Countdown to UFC 108 – full length video

In this Countdown to UFC 108 video, the main event fight between Rashad Evans and Thiago Silva is looked at, as well as the welterweight match-up between Dustin Hazelett and Paul Daley. Will Rashad revert back to his wrestling and try to take the fight to the ground, or will he choose to stand and … Read more

UFC 108 pre-fight press conference quotes

Photo by Tracy Lee - Rashad and Thiago face off at the UFC 108 presser.

The “UFC 108: Evans vs. Silva” pre-fight press conference took place on Wednesday at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nev. UFC President Dana White, along with headliners Rashad Evans and Thiago Silva, as well as Dustin Hazelett and Paul Daley fielded questions from the media. Here are some notable quotes from the presser:

Dana White

Just like 97 other fights in the past couple of months, that one has fell apart. Cantwell has some medical problems. He might not ever fight again.

I think he’s [Rashad] going to have to beat Thiago on Saturday to get that shot with Rampage.

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UFC 108: Rashad Evans arrives in Las Vegas

Steve Cofield catches up with Rashad Evans as he is met by a mob of fans upon arriving in Vegas for this weekend’s UFC 108 main event bout against Thiago Silva.

Evans talks about what it was like training through the holidays and not being able to be with his family during Christmas. He also discusses the heartache of losing his title, and now trying to bounce back.

Of course, the subject of Rampage is discussed, not being able to fight him, and whether or not Rampage will actually be rooting for him in this fight.

Enjoy another Rashad Evans interview after the jump…

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