Don’t worry MMA enthusiasts, former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans isn’t leaving Team Jackson permanently. He’s just changing his training location from New Mexico to Denver as he prepares for his UFC 114 battle against his longtime foe.
Greg Jackson, award winning mixed martial arts coach, normally sets up his training camps in Albuquerque, New Mexico, but Evans recently tweeted that he wanted to relocate this specific camp to Denver instead.
Evans also confirmed his long-rumored bout with Quinton “Rampage” Jackson.
“For those that don’t know. I fight Quinton May 29th in Vegas at the MGM.I’m gonna do most of my camp in Denver at Grudge still team Jackson,” Evans tweeted.
UFC 114 is scheduled to take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena with the second UFC Fan Expo penciled in at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center that same May 29th weekend.
Here’s how the current UFC 114 card looks:
When: May 29, 2010
Where: MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada
Ryan Jensen and Jesse Forbes
Chris Leben vs. Aaron Simpson
Melvin Guillard vs.Thiago Tavares
Efrain Escudero vs. Dan Lauzon
Amir Sadollah vs. Dong Hyun Kim
Todd Duffee vs. Mike Russow
Diego Sanchez vs. John Hathaway
Forrest Griffin vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira
Quinton “Rampage” Jackson vs. Rashad Evans