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Rashad Evans Defeats Thiago Silva

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Niagara Falls, New York’s Rashad Evans defeated Thiago Silva in UFC 108 on January 2, 2010.   The 3 round unanimous decision set up Rishad Evans for a possible fight with Quinton Rampage Jackson.

Rashad Evans was a two-time All-State wrestler at Niagara-Wheatfield High School in Sanborn, New York. He was also a two-way player on the school’s football team, playing running back when on offense and safety on defense. He graduated high school and went to attend Niagara County Community College, where he entered the wrestling program and won the National Junior College championship 165 lb (75 kg) in 2000.  He won the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship in 2008 defeating Forrest Griffin.

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