Mauricio Rua endured a first round that brought him to the brink of a knockout loss to Tyson Pedro, but turned it around and scored a TKO himself in the third round of UFC Adelaide’s co-main event. On Twitter, pro fighters praised his performance.
Let’s see the Shogun of old!— Chas Skelly (@ChasSkelly) December 2, 2018
Shogun really could make MW & looks small next to Tyson Pedro— Nick Newell (@NotoriousNewell) December 2, 2018
I’m sure glad that the ref didn’t stop the fight Prematurely! Good job on shogun weathering the storm! #UFCAdalaide— Julian marquez (@JMarquezMMA) December 2, 2018
Shogun is a true legend. Great comeback! #UFCAdalaide— Siyar The Great (@Siyarized) December 2, 2018
Nice win by the future hall of famer Shogun showing off his heart once again. Legend. #UFCAdelaide— Kenny Florian (@kennyflorian) December 2, 2018
Shogun really saved my ass there! Took Shogun and the under! I’ve done the same shit all night!— Chas Skelly (@ChasSkelly) December 2, 2018