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#8 Ligero Division

Activo

Rafael Dos Anjos

Ligero Division

31-14-0 (W-L-D)

5

Wins by Knockout

10

Wins by Submission

Rafael Dos Anjos

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Resultados del evento

Info

Learn more about Rafael Dos Anjos' UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Activo
Ciudad natal
Brasil
Trenes en
Kings MMA - Huntington Beach, CA
Estilo de lucha
Grappler
Años
37
Alto
68.00
Peso
156.00
Debut del octágono
Nov. 15, 2008
Alcance
70.00
Alcance de la pierna
38.00

Fighter Facts

  • Has won six of his last 10 
     
  • Ten wins by submission (4 RNC, 3 armbar, kimura, 2 arm triangle), five by knockout
     
  • Had eight UFC fights at welterweight (4-4); 2-0 in return to lightweight division
     
  • Has competed in the Pancrase and Shooto organizations
     
  • Submitted PRIDE veteran Johil de Oliveira
     
  • Pro since 2004

UFC History 
UFC Fight Night
(7/9/22) Dos Anjos was knocked out by Rafael Fiziev at :18 of the fifth round 
UFC 272 (3/5/22) Dos Anjos won a five round unanimous decision over Renato Moicano 
UFC Fight Night (11/14/20) Dos Anjos won a five-round split decision over Paul Felder
UFC Fight Night (1/25/20) Dos Anjos lost a three round unanimous decision to Michael Chiesa
UFC on ESPN (7/20/19) Dos Anjos lost a five round unanimous decision to Leon Edwards
UFC Fight Night (5/18/19) Dos Anjos submitted Kevin Lee via arm triangle choke at 3:47 of the fourth round
TUF 28 Finale (11/30/18) Dos Anjos lost a five round unanimous decision to Kamaru Usman
UFC 225 (6/9/18) Dos Anjos lost a five round unanimous decision to Colby Covington in a fight for the interim UFC welterweight title
UFC on FOX (12/16/17) Dos Anjos won a five round unanimous decision over Robbie Lawler
UFC 215 (9/9/17) Dos Anjos submitted Neil Magny via arm triangle choke at 3:43 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (6/17/17) Dos Anjos won a three round unanimous decision over Tarec Saffiedine
UFC Fight Night (11/5/16) Dos Anjos lost a five round unanimous decision to Tony Ferguson
UFC Fight Night (7/7/16) Dos Anjos was stopped by Eddie Alvarez via strikes at 3:49 of the first round, losing his UFC lightweight title
UFC on FOX (12/19/15) Dos Anjos stopped Donald Cerrone via strikes at 1:06 of the first round to retain his UFC lightweight title
UFC 185 (3/14/15) Dos Anjos won a five round unanimous decision over Anthony Pettis to win the UFC lightweight title
UFC on FOX (12/13/14) Dos Anjos won a three round unanimous decision over Nate Diaz
UFC Fight Night (8/23/14) Dos Anjos knocked out Benson Henderson at 2:31 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (6/7/14) Dos Anjos stopped Jason High via strikes at 3:36 of the second round
UFC on FOX (4/19/14) Dos Anjos lost a three round unanimous decision to Khabib Nurmagomedov
UFC Fight Night (8/28/13) Dos Anjos won a three round unanimous decision over Donald Cerrone
UFC on FX (5/18/13) Dos Anjos won a three round unanimous decision over Evan Dunham
UFC 154 (11/17/12) Dos Anjos won a three round unanimous decision over Mark Bocek
UFC on FUEL TV (7/11/12) Dos Anjos won a three round unanimous decision over Anthony Njokuani
UFC on FUEL TV (5/15/12) Dos Anjos submitted Kamal Shalorus via rear naked choke at 1:40 of the first round
UFC 139 (11/19/11) Dos Anjos lost a three round split decision to Gleison Tibau
UFC 132 (7/2/11) Dos Anjos knocked out George Sotiropoulos at :59 of the first round
UFC 117 (8/7/10) Dos Anjos lost to Clay Guida via submission due to injury at 1:51 of the third round.
UFC 112 (4/10/10) Dos Anjos submitted Terry Etim via armbar at 4:30 of the second round.
UFC Fight Night (1/11/10) Dos Anjos scored a three round unanimous decision over Kyle Bradley
UFC 103 (9/19/09) Dos Anjos scored a three round unanimous decision win over Robert Emerson.
UFC Fight Night (4/1/09) Dos Anjos lost a three round unanimous decision to Tyson Griffin.
UFC 91 (11/15/08) Dos Anjos was knocked out by Jeremy Stephens at :39 of the third round.

Q&A

When and why did you start training for fighting? When I was a teenager, I watched some classes and videos and decided that was what I wanted to do
What ranks and titles have you held? Former UFC lightweight champion, Brazilian jiu-jitsu champion, Fury FC champion, BJJ black belt
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s the greatest opportunity, and I am very happy.
What was your job before you started fighting? I was a jiu-jitsu instructor
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Brazilian jiu-jitsu champion
Favorite grappling technique: Arm lock
Favorite Striking technique:  Low kicks