Sho-gone: Mauricio Rua benched until 2011; no decision on 'Rampage vs Nogueira'

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"Shogun's great, his knee's coming along great. It's all good. We don't have anything set up yet. With that division right now, Little Nog could fight Rampage, Rampage could fight Machida. There's a lot of fights we could make and we haven't made any decisions on (Nogueira vs. Rampage). We're looking at all of them. Time-wise, Rampage is still promoting the [A-Team] movie overseas, so we're trying to figure out what the next fight will be."

UFC President Dana White talks to reporters at yesterday's UFC 116: "Lesnar vs. Carwin" press conference (via MMA Fighting), confirming that light heavyweight champion Mauricio Rua is on the shelf for eight months to rehab a surgically repaired knee. White was also hesitant to confirm the company's plans to have "Minotoro" Nogueira throw hands with former division kingpin Quinton "Rampage" Jackson. There's a lot of wiggle room in the 205-pound division, any match-ups you want to see come to fruition by year's end?

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