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Rashad Evans vs. Thiago Silva set for UFC 108 co-main event in January

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"With Quinton "Rampage" Jackson withdrawing from a December contest with Rashad Evans (13-1-1 MMA, 8-1-1 UFC) to pursue an acting role, "Sugar's" next move has been uncertain for several weeks.

That period is over."



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Post #1   10/2/09 7:11:37PM   

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no big surprise
i said this over a week ago

Post #2   10/2/09 7:22:06PM   

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I think I like Silva here.

Ground and Power-Silva
Wrestling and Speed-Evans

Post #3   10/2/09 10:21:35PM   

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I think I like Silva here.

Ground and Power-Silva
Wrestling and Speed-Evans



I dont see silva getting rashad in a position where he could ground and pound him. I guess he could drop him but rashad has pretty good boxing i see a UD for rashad

Post #4   10/2/09 10:52:58PM   

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This will be a hard one for me....head vs heart
Head = Rashad
Heart = T. Silva

Post #5   10/3/09 1:47:42AM   

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Night night Thiago. Rashad is patient, and will pick his spots wisely while Thiago swings wild. He'll leave himself open a few times and end up paying for it.

Post #6   10/3/09 10:42:02AM   

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I see Rashad finishing Thiago here. As much as i like Thiago, i see Evans finishing in similar fashion to the way Machida did.


Patience is a virtue.

Post #7   10/3/09 10:52:59AM   

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I guess I have to say that I'd go with Rashad as well. I feel like Thiago is too plodding and sometimes he over-commits to his punches. Rashad will expose Thiago's weaknesses and possibly (T)KO him.

But I would much rather see Thiago win this fight because I dislike Rashad and kinda like Thiago.

Post #8   10/3/09 11:58:36AM   

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Great move on Joe Silva's part here. I will be pulling of rThiago in this one but think he has a tall order to fill. His super aggressive striking style plays right into Rashad. I hope Thiago can give Rahad his 2nd loss and KO him early in the first

Post #9   10/3/09 8:02:50PM