Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua Returning, Why Boxing Champion Is Meeting With Dana White, UFC Heavyweights

– On a current version of “UFC Now,” Michael Bisping and Cub Swanson provided up their ideas on the High-5 heavyweight fights. The entire episode is streaming on UFC Struggle Go.

Take a look at the video above to see what Bisping and Swanson view as a few of the prime heavyweight fights in UFC historical past.

– Anthony Joshua is presently the IBF, WBA and IBO heavyweight boxing champion. So why would he be speaking with Zuffa officers? For starters, it is not to maneuver into the Octagon and compete in MMA. As a substitute, it is as a potential acquisition below the Zuffa Boxing umbrella.

“We’ll hear, and 100 % if it is sensible, we’re all in,” Joshua mentioned in a current interview with ESPN. “So I am comfortable that Dana’s (White) coming into the sport, hopefully we will add some pleasure and we will progress ahead and make some extra money and make some good fights.”

Joshua, simply 28 years outdated, can also be a former gold medalist on the 2012 Summer season Olympics in London. He is an ideal 20-Zero as a professional with 20 knockouts to his credit score.

– Former UFC gentle heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua will face Volkan Oezdemir in a featured bout when the UFC makes its debut in Chile later this yr. The cardboard takes place Might 19 from the Movistar Enviornment in Santiago.

Rua (25-10) has received three consecutive fights over Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, Corey Anderson and Gian Villante. The 36-year-old hasn’t fought since early in 2017.

Oezdemir (15-2) challenged Daniel Cormier for the belt in January, struggling a loss. The 28-year-old had received 5 consecutive previous to the setback.