Friday, August 12, 2022

Rashad Evans Talks Vitor Belfort's Chances Against Jon Jones

By Chris Howie
MMANEWS.COM Staff Writer

Rashad Evans is serving as Vitor Belfort's head coach heading into his UFC Light Heavyweight title bout against Jon Jones at UFC 152 later this month and he talked about Belfort's chances heading into a bout where he is a huge underdog:

“Yes, yes, he has more than a chance. I truly believe it, I truly believe it. Vitor has some of the best hands, the fastest hands and he is very fast and he's very explosive. You know what I'm saying? So I think Vitor makes it a fight. He goes in there and he makes it a fight.”

Evans also touched on the topic of Jones career and where its heading. He also stated that if Jones ever needed advice, he'd be there for him:

“Of course, if he ever needed me for anything like that, I'll be there to talk to him and to help him out if he needs it. And I don't know everything there is to know about life, either, so I'm sure if there's something I have a problem in life, I'm sure I can learn from him, too. I think right now, he needs to really sort out some things in his life as far as his management situation and just find some people on his team who's really going to give a true idea and true perspective of where he's really coming form because sometimes I think he's a little bit disillusioned. I think disillusion can cause a lot of harm to you.”

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