Rashad Evans wins, but light heavyweight division doesn't at UFC 161

Rashad Evans found himself on the defensive for portions of the fight, but attacked when it mattered.
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Then the 248-pounder, a former LSU fullback, did a graceful backflip, and the two heavyweights hugged once again. Jordan was asked whether it was tough to punch his good friend. "You know what? Everybody else has normal jobs, go to work every day," he said. "He's a friend, and this is our job. We had to come and go to work."

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