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Rafael dos Anjos vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov

Preliminary Card | Lightweight · 155 lbs | MMA

Khabib Nurmagomedov defeats Rafael dos Anjos via 3 Round Decision

Khabib "The Eagle" Nurmagomedov
Rafael dos Anjos

Nurmagomedov
Decision
Round 3

21-0-0   Pro Record At Fight   20-6-0
Climbed to 22-0   Record After Fight   Fell to 20-7
-315 (Moderate Favorite)   Betting Odds   +265 (Moderate Underdog)
Ru Russia   Nationality   Br Brazil
San Jose, California   Fighting out of   Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
25 years, 6 months, 4 weeks, 2 days   Age at Fight   29 years, 5 months, 3 weeks, 3 days
155.5 lbs (70.5 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   155.5 lbs (70.5 kgs)
5'10" (178cm)   Height   5'8" (173cm)
70.0" (178cm)   Reach   70.0" (178cm)
American Kickboxing Academy   Gym   Kings MMA
UFC on FOX 11
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC on FOX 11: Werdum vs. Browne
  • Date: Saturday 04.19.2014 at 08:00 PM ET
  • Referee: John McCarthy
  • Venue: Amway Center
  • Enclosure: Cage
  • Location: Orlando, Florida, United States
  • Bout Billing: Preliminary Card (fight 9 of 13)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 155 lbs (70.3 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Joe Rogan, Mike Goldberg
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Prelims
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Joe Rogan
  • dos Anjos Total Disclosed Pay: $32,000
  • Nurmagomedov Total Disclosed Pay: $42,000
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dos Anjos vs. Nurmagomedov Wiki Update Wiki

After racking up an impressive 21 wins with no losses Khabib Nurmagomedov has become one of the most feared lightweights in the UFC. The fact was reenforced by Dana White going on record as saying "Nobody wants to fight this guy". 
Times are about to change with the #5 ranked Rafael dos Anjos slated to take on the two-time Sambo World Champion at UFC on FOX 11 in Orlando. The fight will help determine the future of the 155 lb. division with a win by either fighter almost guaranteeing a top-five slot in the  rankings of the stacked division.  
 

Last updated 04.08.2014, 11:46 AM ET
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dos Anjos vs. Nurmagomedov Fight Predictions

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