Mauricio Rua dreams about being part of UFC 147

Earlier this month Quinton “Rampage” Jackson railed against the UFC, bemoaning the types of opponents he was being given and asking for his release from the organization with one fight remaining on his contract.
The UFC answered with a fight that seemed to fit Jackson’s style request, a rematch with the man that defeated him in August 2005 while they both fighters were members of the PRIDE organization, Mauricio “Shogun” Rua.
Not long after the UFC announced the fight, Jackson

Mauricio Rua won’t retire until he gets a rematch with Rampage Jackson

Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and Quinton “Rampage” Jackson first met in the opening round of the 2005 PRIDE Middleweight Grand Prix. The fight was dominated by Rua’s outstanding striking, with Rua earning the TKO at the 4:47 mark of the first round.
Rua would go on to with the Grand Prix that year defeating Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, Alistair Overeem and Ricardo Arona on his way to that championship.
Following their time with PRIDE, both fighters would move on to the UFC, with both