Pro Record: 22-9-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Team: Universidade da luta
Age: 32
Sex: Male
Height: 6 Feet. 1 Inch(es).
Weight: 205 lbs.
Out of: Curitiba, PR
Born: Curitiba, Parana
Mauricio "Shogun" Rua is a mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter with a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and training in Muay Thai, wrestling and boxing. Rua fought in the IFC "Global Domination" tournament and the PRIDE Fighting Championships, where he won the 2005 Middleweight Grand Prix. Rua is currently fighting as a light heavyweight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).

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Mauricio Rua's Professional Record

Date Result Opponent Event Method Round Time
11/08/2014 TBD Jimi Manuwa UFC Fight Night # 56: Manuwa vs Rua
03/23/2014 Loss Dan Henderson UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. Henderson 2 TKO/RSC 3 1:31
12/07/2013 Win James Tehuna UFC - Fight Night: Bigfoot vs. Hunt KO 1 1:03
08/17/2013 Loss Chael Sonnen UFC Fight Night 26: Sonnen vs Rua Submission Guillotine Choke 1 4:47
12/08/2012 Loss Alexander Gustafsson UFC on FOX: Henderson vs. Diaz Decision Unanimous Decision 3
08/04/2012 Win Brandon Vera UFC on Fox: Shogun vs. Vera KO 4 4:09
11/19/2011 Loss Dan Henderson UFC 139: Shogun vs. Henderson Decision Unanimous Decision 5
08/27/2011 Win Forrest Griffin UFC 134 Silva vs. Okami KO 1 1:53
03/19/2011 Loss Jon Jones UFC 128: Shogun vs Jones TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Strikes 3 2:37 Title Fight
05/08/2010 Win Lyoto Machida UFC 113: Machida vs. Shogun 2 TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Strikes 1 3:25 Title Fight
10/24/2009 Loss Lyoto Machida UFC 104: Machida vs Shogun Decision Unanimous Decision 5 Title Fight
04/18/2009 Win Chuck Liddell UFC 97: Redemption TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Strikes 1 4:28
01/17/2009 Win Mark Coleman UFC 93: Franklin vs Henderson TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Strikes 3 4:36
NSF 09/22/2007 Loss Forrest Griffin UFC 76: Knock-Out Submission Rear Naked Choke 3 4:45
02/24/2007 Win Alistair Overeem Pride 33: Second Coming TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Strikes 1 3:37
NSF 12/31/2006 Win Kazuhiro Nakamura Pride: Shock Wave 2006 Decision Unanimous Decision 3
10/21/2006 Win Kevin Randleman Pride 32: The Real Deal Submission Knee Bar 1 2:35
NSF 09/10/2006 Win Cyrille Diabate Pride: Final Conflict Absolute 2006 TKO/RSC Stomps 1 5:29
NSF 02/26/2006 Loss Mark Coleman Pride 31: Unbreakable TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from an Injury 1
NSF 08/28/2005 Win Alistair Overeem Pride: Final Conflict 2005 TKO/RSC Strikes 1 6:42
NSF 08/28/2005 Win Ricardo Arona Pride: Final Conflict 2005 KO Strikes 1 2:53
NSF 06/26/2005 Win Rogerio Nogueira Pride: Critical Countdown 2005 Decision 3
NSF 04/23/2005 Win Quinton Jackson Pride: Total Elimination 2005 KO 1 4:47
NSF 02/20/2005 Win Hiromitsu Kanehara Pride 29: Fists of Fire KO 1 1:40
NSF 10/14/2004 Win Yasuhito Namekawa Pride: Bushido 5 KO Punches 1 6:02
NSF 02/15/2004 Win Akihiro Gono Pride: Bushido 2 KO Punches 1 9:04
NSF 10/05/2003 Win Akira Shoji Pride: Bushido 1 KO 1 3:47
09/06/2003 Win Eric Wanderlei International Fighting Championship: Global Domination TKO/RSC 2 2:54
09/06/2003 Loss Renato Sobral International Fighting Championship: Global Domination Submission Guillotine Choke 3 3:07
NSF 08/01/2003 Win Evangelista Santos Meca Vale Tudo 9 TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Strikes
NSF 05/16/2003 Win Angelo Antonio Meca Vale Tudo 8 TKO/RSC 1
NSF 11/08/2002 Win Rafael Freitas Meca Vale Tudo 7 KO Kick 1 4:00
: Bout results verified by an official State, Tribal, Provincial, or Municipal Commission.
NSF: Non Sanctioned Fight
* : For a variety of reasons, including weight disparity and the demands of entertainment, Exhibition Bouts are held, in which the contest is unscripted and hard fought, but the results do not count on a fighter's Official Record.
NC: Fight Declared No Contest


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