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Age 39
Gender Male
Height 5' 11"
Weight Class Light-heavyweight

Rashad Evans started in MMA as a heavyweight and won the heavyweight division of The Ultimate Fighter 2. Evans won the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship, winning by TKO over Forrest Griffin in December 2008. He remained undefeated until May 23, 2009, when he lost the Championship belt to Lyoto Machida. Evans has a strong wrestling background, wrestling throughout college and winning the National Junior College Championship in 2000.

Professional Career Statistics

Pro Record 19-8-1 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length 14 years, 1 month, 30 days
Rounds Fought 64.2
Avg. Fights/Year 2.0
Longest Layoff 1 year, 10 months, 17 days
Quickest Turnaround 1 day

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 7 2 10
Losses 3 0 5
Finish Rate 47.4%
Finished Rate 37.5%
Win by Decision Rate 52.6%
Loss by Decision Rate 62.5%
Win by KO Rate 36.8%
Loss by KO Rate 37.5%
Win by SUB Rate 10.5%
Loss by SUB Rate 0.0%
Win Method
Loss Method

Current Streak

5 Losses

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 00:50
Fastest KO 03:24
Fastest SUB 00:50
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 2.2
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 11:01
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 2.4
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 12:04
Finish Rounds
Finished Rounds

Official Professional Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
Official MMA Fight Results 06/09/2018 L
(19-7-1)
Anthony Smith
(28-13-0)
LHW
(205.0 vs. 206.0)
KO
UFC 225: WHITTAKER vs. ROMERO 2
1 0:53
Official MMA Fight Results 08/05/2017 L
(19-6-1)
Samuel Alvey
(30-9-0)
MW
(186.0 vs. 186.0)
Decision (Split Decision)
UFC FIGHT NIGHT: S. PETITIS vs. MORENO
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 03/04/2017 L
(19-5-1)
Daniel Kelly
(12-1-0)
MW
(185.0 vs. 186.0)
Decision (Split Decision)
UFC 209: Woodley vs. Thompson
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 04/16/2016 L
(19-4-1)
Glover Teixeira
(24-4-0)
LHW
(205.0 vs. 205.0)
KO
UFC Fight Night 87: Evans vs. Teixeira
1 1:48
Official MMA Fight Results 10/03/2015 L
(19-3-1)
Ryan Bader
(19-4-0)
LHW
(205.0 vs. 206.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 192: Cormier vs Gustafsson
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 11/16/2013 W
(18-3-1)
Chael Sonnen
(28-14-1)
LHW
(205.0 vs. 206.0)
TKO/RSC
UFC 167
1 4:05
Official MMA Fight Results 06/15/2013 W
(17-3-1)
Dan Henderson
(29-9-0)
LHW
(206.0 vs. 204.0)
Decision (Split Decision)
UFC 161: Henderson vs. Evans
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 02/02/2013 L
(17-2-1)
Rogerio Nogueira
(20-5-0)
LHW
(206.0 vs. 206.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 04/21/2012 L
(17-1-1)
Jon Jones
(15-1-0)
LHW
(204.0 vs. 205.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 145 Jones vs. Evans
5 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 01/28/2012 W
(16-1-1)
Phil Davis
(9-0-0)
LHW
(205.0 vs. 205.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC on FOX 2: Evans vs. Davis
5 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 08/06/2011 W
(15-1-1)
Tito Ortiz
(16-8-1)
LHW
(204.4 vs. 205.8)
TKO/RSC
UFC 133: Evans vs. Ortiz
2 4:48
Official MMA Fight Results 05/29/2010 W
(14-1-1)
Quinton Jackson
(29-7-0)
LHW
(206.0 vs. 205.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 114: Rampage vs. Evans
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 01/02/2010 W
(13-1-1)
Thiago Silva
(16-1-0)
LHW
(205.0 vs. 205.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 108: Evans vs Silva
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 05/23/2009 L
(13-0-1)
Lyoto Machida
(14-0-0)
LHW
(205.0 vs. 204.0)
TKO/RSC
UFC 98: Evans vs Machida
2 3:57
Official MMA Fight Results 12/27/2008 W
(12-0-1)
Forrest Griffin
(16-4-0)
LHW
(203.0 vs. 205.0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
UFC 92: The Ultimate 2008
3 2:46
Official MMA Fight Results 09/06/2008 W
(11-0-1)
Chuck Liddell
(21-5-0)
LHW KO (Strike)
UFC 88: Breakthrough
2 1:51
Official MMA Fight Results 11/17/2007 W
(10-0-1)
Michael Bisping
(14-0-0)
LHW
(206.0 vs. 205.0)
Decision (Split Decision)
UFC 78: Validation
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 07/07/2007 D
(10-0-0)
Tito Ortiz
(15-5-0)
LHW
(204.0 vs. 205.5)
Draw (Unanimous Draw)
UFC 73
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 01/25/2007 W
(9-0-0)
Sean Salmon
(9-1-0)
LHW
(205.5 vs. 206.0)
KO (Kick)
UFC Fight Night 8
2 1:06
NSF 09/23/2006 W
(8-0-0)
Jason Lambert
(22-5-0)
TKO/RSC (Punches)
UFC 63: Penn vs. Hughes
2 2:22
Official MMA Fight Results 06/28/2006 W
(7-0-0)
Stephan Bonnar
(9-2-0)
LHW
(205.0 vs. 205.0)
Decision (Majority Decision)
UFC Fight Night 5
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 04/06/2006 W
(6-0-0)
Sam Hoger
(6-1-0)
LHW
(203.0 vs. 206.0)
Decision (Split Decision)
UFC Fight Night 4
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 11/05/2005 W
(5-0-0)
Brad Imes
(3-0-0)
HW
(224.0 vs. 250.0)
Decision (Split Decision)
UFC: The Ultimate Fighter 2 Finale
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 07/11/2005 W
(5-0-0)
Keith Jardine
(9-1-1)
HW
(219.0 vs. 220.5)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC: The Ultimate Fighter Season 2 - Semi-Final Day 1*
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 07/08/2005 W
(5-0-0)
Mike Whitehead
(9-4-0)
HW
(222.0 vs. 251.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC: The Ultimate Fighter Season 2 - Elimination Bout 8*
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 06/25/2005 W
(5-0-0)
Tom Murphy
(1-0-0)
HW
(227.0 vs. 228.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC: The Ultimate Fighter Season 2 - Elimination Bout 4*
3 5:00
NSF 06/03/2004 W
(3-0-0)
Hector Ramirez
(5-0-0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Gladiator Challenge 27: Fight Fest Day 2
2 5:00
NSF 06/03/2004 W
(3-0-0)
Jaime Jara
(5-3-0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Gladiator Challenge 27: Fight Fest Day 2
3 5:00
NSF 06/02/2004 W
(2-0-0)
Bryan Pardoe
(8-6-0)
TKO/RSC
Gladiator Challenge 26: Fight Fest Day 1
1 3:24
NSF 04/10/2004 W
(0-0-0)
Dennis Reed
(41-33-1)
Submission
Danger Zone 26: Professional Level Cage Fighting
1 0:50
NSF 04/10/2004 W
(0-0-0)
Dan Anderson
(7-2-0)
Submission
Danger Zone 26: Professional Level Cage Fighting
1 3:09
* Bouts marked with an 'Official' logo denote results which have been verified by an ABC-recognized athletic commission
* Bouts marked with an (*) are considered exhibition bouts and do not count towards the fighter's record
* Weights marked with an (*) denote those over the limit for the weight class

