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The payouts for the athletes included their yearly salaries, along with endorsement deals, which in many cases were the figure that drove the numbers into the top 100.
Transcendent athletes are few and far between, sometimes arriving once per generation.
UFC matchmaker Joe Silva has it easy in this one. Both former champion Rashad Evans and streaking up-and-comer Glover Teixeira are down for a future fight and from a rankings standpoint, it makes sense for both fighters.
Host Eugene S. Robinson augurs into the ENTIRE card for UFC 161 + uncovers a Frankenstein monster of varying motivations and reasonings for why the card sucked/didn't suck.
"Suga" Evans picked up a victory on Saturday at UFC 161 , but it hardly did him any favors in terms of MMA fans.
Myles Jury and Mike Ricci will share the cage in a lightweight bout at the UFC's next foray into Canada this September for UFC 165.
Tim B. takes a look at the real winners and losers from last night's UFC 161 card in Winnipeg.
Rashad Evans Not Keen on Moving to Middleweight Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 06.16.2013 Evans wants to stay at light heavyweight for now... Following UFC 161 , Rashad Evans spoke about the possibility of moving to middleweight.
Rashad Evans still has his foot in the door at 205 pounds. The onetime Ultimate Fighting Championship light heavyweight titleholder rebounded from the first two-fight losing streak of his career with a split decision over Dan Henderson in the UFC 161 headliner on Saturday at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
It is unlikely that Evans earned a title shot with the win, but in the current state of the division, it is certainly an option.
Evans lost the first round of the fight but did enough in the final two rounds to earn him on two of the judge's scorecards.
For UFC stalwart and MMA legend Dan Henderson , his third trip through the world's premier fighting organization has not gone to plan.
Looking to rebound from back-to-back losses, Evans earned a much-needed win Saturday, edging Dan Henderson by split decision at UFC 161 inside MTS Centre.
UFC 161 Live Stream:Watch UFC 161 Online Free HDQ.Light heavyweight greats Rashad Evans and Dan Henderson will attempt to return to title contention on Saturday, when they will meet at UFC 161 in Winnipeg, Canada.
Two TUFers have been inserted into the UFC 165 fight lineup, as Myles Jury faces Mike Ricci in the lightweight division.
The excitement surrounding Saturday's UFC 161 is through the roof, and it's finally time for the last-second bold predictions for the entire main card.