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UFC Quick Quote: 'Shogun' Rua looking to chop down Forrest Griffin in potential rematch

"Nobody spoke yet (about my next fight), but my goal is to win the next one. I’m already focused for the next fight. I’ll fight anyone, but a rematch (with Forrest Griffin) would be welcome. He’s a good fighter and it’d be a good fight. I’ll fight anyone, but it’d be cool to fight him again, I’d love it".

-- Mauricio Rua (Version 2.0), fresh off his possible retiring of Chuck Liddell at UFC 97 on April 18, looks ahead to a potential rematch with Forrest Griffin in a post-fight interview with "Shogun" -- winner of the 2005 Pride FC Grand Prix and one time consensus top five light heavyweight -- had trouble living up to the hype after gassing out and being submitted by Grffin in his debut back at UFC 76. Rua followed that up with an abysmal performance against Mark Coleman at UFC 93, but managed to turn things around (at least in the eyes of some fans) with a stoppage over "The Iceman." Now Rua hopes to avenge his loss to Griffin at some point in the near future. Will history repeat itself? Or has Shogun finally exorcised his UFC demons? Time will tell ...

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