Maurício “Shogun” Rua Full MMA Record and Fighting Statistics
Maurício “Shogun” Rua Full MMA Record and Fighting Statistics

Maurício “Shogun” Rua

MMA Record: 27-12-1

WINS
27
21
1
5
KO/TKO
SUBMISSIONS
DECISIONS
LOSSES
12
6
3
3
KO/TKO
SUBMISSIONS
DECISIONS

FINISH RATE
82%
Age
40
Reach
76'
(193 cm)
Height
72.8'
(185 cm)
Country
Brazil

Maurício “Shogun” Rua is a 40 year old Male fighter from Brazil with a 27-12-1 pro MMA record. Rua most recently fought Paul Craig at UFC 255 on Saturday November 21, 2020. Maurício Rua lost to Paul Craig by KO/TKO at 3:36 of Round 2 in the Light Heavyweight division.

Maurício Rua has 27 wins with a 82% finish rate, including 21 by knockout, 1 by submission, 5 by decision.


Maurício Rua's Last Fight

Loss • Paul Craig DEF Maurício Rua by KO/TKO R2 3:36

Maurício “Shogun” Rua full mixed martial arts record

Result Record Opponent Method Event Date Weight class Org
Loss
27-11-1 Paul Craig
KO/TKO
R2 3:36
UFC 255 2020-11-21 Light Heavyweight UFC
Win
26-11-1 Antônio Rogério Nogueira
DEC
R3 5:00
UFC Fight Night 2020-07-25 Light Heavyweight UFC
Draw
26-11-0 Paul Craig
DEC
R3 5:00
UFC on ESPN+ 22 2019-11-16 Light Heavyweight UFC
Win
25-11-0 Tyson Pedro
KO/TKO
R3 0:43
UFC Fight Night 142 2018-12-01 Light Heavyweight UFC
Loss
25-10-0 Anthony Smith
KO/TKO
R1 1:29
UFC Fight Night 134 2018-07-22 Light Heavyweight UFC
Win
24-10-0 Gian Villante
KO/TKO
R3 0:59
UFC Fight Night 106 2017-03-11 Light Heavyweight UFC
Win
23-10-0 Corey Anderson
DEC
R3 5:00
UFC 198 2016-05-14 Light Heavyweight UFC
Win
22-10-0 Antônio Rogério Nogueira
DEC
R3 5:00
UFC 190 2015-08-01 Light Heavyweight UFC
Loss
22-9-0 Ovince St. Preux
KO/TKO
R1 0:34
UFC Fight Night 56 2014-11-08 Light Heavyweight UFC
Loss
22-8-0 Dan Henderson
KO/TKO
R3 1:31
UFC Fight Night 38 2014-03-23 Light Heavyweight UFC
Win
21-8-0 James Te Huna
KO/TKO
R1 1:03
UFC Fight Night 33 2013-12-06 Light Heavyweight UFC
Loss
21-7-0 Chael Sonnen
SUB
R1 4:47
UFC Fight Night 26 2013-08-17 Light Heavyweight UFC
Loss
21-6-0 Alexander Gustafsson
DEC
R3 5:00
UFC on FOX 5 2012-12-08 Light Heavyweight UFC
Win
20-6-0 Brandon Vera
KO/TKO
R4 4:09
UFC on FOX 4 2012-08-04 Light Heavyweight UFC
Loss
20-5-0 Dan Henderson
DEC
R5 5:00
UFC 139 2011-11-19 Light Heavyweight UFC
Win
19-5-0 Forrest Griffin
KO/TKO
R1 1:53
UFC 134 2011-08-27 Light Heavyweight UFC
Loss
19-4-0 Jon Jones
KO/TKO
R3 2:37
UFC 128 2011-03-19 Light Heavyweight UFC
Win
18-4-0 Lyoto Machida
KO/TKO
R1 3:35
UFC 113 2010-05-08 Light Heavyweight UFC
Loss
18-3-0 Lyoto Machida
DEC
R5 5:00
UFC 104 2009-10-24 Light Heavyweight UFC
Win
17-3-0 Chuck Liddell
KO/TKO
R1 4:28
UFC 97 2009-04-18 Light Heavyweight UFC
Win
16-3-0 Mark Coleman
KO/TKO
R3 4:36
UFC 93 2009-01-17 Light Heavyweight UFC
Loss
16-2-0 Forrest Griffin
SUB
R3 4:45
UFC 76 2007-09-22 Light Heavyweight UFC
Win
15-2-0 Alistair Overeem
KO/TKO
R1 3:37
Pride 33 2007-02-24 Middleweight PFC
Win
14-2-0 Kazuhiro Nakamura
DEC
R3 5:00
Pride Shockwave 2006 2006-12-31 Middleweight PFC
Win
13-2-0 Kevin Randleman
SUB
R1 2:35
Pride 32 2006-10-21 Light Heavyweight PFC
Win
12-2-0 Cyrille Diabate
KO/TKO
R1 5:29
Pride Final Conflict Absolute 2006-09-10 Middleweight PFC
Loss
12-1-0 Mark Coleman
KO/TKO
R1 0:49
Pride 31 2006-02-26 Heavyweight PFC
Win
11-1-0 Ricardo Arona
KO/TKO
R1 2:54
Pride Final Conflict 2005 2005-08-28 Middleweight PFC
Win
10-1-0 Alistair Overeem
KO/TKO
R1 6:42
Pride Final Conflict 2005 2005-08-28 Middleweight PFC
Win
9-1-0 Antônio Rogério Nogueira
DEC
R3 5:00
Pride Critical Countdown 2005 2005-06-26 Middleweight PFC
Win
8-1-0 Quinton Jackson
KO/TKO
R1 4:47
Pride Total Elimination 2005 2005-04-23 Middleweight PFC
Win
7-1-0 Hiromitsu Kanehara
KO/TKO
R1 1:40
Pride 29 2005-02-20 Middleweight PFC
Win
6-1-0 Yasuhito Namekawa
KO/TKO
R1 6:02
Pride Bushido 5 2004-10-14 Middleweight PFC
Win
5-1-0 Akihiro Gono
KO/TKO
R1 9:04
Pride Bushido 2 2004-02-15 Middleweight PFC
Win
4-1-0 Akira Shoji
KO/TKO
R1 3:47
Pride Bushido 1 2003-10-05 Middleweight PFC
Loss
4-0-0 Renato Sobral
SUB
R3 3:07
IFC 17 2003-09-06 Light Heavyweight IFC
Win
3-0-0 Eric Wanderlei
KO/TKO
R2 2:54
IFC 17 2003-09-06 Light Heavyweight IFC
Win
2-0-0 Evangelista Santos
KO/TKO
R1 9:22
Regional circuit 2003-08-01 MWVT
Win
1-0-0 Ângelo de Oliveira
KO/TKO
R1 0:55
Regional circuit 2003-05-16 MWVT
Win
0-0-0 Rafael Freitas
KO/TKO
R1 4:00
Regional circuit 2002-11-08 MWVT
Maurício “Shogun” Rua MMA Record: 27-12-1

