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Rafael dos Anjos

Rafael dos Anjos

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  • Given Name: Rafael Souza dos Anjos
  • Professional MMA Record: 20-7-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
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  • Current Streak: 1 Loss
  • Age: 29 | Date of Birth: 1984.10.26
  • Last Fight: April 19, 2014 in UFC
  • Weight Class: Lightweight | Last Weigh-In: 155.5 lbs
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $213,000 USD
  • Height: 5'9" (175cm) | Reach: 71.0" (180cm)
  • Gym/Affiliation: Gracie Fusion
  • Born: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG  |  UFC.com
  • Fighting out of: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Personal Pages: Twitter

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After racking up an impressive record of 11-2—mainly in his native country of Brazil—to start his MMA career, Rafael dos Anjos, a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt under Aldo “Caveirinha” Januario de Oliveira, entered the UFC in 2008. Dos Anjos became infamous following his third-round loss to power-puncher Jeremy Stephens, as he was knocked out with a vicious uppercut after winning the majority of the fight. Dos Anjos would go on to lose his next fight in a competitive unanimous decision to lightweight stalwart Tyson Griffin.


Dos Anjos has since gone 7-2 including wins over George Sotiropoulos, Anthony Njokuani, and Mark Bocek. Dos Anjos has established himself as a lightweight with the grit, determination, and skill necessary to make it to the top of the division. Riding a three fight win streak Dos Anjos would keep the streak going when he won a very close decision against Evan Dunham at UFC on FX 8. And he would add to it making it five straight when he won a decision over Donald Cerrone, a win that certainly moves him up the rankings.

Last updated 04.08.2014, 8:06 AM ET
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Rafael dos Anjos MMA Fight Record

Professional Results Opponent Event Date
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total
Khabib Nurmagomedov
Ref: John McCarthy
UFC on FOX 11: Werdum vs. Browne
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs
2014.04.19
Odds: +265 Moderate Underdog | Weigh-In: 155.5 lbs
Cancelled Bout Rustam Khabilov UFC 170 2014.02.22
Reason: Khabilov Injury
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total
Donald Cerrone
Ref: Dan Miragliotta
UFC Fight Night 27: Condit vs. Kampmann 2
Co-Main Event | Lightweight | 155 lbs
2013.08.28
Odds: -115 Near Even | Weigh-In: 155.5 lbs
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total
Evan Dunham
Ref: Kevin Mulhall
UFC on FX 8: Belfort vs. Rockhold
Main Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs
2013.05.18
Odds: -220 Moderate Favorite | Weigh-In: 156.0 lbs
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total
Mark Bocek
Ref: Yves Lavigne
UFC 154: St. Pierre vs. Condit
Main Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs
2012.11.17
Odds: -215 Moderate Favorite | Weigh-In: 155.0 lbs
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total
Anthony Njokuani
Ref: Marcos Rosales
UFC on FUEL TV 4: Munoz vs. Weidman
Main Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs
2012.07.11
Odds: -190 Slight Favorite | Weigh-In: 156.0 lbs
Win | Submission | Choke
1:40 Round 1 of 3
Kamal Shalorus
Ref: Todd McGovern
UFC on FUEL TV 3: Korean Zombie vs. Poirier
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs
2012.05.15
Odds: -375 Moderate Favorite | Disclosed Pay: $32,000 ($16K Base, $16K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 156.0 lbs
Loss | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total
Gleison Tibau
Ref: Jason McCoy
UFC 139: Shogun vs. Henderson
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs
2011.11.19
Odds: +135 Slight Underdog | Disclosed Pay: $16,000 Base | Weigh-In: 155.5 lbs
Win | KO/TKO | Punch
0:59 Round 1 of 3
George Sotiropoulos
Ref: Yves Lavigne
UFC 132: Cruz vs Faber II
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs
2011.07.02
Odds: +190 Slight Underdog | Disclosed Pay: $28,000 ($14K Base, $14K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 155.0 lbs
#31 Best MMA Knockout of the Year 2011
Loss | Submission | Injury
1:51 Round 3 of 3, 11:51 Total
Clay Guida
Ref: Herb Dean
UFC 117: Silva vs Sonnen
Main Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs
2010.08.07
Odds: -130 Slight Favorite | Disclosed Pay: $12,000 Base | Weigh-In: 156.0 lbs
Win | Submission | Armlock
4:30 Round 2 of 3, 9:30 Total
Terry Etim
Ref: Marc Goddard
UFC 112: Invincible
Main Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs
2010.04.10
Odds: +130 Slight Underdog | Disclosed Pay: $75,000 Sub/Night | Weigh-In: 156.0 lbs
#47 Best MMA Submission of the Year 2010
UFC 112 Submission of the Night
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total
Kyle Bradley
UFC Fight Night 20: Maynard vs Diaz
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs
2010.01.11
Odds: -383 Moderate Favorite | Disclosed Pay: $16,000 ($8K Base, $8K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 155.0 lbs
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total
Rob Emerson
Ref: Kerry Hatley
UFC 103: Franklin vs. Belfort
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs
2009.09.19
Odds: -140 Slight Favorite | Weigh-In: 155.5 lbs
Cancelled Bout Matt Wiman UFC 103 2009.09.19
Reason: Wiman Injury
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total
Tyson Griffin
Ref: Mario Yamasaki
UFC Fight Night 18: Condit vs. Kampmann
Main Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs
2009.04.01
Odds: +395 Moderate Underdog | Disclosed Pay: $30,000 Fight/Night | Weigh-In: 156.0 lbs
UFC Fight Night 18 Fight of the Night
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
0:39 Round 3 of 3, 10:39 Total
Jeremy Stephens
Ref: Steve Mazzagatti
UFC 91: Couture vs Lesnar
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs
2008.11.15
Odds: +136 Slight Underdog | Disclosed Pay: $4,000 Base | Weigh-In: 155.0 lbs
#68 Greatest Knockout of All Time
UFC 91 Knockout of the Night
Win | Decision | Split Takafumi Otsuka Fury FC 6 2008.07.12
Win | Submission | Armlock Takaichi Hirayama Pancrase 2008.06.01
Win | Decision | Unanimous Gabriel Miglioli Fury FC 5 2007.12.06
Win | Submission | Shoulder Danilo Cherman Fury FC 4 2007.08.04
Win | Submission | Choke Maurício Reis XFC 2007.04.29
Win | Submission | Choke Thiago Meller XFC 2007.04.29
Win | Submission | Choke Johil de Oliveira Juiz de Fora 2007.04.14
Win | Decision | Unanimous Mateus Trindade Shooto Brazil 2007.03.24
Win | Submission | Armlock Diogo Oliveira TFMMA 2006.10.25
Loss | Decision | Split Jorge Britto Arena 2005.06.04
Win | KO/TKO | Injury Felipe Arinelli Juiz de Fora 2005.04.16
Win | Decision João Paulo Alves Arena BH 2004.10.09
Loss | Decision | Split Adriano Abu Juiz de Fora 2004.09.25

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