Injury forces Evans out of UFC 170

Rashad Evans

Niagara Falls native Rashad Evans will miss UFC 170 with a leg injury, the UFC announced this week.

Evans was supposed to take on Daniel Cormier in the co-main event next Saturday in Las Vegas – seen as a key bout, in his attempt to earn another title shot in the light heavyweight division.

The injury will reportedly not require surgery, but will keep him out of action for several weeks.

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