A light-heavyweight bout between former champion Rashad Evans and veteran Antonio Rogerio Nogueira is in the works for the UFC's traditional Super Bowl weekend event, which is likely to be UFC 157.
Globo brought word of the matchup today.
UFC officials weren't available for comment when contacted by MMAjunkie.com, but a source close to the event said the fight is tentatively targeted for Feb. 2.
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A light heavyweight confrontation between Rashad Evans and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira is reportedly being targeted for the UFC’s Super Bowl weekend card on Feb. 2. read news >>
Antonio Rogerio Nogueira used the knowledge that Rashad Evans could possibly earn a shot at Anderson Silva with a win over him as fuel for fire his motivation to win the fight. read news >>
Antonio Rogerio Nogueira out boxes Rashad Evans to hand him his second loss in a row in the Octagon. read news >>
Check out the UFC 156 weigh-in face-offs including: Jose Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar, Rashad Evans vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, and Alistair Overeem vs. Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva. read news >>
Antonio Rogerio Nogueira knows he's got some work to do to get a title shot, and that work begins with Rashad Evans at UFC 156 on Saturday night. read news >>
Sidelined since December of last year, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira is now set to return to the Octagon against Rashad Evans on Feb. 2 at UFC 156 in Las Vegas. read news >>
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