Word to managers everywhere: keep it brief when discussing your clients with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White. You might get put on blast in the media.
That's what happened with Mauricio Rua after he reportedly declined a fight against Glover Teixeira when matchmaker Joe Silva offered it to him following Thiago Silva's injury and subsequent removal from the UFC 149 fight card.
Mauricio "Shogun" Rua could be playing a little "Duck, Duck, Goose" with UFC newcomer Glover Teixeira. The former UFC light heavyweight champion was initially scheduled to face Thiago Silva in the UFC on FOX 3 main event slated for ... Read Post
Mauricio "Shogun" Rua has been catching a number of headlines recently for his refusal to fight fellow Brazilian Glover Teixeira. Following the UFC on FX 4 event, Dana White let it be known that "Shogun" would rather be cut than fac... Read Post