Shogun Rua Reacts To His Knockout Loss At UFC Hamburg

Shogun Rua Releases Statement After UFC Hamburg Loss

Former PRIDE and UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio Shogun Rua suffered a massive knockout loss by the hands of Anthony Smith in the main headliner of UFC Hamburg in Germany this past weekend.

After a loss, Rua’s title aspirations come to an end, as Daniel Cormier teased that he will defend his 205-pound title against Shogun, now that idea is in the gutter now.

Shortly after the conclusion of the fight, which snapped his three-win streak, released a statement via social media post:

”Unfortunately we don’t always get the result we want, and to understand that fact is part of life,” Rua wrote. “Congratulations to Anthony Smith. For so many times I was celebrating at this moment and I can’t take his merits from him. I dedicated myself, trained hard, and did all that was within my reach for this fight, but he was better yesterday. Life continues, thank you all for the support.”

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What’s coming next for Rua is still unknown, hope his recent loss isn’t the beginning of the end.

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