Mauricio Rua pulled from UFC 161
Unable to quickly secure a replacement for injured Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, UFC has removed former light heavyweight champion Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua from its June 15 event in Winnipeg, Manitoba, promotion officials announced Monday night.
UFC 161 will proceed with 11 bouts. Former light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans faces Dan Henderson in the main event.
Rua will compete in a UFC event later this summer.
Nogueira and Rua were scheduled to meet in the UFC 161 co-main event. ...
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