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Does "Shogun" Run The Risk Of Following In His Brother's Footsteps?


Everyone is talking about the earth shattering, Godzilla/Mothra-esque encounter between Dan Henderson and "Shogun" Rua from UFC 139 (I haven't checked, but I think Tokyo was destroyed). From the fight itself, to the judging, to a rematch, and just about everything in between. However, one thing I haven't seen any mention of, despite their being discussion about what a hellacious beating both fighters took, is the physiological toll particularly on the Brazilian. I think Dan Chiappetta wrote about how he doesn't want to see a rematch, and listed the particularly savage nature of the fight as one of the reasons, however he's missing a deeper point.

Read the rest here: FightLockdown.com

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