Rashad "Suga" Evans
Born September 25, 1979
Other names Sugar
Nationality United States American
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg; 14.6 st)
Division 205
Reach 74.5 in (189 cm)
Style Collegiate Wrestling, Boxing, Kick Boxing, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai
Stance N/A
Fighting out of Albuquerque, New Mexico
Team Jackson's Submission Fighting
Years active 2004 –present

Rashad Anton Evans is an American mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter from Lansing, Michigan, currently signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championship where he is a former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion. Evans won the heavyweight division of The Ultimate Fighter 2. He holds notable victories over Chuck Liddell, Thiago Silva and Forrest Griffin. Evans trains out of Albuquerque, New Mexico with Jackson's Submission Fighting.

Previous Championships & Awards:

Gladiator Challenge
GC Light Heavyweight Tournament Winner

Ultimate Fighting Championship
UFC Light Heavyweight Championship (Former)
The Ultimate Fighter 2 Heavyweight Tournament Winner
Two time Knockout of the Night Honors
Fight of the Night Honors

2008 Fighter of the Year
2008 Knockout of the Year


Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Michigan State University, Psychology 2003.

What was your job before you started fighting?
I worked at a hospital in Lansing doing security. Next to this job it was my favorite job. You learn a lot about life working in a hospital, the lessons I learned in the hospital you can't learn many places.

Favorite grappling technique:

Favorite Striking technique: Left hook