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Completed MMA Bout

Maurício Rua vs. Chael Sonnen

Main Event | Light Heavyweight · 205 lbs | MMA

Chael Sonnen defeats Maurício Rua via Submission at 4:47 of Round 1

Mmaweekly large Chael Sonnen
Mmaweekly large Maurício "Shogun" Rua

Sonnen
Submission
Round 1

27-13-1   Pro Record At Fight   21-7-0
Climbed to 28-13   Record After Fight   Fell to 21-8
+145 (Slight Underdog)   Betting Odds   -170 (Slight Favorite)
Us United States   Nationality   Br Brazil
West Linn, Oregon   Fighting out of   Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
36 years, 4 months, 2 weeks   Age at Fight   31 years, 8 months, 3 weeks, 2 days
205.0 lbs (93.0 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   205.0 lbs (93.0 kgs)
6'1" (186cm)   Height   6'1" (185cm)
74.0" (188cm)   Reach   76.0" (193cm)
Team Quest Portland (Primary)
Gracie Barra Portland (Other)
  Gym   Vila da Luta (Primary)
Kings MMA (Other)
UFC Fight Night 26
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC Fight Night 26: Shogun vs. Sonnen
  • Date: Saturday 08.17.2013 at 08:00 PM ET
  • Referee: Herb Dean
  • Venue: TD Garden
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
  • Bout Billing: Main Event (fight 13 of 13)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 205 lbs (93.0 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Jon Anik, Joe Rogan
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Joe Rogan
  • Rua Total Disclosed Pay: $175,000
  • Sonnen Total Disclosed Pay: $150,000
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Rua vs. Sonnen Fight Predictions

Tapology Community Predictions: 1693  
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KO/TKO
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Submission
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Decision
Rua
45%
Sonnen
55%

Videos & Highlights

    Training  |  Shogun vs Sonnen: UFC Open Workouts Recap report dead link

    Watch Chael Sonnen and Shogun Rua hit pads and work out for fans in Boston.

  • Training  |  FOX Sports 1: Shogun Trains at Kings MMA report dead link

    Watch Shogun Rua prepare for his bout with Chael Sonnen at King's MMA.

  • Promo Video  |  FOX Sports 1: Main Event Preview report dead link

    Watch Joe Rogan break down Shogun Rua vs. Chael Sonnen at FOX Sports 1.

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