Shogun Rua and 10 Former Champions Who Could Earn Another Shot at Gold

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Shogun Rua and 10 Former Champions Who Could Earn Another Shot at Gold
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When a fighter loses his title, the hardest thing for the fighter is to regain the title. Saturday night at UFC on Fox 5, former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio "Shogun" Rua faces off with Alexander Gustafsson in the co-main event.

UFC president Dana White said at the UFC on Fox press conference that the winner of this fight will get the next shot at the light heavyweight title currently held by Jon Jones (h/t mmafighting.com). Rua lost his title to Jones in March of 2011 and has won two of his last three fights heading into Saturday night.

What other former champions could earn another crack at getting a title shot? Let's take a look

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