Cormier vs. Evans to main event UFC 170

 

When Jon Jones decided that he wouldn't be ready for a UFC 170 showdown with Glover Teixeria, the bout was moved to UFC 171, leaving an open spot for the main event. Today, the UFC announced a new main event.

Just reported on @UFC prefight show: @SugaRashadEvans will fight @dc_mma in a 5 round main event at #UFC170, Feb 22 at @MandalayBay.

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VitorpeepeetasteStrongTRT site profile image  

12/7/13 2:49 PM by VitorpeepeetasteStrongTRT

I think DC is going to be too much for Rashad. DC is a tremendous athlete and does have power and elite level wrestling, the likes of which Rashad hasn't seen. I don't like this as a PPV main event though. It should have been a main event for a Fox card.

MillhouseMMA site profile image  

12/6/13 11:09 PM by MillhouseMMA

Cormier is gonna maul him. Rashad is going to sleep.

eljamaiquino site profile image  

12/6/13 11:04 PM by eljamaiquino

Rashad has more experience at 205, is used to the weight, and is faster than anyone Cormier has faced so far. It's a long way from slow Giants like BigFoot and Mir to the faster guys like Rashad and Jones at 205...

wiggum site profile image  

12/6/13 11:01 PM by wiggum

DC pours some milk over Rashad, cuts up some bananas, adds some dates, and then eats him for breakfast.

wiggum site profile image  

12/6/13 11:00 PM by wiggum

But what about Shogun, Thiaguy?

Atlee site profile image  

12/6/13 10:57 PM by Atlee

I give shad the speed, n probably a slight advantage in striking. But dc is leagues over rashad in the wrestling column & if dc gets a hold of him its TD or wall n stall time. & shad isnt the jab n jog type to avoid dc

TFK_HossPearson site profile image  

12/6/13 10:51 PM by TFK_HossPearson

Tough one for Schaub. The blue print has been laid out for him, though.

GodSaveTheReem site profile image  

12/6/13 10:36 PM by GodSaveTheReem

I think rashad is the better athlete for striking...more explosive. I think the TD won't come easy for DC so this fight is going to be decided on the feet where Rashad has the advantage in speed and experience.

ShawnTheBadger site profile image  

12/6/13 10:28 PM by ShawnTheBadger

You, of all the people on this entire forum, calling my post "delusional" is a good chuckle. Bigfoot and Barnett are nowhere near as quick and athletic as Rashad.  Not by a country-mile. Former Champ in the UFC "not talented and overated"?  Projection is what it's called when you accuse someone else of your own faults.    

TwentyNineTwentyEight site profile image  

12/6/13 10:27 PM by TwentyNineTwentyEight

With all those ?'s you are bringing up, are you sure DC has this "in the bag"? I think it's a f*cking tough match up for him.