UFC Quick Quote: If Rashad Evans beats Phil Davis, he'll fight Jon Jones for light heavyweight title

LAS VEGAS - MAY 28: UFC fighter Rashad Evans (R) reacts to the crowd while speaking to UFC announcer Joe Rogan (L) about his fight against UFC fighter Quinton "Rampage" Jackson at UFC 114: Rampage versus Rashad at the Mandalay Bay Hotel on May 28, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images)

"We're working on it now. We're going to obviously see what happens in this Rashad fight at the end of the month. The next fight on FOX, Rashad is fighting (Phil) Davis, so we'll see what happens there. If Rashad wins, if Rashad comes out injury free, we'll get the Jon ‘Bones' Jones vs. Rashad Evans fight going."

-- Dan Henderson just became a big Phil Davis fan. That's because UFC President Dana White today revealed on the Jim Rome Show that if Rashad Evans defeats Davis at the UFC on Fox 2 event on Jan. 28 in Chicago, Illinois, he'll earn the next shot at Jon Jones and his light heavyweight championship later this year. It's no surprise, really, considering the fact that "Suga" was promised this shot after defeating Tito Ortiz back at UFC 133 in Aug. 2011. Injuries and bad timing got in the way, leading to his taking the fight against "Mr. Wonderful," but that doesn't mean the promise of a title shot did, even if Jones is itching to get back inside the Octagon as soon as possible. Henderson is on the outside looking in and needs a Davis win to catapult him into the space currently occupied by Evans, who needs to defeat Davis so he can get to Jones, who just wants to fight ASAP. Get it? Got it? Good.

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