Curitiba, State of Paraná, Brazil Maurício Rua/Place of birth
Former UFC light-heavyweight champion Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua has retired from MMA according to Dana White. The UFC boss let the news slip on an ESPN+ Q&A . MMA reporter Nolan King was first to note the inadvertent announcement.Jan 6, 2021
39 years (November 25, 1981) Maurício Rua/Age
The two will fight at UFC 255 on November 21. Rua last fight in July, beating Antonio Rogerio Nogueira via split decision. Making his pro debut in 2002, Rua is a former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion as well as a PRIDE Middleweight Grand Prix winner.