ESPN.com reported this morning that the fight was made for the United Center.
Davis and Evans were slated to fight back in August at UFC 133. The former Penn State wrestler is unbeaten in the UFC, while Evans, a former UFC 205-pound champ, has won three straight since a rough loss against Lyoto Machida.
Evans probably needs another impressive win to lock up the next title shot against Jon Jones. Jones defends his belt next weekend at UFC 140 against Machida. Dan Henderson moved himself into the mix for a title shot with his win two weeks ago at UFC 139. Following his dominant win in August, Evans said he would not wait around for Jones. Now he faces a risky test in Davis.
Other rumored fights for the UFC on Fox 2 card include Chael Sonnen versus Mark Munoz. MMAMania.com reported last week that the middleweight showdown was a done deal. The UFC has yet to confirm the bout.
- Rashad Evans
- Phil Davis