Rashad Evans out six months following knee surgery

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Last week it was announced that former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans has injured his knee and was out of the fight vs. Daniel Cormier at UFC 170. Now his BlackZilians management team has announced he will be out for six months.

On February 12, former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans injured his knee during a training session leading up to UFC 170.  After consulting with his doctors, Rashad will undergo surgery this week with Dr. Kvitne in Los Angeles, California. Rashad’s medical team expects him to be out of active training for 6 months.

I am deeply disappointed to be missing the action at UFC 170,” said Evans. “But I am, as always, incredibly grateful for the support of my family, friends, management, the UFC, and most of all my fans during this minor setback.  Thank you for your continued messages of support.  I’ll be back stronger than ever!”

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