Rafael dos Anjos - updates

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Eddie Alvarez upsets Rafael dos Anjos to win UFC gold

Jul 08, 2016 - 2:50 PM

Eddie Alvarez defies the odds with a first round technical knockout to win the UFC lightweight title

WATCH: Pinoy boxer Albert Pagara trains with UFC champ Rafael dos Anjos

May 27, 2016 - 1:26 PM

Albert Pagara meets a famous name in MMA while training for his second fight on American soil

UNBEATEN FIGHTER. Albert Pagara, seen against Yesner Talavera (R), is in the United States preparing for his next fight. Photo by Arvee Eco/Rappler

McGregor still wants a shot at UFC lightweight title

Mar 06, 2016 - 6:14 PM

Conor McGregor isn t giving up on his dream of reigning over two weight classes just yet

AMBITION. Conor McGregor didn't fare well after rising up to welterweight, but still wants to win a second UFC title at lightweight. Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images/AFP

McGregor has no regrets about moving up, plans to defend UFC title

Mar 06, 2016 - 5:23 PM

Conor McGregor s two division jump didn t go as planned Now he s heading back to 145 pounds to defend the UFC featherweight title

NO REGRETS. Conor McGregor plans to return to 145 pounds and defend his UFC title at UFC 200. Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images/AFP

Dos Anjos pulls out of UFC title fight vs McGregor – report

Feb 23, 2016 - 11:09 PM

A Brazilian news outlet reports Rafael dos Anjos suffered a broken foot in the final days leading up to his blockbuster UFC bout with Conor McGregor

PULL OUT. Rafael dos Anjos (R) reportedly pulls out of his title fight against Conor McGregor at UFC 196. Photos from their Facebook accounts

Odds favor Dos Anjos, Holm ahead of UFC 197

Jan 12, 2016 - 2:08 PM

Structured as a money line game odds will change in either direction as the fight approaches

ODDS EVER IN THEIR FAVOR. Two months ahead of their respective title clashes at UFC 197 in March, betting odds are heavily in favor of Rafael Dos Anjos and Holly Holm. Photos from their Facebook accounts

McGregor fires back at Mayweather: 'Don't ever bring race into my success again'

Jan 09, 2016 - 2:28 PM

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor won t stand for Floyd Mayweather s recent comments that he benefits from a racial double standard

COUNTERPUNCH. Conor McGregor says he has had to overcome prejudice himself in life. File photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images/AFP

Report: Dos Anjos-McGregor, Holm-Tate bouts set for March’s UFC 197

Jan 08, 2016 - 2:47 PM

The UFC is setting a blockbuster event that will feature two title bouts

TITLE CLASH. Conor McGregor will make his first trip into the cage following his record-setting KO of Jose Aldo against Rafael dos Anjos. Photos from their Facebooks

Dos Anjos squares off with Cerrone at UFC on FOX 17

Aug 14, 2015 - 6:45 PM

The 5 round title tilt serves as the headliner of UFC on FOX 17

Anthony Pettis headlines UFC 185 vs Dos Anjos

Jan 05, 2015 - 7:06 PM

This is Pettis second fight following a successful comeback after spending more than a year on the sidelines due to multiple injuries that occurred in training camp

Anthony Pettis will defend his UFC lightweight title against Rafael dos Anjos in the main event of UFC 185. Photo from Antony Pettis' Facebook page

Henderson faces Dos Anjos in UFC Fight Night 49 main event

Jun 19, 2014 - 12:44 PM

One time UFC lightweight titlist Benson Henderson will square off with Rafael Dos Anjos in the headliner of UFC Fight Night 49

Benson Henderson (R) has won two straight since losing the lightweight title while Rafael Dos Anjos (L) has won 6 of his last 7. Dos Anjos photo from Facebook/Henderson photo by AFP