Results for: Screw underdog role UFC FOX 2s Rashad Evans embraces favorite status in news

  • 2 years ago
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CHICAGO - Some guys love the underdog role. They love flying under the radar, staying out of the spotlight, avoiding heavy pre-fight expectations, and planning for a big upset. Then there are odds-on favorites like Rashad Evans, who seemingly and excitingly welcomes all the attention he can get before a big fight. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Like several other big hitters, UFC No. 1 light heavyweight contender Rashad Evans was on hand in Los Angeles on Thursday for the UFC on Fox TV deal announcement. He went one-on-one with MMAWeekly.com to talk about the deal, Jon Jones, and more. Read More >> read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Despite a near-win in their previous meeting and his recent upset of Ryan Bader, notable Tito Ortiz enters UFC 133 as a fairly significant underdog to fellow headliner Rashad Evans. Joey Oddessa has tapped Evans a -400 favorite and Evans a +300 underdog. The noted MMA oddsmaker discussed the lines on today's edition of MMAjunkie.com Radio. read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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CHICAGO – Darren Elkins is fighting not far from his home turf of Northwest Indiana, so he’s in familiar territory in Chicago. He’s also in familiar territory being the underdog once again.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, Only on Junkie, UFC Tagged: (...) read news >>

  • 10 months ago
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When it was all said and done, Rashad Evans earned office bragging rights. With a first-round TKO of Chael Sonnen at UFC 167, Evans gets to sit at the UFC Tonight news desk and bask in the glory of the win. In this MMAWeekly.com video, Evans talks about the win over his co-anchor. Check it [...] read news >>

  • 10 months ago
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Rashad Evans opens up about fighting his co-worker at Fox, Chael Sonnen, and the office bragging rights that come with being the winner at UFC 167. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Rashad Evans went to Winnipeg in search of lost swagger. The UFC went because it had never been, and brand-new Canadian markets are almost a guaranteed sellout. At least one of them got what they were looking for at UFC 161. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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When Phil Davis was put on the UFC's second Fox card against Rashad Evans, he knew the pressure was on. Not only did he need to keep his undefeated streak going, but he also needed to create an exciting bout for network fans tuning into the UFC for the first time. The result? A fight dominated by Rashad Evans as Davis struggled to find a rhythm. Davis told the MMA Hour that he couldn't slow down in the bout, which ended up exhausting him. "I got myself into one of the situations where you've read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Please excuse Rashad Evans if he doesn’t have the ebullient demeanor one would expect of a man who just won a major MMA bout in front of millions of people on network television. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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CHICAGO - Rashad Evans is ready to shed a tag he's worn for the past two years - that of a No. 1 contender. Following Saturday's UFC on FOX 2 main-event win over fellow light-heavyweight contender Phil Davis, the groundwork's been laid for an April 145 title fight with champ and bitter rival Jon Jones. "I'm ready to fight in April," Evans said. "I'm excited to finally get the opportunity to fight Jon and give fans the fight they want to see." read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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CHICAGO - Rashad Evans will indeed face Jon Jones, but he'll enter the matchup on a somewhat lackluster win. To be fair, the former champ shut out a previously undefeated contender in Phil Davis, but the bout lacked the sizzle one might have hoped for in a network-television headliner. Evans earned all five rounds of the UFC on FOX 2 main event, which took place at Chicago's United Center and aired on FOX. read news >>

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