This Saturday, July 25, in Abu Dhabi, the last event of UFC Fight Island, the one that will be full of stars. As a main course, it will present 4 former company champions starring the card: Robert Whittaker, Maurício Rua, Fabrício Werdum and Carla Esparza. The Flash Forum in the capital of the United Arab Emirates will be the stage that will host this event, leaving enormous expectations. Without a doubt, the “island of struggle” closes with impressive contests.
A 44-year veteran will be measured in the co-star of the UFC Fight Island 3 to an old acquaintance, the ex-Semi-Complete champion of the promotion, Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua. So, Antonio «Minotauro» Nogueira He warned that it may be his last presentation at a professional level. “My plan is to do a good fight, step by step. But I think it is a good opportunity to get away from sports. I think this is going to be the last, ”the Brazilian told the press, making clear what could happen this Saturday.
«Minotouro», who before reaching the UFC He racked up an 8-2 record for Pride between 2002 and 2007, not winning over the octagon since knocking out Sam Alvey in the second round. This was September 22, 2018. The two times Nogueira He fought with Rua and ended up losing. The first, at the 2005 Pride Critical Countdown, by unanimous decision and the second, in which it was designated as the UFC 190 Night Fight.