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UFC boss leaning toward Dan Henderson, not 'Shogun,' for Rashad Evans

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Two high-profile light heavyweights coming off recent losses could be pitted against each other, according to UFC President Dana White.

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Post #1   2/27/13 11:29:37AM   

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Loser gets his pick of Champion to fight...Silva or Cain!

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Sweet this gives us Nog v. Shogun.

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Post #3   2/27/13 11:51:39AM   

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I want to see Henderson vs Shogun II before its to late

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I think either fight depends on which Rashad shows up. I know some time's gone by, but who the hell stepped in the cage with Lil Nog?

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Posted by SamPan

I think either fight depends on which Rashad shows up. I know some time's gone by, but who the hell stepped in the cage with Lil Nog?



The slimmed down for Mw version who had no way of collapsing the pocket against a southpaw superior striker.

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Posted by SamPan

I think either fight depends on which Rashad shows up. I know some time's gone by, but who the hell stepped in the cage with Lil Nog?



The slimmed down for Mw version who had no way of collapsing the pocket against a southpaw superior striker.


The King Mo version who thinks he's a good boxer, throwing out the window his years of wrestling experience.

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I would propose that when Rashad cant get close enough to land strikes he doesnt feel comfortable shooting from the outside. Against southpaws the distance is always farther because of the lead foot. I think this is why he didnt attempt many takedowns against Machida or Nog.

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Makes sense lil nog vs shogun been rumored for weeks now

Hendo vs Evans will co main a event this summer

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suga by decision. if he reverts back to his wrestling itll be a dominant decision

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After Rashad's last fight, I'd have to think long and hard before picking hime again. Rashad's game seems to be going down hill. Hendo vs Rashad sounds like it could be pretty fun. Much better than Machida vs Hendo.

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I'd L-O-V-E to see Hendo h-bomb Rashad into next week!
After both of there last fights... they owe it to us!

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I would propose that when Rashad cant get close enough to land strikes he doesnt feel comfortable shooting from the outside. Against southpaws the distance is always farther because of the lead foot. I think this is why he didnt attempt many takedowns against Machida or Nog.

i dont buy it. He over looked nog imo. Phill davis found a way to get nog down.

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Davis also tried about ten more times for a takedown.

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davis struggled to get him down with the doubles. but nog cant defend singles worth shit. yet rashad shot a blast double each time

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