805 Search Results for Rashad Evans

Jul 14, 2016 10:26 am

Rashad Evans questions Jon Jones’ legacy following USADA violation

Prior to UFC 200, UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones was pulled from the card just 2 days before fight night after being notified of a potential USADA anti-doping violation. Jones returned to Albuquerque New Mexico to be with him family, while preparing for his hearing with the NSAC. In the wake of the...

Apr 18, 2016 2:31 pm

UFC President Dana White: ‘I think Rashad Evans is probably going to retire’

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans swallowed a tough pill on Saturday after being knocked out by the heavy hands of Glover Teixeira in the main event of UFC on FOX 19. Despite only having two consecutive losses in his past two fights in the Octagon, the brutal knockout was the first time “Suga”...

Apr 17, 2016 11:30 am

Jon Jones sends message to Rashad Evans following KO loss to Teixeira

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones took to his instagram on Saturday night to send a message to former training partner and rival Rashad Evans. Stan’s absolutely right, keep your head up Evans. In my eyes you’ll always be a legend of the sport, you’re a great champion and always will be. Our...

Apr 16, 2016 7:08 pm

VIDEO | Glover Teixeira knocks Rashad Evans out cold

UNBELIEVABLE.@GloverTeixeira KO's Rashad Evans and becomes just the 2nd man to EVER finish him. #UFCTampa https://t.co/uD2eltAuRt — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) April 17, 2016 In the main event of UFC on FOX 19, Glover Teixeira showed his superhuman knockout power as he dropped former UFC champion Rashad Evans in the 1st round, knocking the former...

Apr 14, 2016 11:02 pm

VIDEO | Rashad Evans disappointed he isn’t fighting Jon Jones at UFC 197

When Daniel Cormier withdrew from UFC 197 with a leg injury, the UFC began looking for a replacement opponent to fight Jones in the main event. After Anthony Johnson turned down the fight due to recently having mouth surgery, many people began calling for Rashad Evans to step in on short notice and have a...

Apr 12, 2016 8:46 am

Rashad Evans sounds off on Jon Jones’ legal troubles

At one point in time, Rashad Evans and Jon Jones considered each other brothers during their time training at the JacksonWinkeljohn MMA Academy in Albuquerque New Mexico. The two vowed to never fight each other, however after a falling out, they ultimately fought at UFC 145, where Jones picked up a unanimous decision win. Fortunately,...

Mar 23, 2016 12:14 pm

Rashad Evans explains why he is picking Daniel Cormier to beat Jon Jones

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans says he is picking the current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier to avenge his only professional MMA loss when he rematches the former champion Jon Jones at UFC 197 on April 23rd. “I am going to go on record and I’m going to go with the upset...

Mar 9, 2016 11:59 am

Shogun Rua out; Glover Teixeira in to face Rashad Evans in Tampa

The injury bug strikes again and this time it’s Mauricio “Shogun” Rua that gets bit. Glover Teixeira is now facing Rashad Evans at the FOX UFC Fight Night card in Tampa April 16. Glover has had a pair of great wins in his last two outings . He easily defeated Ovince Saint Preux back in...

Jan 27, 2016 9:28 pm

Rashad Evans vs. Shogun Rua reportedly set for UFC on FOX 19

Rashad Evans and Shogun Rua are both legends in the sport of MMA, however the pair have never fought despite their lengthy careers in the sport. Back at UFC 128 Evans was set to challenge Rua for the UFC light heavyweight championship, but was forced out of the bout with a knee injury. Evans was...

Jan 16, 2016 11:25 am

Hilarious Video: Conor McGregor Doing His Best Rashad Evans Impressions- PRICELESS

Only few knew that the Irishman from Dublin had talents that matched Robert Downey Jr’s performance as Sgt. Lincoln Osiris from Tropic Thunder. I think McGregor fits well for this quote from the movie Tropic Thunder: [Kirk Lazarus] – Me? I know who I am. I’m a dude playing a dude disguised as another dude....

Nov 23, 2015 8:37 am

WATCH! Rashad Evans scares Michael Bisping

A video posted by Suga Rashad Evans (@suga_rashadevans) on Nov 21, 2015 at 10:14pm PST Rashad Evans and Michael Bisping were two of the fighters that a company like Ultimate Fighting Championship was looking for before they signed the major deal with FOX. They were reliable, would take a fight on a moment’s notice and...

Nov 5, 2015 12:24 pm

WATCH! On this day: Rashad Evans becomes Heavyweight winner of TUF 2

Ten years ago today, in just the second season of The Ultimate Fighter, Rashad Evans became the winner of the heavyweight division of the popular new show. Evans’ defeat of Brad Imes via split decision and Joe Stevenson’s win in the welterweight category for the season against Luke Cummo took the fighters into their storied...

Oct 3, 2015 11:03 pm

REPLAY! Ryan Bader Out-strikes Rashad Evans To Secure Win (highlights)

In the co-main event at UFC 192, UFC light heavyweights Ryan Bader and Rashad Evans met in the octagon. Evans was coming back from nearly two years away from competition and it showed. He seemed hesitant to throw his punches and Bader found a good rhythm early and landed a right hand over and over...

Oct 3, 2015 10:58 am

Cruz: ‘Rashad Evans Will Benefit From Long Layoff’

According to fellow UFC fighter and analyst, Dominick Cruz, former UFC champ Rashad Evans will benefit from his long layoff in his fight against Ryan Bader at UFC 192. Cruz told MMAFighting that because Evans is a vet and has all the experience and knowledge that he already has, the long lay off could really...

