Former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans is the latest fighter to be announced as part of the roster for the upcoming EA Sports UFC game, which is set to be released in Spring of 2014. Evans joins cover athletes Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson, along with Chael Sonnen and Georges St-Pierre.
EA Sports has said that there will be around 100 playable characters in the game.
Here is a look at the screenshot of Evans from the upcoming video game:
From the press release:
- Nickname: Suga
- Current Record: 24-3-1
- From: Niagara Falls, NY, USA
- Fights Out Of: Boca Raton, FL, USA
- Age: 34
- Height: 5’11” (180 cm)
- Weight: 205 lbs (93 kg)
- Strengths: Takedowns, Takedown Defense, Speed
One of only three Ultimate Fighter season winners to go on to claim a UFC Championship, “Suga” Rashad Evans has been a staple of the Light Heavyweight division’s Top Ten for as long as most fans can remember. With outstanding wrestling and lightning quick hands, Evans has claimed victories over a murderers’ row of UFC legends including Rampage Jackson, Chuck Liddell, Dan Henderson, Stephan Bonnar and Forrest Griffin.
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