Whether you love him or hate him, it's easy to acknowledge that Rashad Evans is one of the best fighters on the planet. As a top pay-per-view draw, the return of the former champion is highly anticipated, and very few opponents have been publicly considered.
After discussing the idea of moving down to middleweight, Evans is now healthy and ready to fight the best competitors in the world. With a collection of elite light heavyweights sitting at the top of the division, there is a group of elite fighters who could find themselves standing in front of the former Ultimate Fighter star.
Here is a look at five potential opponents for Rashad Evans when he returns.