All fights list 2021, champion titles, age, height, reach and weight, KO ratio of the mixed martial artist Mauricio «Shogun» Rua.

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Mauricio Rua

Information updated: 2021-05-08

Wins
27
(21 KOs)

Losses
12
(6 KOs)

Draws
1
 

Given name: Maurício Milani Rua

Alias: Shogun

Born: November 25, 1981 (39 age)

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Nationality: BrazilBrazil

Division: light heavyweight

Weight: 205 lb (93,0 kg)

Height: 6′ 1″ (185 cm)

Reach: 76″ (193 cm)

Stance: orthodox

KOs: 77%

Birth place: Curitiba, Brazil

Residence: Curitiba, Brazil

Wins by KO: 77%
Wins by subm: 3%
Wins by dec: 18%
Losses by KO: 50%
Losses by subm: 25%
Losses by dec: 25%

Mauricio Rua next fight will be announced later.

The last fight of Mauricio Rua took place on November 21, 2020 against Paul Craig.
Rua lost by technical knockout (TKO).

  • Total fights: 40
  • Wins: 27
  • Wins by KO: 21
  • Wins by subm: 1
  • Wins by dec: 5
  • Losses: 12
  • Losses by KO: 6
  • Losses by subm: 3
  • Losses by dec: 3
  • Draws: 1

MMA career

How many fights did Mauricio Rua have?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2020-11-21 Paul Craig Loss
TKO (Submission to Punches)
2020-07-25 Antonio Rogerio Nogueira Win
Decision (Split)
2019-11-16 Paul Craig Draw
Draw (Split)
2018-12-01 Tyson Pedro Win
TKO (Punches)
2018-07-22 Anthony Smith Loss
KO (Elbow)
2017-03-11 Gian Villante Win
TKO (Punches)
2016-05-14 Corey Anderson Win
Decision (Split)
2015-08-01 Antonio Rogerio Nogueira Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2014-11-08 Ovince St. Preux Loss
KO (Punches)
2014-03-23 Dan Henderson Loss
TKO (Punches)
2013-12-07 James Te Huna Win
KO (Punch)
2013-08-17 Chael Sonnen Loss
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
2012-12-08 Alexander Gustafsson Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2012-08-04 Brandon Vera Win
TKO (Punches)
2011-11-19 Dan Henderson Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2011-08-27 Forrest Griffin Win
KO (Punches)
2011-03-19 Jon Jones Loss
TKO (Punches and Knees)
2010-05-08 Lyoto Machida Win
KO (Punches)
2009-10-24 Lyoto Machida Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2009-04-18 Chuck Liddell Win
TKO (Punches)
2009-01-17 Mark Coleman Win
TKO (Punches)
2007-09-22 Forrest Griffin Loss
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2007-02-24 Alistair Overeem Win
KO (Punches)
2006-12-31 Kazuhiro Nakamura Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2006-10-21 Kevin Randleman Win
Submission (Kneebar)
2006-09-10 Cyrille Diabate Win
TKO (Stomps)
2006-02-26 Mark Coleman Loss
TKO (Broken Arm)
2005-08-28 Ricardo Arona Win
KO (Punches)
2005-08-28 Alistair Overeem Win
TKO (Punches)
2005-06-26 Antonio Rogerio Nogueira Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2005-04-23 Quinton Jackson Win
TKO (Soccer Kicks)
2005-02-20 Hiromitsu Kanehara Win
TKO (Stomp)
2004-10-14 Yasuhito Namekawa Win
TKO (Punches)
2004-02-15 Akihiro Gono Win
TKO (Soccer Kicks)
2003-10-05 Akira Shoji Win
KO (Punches)
2003-09-06 Renato Sobral Loss
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
2003-09-06 Erick Wanderley Win
TKO (Punches)
2003-08-01 Evangelista Santos Win
TKO (Punches)
2003-05-16 Angelo Antonio de Oliveira Win
TKO (Soccer Kicks)
2002-11-08 Rafael Freitas Win
KO (Kick)

Who all beat Mauricio Rua?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2020-11-21 Paul Craig Loss
TKO (Submission to Punches)
2018-07-22 Anthony Smith Loss
KO (Elbow)
2014-11-08 Ovince St. Preux Loss
KO (Punches)
2014-03-23 Dan Henderson Loss
TKO (Punches)
2013-08-17 Chael Sonnen Loss
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
2012-12-08 Alexander Gustafsson Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2011-11-19 Dan Henderson Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2011-03-19 Jon Jones Loss
TKO (Punches and Knees)
2009-10-24 Lyoto Machida Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2007-09-22 Forrest Griffin Loss
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2006-02-26 Mark Coleman Loss
TKO (Broken Arm)
2003-09-06 Renato Sobral Loss
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
MMA artist Mauricio Rua

MMA artist Mauricio Rua

Mauricio Rua is a Brazilian MMA artist, who competes in the light heavyweight division.
As a professional athlete, Rua has been performing for 18 years.

Mauricio was born in Curitiba, Brazil, on November 25, 1981.
He currently resides in Curitiba, Brazil.

Pro debut

A 20-year-old Rua made his professional debut on November 8, 2002 against Rafael Freitas.
Mauricio won by knockout (KO).

First world title

On May 8, 2010 Mauricio Rua became the UFC light heavyweight champion.
The Brazilian defeated world champion Lyoto Machida.

Current world MMA light heavyweight champions

Division
UFC

Bellator

ONE
light heavyweight
weight limit:
205 lbs / 93,0 kg
Jan Blachowicz
Jan Blachowicz
Vadim Nemkov
Vadim Nemkov
Reinier De Ridder
Reinier De Ridder
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