Last Saturday Maurício Shogun beat Lyoto Machida to capture the most tightly-disputed division in the UFC, the light heavyweight division. However, five years ago Shogun had already made MMA history. In 2005, he won one of the toughest GPs the defunct Pride FC organization ever produced. In becoming champion, the Curitiba native beat a string of monsters like Quinton Jackson, Rogério Minotouro, Alistair Overeem and Ricardo Arona.
In tribute to the achievements of the new UFC champion, GRACIEMAG.com revisits these moments in the videos below:
Maurício Shogun vs Quinton Jackson
Maurício Shogun vs Rogério Minotouro
Maurício Shogun vs Alistair Overeem
Maurício Shogun vs Ricardo Arona