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Rashad Evans to Be Inducted Into UFC Hall of Fame

May 19, 2019 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
Rashad Evans

Rashad Evans is set to be inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame. The UFC announced on Saturday during UFC on ESPN 3 that the former light heavyweight champion will be inducted into the Hall’s Modern Wing as part of the 2019 class. The induction takes place during International Fight Week on July 5th. You can see the announcement video below.

Evans joins Michael Bisping as members of the 2019 class of the UFC’s hall. He had a 14-8-1 record in the UFC and a 24-8-1 record overall, and held the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship twice. The first came about as a result of a win over Forrest Griffin at UFC 92 in December of 2008, and the second was after beating Phil Davis at UFC on Fox 2 in January of 2012. Bisping picked up wins over such fighters as Chuck Liddell, Tito Ortiz, Quinton Jackson, Bisping, Dan Henderson, and former Jason Lambert during his UFC career. He retired in June of 2018.