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MAURICIO “SHOGUN” RUA NAMED TO UFC® The 2024 Hall of Fame Class

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MAURICIO “SHOGUN” RUA NAMED TO UFC® The 2024 Hall of Fame Class


MAURICIO “SHOGUN” RUA NAMED TO UFC® HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2024

Las Vegas – UFC® today announced that former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua will be inducted into the 2024 Class of the UFC Hall of Fame as a Pioneer. The UFC Hall of Fame Induction will be part of the 12th Annual UFC Hall of Fame Induction Ceremonies.The th UFC International Fight WeekÔ, on Thursday, June 27, at T-Mobile Arena, and will be streamed live exclusively on UFC FIGHT PASS®.

“Shogun Rua is one of the greatest Brazilian athletes in combat sports history,” said UFC President & CEYou can also find out more about the O Dana White. “Shogun had an incredible run in PRIDE and UFC, and he was fearless inside the Octagon. His fights against Mark Coleman and Chuck Liddell as well as Lyoto Machida and Dan Henderson are among the most memorable UFC moments and have helped bring Brazilian MMA to the forefront. It will be an honor to induct him into the UFC Hall of Fame this summer during International Fight Week.”

Rua will be inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame on the 20th anniversary of the UFC.The th The Pioneer Era Wing is made up of members who have turned professional before November 17, 2000 (when the unified rules for mixed martial arts were adopted). The Pioneers Era includes athletes who became professional before November 17th, 2000 (when unified mixed martial arts rules were adopted), who are at least 35 years old or have…



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