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“Shogun” Recovering From Knee Surgery

From Sherdog:

Mauricio Rua is recovering in Brazil after surgery a few weeks ago on his knee.

“The surgery was very quick, lasted 50 minutes, was quiet,” Rua told “Now I hope for healing and I think here in about two months I can return to training slowly, very cautiously.”

The Brazilian light heavyweight ruptured the ACL in his left knee while preparing at his academy for a bout against Chuck Liddell. “Shogun” said he had tried to explode into a maneuver while training with Vitor Miranda, and his knee moved strangely.

Rua is expected to return to the octagon in the fall.


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