Rashad Evans Will Face Jon Jones, If He Defeats Phil Davis Without Injury

UFC President, Dana White has revealed that former light heavyweight champion, Rashad Evans will get the next crack at his former friend, Jon Jones’ light heavyweight title if he can get defeat Phil Davis injury free.

Dana White, speaking via The Jim Rome show, said:

“We’re working on it now. We’re going to obviously see what happens in this Rashad fight at the end of the month. The next fight on Fox, Rashad is fighting (Phil) Davis, so we’ll see what happens there. If Rashad wins, if Rashad comes out injury free, we’ll get the Jon ‘Bones’ Jones/Rashad Evans fight going.”

Rumours had former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion, Dan Henderson getting the next shot after Jones said he was ready for the next challenge. So the outcome of Evans/Davis will definitely determine the next contender for the light heavyweight title.

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