Oct 1, 2015 3:36 am

Rashad Evans Talks GSP And Aliens –– ‘We Definitely Saw A UFO’

This story has been told before. The tale of UFC fighters Rashad Evans and Georges St-Pierre, along with car full others, driving through New Mexico one night and looking up in the sky to see what they insist was a UFO. Well, during a recent interview on OTR, the former UFC light heavyweight champ was...

Sep 28, 2015 4:35 am

Rashad Evans eyeing UFC title shot after beating Ryan Bader

Rashad Evans has been sitting on the sidelines watching the light heavyweight division go through changes due to a knee injury that put him out of action for nearly two years. The former champion will make his return at “UFC 192” on October 3rd and will be going up against top-ranked Ryan Bader on the...

Sep 8, 2015 12:01 am

WATCH! Rashad Evans Trains For Bader Fight By Wrestling A Tiger

  UFC light heavyweight Rashad Evans is coming back from a long layoff and will take on Ryan Bader at UFC 192. It looks like ahead of that fight ‘Suga’ decided to get in some quick wresting sessions…..with a tiger. Evans can be seen in the video below, going a round with a young tiger....

Aug 10, 2015 2:00 am

BEEF! Rashad Evans and Ryan Bader go at it on Twitter

Rashad Evans and Ryan Bader are set to duke it out at “UFC 192”, but that doesn’t mean they have to wait until then to get in each other’s faces! Bader recently took to Twitter to show what he was doing to prepare for the fight, and Evans was quick to dismiss its impact on...

Aug 9, 2015 4:12 pm

WATCH! DC and Rashad Evans Analyze Each Other’s Fights at UFC 192

Daniel Cormier will be stepping into the octagon at UFC 192 to defend his light heavyweight title against Alexander Gustafsson while Rashad Evans will be squaring off with Ryan Bader. Both Cormier and Evans were on correspondent duty at “UFC on FOX” last night and analyzed each other’s fights! Check out the video above! ALL...

Jul 19, 2015 2:19 am

Free Fight! Antonio Rogerio Nogueira vs Rashad Evans (Full)

Former UFC light heavyweight champ Rashad Evans locks horns with BJJ ace and underrated striker Antonio Rogerio Nogueira at UFC 156. Watch Antonio Rogerio Nogueira rematch Shogun’ Rua at UFC 190. Cris Cyborg: ‘I dont hate Ronda Rousey, I’m just promoting the fight’

Jul 8, 2015 6:01 pm

Rashad Evans Vs. Ryan Bader Confirmed For UFC 192

The UFC has confirmed that former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans will make his return at UFC 192 against Ryan Bader. Dana White confirmed the fight on UFC Tonight. UFC 192 will take place October 3, in Houston, TX at the Toyota Center. Evans is returning after nearly two years away from the octagon and...

Jun 20, 2015 7:32 pm

Free Fight! Lyoto Machida vs Rashad Evans (FULL)

Looking for his seventh consecutive win in the UFC, Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida faces Rashad Evans for the light heavyweight title at UFC 98. Machida battles Yoel Romero at UFC Fight Night 70. Chad Mendes Strips, Gets VanZant Flustered During Important Interview — WATCH!

Jun 3, 2015 5:57 am

Rashad Evans Wants Bader For His Return Fight

On UFC Tonight it was announced that UFC light-heavyweight Rashad Evans is looking for a matchup with top ranked Ryan Bader upon his return to the cage. Evans is planning on a September return, after being sidelined with knee surgery, and thinks that a fight with Bader would make the most sense. Bader was thought...

May 3, 2015 10:04 am

Rashad Evans Talks Jon Jones Relationship: ‘I Didn’t Handle Everything Right’

  Former UFC light-heavyweight champion Rashad Evans recently spoke at an Ultimate Fighter press conference. The Blackzilian fighter talked about his past relationship with Jon Jones and how he feels about it now. “For me, Jon Jones and that whole experience taught me a lot. Jon Jones was one of my favorite training partners and...

Apr 27, 2015 5:01 pm

WATCH! Rashad Evans Gives Take On Jones Incident, Thinks He Will Be Out Of UFC 187

Past opponent of Jon Jones and UFC light-heavyweight Rashad Evans talked to TMZ Sports about the Jones’ incident. Evans thinks that Jones will be pulled from his fight with Anthony Johnson. Check it out! By: Ryan C. Miller | @ryancmiller1630 LOL! — D.C. Pokes At Khabib — ‘We’ve created a trash talking MONSTER!’

Apr 22, 2015 12:50 pm

Rashad Evans & Tyron Woodly Thinks Nobody Beats Ronda Rousey

Ronda Rousey has decimated every single opponent she has walked across and there is no reason to doubt that she could be the first, and only, UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion until she retires. ‘Ultimate Fighter 1’ veteran Rashad Evans and welterweight title contender Tyron Woodley cannot picture any woman dethroning Ronda Rousey of her role...

Apr 22, 2015 9:00 am

‘Sugar’ Rashad Evans Eyeing Fall Octagon Return

“I’m looking to return in September, October, but I’m not gonna try to push it. I’m three months out from post-operation. Right now, it’s just me doing a lot of stability work and hitting the mitts lightly.” Rashad Evans has not fought since his UFC 167 bout with Chael Sonnen in 2013. However, all of...