It’s a shame Evans (18-3-1) and Sonnen (28-13-1) are so friendly. Otherwise, fans would have been treated to a tremendous display of trash-talk leading up to their tilt. Instead, Sonnen’s smack was spewed in Wanderlei Silva’s direction while Evans remained relatively quiet. Their in-ring meeting should prove to be interesting, forcing “Sugar” Shad to deal with an opponent who can grapple with him and giving Sonnen an opportunity to pull off another upset over a former 205-pound champion.
November is a busy month for MMA fans thanks to a quartet of UFC cards on top of all the sport’s other goings-on. However, while the schedule may be stacked, the quality of the match-ups hasn’t suffered as a result with more than a few match-ups earning a “must see” tag. Here’s a look at ten of the top tilts on deck for November scheduled to take place at UFC Fight Night 31, UFC Fight Night 32, UFC 167, or the Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale. (Photos by USA Today Sports Images)
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