Shogun Rua

Tonight’s UFC Battle Island Three co-main occasion featured a trilogy bout between gentle heavyweight legends Shogun Rua and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira.

The promotions former gentle heavyweight champion, Rua (26-11-1 MMA), defeated Nogueira in each of the pairs earlier matchups by resolution, with their second contest at UFC 190 incomes ‘struggle of the night time‘ honors.

Shogun Rua entered tonight’s UFC Battle Island 3: ‘Whittaker vs. Until’ ‘occasion on a two-fight unbeaten streak. After scoring a TKO victory over Tyson Pedro in December of 2018, the Brazilian had fought Paul Craig to a break up draw this previous November in Sao Paulo.

In the meantime, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (23-9 MMA) entered tonight’s co-headliner seeking to rebound, this after struggling a primary spherical knockout loss to Ryan Spann in his most up-to-date effort at UFC 237.

Tonight’s UFC Battle Island Three co-main occasion proved to be one other absolute conflict between the 2 Brazilian legends. Each males had their moments throughout the fifteen minute contest, but it surely was Shogun Rua who appeared to have a slight edge after three rounds of motion. Two of the judges noticed the bout in favor of the previous UFC gentle heavyweight champion and thus the profession of Antonio Rogerio Nogueira ends on a dropping observe.

Official UFC Battle Island Three End result: Shogun Rua def. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira through split-decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

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This text first appeared on on July 25, 2020