Heating Up For Pride 30:ninja Prepared To Get Back Into Winner’s Circle
Heating Up for Pride 30:
Ninja Prepared to Get Back into Winner’s Circle
By Eduardo Alonso
After eight months off and watching his younger brother tear up the PRIDE ranks, Murilo "Ninja" Rua is back, eager and ready to start a new phase of competition and push his career into the next gear. FCF caught up with the 25-year-old fighter on the eve of his PRIDE 30 return against 5-12 Hot 2 Handle veteran Murad Chunkaiev.
FCF: Your last fight was against Quinton Jackson at PRIDE 29 last February and it was kind of controversial, where you lost by split decision in a fight many thought you won. How do you feel about this fight, did you feel the judges’ decision was unfair?
FCF: During the last few months, there was a lot of talk about you fighting in Korea and also in the UFC, but you ended up not fighting at all. Would you say that this frustrated or motivated you even more?
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