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Former UFC Champion Interested In Going To WWE?

When you talk to UFC fighters, a lot of them state their love for WWE. The only guys to compete in the UFC and WWE are former UFC champions Brock Lesnar and Ken Shamrock. Can we see another former champion leaving the UFC and head to the WWE? Dave Meltzer in his weekly Wrestling Observer Newsletter (subscription only) stated that former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans...
Via Between The Ropes
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Daniel Cormier will have to wait for true 205-pound test

When Daniel Cormier chose to vacate the heavyweight division in order to compete for the 205-pound belt, the former collegiate wrestler knew that if he wanted to earn a shot at Jon Jones anytime in the near future, he had to make an immediate impact in his new surroundings. Initially scheduled to face former division king Rashad Evans, Cormier couldn’t have asked for a better opponent...
Via Sports-Glory
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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

Chael Sonnen Volunteers To Fight A “Sad” Daniel Cormier

We reported moments ago that former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans had to bow out of his UFC 170 co-main event fight next weekend against Daniel Cormier. The UFC had pulled Cormier from the card as well as a replacement couldn’t be found on such short notice. Well so they thought. Former UFC middleweight and light heavyweight title contender Chael Sonnen has volunteered...
Via Between The Ropes
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Rashad Evans Suffers A Leg Injury, Out Of UFC 170 Against Daniel Cormier

A lot of anticipation was building towards the co-main event of Rashad Evans and Daniel Cormier at UFC 170 next weekend. Evans was riding a two-fight winning streak and Cormier is undefeated in 13 fights and was making his long anticipated debut at light heavyweight. Yahoo Sports is reporting and has been confirmed by the UFC that Evans has suffered an injury and had to bow out...
Via Between The Ropes
February 12, 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

Big UFC fights missing in 2014

With Anderson Silva and GSP on the sidelines, the UFC will need to count on new stars to fill those big fight slots this year. Unfortunately an early look at 2014 exposes a dull year and one of the most turbulent periods of the Zuffa era.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC, Bellator begin hectic schedule with Fight Night 36

Now that UFC 169 and the craziness of Super Bowl weekend is in the books, it’s the perfect opportunity to take a look at the upcoming MMA calender and the events scheduled by the UFC and Bellator. While it won’t be easy to replicate the success that the sport’s top two promotions experienced during a busy 2013, the combined schedules of the UFC and Bellator will set the tone...
Via Sports-Glory
February 06, 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

Georges St-Pierre Tops UFC 167 Salaries

Photo from BleacherReport.com It has been announced that UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre was the top salary earner at UFC 167 on Saturday night. St-Pierre defeated Johny Hendricks to retain the UFC welterweight title in the main event, earned $400,000 for his efforts. Hendricks earned $50,000 for his efforts. Here the disclosed salaries from UFC 167: - Georges St-Pierre...
Via Between The Ropes
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC 167 Results: Rashad Evans Pummels Chael Sonnen

In a fight are that both guys were leery of taking because they were very close friends, Rashad Evans and Chael Sonnen battled in the co-main event of UFC 167. The fight starts off with Sonnen rushing Evans trying some jabs and then pushes Evans into the cage. Sonnen tries for a takedown, they both take turns reversing each other in the clinch. Evans tries for a takedown, but is...
Via Between The Ropes
November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Georges St-Pierre To Net $400K For Tonight’s UFC 167

As soon as Georges St-Pierre steps into the octagon to defend his UFC welterweight title against Johny Hendricks in the main event at UFC 167, he will make $400,000 with no win bonus. His opponent tonight, Johny Hendricks will get $50,000 with a potential of another $50,000 if he defeats St-Pierre tonight. The next highest payout goes to Rashad Evans who will net $125,000 for his...
Via Between The Ropes
November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC 167: Georges St-Pierre vs Johny Hendricks Extended Video Preview

It is fight week as UFC 167 takes place on Saturday night from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main features long time reigning UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre defending against number one contender Johny Hendricks. The co-feature will pit UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans against two-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen. Watch the video...
Via Between The Ropes
November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC Announces “20 Days To UFC 167″ Tour

UFC 167 takes place on Saturday, November 16th from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The card is headlined by UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre defending his title against Johny Hendricks. The co-main event will feature three-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen facing former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans. The show is being touted as the 20th anniversary...
Via Between The Ropes
October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC 161 Evans vs. Henderson results and wrap up

This past Saturday night, the UFC held their first ever event in the Canadian province of Manitoba, holding UFC 161 on Pay Per View live from the MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
June 17, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC 161 Evans vs. Henderson predictions and analysis

It has been a long time since we as UFC fans have had to complain about the curse of the injury bug affecting UFC cards. It appears as though that may be changing as the UFC kicks it into high gear for the summer.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
June 14, 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

UFC 161: 'Evans vs. Hendo' Event Preview

Card subject to change - It's a disclaimer everyone knows about but hopes won't apply to them. Unfortunately in MMA it's more of a probability than a disclaimer these days especially, it seems, if it's a Pay-Per-View card in Canada. Take UFC 149 in Alberta for example. It went from Anderson Silva v Chael Sonnen as the headlining bout to Jose Aldo v Erik Koch to eventually...
Via hov-mma
June 12, 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

UFC 2013 spring/summer events preview

As the UFC schedule continues to roll along at breakneck speeds, MMA fans should be gearing up for an action-packed Spring-Early summer schedule as the world’s leading promotion has a number of events scheduled over the next few months.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
April 18, 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 161 headed to Winnipeg with Evans vs. Hendo; Shogun vs. Lil' Nog II

On June 15th the worlds leading mixed martial arts promotion will be making it's debut in the province of Manitoba where four top ten light heavyweights will attempt to slug it out for title contention. Whether or not Thomas Steen and/or Teppo Numminen will be in attendance remains to be seen. UFC Canada Director of Operations Tom Wright announced in a press conference on Monday...
Via hov-mma
March 06, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC 161 is slated for Winnipeg

USA Today is reporting that the UFC will make its debut in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada on June 15 for UFC 161. The event will take place at the MTS Centre. The report by USA Today came from statements made by UFC President Dana White to the organization. They also announced that a pair of light heavyweight bouts pitting [...]
Via BoneSnapper.com
March 05, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC 156: Edgar vs. Aldo results and wrap up

The UFC returned to the Pay Per View airwaves this weekend with their traditional Superbowl weekend card. By all accounts, this one was quite the success.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
February 04, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC 156 Results: Jose Aldo defends featherweight title

Jose Aldo defended the UFC featherweight title for the fourth time Saturday and defeated former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar by unanimous decision in the main event of UFC 156.
Via Sports-Glory
February 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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