Amateur Career Statistics

Amateur Record 2-0-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length -
Rounds Fought 8.0
Avg. Fights/Year 1.0
Longest Layoff -
Quickest Turnaround -

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 0 1 0
Losses 0 0 0
Finish Rate 50.0%
Finished Rate 0.0%
Win by Decision Rate 0.0%
Loss by Decision Rate 0.0%
Win by KO Rate 0.0%
Loss by KO Rate 0.0%
Win by SUB Rate 50.0%
Loss by SUB Rate 0.0%
Win Method

Current Streak

2 Wins

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 09:00
Fastest KO -
Fastest SUB 09:00
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 4.0
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 12:00
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 0.0
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 00:00
Finish Rounds

Official Amateur Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
NSF 11/08/2003 W
(0-0-0)
Kris Calmese
(0-0-0)
Submission
Danger Zone 21: Fight Night 9
3 0:00
NSF 11/08/2003 W
(0-0-0)
George Crawford
(1-0-0)
Unknown
Danger Zone 21: Fight Night 9
3 0:00
* Bouts marked with an 'Official' logo denote results which have been verified by an ABC-recognized athletic commission
* Bouts marked with an (*) are considered exhibition bouts and do not count towards the fighter's record
* Weights marked with an (*) denote those over the limit for the weight class