Rogerio Nogueira Knows Beating Rashad Evans Would Be Huge Step Towards Title (UFC Video)


Antonio Rogerio NogueiraLike most fighters, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira has ambitions of one day becoming a UFC champion.

With a win over Tito Ortiz to his credit in his last fight following up back-to-back losses, Nogueira realizes that  he has some work to do. A win over Rashad Evans at UFC 156 on Saturday night isn’t going to automatically put him in position to fight Jon Jones.

A victory over Evans, especially an impressive one, would definitely be a huge leap down the road to the title, and Nogueira fully intends to take that leap.

Check out what else Rogerio Nogueira had to say at Thursday’s UFC 156 Media Day in Las Vegas…

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.
From Around the Web

Related News

  • 25 days ago
  • 3 views

Could it be? Hype can be a dangerous thing. According to Rashad Evans, that seems to be the case for Alexander Gustafsson, the poster boy for Swedish mixed martial arts (MMA) who recently suffered a read news >>

  • 24 days ago
  • 33 views

Former UFC light-heavyweight champion Rashad Evans delves into the upcoming title fight between Jon Jones and Anthony Johnson. read news >>

  • 22 days ago
  • 3 views

The month of January was absolutely jam-packed with exciting Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) events, and while there was a fair share of scandal, there was also a ton of intriguing storylines to read news >>

  • 16 days ago
  • 16 views

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans won't be returning to action anytime soon. As reported on UFC Tonight on Wednesday, Evans underwent a second procedure to correct the torn anterior read news >>

  • 16 days ago
  • 3 views

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans will miss an additional six to seven months after his body rejected a cadaver ACL placed in his injured knee. Marc Raimondi of MMA Fighting passed a read news >>

  • 16 days ago
  • 0 views

Former UFC light-heavyweight champion Rashad Evans underwent a second knee surgery in January and will be sidelined for another 6 to 7 months. Remember when that UFC Fight Night 61 main event between read news >>

  • 16 days ago
  • 6 views

Dead people are so unreliable. Turns out the cadaver used to put Rashad Evans' knee back together has quit without notice, forcing the former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight ki read news >>

  • 16 days ago
  • 1 views

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans was sidelined for all of 2014, and will be for most of 2015 as well after having a second ACL surgery. read news >>

  • 10 days ago
  • 0 views

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans had a major issue with his first ACL surgery and was forced to undergo another one, which will delay his return to the octagon. It doesn't look like read news >>