UFC officials have announced the match-up between 将军 Rua (25-10 MMA, 9-8 UFC ) and Volkan Oezdamir (15-2 MMA, 3-1 UFC ) will go down at the Movistar Arena.
Rua, 36. Will make his return to the UFC Octagon in the first time in a year, Rua last fought Gian Villante at UFC Fight Night: Belfort Vs Gastelum on March 11, 2017, where he won the fight by third-round TKO which secured ‘Shogun’他的第三连胜。这连胜纪录是Rua最长的’s 10-year UFC career.
将军 is currently ranked #7 in the official UFC rankings. He was originally scheduled to face Ovince St-Preux at UFC Fight Night 117 last September. However, Rua was later forced to withdraw from this contest due to a knee injury that required surgery.
Maurício ‘Shogun’ Rua is a 36-year-old Brazilian Mixed Martial Artist who holds a professional MMA record of 25-10 with 20 of those wins coming by knockout. 将军 is a black prajied in Muay Thai and also a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Antônio “Nino” Schembri. He is also the former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion where he defeated Lyoto Machida by KO in 3:55 of the first round this took place at UFC 113 on May 8, 2010. 将军 holds many notable victories over Chuck Liddell, Mark Coleman, Alistair Overeem, Kevin Randleman, Ricardo Arona, Antônio Rogério Nogueira, Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson, Lyoto Machida and Forrest Griffin.
For the #2 ranked UFC Light Heavyweight Volkan Oezdamir, a match-up with future Hall of Famer 将军 Rua is a perfect opportunity to get back into the win columns after his last fight being a stoppage loss to the current 205lbs champion Daniel Cormier at UFC 220. This marked the first loss of Volkan’s UFC career and put an end to his incredible 5 fight winning streak.
沃尔坎·厄兹丹米尔（Volkan Oezdamir）是一位28岁的瑞士混合武术家，他以MMA的职业生涯最高纪录保持15-2，其中有11项胜利来自淘汰赛。 Volkan在健身房Combat Club训练。他在过去的6场比赛中也以5-1战胜了吉米·曼努瓦（Jimi Manuwa），米莎·西库诺夫（Misha Cirkunov）和圣维克斯（Ovince Saint Preux）。沃尔坎最后一次失利是在2018年1月20日的UFC 220比赛中输给了丹尼尔·科米尔（Daniel Cormier），这场回合持续了第二轮的2:00。