Apr 21, 2012; Atlanta, GA, USA; Rashad Evans reacts to losing to Jon Jones in the main event and light heavyweight title bout during UFC 145 at Philips Arena. Jon Jones won the bout by unanimous decision. Mandatory Credit: Paul Abell-US PRESSWIRE
"No, I'm a 205-pounder. I've only lost twice and I lost to some good competitors. I mean, it would be nice if I won all my fights but it don't happen like that sometimes. If an opportunity happens at 185-pounds then I'll take it. But I like 205-pounds. I feel like I can work my way back up and get back to another title shot."
-- Rashad Evans came up short in his bid to dethrone Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 145 last night (Sat., April 21, 2012) at the Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia, and because of that, he was quickly faced with questions at the post-fight press conference regarding his future in the 205-pound division. Like whether or not he has a future there at all. "Suga" was quick to dismiss the idea of a permanent move down to middleweight though he wouldn't rule it out altogether. After all, he's always been a bit undersized for a light heavyweight and with the champion of the weight class owning a dominant win over him, it would seem to make sense for "Suga" to drop 20 pounds and try his luck there. Anyone think Evans should stay where he is and try to work his way back to a rematch against Jones? Or should he drop down to middleweight and try to make a splash there? For a more detailed look at "Jones vs. Evans" click here. To watch the highlights of the bout click here. And for complete UFC 145 results and blow-by-blow coverage of all the night's action click here.