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RJ
Brazil

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Standing Stance - Right
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MMA ID
102653
Old ID
966
Old URL
http://www.ufc.com/fighter/Rafael-Dos-Anjos

RJ
Brazil

Athlete Ranking
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58.14
39.20
1.82
0.63
45.77
0.19
3.47
3.18
0.53
62.67
Strengths
Jiu-Jitsu
Date of Birth
1984-10-26
Bio Facts
  • Has won four of his last seven

 

  • Ten wins by submission (4 RNC, 3 armbar, kimura, 2 arm triangle), five by knockout

 

  • Six UFC fights at welterweight (4-3)

 

  • Has competed in the Pancrase and Shooto organizations

 

  • Submitted PRIDE veteran Johil de Oliveira

 

  • Pro since 2004
Fightmetric ID
532
Rafael Dos Anjos
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68.00
155.00
70.00
38.00

TRAINING: 13 workouts a week, I’m ready to make history.

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

Event Results

  • Win

    Dos Anjos vs Chiesa

    Round
    3
    Time
    5:00
    Method
    DEC
  • Win
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    Dos Anjos vs Edwards

    Round
    3
    Time
    5:00
    Method
    DEC
  • Win

    Dos Anjos vs Lee

    Round
    4
    Time
    03:46
    Method
    SUB