Rafael dos Anjos

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Los Angeles Times
Times' MMA rankings bids farewell to Jon JonesTyron Woodley 2. Robbie Lawler 3. Stephen Thompson 4. Rory MacDonald 5. Dem
Los Angeles Times / Posted yesterday
Tyron Woodley 2. Robbie Lawler 3. Stephen Thompson 4. Rory MacDonald 5. Demian Maia 6. Ben Askren 7. Douglas Lima 8. Rafael Dos Anjos 9. Jorge Masvidal 10. Colby Covington Rafael Dos Anjos continued to make waves in the welterweight... Read more
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TSN
UFC Notebook: Rockhold has winning returnand Woodley Welterweight contender Colby Covington joined the TSN MMA Show las
TSN / Posted 4 days ago
and Woodley Welterweight contender Colby Covington joined the TSN MMA Show last week and did not hold back when it came to Rafael dos Anjos wanting to wait for a title shot after his recent win over Neil Magny. “He thinks because he’s an ex-champ... Read more
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give me sport
Former UFC champion criticizes UFC for booking interim lightweight title fighta title shot. That was very odd for me. You know what I mean? I had to fight Do
give me sport / Posted 5 days ago
a title shot. That was very odd for me. You know what I mean? I had to fight Donald Cerrone, Anthony Pettis, Gil Melendez, Rafael Dos Anjos. I had to fight these guys in order to prove myself in order to get a title shot. This guy won against a TUF... Read more
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Sherdog
After UFC 215 Beatdown, Gavin Tucker Says Ref is Blameless Despite Four Broken Facial Bonesat UFC 215, though he was reportedly slated to oversee two more bouts on the ev
Sherdog / Posted 10 days ago
at UFC 215, though he was reportedly slated to oversee two more bouts on the evening, including the co-main event between Rafael dos Anjos and Neil Magny. Glenn scored liberally on the feet on Tucker, dropping him late in the opening round and... Read more
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Sherdog
Sherdog’s Official Mixed Martial Arts Rankings - Champs, Former Champs, Prospects, Oh Myspot on our 135-pound list. McMann, previously stationed at No. 7, falls to nin
Sherdog / Posted 10 days ago
spot on our 135-pound list. McMann, previously stationed at No. 7, falls to ninth. No longer a prospect nor a champion, Rafael dos Anjos has also reinserted himself into our rankings in his brand new weight class. The former UFC champion exited... Read more
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Bleacher Report
UFC 215: Resurgent Rafael dos Anjos Puts Welterweight Division on Notice2016 saw him drop his lightweight title and be summarily written out of the 155
Bleacher Report / Posted 10 days ago
2016 saw him drop his lightweight title and be summarily written out of the 155-pound title picture by back-to-back losses, Rafael dos Anjos looks reborn at welterweight. That was the takeaway from Dos Anjos' impressive first-round submission win... Read more
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TSN
UFC Notebook: Nunes squeaks out win over Shevchenkothe Night bonuses were awarded to Jeremy Stephens and Gilbert Melendez, while t
TSN / Posted 11 days ago
the Night bonuses were awarded to Jeremy Stephens and Gilbert Melendez, while the Performance of the Night bonuses went to Rafael dos Anjos and Henry Cejudo for their wins over Neil Magny and Wilson Reis respectively. All four of the fighters... Read more
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Rafael Dos Anjos | GiveMeSport Check out The Winning Formula - a GIVEMESPORT series investigat
give me sport / Posted 11 days ago
| GiveMeSport Check out The Winning Formula - a GIVEMESPORT series investigating the role and impact of data analysis in sport HERE: http://www.givemesport.com/the-winning-formula Log in using Facebook or your GMS account... Read more
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give me sport
Tyron Woodley responds to Rafael dos Anjos' call out at UFC 215Tyron Woodley responds to call out by Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 215 | GiveMeSport
give me sport / Posted 11 days ago
Tyron Woodley responds to call out by Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 215 | GiveMeSport Check out The Winning Formula - a GIVEMESPORT series investigating the role and impact of data analysis in sport HERE:... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Fans still get plenty of fireworks at UFC 215(a few hundred) refunds,” said Shaw. “But we had sales to overcome those.” In
Calgary Sun / Posted 11 days ago
(a few hundred) refunds,” said Shaw. “But we had sales to overcome those.” In the co-main event, 10th ranked welterweight Rafael Dos Anjos made short work of sixth ranked Neil Magny, submitting him in the first round. Dos Anjos kicked the legs... Read more
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metro
UFC 215: Fuming Shevchenko demands rematch after Nunes retains titlewant this fight and I totally disagree why this decision goes to the other side
metro / Posted 11 days ago
want this fight and I totally disagree why this decision goes to the other side. I disagree.’ UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos, meanwhile, impressed on the co-main event, submitting Neil Magny with an arm-triangle choke in the first... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Nunes keeps belt, defeats Shevchenko at UFC 215star Ronda Rousey. Also on the main card, in a bout with a potential title sho
Inquirier.net / Posted 12 days ago
star Ronda Rousey. Also on the main card, in a bout with a potential title shot on the line, former lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos submitted sixth-ranked Neil Magny with an arm-triangle choke at 3:43 of the first round of their... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Nunes defends belt after defeating Shevchenko at UFC 215 in Edmontonwas announced. Also on the main card, in a bout with a potential title shot on
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 12 days ago
was announced. Also on the main card, in a bout with a potential title shot on the line, former lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos submitted sixth-ranked Neil Magny with an arm-triangle choke at 3:43 of the first round of their... Read more
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Bleacher Report
UFC 215 Results: Amanda Nunes Beats Valentina Shevchenko in Main EventQuick Results UFC 215 Main Card (10 p.m. ET) Prelims on Fox Sports 1 (8 p.m.
