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Rafael Dos Anjos

Peso welter Division

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

5

Wins by Knockout

10

Wins by Submission

Rafael Dos Anjos

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

Status
Activo
Hometown
Brasil
Trains at
Nova União
Fighting style
Grappler
Age
38
Height
68.00
Weight
156.00
Octagon Debut
Nov. 15, 2008
Reach
70.00
Leg reach
38.00
  • Has won six of his last 11
     
  • Ten wins by submission (4 RNC, 3 armbar, kimura, 2 arm triangle), five by knockout
     
  • Had eight UFC fights at welterweight (4-4); 2-1 in return to lightweight division. Now back to 170
     
  • Has competed in the Pancrase and Shooto organizations
     
  • Submitted PRIDE veteran Johil de Oliveira
     
  • Pro since 2004

UFC on ESPN (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.

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