Rashad Evans Out For Six Months While He Gets Knee Surgery

Former UFC light heavyweight champion, Rashad Evans has to get surgery on his knee to correct damage sustained in a training room incident, forcing him out of his co-main event showdown with Daniel Cormier at UFC 170 this weekend in Las Vegas.

Evans, speaking via sources said:

“I am deeply disappointed to be missing the action at UFC 170, but I am, as always, incredibly grateful for the support of my family, friends, management, the UFC, and most of all my fans during this minor setback. Thank you for your continued messages of support. I’ll be back stronger than ever!”

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