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UFC 134 Rio which is scheduled to take place on August 27, 2011 at the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil will be having its live press conference on Thursday with Dana White as one of the attendees.
As the aftermath of UFC 131 fades away, UFC 134 Rio is fast approaching. So UFC will be having a press conference for the UFC 134 to make fans’ anticipation for the event increase.
The live video streaming of UFC 134 Rio’s press conference will air at MMAWeekly.com at 11 a.m. PT/ 2 p.m. ET on Thursday. The UFC 134 Rio features middleweight champion Anderson Silva defending his title against Yushin Okami in the main event bout.
The special UFC press conference will be attended by Dana White with some other fighters in the UFC 134’s card, like Anderson Silva, Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, and more.View Article Source »
Jones defeat Shogun which announce the new light-heavyweight champion.
UFC 128: Shogun vs. Jones – marks a new record for Jon Jones to steal the belt form Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, the event take place at Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. In addition to the night’s pay-per-view main card, which also features Urijah Faber vs. Eddie Wineland and Brendan Schaub vs. Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic, among others – UFC 128 features two bouts that stream for free on Facebook.com/UFC. Here are the UFC 128 results of the matches if ever you miss it.
– Erik Koch def. Raphael Assuncao via KO (punch) – Round 1, 2:32
– Nick Catone def. Costantinos Philippou via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
– Joseph Benavidez def. Ian Loveland via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
– Gleison Tibau def. Kurt Pellegrino via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28).
– Mike Pyle def. Ricardo Almeida via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
– Edson Barboza def. Anthony Njokuani (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
– Luiz Cane def. Eliot Marshall via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 2:15
– Brendan Schaub def. Mirko “Cro Cop” FIlipovic via TKO (punch) – Round 3, 3:24
– Nate Marquardt def. Dan Miller via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
– Jim Miller def. Kamal Shalorus via TKO (strikes) – Round 3, 2:15
– Urijah Faber def. Eddie Wineland via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
- Jon Jones def. champ Mauricio “Shogun” Rua via TKO (strikes) – Round 3, 2:37 (becomes new light-heavyweight champ)
For Shogun, everything is going well and on schedule. And if his knee rehabilitation goes well, the fans might see him back in the Octagon sometime in early 2011.
Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, after defeating Lyoto Machida at UFC 113 last May, underwent reconstructive surgery to repair a ligament in his left knee. Shogun, who recently visited his surgeon in Los Angeles, pointed out that his recovery is on schedule. Still, Rua wants to continue rehabilitating his knee for another month before getting back in training. A high-profile match-up with Rashad Evans is slated for his return, but nothing official has been announced yet. Shogun eyes to get back in the Octagon in early 2011.
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“I must return at the beginning of next year, but I still don’t know who it’s going to be against. Let’s see how my rehab goes. Hopefully, I’ll be back early next year. First, I want to take care of my knee and get back to 100 percent.”
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