Rua gained top position on the ground toward the start of the round and managed to keep it for most of the remaining three minutes.Join DAZN and watch more than 100 fight nights a yearEven into the third, Pedro stumbled slightly on his injured leg. Shogun didn’t waste a second jumping on the opening, and 30 seconds later he had the win. Join DAZN and watch more than 100 fight nights a yearPedro was limping on an injured right leg going into the third and deciding round. With his movement compromised, Pedro was dropped and Rua pounced with brutal ground and pound.Referee Steve Percival was forced to step in and stop the action after 43 seconds of the last round.”Tyson is a great fighter, a well-rounded, very tough guy,” Shogun said post-fight. “There was a lot of pressure, but I used it as motivation. I have been doing this for 16 years, it’s what I love to do and I’m going to train even harder now to come back and keep doing this for you guys.”Pedro rocked Rua two minutes in, but was caught on the way in looking for a finish.Getting his shots off first in each exchange, Pedro quickly drew blood from Rua’s nose and mouth. MMA legend @ShogunRua w/ the upset in Adelaide#UFCAdelaide pic.twitter.com/8b07DTF2DU— UFC Aus/New Zealand (@UFC_AUSNZ) December 2, 2018 A famous knockout win was within his reach with two minutes left in the round after landing another crushing combination, finishing with a knee to the jaw. The fence was the only thing keeping Rua on his feet as Pedro went in for the kill, but the veteran managed to hang on.Rua opened the second round aggressively, showing he wasn’t out of it by sending Pedro into the cage with straight right hand. ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA — UFC veteran Mauricio “Shogun” Rua has shown there’s life in the old dog yet, earning a third-round TKO win over Tyson Pedro in the co-main event at UFC Adelaide.After nearly being stopped in the first round, Shogun bounced back in the second, dominating on the ground.