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Rashad Evans "100 percent on board" for title fight with new champ Jon Jones
March 20, 2011 (11:20) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
NEWARK, N.J. - Yes, teammate will fight teammate.
Following new champ Jon Jones' destruction of ex-titleholder Mauricio
"Shogun" Rua at Saturday's UFC 128 event, the 23-year-old
light-heavyweight phenom next meets teammate Rashad Evans in his first
attempted title defense.
"It made sense to them," UFC president Dana White said. "They're fighting."
For UFC 128, Jon Jones brings the magic that Rashad Evans couldn't
March 17, 2011 (01:10) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
NEW YORK CITY - While it was little more than dumb luck and logical matchmaking that led to UFC 128's upcoming headliner between Mauricio "Shogun" Rua and Jon Jones, it couldn't have worked out any better.
Proof? Today's UFC 128 pre-event press conference at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.
Adoration for each fighter was so split that fans turned the event into a raucous free-for-all that's likely to be a precursor to a a wild Saturday night.
With title shot nearing, UFC 128's Jon Jones done discussing Rashad Evans
March 09, 2011 (22:35) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
Jon Jones does not want to talk about Rashad Evans anymore.
On a Wednesday media call to promote Jones' upcoming title fight with
current champion Mauricio "Shogun" Rua, the UFC light heavyweight
contender made it crystal clear he's done discussing a potential bout
with his friend and training partner.
"With all due respect to you as a reporter and everything, I want to
make it clear to other reporters that I absolutely hate when people
mention Rashad Evans, especially throughout this training camp," Jones
told MMAjunkie.com. "For people to even be mentioning Rashad Evans right now
Upgrade or Downgrade 2.14.11: Big Foot Silva, Fedor Emelianenko, Jon Jones, Rashad Evans, Matt Hamill, More
February 14, 2011 (07:35) [ Indexed from 411 Mania
Big Foot Silva, Fedor Emelianenko, Jon Jones, Rashad Evans, Tim Sylvia and Melvin Gulliard have all been in the headlines as of late, but who upgraded their career and who unfortunately downgraded their career? Check out the return of Upgrade or Downgrade to find out! More...
Thiago Silva's status in doubt for UFC 130, "Rampage" Jackson could face Rashad Evans
February 09, 2011 (20:50) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
Light heavyweight slugger Thiago Silva may soon be
forced out of a planned meeting with Quinton "Rampage" Jackson at UFC 130.
MMAjunkie.com has confirmed with multiple sources
close to the event that Silva's participation in the May 28
card is in jeopardy, despite the fighter's insistence that all is well
on the home front.
However, multiple sources confirmed with MMAjunkie.com indications that
while preliminary discussions with Rashad Evans to replace Silva are
underway, it's far too early to consider the rematch a done deal.
Rashad Evans injured, Jon Jones now challenges "Shogun" Rua for title at UFC 128
February 06, 2011 (05:50) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
LAS VEGAS - UFC light heavyweight Jon Jones just went from prospect to title contender.
Following Jones' win over the previously undefeated Ryan Bader at
Saturday night's UFC 126 event in Las Vegas, UFC broadcaster Joe Rogan
announced that Jones will get the next shot at Mauricio "Shogun" Rua's
Jones fills in for his teammate, Rashad Evans, who recently suffered a
knee injury in training and was forced to withdraw from the planned UFC
Rashad Evans Tired of Waiting For Shogun to Heal
November 07, 2010 (21:20) [ Indexed from MMA HQ
Light heavyweight contender Rashad Evans is tired of waiting for Mauricio “Shogun” Rua to be healthy and defend the 205-lb. championship. Evans beat Quinton Jackson during UFC 114 in May to secure the No. 1 contender spot for the championship, but won’t be able to fight for the title until February/March. The title currently held [...]
Krazy Horse Training With Rashad Evans, Eyes Featherweight Division
November 06, 2010 (14:00) [ Indexed from MMA HQ
Charles “Krazy Horse” Bennett won’t fight on the inaugural Israel Fighting Championship (IFC) card next week, but looks to finish out his career on his own terms. The outspoken MMA fighter is now training with Rashad Evans in Colorado, as he looks to rejuvenate his faltering career. Bennett has worked alongside David Eddy to help [...]
Despite some outcry, Jon Jones insists Rashad Evans fight "just doesn't make sense"
October 23, 2010 (23:10) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
ANAHEIM, Calif. - One week ago, UFC light heavyweight contender Jon
Jones confirmed with a London crowd that his claim he will never fight friend
and teammate Rashad Evans will stand regardless of whether a title is at
In the seven days since, "Bones" says he has received an overwhelmingly negative backlash regarding his position.
Today, Jones said his stance remains unchanged despite the criticism
and that his commitment to the true spirit of martial arts dictates that
he stand true in his beliefs.
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