"[My performance] sucked. I didn't get the job done…. I allowed his range to kind of throw me off a little bit. I hurt my foot in the second round, so it kind of messed up my mobility a little bit…. It's something I've got to go back and work on…. I thought I could catch him off [grabbing the hands]. I couldn't and I should have stopped reaching for his hands. His elbows [laughs]. He kept catching me with those elbows. It's a lesson learned…. I still don't like him. He fought a good fight, I have respect for him as a fighter. I had respect for him as a fighter before, but I still … nah. I'll tell you what: We're going to fight again."
-- Rematch, anyone? Rashad Evans, who dropped a lopsided five-round unanimous decision to Jon Jones last night (April 21, 2012) in the UFC 145 main event from the Philips Arena in Atlanta, Ga., vows that he and "Bones" will run it back at some point in the future. "Suga" -- who claimed to have the winning Jones formula -- didn't do anything new when he finally got the opportunity to teach his former training partner, and current arch nemesis, a real-life lesson inside the Octagon. On the contrary, Jones did what he always does, setting the pace, keeping his distance and unleashing dynamic strikes. Especially the "Patty Cake" elbows in the second round, which -- along with an apparent foot injury in the same frame -- appeared to signal the beginning of the end for Evans. He did manage to last the full 25 minutes, which these days is an accomplishment, but doesn't take away anything positive from it. Evans is eager to work his way back up to a rematch, but does anyone think Evans -- who was the much smaller man in comparison -- have the size, skills and strategy to ensure a different result if he get another opportunity? To check out full Jon Jones vs. Rashad Evans fight video highlights click here. And for all the latest news and notes on their Light Heavyweight showdown check out our complete fight archive right here.