Any update on Mauricio Shogun Rua after his loss to AG?

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  1. Mooner

    Mooner Banned Banned

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    Haven't heard from Shogun since his loss at Fox 6. As a huge Shogun fan, it seems that recapturing the title is quite unrealistic at this point.

    I'd just like to see him get a nice win streak going before he retires.

    Thiago Silva- Glover - Mousasi - Machida III- Hendo II and call it quits.
     
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    Probably somewhere in a resturant eating a meal he shouldn't be.

    Come at me brah!

    But in seriousness, he is closer to being a gatekeeper than a contender, might as well make some good fights.
     
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    He'd need to win at least two of those in a row to be a streak. None of those would be a given.
     
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    If you want him to go out on a win streak idk about that list. Imo Machida and Hendo would beat him with Glover and Mousasi having very good chances of winning. He would destroy Silva though
     
  5. Mooner

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    Really? I think it's a realistic win streak in my opinion.
     
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    I am a Shogun fan, i like this guy, but i really don't believe him anymore... Talking the true, his cardio is really bad and his standup technique isn't that great, he just has a heavy hand and a big heart, and that isn't enough to get Jones' belt..
     
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    I'm pretty confident he would beat Henderson if they fought again. People don't realize he was injured and barely trained for that fight.
     
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    Beats Silva, loses to Glover, loses to Machida, beats Mousasi, beats Hendo.
     
  9. Mooner

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    Never made a claim saying he can take the belt. I think if he does not retire now, he should look to get a win streak going to preserve his legacy. Forget about the title since he already won it.
     
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    After his last few fights I don't see how he would beat Hendo or Machida. I'd favor him over Glover and Mousasi but not by a lot. The Shogun that fought Vera and Gus would get totaled by Machida and Hendo
     
  11. Mooner

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    No matter how low Shogun fell, he'll always have Machida's number. Just stylistically Shogun is favoured over Machida. I see him crushing Silva, edging GT and Mousasi and beating Hendo with a better game plan in a rematch.
     
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    No he won't. Machida has improved Shogun has fallen off health wise. Shogun doesn't have the speed he had when he fought Machida. I like Shogun but he just isn't capable of fighting the way he fought Machida anymore. And I thought he drew Hendo but his gameplan for the fight was good. Hendo's was poor and he gassed himself trying to finish someone with a notoriously great chin. I give Hendo an advantage in a rematch. He would probably win the other 3
     
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    Not much just eaty and sleepy for now :rolleyes:
     
  14. Igorreboucas

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    I agree with you on this part. If Shogun fights Lyoto again, he will be the favorite, for sure.

    Talking about your winning streak, i think he could beat Thiago Silva, Machida and Hendo ( if he really changes his gameplan, as you said ). Glover is a doubt for me, this guy needs more matchups to be measured. But against Mousasi the things are harder, i can't see Shoung winning this guy...
     
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    hes resting his knees
     
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    Check his twitter, he looks fine.
     
  17. VinceArch

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    Let him have a couple of 'legends' fights and if he can hold a 3 fight win streak or greater, give him a contender fight again.
     
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    Oh yeah, because shogun didn't knock machida out and his fight with hendo wasn't even close.
     
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    He should retire.
     
  20. Workaholic

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    You clearly didn't read any of my other posts where I posted completely logical reasons as to why I think he would lose those fights
     

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