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On Thursday, Brazilian outlet Globo reported that a bout between former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans and Glover Teixeira has been verbally agreed upon for the main event of UFC Fight Night 61 on Feb. 22 in Porto Allegre, Brazil. However, Teixeira's manager, Jorge Guimaraes, has called the report premature. Guimaraes says that Teixeira, who was medically suspended after his UFC 179 loss to Phil Davis, has yet to be cleared to return to competition by Brazil's athletic commission. " read news >>

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It appears the UFC’s February return to Brazil, its first scheduled trip there in 2015, has its main event – a bout between a former champ and a recent title challenger. Filed under: Featured, MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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First he wasn't interested, then he liked the fight, now he's willing to get it on. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight titleholder Rashad Evans has verbally agreed to throw hands opposite ex-division No. 1 contender Glover Teixeira, at the upcoming UFC Fight Night 61 event on Feb. 22, 2015 in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Combate brought word of the pairing earlier today. Evans (19-3-1) hasn't been seen since a first-round shellacking over Chael Sonnen back in late 2013, thank read news >>

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Rashad Evans' first fight since November 2013 is tentatively set to be a five-round main event versus Glover Teixeira next February in Brazil. A big fight announcement has been reported by Ivan Raupp of Globo, and it pertains to the return of former light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans. Having been out of action since defeating Chael Sonnen in November 2013, Evans and Glover Teixeira have verbal agreements in place to fight in the main event of UFC Fight Night in Porto Alegre, Brazil on Sunda read news >>

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Former UFC champion Rashad Evans has teased the idea of a drop to the middleweight division for several years, but it could soon become reality. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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The Chair does not recognize Rashad Evans. The former light heavyweight champion is "taking up a spot" in the official Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) rankings, which means there is a 205-pound fighter hovering just outside the top 15 who could be eligible for a cut of the new Reebok profits, if "Suga" wasn't loitering in the No. 4 hole. UFC President Dana White explains (via The Download): "If you're the champion, you get paid the most. If you're ranked one through five; and next tier, six read news >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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