Bleacher Report / Posted 12 days ago
Quick Results UFC 215 Main Card (10 p.m. ET) Prelims on Fox Sports 1 (8 p.m. ET) Prelims on UFC Fight Pass (7 p.m. ET) Rafael dos Anjos vs. Neil Magny Rafael dos Anjos might just have a new home at 170 pounds. The former lightweight champion... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Rafael Dos Anjos vs. Neil Magny Results: Winner and Reactions from UFC 215Rafael dos Anjos is here to stay at 170 pounds. Facing Neil Magny in the show's
Bleacher Report / Posted 12 days ago
Rafael dos Anjos is here to stay at 170 pounds. Facing Neil Magny in the show's co-main event, the former lightweight champion put on an absolutely dominant performance, scoring a first-round submission victory. Dos Anjos tends to be a strong... Read more
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TSN
Nunes retains women’s bantamweight title at UFC 215was announced. Also on the main card, in a bout with a potential title shot on
TSN / Posted 12 days ago
was announced. Also on the main card, in a bout with a potential title shot on the line, former lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos submitted sixth-ranked Neil Magny with an arm-triangle choke at 3:43 of the first round of their... Read more
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Sherdog
UFC 215 Betting PreviewSept. 9 and this card is stacked with potential. Nunes-Shevechenko might actual
Sherdog / Posted 12 days ago
Sept. 9 and this card is stacked with potential. Nunes-Shevechenko might actually burn the house to the ground while Rafael dos Anjos continues his ascension up the middleweight ladder. Summer may be over, but this fight card is going to be a... Read more
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Sherdog
Weekend Fight Odds: Shevchenko Slight Favorite in Rematch vs. Nunes in UFC 215 Headlinerby KO, TKO or DQ 7/2 Valentina Shevchenko wins by submission 7/2 Amanda Nunes
Sherdog / Posted 13 days ago
by KO, TKO or DQ 7/2 Valentina Shevchenko wins by submission 7/2 Amanda Nunes wins by decision or technical decision 9/2 Rafael Dos Anjos wins by 3 round decision 6/5 Neil Magny wins by 3 round decision 13/5 Rafael Dos Anjos wins by KO, TKO or... Read more
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Daily Mail
UFC 215 preview: Amanda Nunes and Valentina Shevchenko step upwith Magny keen for an impressive victory before then pushing to challenge for
Daily Mail / Posted 13 days ago
with Magny keen for an impressive victory before then pushing to challenge for Pat Miletich's title. Neil Magny and Rafael Dos Anjos of Brazil face off for the media in Canada This contest pits two former flyweight title challengers against... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Shevchenko the betting favourite on UFC 215 card in Edmontonthe UFC 215 betting lines for Saturday, Neil Magny sits as a +170 underdog in a
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 13 days ago
the UFC 215 betting lines for Saturday, Neil Magny sits as a +170 underdog in a welterweight clash with former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos, who sports -210 odds, while light heavyweight Ilir Latifi faces Tyson Pedro as a +120 unde... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Ultimate guide to UFC 215and Shevchenko will finally lock horns. There’s an intriguing welterweight cla
The Courier Mail / Posted 14 days ago
and Shevchenko will finally lock horns. There’s an intriguing welterweight clash between former lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos and the rangy Neil Magny — a decisive win for either fighter could propel them to title shot. Rising... Read more
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News.com.au
Ultimate guide to UFC 215Shevchenko will finally lock horns.Source:AFP There’s an intriguing welterweig
News.com.au / Posted 14 days ago
Shevchenko will finally lock horns.Source:AFP There’s an intriguing welterweight clash between former lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos and the rangy Neil Magny — a decisive win for either fighter could propel them to title shot. Rising... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Demetrious Johnson and Amanda Nunes didn't toe UFC line and are consigned to CanadaNunes (14-4) vs. No. 1 Valentina Shevchenko (14-2) for Nunes’ women’s bantamwei
Los Angeles Times / Posted 14 days ago
Nunes (14-4) vs. No. 1 Valentina Shevchenko (14-2) for Nunes’ women’s bantamweight belt; No. 6 Neil Magny (19-6) vs. No. 10 Rafael dos Anjos (26-9), welterweights; No. 10 Ilir Latifi (13-5) vs. No. 13 Tyson Pedro (6-0), light-heavyweights; No. 8... Read more
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give me sport
Former UFC champion rips Tyron Woodley for his performance at UFC 214Rafael dos Anjos blasts Tyron Woodley for his performance at UFC 214 | GiveMeSp
give me sport / Posted 14 days ago
