Mauricio Rua

Mauricio Rua 2021: Record, Net Worth, Salary, and Endorsements

Mauricio Rua is one of the most decorated fighters in UFC history. His talent transcends organizations, and many regard him among the finest talents in the sport in general. The veteran fighter is a former UFC light heavyweight champion who is still an active fighter at 205 pounds.

Mauricio Rua: UFC career

'Shogun' started his UFC career in the year 2007. He suffered a defeat and a knee injury at UFC 76. Subsequently, he defeated Chuck Liddell and Lyoto Machida. His win over the latter at UFC 113 saw him ascend to the pinnacle of the light heavyweight division.


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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - NOVEMBER 21: (R-L) Paul Craig of Scotland celebrates his victory over Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua of Brazil in their light heavyweight bout during the UFC 255 event at UFC APEX on November 21, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)

One of the most thrilling matches of his career was with Jon Jones. Unfortunately for his fans, 'Shogun' dropped the belt to the upstart at UFC 128. The 'Shogun' recently fought at UFC 255, where he was up against Paul Craig. He lost the bout via technical knockout in round two. He holds a record of 11-10-1 in his UFC career.

Mauricio Rua: Fighting Style

The Brazilian fighter is unstoppable when he is inside the octagon. 'Shogun' looks to finish his opponents and has earned 22 finishes in 27 wins. He combines his boxing skills and his Muay Thai techniques to dominate his opponents and is known to display an aggressive top game when he is fighting.

Mauricio Rua: Achievements

The 'Shogun' holds a stellar record of 27-12-1 in his 18-year MMA career. Rua holds the record for most fight-night bonuses in the UFC light heavyweight division, along with Jon Jones and Ovince Saint Preux. He won the 2005 PRIDE Middleweight Grand Prix. Furthermore, he is a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

Mauricio Rua: Net Worth and Salary 2021

Rua has earned over $5,270,000 in his career, according to The Sports Daily. He won a whopping amount of $330,000 for his amazing win over Tyson Pedro. His estimated net worth is $6.5 million dollars according to Celebrity Net Worth.

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ResidenceCuritiba, Parana, Brazil
Weight/Division205.5 lb/ Light Heavyweight
 MMA Record27-12-1
Active Win Streak0
Net Worth $6.5 million dollars
 Endorsements NA
 Marital Status Married
Partner Name

 Renata Ribeiro

Brother NameMurilo Rua



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