"Shogun" Rua is focused on Forrest Griffin, but says his "big dream" is to be Champion againPosted on August 16, 2011, 05:36 PM by Joey Santosus
Former Light Heavyweight Champion Mauricio "Shogun" Rua, who will meet Forrest Griffin in the UFC 134 co-main event, discusses his opponent, as well as his training and preparation for the bout. Rua says that, though he remains focused on his fight with Griffin, his "big dream" is to once again be the UFC Champion.
Shogun's journey back to the top will begin in his home country of Brazil on August 27th from the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro. Rua will face Griffin in a rematch of their 2007 bout, during which he was submitted in the final round. Photo: Francis Specker
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