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Former UFC light-heavyweight champion revealed that he is keen to face Alexander Gustafsson in his next bout in the UFC. Following an extended spell on the sidelines, it appears Rashad Evans is eager to throw his name right back in the title mix at light-heavyweight, and is prepared to face one of the division's proven contenders to get to that coveted spot. Currently riding a 2-fight winning streak, Evans is in a strong position to bargain for a top competitor, and he quickly requested former t read news >>

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Opportunity is knocking. Top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight contender, Anthony Johnson, was expected to fight fellow division standout, Alexander Gustafsson, in early 2015 with the winner being positioned to challenge Jon Jones -- or Daniel Cormier -- for the 205-pound strap next summer. Then "Rumble" was taken out of the equation (because of this). Hoping to take his place is Blackzilians' team mate Rashad Evans, who has been riding the pine for all of 2014 due to injury read news >>

  • a day ago
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Former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans is gearing up for an early-2015 return to the octagon, and he already has an opponent in mind. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Anthony Johnson’s in a peculiar situation: He doesn’t want to call out opponents and appear brash, but as a contender in one of the UFC’s more intriguing weight classes, he factors into nearly every matchmaking discussion.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White was beside himself when interviewing Rashad Evans, an up-and-coming mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter he believed was "too small" to win a single fight on The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 2. Well, Evans had the last laugh, winning the entire tournament and moving on to wear light heavyweight gold. But as "Suga" recalls in this preview for "Fightography" (available on Fight Pass), he had to deal with more than just physical abuse heading into the read news >>

  • a month ago
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Former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans, who hasn’t fought since November 2013, is currently targeting an early-2015 return.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Former UFC light-heavyweight champion Rashad Evans discusses his ACL recovery, when he expects to fight again, as well as his thoughts on fighting teammate Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson. Rashad Evans has been through it all in his professional career: championship glory, heartbreaking defeats, rivalries replacing friendships and now ACL surgery. His latest setback comes after two consecutive wins in 2013 -Dan Henderson and Chael Sonnen - the second of which was a dominant display for the entire four read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Rashad Evans talks about his recovery from knee surgery, Anthony Johnson's performance on Saturday night and the upcoming Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier fight. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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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 read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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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 read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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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 read news >>

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