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Wrestling —  Don't write off Rashad Evans just yet. Looking to rebound from back-to-back losses, Evans (18-3-1) earned a much-needed win Saturday, edging Dan Henderson by split decision at UFC 161 inside MTS Centre. The three-round fight was competitive throughout. Two judges scored the fight 29-28 for Evans, while the third had it 29-28 for Henderson.
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Wrestling —  Rashad Evans is talking, trying to point out that he's come back from some desperate situations before. Things haven't always been easy and have often not gone his way, but he's come out on top regardless, Evans said.
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Wrestling —  On Saturday night, former UFC light-heavyweight titleholder Rashad Evans will enter the Octagon to face Dan Henderson in the main event of UFC 161. Although Evans has certainly been here before, the circumstances this go-round are a little different: it will be the first time in his career that Rashad will have to compete coming off of consecutive losses.
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Wrestling —  "I turned down the swagger a little because I wanted to be more focused in my competitions," Evans said. "But when I did that, I took a little piece away from me. I took a little of that go inside of me that pushed me, that part that made me get into a dogfight with anybody and do anything to get the win."
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Wrestling —  A light heavyweight bout between former UFC champion Rashad Evans and Dan Henderson has been promoted to the main event of UFC 161 on June 15 in Winnipeg, Canada.
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Wrestling —  Lightweight contenders Gray Maynard and TJ Grant have agreed to meet May 25 at UFC 160 in Las Vegas. UFC officials announced the bout Wednesday night. Maynard makes his first appearance inside the Octagon since June 2012, when he defeated Clay Guida by split decision in Atlantic City, N.J. With the win, Maynard snapped a two-fight winless skid. Discuss »
Wrestling —  "Things didn't turn out the way I wished on Saturday but I'm no stranger 2 disappointment," Evans wrote. "Many doubt me but it don't matter!! I'll be back." Discuss »
Wrestling —  A victory Saturday night at UFC 156 could land former light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans a title shot -- at middleweight -- promotion president Dana White said Thursday. "If Rashad wins Saturday and wants to go down to 185, we would consider that," White said. Discuss »
Wrestling —  Nothing is set in stone, but former UFC champion Rashad Evans is likely to return to the octagon sometime in the early part of winter. Discuss »
Wrestling —  Former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans hopes to fight again before the end of the year, and unless something miraculous happens, it will be at 205 pounds. Discuss »
Wrestling —  Lightweight contender Gray Maynard will face Joe Lauzon at UFC 155 on Dec. 29 in Las Vegas, the promotion announced on Monday. After suffering the first loss of his pro career in October 2011, a fourth-round knockout to then-lightweight champion Frankie Edgar, Maynard got back in the win column on June 22 with a split decision over Clay Guida. Maynard has a professional record of 11-1-1 with one no-contest. Discuss »
Wrestling —  With a win in his first fight since suffering a TKO loss to Frankie Edgar in October 2011, Maynard turned his attention to a possible fourth showdown with the former 155-pound champion. "I want that belt," Maynard said. "I want Frankie Edgar, if he takes care of business with [Benson] Henderson." "I think there should be a fourth fight." Discuss »
Wrestling —  Learn a lesson from Gray Maynard. The 33-year-old lightweight contender felt "stagnant" and "boxed in." He also wasn't living in a place he or his fiancee wanted to call home. So he did what many people often discuss but rarely do: he took action. Discuss »
Wrestling —  Ask Gray Maynard and Clay Guida, and they'll say there's plenty at stake in their UFC headliner on Friday. But this week, the focus took an odd turn. Instead of where the winner will fall in the lightweight title picture, the new talking point became mixed martial arts' most famous hair. Discuss »
Wrestling —  Gray Maynard recounts a tale of a drunk male stranger walking into his room that he shared with Rashad Evans at Michigan State and crawling into bed with him. Discuss »
Wrestling —  "I would like to Avenge my loss to Jones one day, but also to Machida. Last time he got me pretty good, and all those Internet pictures of me getting knocked out all over the internet." Discuss »
Wrestling —  Jon Jones kept his light-heavyweight title belt by keeping Rashad Evans at the end of his strikes at the Ultimate Fighting Championship's show early Sunday. Jones earned a unanimous decision against Evans in the main event of UFC 145 in Atlanta. Two judges scored the fight 49-46. One had it 50-45, giving every round to the champion.

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Wrestling —  It's been a relatively long and at times difficult wait for the diehard UFC fans since the last proper pay-per-view fight card, UFC 144 in Japan in late February. But that's nothing compared to what former Michigan State wrestler Rashad Evans, 32, has gone through, a 14-month-plus month wait for the chance to settle a seemingly never-ending score with former training partner and current champ Jon Jones. Injuries to both men had derailed the fight, but the hype surrounding their feud seemed to grow with each passing month. Discuss »
Football —  The strain was visible on Rashad Evans' face, evident in his voice. For the better part of 14 months, he's answered questions about the same incident regarding the same man, over and over. Everywhere he's gone, everyone he's seen, wants the answer to that one question: What happened? Discuss »
Wrestling —  All fights have storylines. The best ones have elevator pitches. When Jon Jones defends his UFC light heavyweight title Saturday against Rashad Evans, it will mark the first time in organization history that former teammates under the same trainer have fought one another for a championship. It's the type of internecine plotline -- meaty enough for connoisseurs but accessible to newcomers -- that surely has Dana White blinking dollar signs. Discuss »