SHOGUN'S TRIUMPHANT RETURN TO BRAZIL
09/23/2005

Still basking in the glory of his victory of the middleweight Grand Prix Tournament at FINAL CONFLICT 2005, Mauricio "Shogun" Rua has returned to Brazil a triumphant man. The crew of SPORTV PREMIERE COMBAT, the cable TV Channel that transmits the PRIDE Fighting Championships in Brazil, visited Shogun's hometown of Curitiba to interview the new Grand Prix champion. Also interviewed was Shogun's mother, Mrs. Clementina, a world-class marathon runner and an inspiration for the Rua family. Finally, Shogun was photographed for the cover of a major Brazilian magazine. Check out all the photos!