UFC News: Shogun Re-Injures Knee, Dropped From Fight With Chuck Liddell

mauricio shogun rua

mauricio shogun rua

The UFC has announced that Mauricio “Shogun” Rua will undergo knee surgery to repair an injury suffered in training for his fight with Chuck Liddell at UFC 85. A new opponent is expected.

“Scheduled to make his return to the Octagon this June against Chuck Liddell at UFC 85 in London, light heavyweight star Mauricio “Shogun” Rua has instead been forced to withdraw from the bout due to a ruptured ACL in his left knee, the same injury he had surgery on to repair last October after his UFC 76 fight with Forrest Griffin……Liddell’s opponent for UFC 85, which will be held at London’s O2 Arena on June 7th, will be announced shortly. “