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Shogun and Sherk could fight on April’s UFC card in Montreal

Not a lot of official information has been released about the UFC’s upcoming card in Montreal on April 19, but if some of the rumors and reports floating around become true, Canadian fans attending the show live could be treated to a strong show.

The UFC has not formally announced it, but all indications is that the show’s main event will consist of a welterweight title match between Matt Serra and Georges St. Pierre.

Additionally, The Fight Network reported on Wednesday that Rich Franklin and Travis Lutter could meet in a middleweight match.

Now comes words that both Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and Sean Sherk could be booked for the show as well. quotes Rua as saying the following:

“I’m already preparing for my return, I’ll fight on April 19th. Ninja and Dida go back in March. I’m injury free and with none of the pains in my knee that bothered me so, I’ll devote my entire day to fighting and I’ll be 100%. I’ll do my best to give back to my fans.”


  • Da Pit says:

    i hope theyre fighting on that night, that will be an awsome card! to see who are the true champs of the welterweight and lightweight division! and to see if Shogun is back, hopefully he has a worthy oppenent

  • GassedOut says:

    Oh manomanomanomanoman! I need tickets and I need to call the boyz! WOOHOOO!!!

  • JL says:

    I thought franklin was injured.

  • Wang Chung says:

    if all these bouts turn out to be true and nobody gets injured, this looks to be a wicked card.

  • dizzle says:

    I hope sherk doens’t test positive again for Steroids.

  • Evan says:

    I bet his agent tests him a day before the bout to make sure nothing is going on. But if he does test + again I really hope Dana cuts him. Everything I read about the CSAC and NSAC makes me have that much less faith in them but two failed tests in a row…I dunno.

  • Mike Wolfe says:

    I wouldn’t bank on seeing Serra and GSP. If Serra’s back injury is as reported, he could reinjure himself in practice on any given day.


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