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Rashad Evans To Face Quinton Jackson In May, Updated UFC 98 Card

It was announced during UFC 96 that the Frank Mir – Brock Lesnar main event title unification fight scheduled for UFC 98 on May 23 in Las Vegas is officially off. Lesnar and Mir will now most likely face off on July 11th.

Replacing them will be Rashad Evans defending his light heavyweight title against Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson, fresh off of his win over Keith Jardine. Had Jackson lost to Jardine, Evans would have defended against Lyoto Machida.

Here is the updated card for UFC 98:

Televised Main Card:
Light Heavyweight Chmapionship
Rashad Evans vs. Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson

Matt Hughes vs. Matt Serra

Yushin Okami vs. Dan Miller

Sean Sherk vs. Frankie Edgar

Josh Koscheck vs. Chris Wilson*

Preliminary Card:

James Irvin vs. Drew McFedries

Phillipe Nover vs. Kyle Bradley

Tim Hague vs. Patrick Barry

Andre Gusmao vs. Houston Alexander

Yoshiyuki Yoshida vs. Brandon Wolff

George Roop vs. David Kaplan

* Not yet announced