Rafael dos Anjos blasts Tyron Woodley for his performance at UFC 214 | GiveMeSport Check out The Winning Formula - a GIVEMESPORT series investigating the role and impact of data analysis in sport HERE:... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Nate Diaz has some strong words for Conor McGregornot very flattering. Nate Diaz handed McGregor his only loss in the UFC, in 20
Irish Examiner / Posted 14 days ago
not very flattering. Nate Diaz handed McGregor his only loss in the UFC, in 2016, when he stepped in late for the injured Rafael Dos Anjos and submitted the Irishman in the second round. McGregor won the rematch in what is the UFC’s... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Nate Diaz has some strong words for Conor McGregornot very flattering. Nate Diaz handed McGregor his only loss in the UFC, in 20
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
not very flattering. Nate Diaz handed McGregor his only loss in the UFC, in 2016, when he stepped in late for the injured Rafael Dos Anjos and submitted the Irishman in the second round. McGregor won the rematch in what is the UFC’s... Read more
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New York Post
Conor McGregor’s next move is becoming clearConor McGregor at UFC 196.Getty Images That fight saw McGregor jump to welterw
New York Post / Posted 21 days ago
Conor McGregor at UFC 196.Getty Images That fight saw McGregor jump to welterweight after then-UFC lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos withdrew, citing injury. Diaz was called in to replace the Brazilian and shocked the world by upsetting... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Conor gives terms for UFC returnUFC 196, forcing the Irishman to submit. That fight saw McGregor jump to welte
The Courier Mail / Posted 23 days ago
UFC 196, forcing the Irishman to submit. That fight saw McGregor jump to welterweight after then UFC lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos withdrew, sighting injury. Diaz was called it to replace the Brazilian and shocked the world by upsetting... Read more
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UFC stars react to Floyd Mayweather's victory against Conor McGregormood and didn’t feel the need to praise McGregor for his first-ever effort insi
give me sport / Posted 26 days ago
mood and didn’t feel the need to praise McGregor for his first-ever effort inside of a boxing ring as a professional, with Rafael dos Anjos and Kevin Lee two that look forward to meeting him inside of the Octagon. The Brazilian posted: “Conor is a... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Ranking the Most Hyped Boxing and MMA Events of All Timevs. Diaz II (August 20, 2016) The first fight at UFC 196 came together on shor
Bleacher Report / Posted 26 days ago
vs. Diaz II (August 20, 2016) The first fight at UFC 196 came together on short notice after then-lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos pulled out due to injury. The event still managed to grab a lot of attention in a short amount of time due... Read more
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give me sport
Five realistic opponents for Conor McGregor in the UFC after Floyd Mayweatherhave to defend a championship to lose it, and McGregor didn’t do that when deth
give me sport / Posted 26 days ago
have to defend a championship to lose it, and McGregor didn’t do that when dethroning Jose Aldo as he jumped straight to Rafael dos Anjos, who was swiftly replaced with Nate Diaz. McGregor is adamant that he’s still the featherweight king, and... Read more
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give me sport
Nate Diaz has surprising opinion on Conor McGregor's chances against Floyd Mayweatheroccasions; picking up a win in their first outing at UFC 196 when he was a late
give me sport / Posted 26 days ago
occasions; picking up a win in their first outing at UFC 196 when he was a late replacement for then-lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos, before McGregor avenged his loss at UFC 202 which perfectly sets up a trilogy between the pair.DIAZ'S... Read more
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Daily Mirror
How Conor McGregor prepared for his historic fight with Floyd Mayweatherfight was made at the UFC welterweight limit of 170lb. Having originally been
Daily Mirror / Posted 27 days ago
fight was made at the UFC welterweight limit of 170lb. Having originally been scheduled to fight then lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos, McGregor dispensed with the services of his nutritionist George Lockhart when the weight limit was... Read more
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give me sport
Ray Borg makes bold statement while hyping his fight with Demetrious Johnsontitle Champ Amanda Nunes vs. Valentina Shevchenko – for women’s bantamweight t
give me sport / Posted 27 days ago
