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Cancelled Bout

Dave Bautista vs. Rashid Evans

Main Event | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

Dave "Brass Body" Bautista
Rashid "Smash" Evans

cancelled

Dave Bautista Rashid Evans

"Brass Body" "Smash"

0-0-0   Pro Record At Fight   0-0-0
Us United States   Nationality   Us United States
Tampa, Florida   Fighting out of   Mahwah, New Jersey
43 years, 8 months, 18 days   Age at Fight  
265.5 lbs (120.4 kgs)   Latest Weight   N/A
6'6" (198cm)   Height   6'2" (188cm)
Gracie Tampa   Gym   Asylum Fight Gym
CES 13
  • Bout Information
  • Date: Saturday 10.06.2012 at 07:00 PM ET
  • Referee:
  • Venue: The Dunkin' Donuts Center
  • Enclosure: Cage
  • Location: Providence, Rhode Island, United States
  • Bout Billing: Main Event
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: Heavyweight | 265 lbs (120.2 kg)

Bautista vs. Evans Wiki Update Wiki

Former pro wrestler Dave "Batista" Bautista had been scheduled to take on 3-1 amateur fighter Rashid Evans in his mixed martial arts debut, but the fight was canceled a little over a week before the event. Evans violated the terms of his probation and was sent to jail after being caught driving without a license, according to reporting from Dave Meltzer of MMAFighting.com.

The cancellation left the CES organization scrambling to find a last-minute replacement for the main event of their first ever pay per view MMA card.

Last updated 09.30.2012, 6:18 PM ET
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Bautista vs. Evans Fight Predictions

Tapology Community Predictions: 71  
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