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Rua to defend title vs. Evans at UFC 129December 14, 2010 Share FB Print Email Text Size: S M L Light heavyweight champion Mauricio (Shogun) Rua.BY WEB STAFF |
The light heavyweight title fight between champion Mauricio (Shogun) Rua and former champ (Suga) Rashad Evans is expected to take place at UFC 129 on Mar. 19 at The Prudential Centre in Newark, New Jersey, sources tell Showdown Joe Ferraro.
Also expected to be competing on the card are fellow 205-lbers Tito (The Huntington Beach Bad Boy) Ortiz and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira.
Rua won the light heavyweight championship with a KO of Lyoto Machida at UFC 113 in Montreal last May. That victory came after losing a decision to The Dragon at UFC 104 the previous year.
Evans has strung together two straight victories in The Octagon in 2010, winning decisions over Quinton (Rampage) Jackson at UFC 114 in May and Thiago Silva at UFC 108 in January.