VIDEO: Rashad Evans Talks Match-Up with ‘Minotauro’ Nogueira

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Rashad Evans com a faixa preta de Jiu Jitsu e o amigo Danillo Indio Foto Ryan Loco Divulgacao

Before an exciting roll, Rashad Evans shoots the breeze with his black belt friend Danillo Índio. (Photo by Ryan Loco)

With a battle coming up Feb. 2 at UFC 156 in Las Vegas, former light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans, 33, has been doing some extra special training with his teammates at the Florida-based Blackzilians team.

All because of the respect Evans has for the seasoned Rogério “Minotouro” Nogueira (20-5), who he considers to be one of the most complete and experienced fighters in the UFC today.

Following a no-gi Jiu-Jitsu session, Evans had a chat with Check out what he had to say:

UFC 156
Las Vegas, Nevada
February 2, 2013

  • José Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar
  • Alistair Overeem vs. Antonio Silva
  • Rashad Evans vs. Antônio Rogério Nogueira
  • Jon Fitch vs. Demian Maia
  • Gleison Tibau vs. Evan Dunham
  • Jacob Volkmann vs. Bobby Green
  • Edwin Figueroa vs. Francisco Rivera

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