804 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 7:49 pm

Twitter reacts to Glover Teixeira’s KO win over Rashad Evans

In the main event of UFC on FOX 19, Glover Teixeira showed his superhuman knockout power as he knocked Rashad Evans out cold in the 1st round of their headlining bout. Teixeira then proceeded to call out Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson for a #1 contender scrap. Immediately following the KO, fighters took to Twitter to react...

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 16, 2016 7:02 pm

UFC on FOX 19 Results: Glover Teixeira KO’s Rashad Evans

A key light heavyweight bout between former title challenger Glover Teixeira (25-4 MMA) and former champion Rashad Evans (19-5-1 MMA) headlined tonight’s UFC on FOX 19 event in Tampa, Florida. Round one begins and Glover is immediately pressing the action. He clinches with Rashad. The fighters break. Teixeira lands a left hand and then a...

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 16, 2016 10:54 am

Rashad Evans: If Daniel Cormier loses to Jon Jones, he has to retire

Rashad Evans and Daniel Cormier may have become friends through their analyst roles on Fox Sports 1, however the way Evans sees it, if Daniel Cormier were to lose to Jon Jones in their rematch at UFC 197, DC might have to retire. In the pair’s first meeting, Jones dominated Cormier for 5 full rounds...

Mar 14, 2016 6:10 pm

Rashad Evans: Weight classes are real, Conor knows that now

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans predicted that Nate Diaz would upset Conor McGregor on just 11 days notice in a welterweight bout that headlined UFC 196 just over a week ago. “Suga” was a recent guest on Ariel Helwani’s show ‘The MMA Hour‘ where he explained his decision to bet against the current...

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 8, 2015 8:47 am

Rampage Jackson Prank Calls Rashad Evans, Has Hilarious Conversation — WATCH!

Former UFC light-heavyweight champion, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson has been on a comedic role of sorts, as of late. Using his video game prowess to spark interest with fight fans, “Rampage” was first seen trashing Michael Bisping, then later took to drunk dialing Ariel Helwani, and now we have a prank call to Rashad Evans. Will...

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 9:09 pm

UFC 192 Results: Ryan Bader Looks Impressive, Shuts Down Rashad Evans

In the co-main event Ryan Bader took on Rashad Evans. Bader came out and threw a big overhand punch that barely missed. He then followed up with another big punch. Bader looked smooth early with his striking. Bader kept landing a sneaky left hand, that came up like an uppercut. Evans looked to land a...

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 4:37 pm

Rashad Evans: ‘I’m Going Out The Way I Want To’

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans makes his return tho the octagon after nearly two years out of action. His last fight was against Chael Sonnen back in 2013, a fight he won via TKO in the first round. He’s coming into this weekend’s fights with a two fight win steak and looks to...

Oct 1, 2015 5:57 am

Former UFC Champ Rashad Evans: ‘I Love The Trash Talking’

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans will be making his return to the octagon this weekend after nearly two years out of competition. Evans will come back and fight Ryan Bader at UFC 192, a fight that could put him in the title picture, if he wins. Before getting injured, Evans was on a...

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 30, 2015 2:04 pm

Rashad Evans: ‘Bader Doesn’t Perform Well Under Pressure’

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans will make his long awaited return to the octagon after nearly two years away. ‘Suga’ will take on Ryan Bader, who’s currently on a winning streak, and look to get himself back on the path to the title. Bader on the other hand wants to get another win...

Sep 28, 2015 7:55 pm

REPLAY! Countdown to UFC 192: Ryan Bader vs Rashad Evans

UFC 192 Countdown takes you inside the training camps and lives of six stars as they prepare for life-changing matchups at UFC 192. Two winners of The Ultimate Fighter face off as Rashad Evans returns against Ryan Bader. Evans has been out of action since his win against Chael Sonnen on FOX and is looking...

Sep 28, 2015 1:05 pm

Rashad Evans: ‘My heart goes out to Jon Jones’

Rashad Evans is preparing himself for war with Ryan “Darth” Bader in what could potentially be a title eliminator. “UFC 192” will host the light heavyweight clash and the only thing that could be keeping Evans or Bader from getting a shot at gold is the unexpected return of Jon “Bones” Jones. “Bones” was stripped...