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Shogun in for UFC 72?

Posted today on the Chute Boxe Website:

Mauricio "Shogun" Rua has signed a contract with the UFC and may participate in UFC 72.

I've heard a lot of rumors that this is all but a done deal, but have yet to see anything official.  But now that the light heavyweight's camp is putting something like this out there it may actually be closer to reality than I thought.  It almost seems like too short of notice, but Pride was famous for not announcing their fights until mere weeks before hand so maybe the UFC is taking a page out of the Japanese book.

It would certainly make the currently weak card scheduled to take place on June 16 from Belfast, Northern Ireland a lot more interesting.