Shogun Rua is aware his time as a specialist MMA fighter is winding down.
On Saturday night, in the co-most important event of UFC Combat Island 3, Rua is acquiring his trilogy bout with Antonio Rogerio Nogueira. Lil Nog has presently sassist he will be retiring immediately after the combat. But, the former UFC light heavyweight winner suggests he still has two or three much more fights still left in him.
“Yes, this is my prepare,” Rua stated at media day (h/t BJPENN.com)
When Rua and Nogueira fight on Saturday night, it will be their trilogy bout. They to start with met in 2005 in Satisfaction where it was Rua who won by unanimous conclusion. After that, they fought at UFC 190 in 2015 exactly where at the time all over again Rua gained by conclusion.
While Shogun Rua is 2- he nevertheless appreciates this is a dangerous battle and is only focused on Saturday evening.
“I do not know my future wander, but my concentrate is now on Rogerio on Saturday,” he said. “After this, I do not know. I just take it wander for wander, and right after my struggle, I talk to my manager and I speak about my new walk.”
When he decides to retire from MMA, Rua claims he hopes to perform for the UFC and be an ambassador. Supplied his legendary standing and all the things he did for the UFC and Brazilian MMA, he pretty well could net that occupation and be a focal point at all Brazil UFC functions in the long run.