Rashad Evans vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira on Super Bowl Weekend

Former UFC light heavyweight champion, Rashad Evans has been paired with PRIDE FC veteran, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira to face off on Super Bowl weekend in February, normally targeted for Las Vegas, Nevada. SporTV is only claiming a verbal agreement for the fight.

Evans was last seen failing to dethrone former friend and training partner, Jon Jones for the title at UFC 145. Prior to that he was on a four-fight winning streak, including victories over Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, Tito Ortiz and Phil Davis

Nogueira has his back to the wall and maybe his career following back-to-back losses to Ryan Bader and Phil Davis during the end of 2010 and start of 2011. He did bounced back with a first round TKO win over Tito Ortiz at UFC 140 in December.

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