Former UFC gentle heavyweight champion Rashad Evans will probably be inducted into the UFC Corridor of Fame.

Welcome to the UFC Corridor of Fame, Rashad Evans.

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Throughout the dwell broadcast of UFC Rochester, it was introduced that the previous UFC gentle heavyweight champion and “The Final Fighter” Winner will probably be inducted into the Fashionable Wing of the Corridor of Fame throughout the upcoming ceremony at Worldwide Combat Week.

Alongside the announcement was a video bundle of Evans’ profession highlights, which included the introduction of the longer term champion when he appeared on the second installment of The Final Fighter in 2005. Evans received the season as a heavyweight competitor earlier than shifting as much as gentle heavyweight, a division he would quickly come to reign over as champion.

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After defeating names like Stephan Bonnar, Michael Bisping and Chuck Liddell, Evans was given the chance to problem then-champion Forrest Griffin at UFC 92. Evans received the battle by means of knockout within the third spherical.

Evans didn’t preserve the championship for very lengthy, however he continued to battle at a excessive stage for almost all of his profession. Evans added names like Tito Ortiz, Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson and Dan Henderson to his resume whereas trying to work his again into title competition.

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Maybe probably the most notable factors in Evans’ profession have been his rivalries with the aforementioned Jackson and former JacksonWink MMA coaching companion turned foe, present gentle heavyweight champion Jon Jones.

Since starting his storied profession in 2004, Evans remained energetic all the best way till 2018. He amassed an total report of 19-8-1 earlier than retiring following his final battle at UFC 225.

With Evans’ induction, he turns into the sixth fighter to be part of the Fashionable Wing.

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