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Saturday, 08/24/2013, 12:12 pm

Rashad Evans Knows For A ‘Fact’ He Can Beat Jon Jones In A Rematch

Founding Blackzilian member, ‘SugaRashad Evans, has long been rumored to be making a shift to the UFC’s middleweight division, but he’s not interested.

The former UFC light-heavyweight champion believes that he can still make a title run in the division he has spent the majority of his career in and in a recent interview with Bleacher Report the South Floridian stated if given the chance, he knows he can beat Jon Jones in a rematch.

“I’m staying at 205 until there’s something big at 185 that makes more sense than 205, but I’ve been a light heavyweight for the longest time, so it’s hard just to make that jump down without some good reason. It’s like why do that when I don’t need to cut? I’m already in a position where I’m pretty high ranked in my weight division, and I’m not worried about fighting (Jon) Jones, I’m not afraid to fight Jones. I think that I can beat Jones. It’s not something like ‘Oh Jones is at 205 maybe I should move weight classes that way I can get a belt.’ Hell no, I want to fight Jones.”

“I would love to have a few more rounds with Jon. Jon is a fighter, he’s a great fighter, one of the best I’ve ever seen, one of the best I’ve ever competed against. I’d like to challenge myself to get a chance to fight him, it would be amazing. I know for sure, for a fact, this time if I fight him, I won’t be walking away with a loss.”


26 Responses to “Rashad Evans Knows For A ‘Fact’ He Can Beat Jon Jones In A Rematch”

  1. Shane G says:

    No one wants to see this shit because your fight with Jones was BBOOORRRIINNNGGG

  2. Tony says:

    You have turned into such a boring fighter. And jones will f**k u up again

  3. catch a clue rashad says:

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA Rashad you couldn’t beat Jones if he was on his worst day and you were on your best!! This is coming from someone who does not like Jon Jones!

  4. jdog says:

    And what is Rashads current win streak????

    maybe, just MAYBE on your best day in your ENTIRE life and on Jon Jones worst day of his fighting career you might be able to beat him, but right now on your skid there is NO way

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