Home » WWE News » Shogun’s Return Date, Opponent Confirmed For First UFC Title Defense

Current UFC Light Heavyweight Mauricio “Shogun” Rua is expected to make his octagon-return for the very first defense of his newly acquired title on March 19th, according to a new MMAWeekly.com report.

The report claims UFC will bring their second event ever to Abu Dhabi, where Shogun will battle the number one contender, Rashad Evans, as has been planned since he won the title in his rematch with Lyoto Machida several months back.

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