"I started training with Freddie Roach because my manager contacted him and his team. For me this is good because I learned some things that can make the difference against Rogerio Nogueira. I was always confident in my boxing. In camp, I always train a lot of boxing. But Freddie showed me specific details that will help me improve my game. I am going to go back to Brazil and keep practicing what I learned and hope to apply it to the fight. He is a southpaw and that already makes him harder to deal with. Nogueira is a guy that likes to setup his jab to throw his left hand. I know this and I am going to be prepared when we step inside the Octagon."
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Light Heavyweight Champion Mauricio Rua is looking to keep Antonio Rogerio Nogueira from getting his hands on the 205-pound title -- something he wants for himself -- when they hook 'em up at the UFC 161: "Evans vs. Henderson" pay-per-view (PPV) event on June 15, 2013 from MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. "Shogun" already fought "Little Nog" under the PRIDE banner back in 2005, winning by way of unanimous decision. A lot has changed since then, including the Brazilian's decision to align himself with Freddie Roach to improve his boxing. But will it pay off on fight night? Or will Nogueira have his revenge? Time will tell.