UFC Quick Quote: You haven't seen Rashad Evans fight yet

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"The thing that keeps me from showing people how well rounded my skills are comes down to the fact that when I get in there I don't always execute everything I'm capable of. A lot of people when they roll around and grapple with me for the first time are shocked because they weren't aware that I knew how to grapple like that. Or not even think that I'm that decent at it where I'm pretty good at rolling. Some people don't realize where my striking is at but I can stand up and strike with the best of them. The thing about the game of mixed martial arts is that you have to really be comfortable to get in there and let it all blend together. It's just a mental thing and turning that cage into your playground. When you go out there to fight you have to make it your playground and I can admit there have been times when I haven't done that. You have to go out there and enjoy yourself to the point where you can whatever you want because you have the freedom of knowing no matter how the skill comes across I'll be able to recover. I'm still missing that little piece before I can really transform myself into the fighter that I know I can be. That's the motivation and that's what pushes me to keep on going is the simple fact that nobody has really seen me fight yet."

Former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Rashad Evans, who's rehabbing a knee injury that booted him from a March 19 title fight against "Shogun" Rua at UFC 128, tells Duane Finley a few pieces of the "Suga" puzzle are still missing and fans have yet to see his true capabilities inside the Octagon. Now that he's made it clear he won't turn down a Jon Jones fight, is he the true number one contender for the 205-pound strap? Or did he miss his opportunity and get sent to the back of the line? Let's hear your perspective on where Evans sits in the crowded 205-pound division.

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