BirthdayMay 22, 1980
BirthplaceCuritiba, Brazil

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Murilo Rua

    Full name: Murilo Rua
    Also known as: Ninja, Murilo Rua, Rua, Murilo
    Professions: Brazilian martial artist
    Nationality: Brazilian

  2. Murilo Rua Measurements

    Height: 1.8

  3. Murilo Rua Biography

    Murilo Rua (Portuguese pronunciation: [??u?]; born May 22, 1980) is a retired Brazilian mixed martial artist who fought in Pride Fighting Championships. Nicknamed Ninja, he is the older brother of former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Mauricio "Shogun" Rua. He is known for his aggressive Muay Thai style. Rua is a veteran of Pride Fighting Championships, where he once enjoyed a reputation as one of the best middleweights in the world. Rua regularly fought at 185 pounds, but has also fought at 205 pounds and heavyweight. He is the former (and first ever) EliteXC Middleweight Champion. He also had a successful career in mixed martial arts in England appearing on both Cage Rage and BAMMA cards. He is of Portuguese and Italian descent, but was born in Brazil.

  4. Murilo Rua Family

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