Rafael Dos Anjos Intends on Becoming a UFC Welterweight Champion

June 17 will be the day when Rafael Dos Anjos will have the chance to add a second UFC belt to his resume, the welterweight belt. He intends to become the UFC welterweight champion, and his first assignment in the Octagon will be against Tarec Saffiedine, a former Strikeforce welterweight champion. It will go down … Read more

UFC Fight Night 111 gets solid bout added to card

Channel News Asia reports that Former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos will debut at 170 pounds against ex-Strikeforce welterweight champion Tarec Saffiedine. The bout will happen at UFC Fight Night 111 on June 17, 2017 at the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore. After two straight losses at lightweight, Dos Anjos is moving up in weight to make life … Read more

Colby Covington trolls Rafael dos Anjos in funniest way possible

There’s no doubt contrived smack talk between fighters gets old. Fans know what you’re trying to do and it doesn’t really work anymore. There was only one Chael Sonnen and he does a podcast now. UFC welterweight Colby Covington has taken out the likes of Mike Pyle, Jonathan Meunier, Max Griffin, and most recently, Bryan … Read more

AND NEW!!!! Eddie Alvarez TKOs Rafael dos Anjos for UFC lightweight title | UFC Fight Night 90 full results, highlights, presser

Eddie Alvarez, the inaugural and two-time Bellator lightweight champ, and now a champion in every organization he ever fought in, defeated UFC 155-pound titleholder Rafael dos Anjos Thursday night to claim the throne as the best lightweight MMA fighter on the planet. The two headlined UFC Fight Night 90 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in … Read more

Live Stream | UFC Fight Night 90: dos Anjos vs. Alvarez weigh-ins 7 p.m. ET

Rafael dos Anjos defends his lightweight title against Eddie Alvarez in the main event at UFC Fight Night 90 on Thursday, July 7. Heavyweight powerhouse Roy Nelson faces “The Black Beast” Derrick Lewis in the co-headliner. The event kicks off a three-event weekend for the organization culminating with UFC 200 Saturday night. A live stream of the … Read more

Conor McGregor says he’s coming in ‘light and lean’ for rematch with Nate Diaz

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has been busy today. The one-man promotional machine can capture millions of people’s attention with a simple Tweet. But today he released several and it all started with his response to a recent Nate Diaz photo that showed his rival looking quite beefy and MMA personality @FrontRowBrian suggesting he move … Read more

209 to the rescue! Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor at 170 lbs!

Nate Diaz

With lightweight champ Rafael dos Anjos out of UFC 196 with a broken foot Stockton brawler and fan favorite Nate Diaz has stepped up on less than two weeks notice to fight Conor McGregor at 170-pounds (welterweight). That was the agreed upon weight due to the short notice. Reports indicate other fighters were offered to … Read more

Injury forces Rafael dos Anjos out of UFC 196 fight against Conor McGregor

Reports coming out of Brazil indicate a broken foot suffered in training has taken UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos out of his scheduled UFC 196 bout against Conor McGregor. The 155-championship fight was set as the main event of the March 5th card in Las Vegas. McGregor (19-2) was coming off a 13-second knockout of … Read more

Should Conor McGregor really be the betting favorite over Rafael dos Anjos?

UFC featherweight champ Conor McGregor is moving up to 155-pounds to try and claim the title from Rafael dos Anjos on March 5th at UFC 196 in Las Vegas. However, despite it being the 27-year-old Irishman’s first fight at lightweight in over three years, the oddsmakers have “The Notorious” as the betting odds favorite at … Read more

Jon Jones predicts Rafael dos Anjos to defeat Conor McGregor

Former UFC light heavyweight champion and current pound-for-pound king Jon Jones was asked his prediction for the upcoming lightweight championship bout between Rafael dos Anjos and Conor McGregor, scheduled to headline UFC 196 on March 5th. “It’s hard to say. I’m a big fan of McGregor, I’m becoming a huge fan of RDA,” said Jones. … Read more