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Evans shakes off rust, throttles Ortiz

Updated: August 7, 2011, 11:55 AM ET
By Franklin McNeil | ESPN.com

PHILADELPHIA -- The big issue surrounding Rashad Evans heading into his rematch with Tito Ortiz at UFC 133 on Saturday was he hadn't fought in 14 months.

The layoff proved to be an non-issue as Evans pounded Ortiz en route to a second-round TKO.

Evans looked to be in the best shape of his mixed martial arts career. He was much quicker than Ortiz, who took this fight on two week's notice.

"I feel great," said Evans after improving to 16-1-1. "I feel ...

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