Rasahd Evans gives an update on his surgically repaired knee, as he eyes a return to action in February of 2015 against anyone UFC matchmakers see fit, as long as it's not fellow Blackzilian, Anthony Johnson. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans has been riding the pine after ACL surgery forced him out of his fight against Daniel Cormier at UFC 170 earlier this year.
Though he's still not 100 percent, "Suga" says everything is on track for him to ma more
There are things former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans will and won't do.
First up, getting healthy and returning to the Octagon is 'Suga's' top priority. He will do that. As he told Ariel Helwani on Monday's The MMA Hour, he suspects early 2015 is when he'll finally be able to get off the sidelines.
"I want to return in February," Evans said, since being on the proverbial bench from an injury he sustained in February of this year. "That's just me giving myself enough time to make s more
Neither had the best performance of their careers at UFC 172 in Baltimore, Maryland this past May, but they may just get a chance to redeem themselves. Coincidentally, it could be a bout opposite one another.
According to a report by Ariel Helwani on Fox Sports 1's UFC Tonight on Wednesday, a bout between UFC light heavyweight Glover Teixiera and Phil Davis has been discussed. Helwani noted the bout was possible and if it did take place, would be set for the fall of this year, but nothing has ye more
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is looking to shake up the light heavyweight rankings with a potential 205-pound showdown later this fall, pitting former division number one contender Glover Teixeira (No. 4) against hot-and-cold wrestling standout Phil Davis (No. 6).
That's according to a report from UFC Tonight; however, nothing is official at this time.
Teixeira (22-3) is fresh off a five-round shellacking at the hands of division kingpin Jon Jones. Prior to his UFC 172 main e more
"Suga" spoke to MMAmania.com today about the rumors swirling about him having an interest in wrestling for WWE. Brock Lesnar he is not ... yet.
Pump the brakes on any thoughts you may have conjured about Rashad Evans leaving Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).
A report surfaced yesterday (via Dave Meltzer's The Wrestling Observer newsletter) that stated Evans, "recently inquired regarding going to the WWE."
The former UFC Light Heavyweight champion spoke more
After rumors emerged this week that former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans was interested in making a move to World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), 'Suga' clarifies the situation.
Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter indicated Wednesday that Evans had discussed the possible switch with pro wrestling officials over the July 4 holiday weekend in Las Vegas at the UFC Fan Expo. According to Meltzer, Evans' name has been on a short list of UFC fighters in talks to make the tra more
Former UFC light-heavyweight champion Rashad Evans is interested in a potential move to WWE after his fighting career only if “got paid” a significant amount. Rashad Evans is open to a potential move to World Wrestling Entertainment if the money is right.
The former UFC light-heavyweight champion won't look to make the transition to professional wrestling anytime soon, but alluded to the possibility that he may consider that option once his fighting career is complete.
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The MMA Hour is back in your life on Monday. Below is a rundown of who will be stopping by and when:
1:00 p.m. ET -- MMAFighting.com's Chuck Mindenhall will recap UFC on FOX 12 and discuss other MMA news.
1:25 p.m. -- Rashad Evans will talk about his recovery from knee surgery, Anthony Johnson's performance on Saturday night and the upcoming Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier fight.
1:45 p.m. -- Vitor Belfort will discuss getting licensed to fight at UFC 181 fight against Chris Weidman.
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Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, well, former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans isn't going to let there be a second time.
Speaking to Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour, Evans talked about his timetable for a return (February 2015) and also discussed having another rising contender in the light heavyweight division in the same gym as him once again: We fight every day, we are each other's No. 1 training partners. Would I fight him professionally? No, I wouldn't fight him. ... I b more