Anderson Silva vs. Rashad Evans Head-to-Toe Breakdown

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Anderson Silva vs. Rashad Evans Head-to-Toe Breakdown
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Anderson Silva needs to fight Rashad Evans. 

Obviously, this matchup is not set in stone right now—it's not even set in sand. Evans is currently set to fight Antonio Rogerio Nogueira at UFC 156, but he acknowledged a fight with Silva would be a vibrant and intriguing showdown (via

A fight between "The Spider" and "Suga" makes all kinds of sense. 

Silva's manager, Ed Soares, wants a name opponent. Cung Le is currently the guy getting the most love from the Silva camp. 

Evans, though, is an even bigger name. As a former UFC light heavyweight champion, he is a much scarier opponent for Silva, too.

If Silva crushes a 40-year-old Le, nobody will be overly impressed; the pound-for-pound great is, after all, supposed to obliterate other strikers in emphatic fashion. 

However, if Silva takes on Suga and annihilates him, the Brazilian will push his legacy one step further. 

Evans, a strong wrestler with knockout power in his fists, shins and elbows, is a beast. He is a legitimate threat to Silva's reign. 

Should The Spider bring his insulin pen into the Octagon to avoid slipping into a Suga coma? 

Let's check out the head-to-toe breakdown and find out.  

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