Ryan Bader vs. Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua Head-to-Toe Breakdown

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Ryan Bader vs. Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua Head-to-Toe Breakdown
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Ryan Bader was a man on a mission at UFC on Fox 6

After thoroughly destroying his opponent, Vladimir Matyushenko, via first-round submission, Bader wasted no time in calling out a potential next opponent. 

The man on the receiving end of this plea? 

Mauricio "Shogun" Rua. 

Bader, who has shared the Octagon with the likes of Tito Ortiz, Quinton "Rampage" Jackson and Jon "Bones" Jones, sees a fight with Shogun as yet another opportunity to square off against greatness, and the matchup makes all kinds of sense at this point in each fighter's career. 

Truly, this is one of the rare moments in recent memory where a fighter called for a fight that actually made sense (I'm looking at you, Mr. Belfort). 

With the request issued, let us take a look at how this fight would play out. 

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