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The very man who is scheduled to face the champion next comes in at number three.
Jones and Evans are former team mates at Greg Jackson's camp and have become good friends over the years, even stating that they would never fight each other.
It's amazing how things change.
After being named the number one contender for the title, Suga Rashad decided to part ways with one of the most stacked and decorated camps in MMA. Since then a little rivalry has begun to to brew.
Evans' main aspect of his fight game is his wrestling which allows him to take down his opponents and keep them on the ground. The wrestling is his bread and butter. It allowed him to keep Rampage off his feet to avoid his deadly punches; but Jones can certainly pull his own on the ground so it will be interesting to see how Evans is able to neutralize this and Jones' other strengths.
Another aspect to this whole situation is of course that they are former team mates, which usually means they know quite a bit about each other from training together day in and day out down in Albuquerque.
Just how big of an impact this will have on the fight is hard to predict, but we can be sure this will be a great bout with a lot of pride on the line and a lot hanging in the balance for both fighters.