Rashad Anton Evans is an American mixed martial artist who has retired. Evans began his professional career in 2003, after winning the heavyweight division on The Ultimate Fighter 2.In 2019, he was inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame after winning the UFC Heavyweight Championship. Evans also won the Big Ten Championship in 2003 and finished third in the same event the following year.
Evans has participated in five mixed martial arts fights, winning all five while training with future UFC Hall of Famer Dan Severn in 2004. This brought him good fortune, as he was chosen as one of the nine heavyweights to participate on The Ultimate Fighter 2, a reality television series broadcast on Spike. The first episode of the series aired in August of 2005. Evans learned karate as a child and holds black belts in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and Gaidojutsu.
Evans made it to the state finals competition twice after graduating from Niagara-Wheatfield High School in New York by receiving all-state accolades and weight classes for his country. Evans finished fourth in the state at 145 pounds in 1997. In 1998, he was ranked 4th in the country at 171 pounds. In the same tournament, he was the champion of the 165-pound weight class in 2000.During his early career, Evans competed for Michigan State in the NCAA Division of the Big Ten Conference. In the 2002 conference championships, he came in fourth place and lost a decision to UFC opponent Jacob Volkmann.He won the Big Ten Championship in 2003 and finished third the following year.Evans won his first match before falling to Robbie Waller in the NCAA Division T Championships after Rashad made his debut.He then faced Greg Jones, a three-time National Champion. Evans was only the fourth person in Jones’ career to defeat him. Evans then faced Purdue’s Ryan Lange in a match that he lost. He would have qualified for All-American status if he had won that match. Evans finished his career as a martial artist at Michigan State with a world-class record of 48 wins and 34 losses.
Evans has an ex-wife with whom he had two children, a boy and a daughter. In 2015, he also had two children from a prior relationship. Evans’ brother, Lance, appeared on The Ultimate Fighter: Team Nogueira VS. Team Mir but was ousted by Vinicius Magalhaes due to a rib injury and was later unable to join the cast.
Rashad Evans, who was born on September 25, 1979, is 42 years old today, January 31, 2022. He stands 1.80 meters tall and weighs 93 kilograms.
Rashad Evans has a gigantic net worth of $10 million as of January 2022. He has attained this riches as a result of his commitment and hard work in his professional life. All of his UFC Championships tournament winnings are included in his earnings.Rashad Evans is a well-known American mixed martial artist who is presently competing in the UFC 225 as a light heavyweight. His professional career began in 2003. Evans learned karate as a child and holds black belts in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and Gaidojutsu. Evans has competed against a number of UFC fighters over his career, earning a fortune with 48 victories and 34 losses. In 2019, he was inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame after winning the UFC Heavyweight Championship.