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Whoa-Gun! Griffin Submits Rua on UFC 76 Main Card
09/23/2007
Thomas Gerbasi - In the eyes of many, PRIDE veteran Mauricio Shogun' Rua was one of the best if not the best - light heavyweights in the world. But in his UFC debut tonight at the Honda Center, Forrest Griffin elevated his own status in the 205-pound weight class at the expense of the feared Brazilian, dominating him throughout their three rounder and then finishing the bout with a submission at the 4:45 mark of the final round.