Rashad Evans To Headline UFC 170 Along Side Daniel Cormier

A light heavyweight super face off pinning former 205 pound champion, Rashad Evans against Strikeforce heavyweight grand-prix winner, Daniel Cormier was announced tonight for the UFC 170 event set for February 22nd in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The fight was made official during the promotions UFC Fight Night 33 pre-fight show. It is thought verbal agreements are in place on both sides.

Evans is back on track with back-to-back wins over Dan Henderson at UFC 161 in June and FOX broadcast partner, Chael Sonnen at UFC 167 in November, winning the fight via first round TKO. Cormier is undefeated in his professional mixed martial arts career, winning thirteen fights straight in the heavyweight division.

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