Shogun Rua set to fight Manuwa, but his family wants him to retire
UFC has confirmed that Mauricio Rua will be fighting Jimi Manuwa at UFC Fight Night “Shogun vs. Manuwa,” Uberlandia, Brazil on Nov. 8.
Shogun Rua has stated that his family wants him to retire saying: “My mother asks me ‘you really have to fight?’” Rua told TV show “Agora é Tarde” in Brazil on Wednesday, “and I say that’s my job, mom.”
“I do this for 13 years,” he said. “Every month, my wife and my mother meet and try to make me stop (fighting), but I tell them that’s what I love to do.”