Mauricio “Shogun” Rua: “If UFC wanted to, I’d confront Anderson”

UFC light heavyweight champion, Mauricio “Shogun” Rua has revealed he wouldn’t have a problem stepping up to face the challenge which is the best pound-4-pound fighter in the world, Anderson “The Spider” Silva.

Speaking via Tatame Magazine, Rua said:

“We’ve always had a good relationship, but we were never close. I’ve always admired Anderson on the gym, but we were never friends… If UFC wanted to, I’d confront Anderson. Anderson is a very good guy, had a good technique and conditioning, he’s one of the three best pound for pound, but I’m used to challenges. I’d be a tough fight, but I like tough challenges.”

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