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Whoa-Gun! Griffin Submits Rua on UFC 76 Main Card

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In the eyes of many, PRIDE veteran Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua was one of the best – if not the best - light heavyweights in the world. But in his UFC debut tonight at the Honda Center, Forrest Griffin elevated his own status in the 205-pound weight class at the expense of the feared Brazilian, dominating him throughout their three rounder and then finishing the bout with a submission at the 4:45 mark of the final round.


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Post #1   9/23/07 9:17:40AM   

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Really great fight for Forrest. Shogun looked terrible.

Post #3   9/23/07 1:52:58PM   

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Man I lost my voice at that fight .... I was soo happy Forrest beat Shogun, maily because the Pride fans were being obnoxious and just getting on my nerves. However, this is 2 Chute Box fighters going down because of cardio lately. Ninja and Shogun were both gassed about halfway through the second round, if he wasn't training with Couture I would have concern for Wandy too.

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I really think Rogan touched on something when he said that the Pride guys seemed smaller and not as physically strong as UFC fighters who are experts at conditioning and weight cutting.

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i think he did too.. but i hav emy beliefs on why it happened

Post #6   9/23/07 9:21:20PM   

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Posted by metal_mecca43

i think he did too.. but i hav emy beliefs on why it happened



Roids? If so shogun's fought in sanctioned US events, in which he was tested at.

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Same here, and I'm guessing they're along the same lines, hense why they're not being mentioned on the forum.

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Posted by metal_mecca43

i think he did too.. but i hav emy beliefs on why it happened



Roids? If so shogun's fought in sanctioned US events, in which he was tested at.



No one said anything of the sort, although Shoguns only other US event was extremely short and Wandys was not and showed a total lack of a gas-tank along the same lines as Shogun.

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