It was announced last week when former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans suffered a knee injury and had to bow out of his fight with Daniel Cormier at UFC 170 this weekend. It was expected that Evans was only going to be out for about four weeks. Evans announced today in statement that he will be having surgery this week on his knee and is expected to be out for about six...
A highly anticipated light heavyweight tilt with title implications written all over it will have to be fought on another day. Former 205 lb champion Rashad Evans has been forced to withdraw from his co-main event assignment that pitted him against the undefeated Olympian Daniel Cormier. With UFC 170 just ten days away the UFC has announced that there will be no replacement opponent...
The UFC is gearing up for 2014 with at least one lackluster main-event. The UFC 170 headliner has been confirmed and it will feature a battle of light heavyweights. Unfortunately it is one of the strangest fights the UFC has put together in awhile.
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A fresh faced and undefeated Rashad Evans entered season 2 of The Ultimate
Fighter at the age of 26. Since winning
the show; Rashad has gone on to fight in the UFC 16 times, he was a coach on
The Ultimate Fighter, and picked up a world title along the way. It may be cliche, but Evans’ career has seen
him go from being a boy to becoming a man.
Why a contender you ask? Ever since Rashad Evans stepped into the Octagon back in 2004 as a heavyweight contestant on “The Ultimate Fighter Season II, he has been a contender. He fought his way into the TUF2 house and then went on to win fights against four heavyweights to win season 2. He won a split decision bout over the much larger 6”7 inch Brad Imes.... Read more
Medical clearances have been received and the UFC officially announced a big light heavyweight showdown for UFC 161. Former Strikeforce and Pride FC champion Dan Henderson will battle former UFC champion Rashad Evans in Canada on June 15.
Greatness. It's been the one word that's been thrown around leading up to tonight's UFC Light Heavyweight title fight in Atlanta, Georgia. It's been the word that the company has attached to their relentless campaign in promoting this "grudge match". It's also a word that should NOT be thrown around lightly. So does a 24 year old Champion named Jon...
UFC light heavyweight king Jon Jones and Rashad Evans (Pictured) reunited at a press conference this past Thursday in Atlanta. While their conversation didn’t get too hot and heavy in front of the fans in attendance, things heated up later that evening in Hotlanta when the arch enemies appeared together on SportsNite.
Jones expressed his desire to accomplish so much more in...
UFC Light Heavyweight Champion took time away from his preparation for his upcoming title defense against rival, Rashad Evans, to do some Police Academy training. You may remember Jon Jones subduing a criminal just hours before defeating Shogun Rua for the championship back in March. Watch as ‘Bones’ gets taken down by a police dog, shoots a suspect, arrests and armbars a...
Jon Jones is less than a year into his reign as UFC light heavyweight champion and he is already bored with the division. The champion recently revealed that the UFC brass shot down his request to fight at heavyweight in 2012. Related posts:
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