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Rashad Evans To Have Knee Injury; Could Be Out Up To Six Months

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...
Via Between The Ropes
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Rashad Evans out of UFC 170 with leg injury, no replacement being sought

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...
Via Fight Booth
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC 170 main-event makes no sense

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.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Pour Some SUGA on Me

Photo by Ryan Loco 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.  He has...
Via hov-mma
June 13, 2013  |  Discuss

“Suga” Rashad Evans: A look at a contender

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
Via The Sports Blitz
June 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Dan Henderson vs. Rashad Evans set for UFC 161

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.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
March 06, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC 145 Results: Does Jon Jones and "Greatness" belong in the same sentence?

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...
Via hov-mma
April 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Jon Jones and Rashad Evans Exchange Pleasantries … Again (Video)

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...
February 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Jon ‘Bones’ Jones: Watch as the UFC Champ Goes to Police Academy Training

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...
Via The Hair of the Dog Sports Blog
February 17, 2012  |  Discuss

UFC Brass Won’t Let Jon Jones Fight At Heavyweight

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: Jon Bones Jones Vs. Lyoto Machida To Headline UFC 140 Jon Jones wins the UFC world title at UFC 128 An Early Look At Jon Jones Vs. Rashad Evans
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
January 31, 2012  |  Discuss
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