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…

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