFC Fight Night 39 – Ufn. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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