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Rafael Dos Anjos

#7 Lightweight Division • 29-13-0 (W-L-D)

Stats & Records

  • 5
    Wins by Knockout
  • 10
    Wins by Submission
  • 14
    Wins by Decision
Striking accuracy 46% 46%

Striking accuracy

Sig. Strikes Landed
1493
Sig. Strikes Attempted
3223
Grappling accuracy 37% 37%

Grappling accuracy

Takedowns Landed
45
Takedowns Attempted
147
3.49
Sig. Str. Landed
Per Min
3.22
Sig. Str. Absorbed
Per Min
1.93
Takedown avg
Per 15 Min
0.60
Submission avg
Per 15 Min
62
%
Sig. Str. Defense
58
%
Takedown Defense
0.18
Knockdown Ratio
14:16
Average fight time

Sig. Str. By Position

Standing
1019 (68%)
Clinch
274 (18%)
Ground
200 (13%)

Sig. Str. by target

56% 842 Head 24% 357 Body 20% 294 Leg

Win By Way

KO/TKO
5 (17%)
DEC
14 (48%)
SUB
10 (34%)

Resultados del evento

  • Win

    Felder vs Dos Anjos

    Round
    5
    Time
    05:00
    Method
    DEC
  • Win

    Dos Anjos vs Chiesa

    Round
    3
    Time
    5:00
    Method
    DEC
  • Win

    Dos Anjos vs Edwards

    Round
    3
    Time
    5:00
    Method
    DEC

Biography

Status
Activo
Hometown
Brasil
Trains at
Kings MMA - Huntington Beach, CA
Fighting style
Grappler
Age
36
Height
68.00
Weight
155.00
Octagon Debut
Nov. 15, 2008
Reach
70.00
Leg reach
38.00
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

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Rafael Dos Anjos of Brazil has his hands wrapped prior to his fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on November 14, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC)
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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - NOVEMBER 14: (L-R) Rafael Dos Anjos of Brazil punches Paul Felder in a lightweight fight during the UFC Fight Night