Maurício “Shogun” Rua's last five professional MMA fights

Recent form for Maurício Rua

Maurício “Shogun” Rua's MMA career highlights

Maurício “Shogun” Rua's Professional MMA debut

Rua made his professional debut against Rafael Freitas on November 8, 2002, fighting on the regional circuit.

He made a winning start to his career, defeating Rafael Freitas who carried a 0-0-0 professional MMA record into the fight.

Maurício Rua beat Rafael Freitas by KO/TKO at 4:00 of Round 1.

Maurício “Shogun” Rua's Ultimate Fighting Championship Career

Rua made his debut in the UFC against Forrest Griffin on September 22, 2007, fighting on the co-main event of UFC 76: Knockout having compiled a 16-2-0 professional MMA record.

Maurício Rua lost to Forrest Griffin by Submission at 4:45 of Round 3.

Since his debut, Rua has gone on to fight a total of 22 more times in the UFC. His UFC record stands at 11-10-1.

Failed UFC title challenge: UFC Light Heavyweight Championship loss to Lyoto Machida

Rua lost his 1st light heavyweight title challenge, losing to Lyoto Machida on October 24, 2009 at UFC 104: Machida vs Shogun.

Maurício Rua lost to Lyoto Machida by Decision at 5:00 of Round 5.

Winning the belt: UFC Light Heavyweight Championship against Lyoto Machida

Rua won the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship defeating Lyoto Machida on May 8, 2010 at UFC 113: Machida vs Shogun 2.

This was Rua's 2nd UFC championship fight.

Maurício Rua beat Lyoto Machida by KO/TKO at 3:35 of Round 1.

The first man to defeat Lyoto Machida

Rua defeated the previously unbeaten Lyoto Machida on May 8, 2010, at UFC 113: Machida vs Shogun 2. Lyoto Machida came into the fight with a 16-0-0 record. Rua was a +166 betting underdog going into the fight. Maurício Rua beat Lyoto Machida by KO/TKO at 3:35 of Round 1.

Title loss: Losing the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship to Jon Jones

Rua lost his UFC Light Heavyweight title to Jon Jones on March 19, 2011 at UFC 128: Shogun vs Jones.

The loss meant that Rua had made no successful defences of the UFC light heavyweight title.

Maurício Rua lost to Jon Jones by KO/TKO at 2:37 of Round 3.

When was Maurício Rua's last win?

Rua's last win came against Antônio Rogério Nogueira at UFC Fight Night on Saturday July 25, 2020. Maurício Rua beat Antônio Rogério Nogueira by Decision at 5:00 of Round 3.

Who is Maurício Rua's next opponent?

Rua is not currently booked for any fights.

When was Maurício Rua's last loss?

Rua's last loss came against Paul Craig at UFC 255 on Saturday November 21, 2020. Maurício Rua lost to Paul Craig by KO/TKO at 3:36 of Round 2.

How many UFC fights has Maurício Rua had?

Rua has fought 22 times in the UFC. His UFC record stands at 11-10-1.

How many pro MMA knockouts does Maurício Rua have?

Rua has knocked out 21 opponents.

How many pro MMA submissions does Maurício Rua have?

Rua has submitted 1 opponents.

How many times has Maurício Rua been knocked out?

Rua has been knocked out 6 times.

How many times has Maurício Rua been submitted?

Rua has been submitted 3 times.