Chael Sonnen submits Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua in first round

Sunday, August 18, 2013

The UFC Fight Night 26 main event featured a light heavyweight title bout between Chael Sonnen and Mauricio Rua and takes place at the TD Garden in Boston, MA.

In case you forgot, Chael Sonnen can still fight.

After losing consecutive title fights in two weight classes, the West Linn., Oregon’s most famous resident needed a win if he was going to remain relevant.

Sonnen got that victory with a dominant performance against former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua Saturday night in the main event of UFC Fight Night at TD Garden on Saturday. He won via guillotine choke at 4:47 of the first round.

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Chael Sonnen Vs. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua
Fight was scheduled for 5 rounds (5x5x5x5x5)
Name Chael Sonnen Chael Sonnen
Height 6′ 1″ (185.42 cm)
Weight 205 (92.99 kg)
Record 26-13-1
Team Team Quest

VS

Name Mauricio Rua Mauricio Rua
Height 6′ 1″ (185.42 cm)
Weight 205 (92.99 kg)
Record 21-7-0
Team Universidade da luta
 
 
 
 
 
-Chael Sonnen defeated Mauricio Rua by Submission (Guillotine choke, 1st Round, 4:46)