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Video: Kenny Florian and Rashad Evans preview UFC Fight Night 57 "Edgar vs. Swanson" mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1, which pops off this Saturday night (Nov. 22, 2014) inside Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas. read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was planning to deliver a light heavyweight showdown pitting Alexander Gustafsson against Rashad Evans this January in Stockholm, Sweden, but it appears that "Suga" is no longer interested in participating. Not because he doesn't want to face "The Mauler" (he does), but rather because he's not 100-percent confident in his surgically-repaired knee when it comes to the "explosiveness" required to fight the towering Swede, according to a report from UFC Tonight. read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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Rashad Evans wants to fully recover from an ACL injury before he makes his UFC return. Former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans tore his ACL in February, effectively ending his 2014 campaign before it even began. The 35-year-old has been recovering since then and recently expressed interest in a return bout with top contender Alexander Gustafsson, going as far as to tell UFC president Dana White to 'set it up'. That lead to speculation that the bout might be a featured fight on a UFC o read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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UFC light heavyweight Rashad Evans publicly expressed a desire to fight top contender Alexander Gustafsson, but wanted to test out the integrity of his knee. Evans tore his ACL back in February and said he was eager to get back to competing, but had to make sure his body could follow along. The results of that experiment are in. As it turns out, Evans says his body isn't ready. The Blackzilian team member claims he can't commit fighting Gustafsson any time soon. Ariel Helwani first reported the read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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One thing has become such a certainty in mixed martial arts that it may as well be written into the laws of the sport: There's never a guarantee you'll see Rashad Evans compete when his name is linked to an opponent. Perhaps the most underrated champion of the UFC's boom period, Evans was one of the first men to make the jump from The Ultimate Fighter to genuine superstardom. He was a blend of elite athleticism, wrestling chops and steady stand-up improvements, and he eventually became a force t read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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Former UFC superstar welterweight champion, Georges St. Pierre details seeing a UFO with Rashad Evans and Mike Van Arsdale. It's no secret that former UFC welterweight champion, Georges St. Pierre believes in UFOs and possible alien encounters. He's gone on record saying that he's terrified of alien abductions, and last year detailed instances of " missing time" and alien dreams on an episode of the Joe Rogan Experience. Here's an excerpt from that interview from last year: "I can't say somethin read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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With 80-percent of the UFC's light heavyweight top-five either reeling from knee injuries or suspended indefinitely, there's been plenty of time lately to throw around conjecture about where the division can go from here. Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier already have their date set for New Year's weekend, that at least is a certainty. Anthony Johnson is a new guy in town, but he's more of an idea than a reality at present because of his ongoing domestic abuse case. So by process of elimination, we'r read news >>

  • a month ago
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Alexander Gustafsson isn't waiting around for his title shot, and it's possible that Rashad Evans will be his next opponent. If we're making an honest assessment of the UFC's light heavyweight division, it's bad and not showing any signs of improvement. That leaves Alexander Gustafsson with few options for the one fight he needs to win so stamp his title shot vs. the Jon Jones/Daniel Cormier winner. Anthony Johnson was Plan A before he was suspended indefinitely due to his pending domestic viole read news >>

  • a month ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is working on a light heavyweight showdown that would send Alexander Gustafsson into a headlining battle against Rashad Evans on Jan. 24, 2014, in Stockholm, Sweden, according to a source with knowledge of the situation. The event is being targeted for FOX; however, nothing is official at this time. After holding out for a Jon Jones title fight following a blistering technical knockout win over Jimi Manuwa in London, England, Gustafsson (16-2) finally relente read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC light-heavyweight competitor Alexander Gustafsson expressed his interest in facing Rashad Evans in his next octagon outing. It seems Rashad Evans is not the only one that thinks a match-up against Alexander Gustafsson makes perfect sense. "The Mauler" was present at the UFC Fight Night: Stockholm Q & A session, where he responded to a question asking whether he would be interested in facing Rashad Evans in his next octagon outing. "I want to fight Rashad (Evans) too." Gustafsson said in his read news >>

  • a month ago
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Because "The Mauler" has no plans of spending his days sitting on the sidelines. Anthony Johnson won't be returning to the Octagon anytime soon following the domestic violence charges against him that forced Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) to indefinitely suspend the hard-hitting contender. Not only does that put a pause on "Rumble's" hot streak, but it also leaves Alexander Gustafsson without a dance partner who, after weeks of back-and-forth with Johnson, finally agreed to the bout. With read news >>

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