Evans to face Machida at UFC 98
A championship battle of undefeated light heavyweights is slated to headline UFC 98, SI.com has confirmed.
Evans-Machida is the third planned main event for the MGM Grand Garden Arena-hosted card in Las Vegas. UFC heavyweight titleholders
The UFC quickly scrapped the anticipated rematch in favor of Evans' first fight since he stopped
Rampage -- who knocked out
After racking up a solid record in events around the globe, Machida won his first six fights with the UFC in February 2007. His most recent triumph came at the end of January. Machida, 30, impressively handed fellow Brazilian
"Sugar" Rashad, 29, comes into the bout with an 8-0-1 UFC record, including a victory that made him the
In addition to the five-round title bout, which was finalized Tuesday evening, the pay-per-view card features welterweight rivals