title Champ Amanda Nunes vs. Valentina Shevchenko – for women’s bantamweight title Gilbert Melendez vs. Jeremy Stephens Rafael dos Anjos vs. Neil Magny Sara McMann vs. Ketlen Vieira Ilir Latifi vs. Tyson Pedro Henry Cejudo vs. Wilson... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
A complete timeline of how Mayweather vs. McGregor became realityUFC 196 welterweight contest in March 2016. McGregor, who was originally schedu
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 27 days ago
UFC 196 welterweight contest in March 2016. McGregor, who was originally scheduled to fight then-lightweight champ Rafael Dos Anjos, remained humble following his loss to Diaz and his star power continued to grow. A rematch was scheduled... Read more
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Eye Witness News
McGregor adds new chapter in rags-to-riches storyhappy to accommodate his seemingly boundless ambition. He set his sights on th
Eye Witness News / Posted 28 days ago
happy to accommodate his seemingly boundless ambition. He set his sights on the lightweight belt, but when then-champion Rafael dos Anjos pulled out of their title fight due to injury, McGregor’s career hit its first major obstacle. Californian... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
McGregor adds new chapter in rags-to-riches storyhappy to accommodate his seemingly boundless ambition. He set his sights on th
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 28 days ago
happy to accommodate his seemingly boundless ambition. He set his sights on the lightweight belt, but when then-champion Rafael dos Anjos pulled out of their title fight due to injury, McGregor's career hit its first major obstacle. Californian... Read more
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EuroNews
McGregor adds new chapter in rags-to-riches storyhappy to accommodate his seemingly boundless ambition. He set his sights on the
EuroNews / Posted 28 days ago
happy to accommodate his seemingly boundless ambition. He set his sights on the lightweight belt, but when then-champion Rafael dos Anjos pulled out of their title fight due to injury, McGregor’s career hit its first major obstacle. Californian... Read more
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dna
Boxing-McGregor adds new chapter in rags-riches storyhappy to accommodate his seemingly boundless ambition. He set his sights on th
dna / Posted 28 days ago
happy to accommodate his seemingly boundless ambition. He set his sights on the lightweight belt, but when then-champion Rafael dos Anjos pulled out of their title fight due to injury, McGregor's career hit its first major obstacle. Californian... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Conor McGregor Has 'A Great Chance' vs. Floyd Mayweather, Nate Diaz Saysthe first match via second-round submission at UFC 196 in March 2016. McGregor
Bleacher Report / Posted 28 days ago
the first match via second-round submission at UFC 196 in March 2016. McGregor was originally supposed to challenge Rafael dos Anjos for the UFC lightweight title, but a broken foot forced dos Anjos to withdraw. Diaz accepted the fight on... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Conor McGregor's record - how the UFC star fared in his career so farAmerica) The Dubliner planned to make an immediate assault on the lightweight
Daily Mirror / Posted 29 days ago
America) The Dubliner planned to make an immediate assault on the lightweight division and a fight was set with 155lb king Rafael dos Anjos. Revenge was earned five months later however with a hard-fought points victory in New York before McGregor... Read more
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give me sport
Kevin Lee goes off on Khabib Nurmagomedov for avoiding a fight with himis currently 24-0 in his mixed martial arts (MMA) career having earned wins ove
give me sport / Posted a month ago
is currently 24-0 in his mixed martial arts (MMA) career having earned wins over the likes of ex-UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos and Michael Johnson. He was at one point set to face off against No. 2-ranked Tony Ferguson for the interim... Read more
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Sherdog
The Simple Complexities of ‘The Money Fight’it looks less so in hindsight. After demolishing Aldo, he didn’t take an easier
Sherdog / Posted a month ago
it looks less so in hindsight. After demolishing Aldo, he didn’t take an easier fight by challenging then-lightweight champ Rafael dos Anjos. When that fight got scrapped, instead of waiting for it to materialize, he instead took another... Read more
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New England Sports Network
Conor McGregor’s Next MMA Opponent Could Be Determined At UFC 216Ferguson hasn’t fought since November when he defeated Rafael dos Anjos via una
New England Sports Network / Posted 1 months ago
Ferguson hasn’t fought since November when he defeated Rafael dos Anjos via unanimous decision to improve his winning streak to nine fights. He last lost in 2012 to Michael Johnson and has risen to No. 2 in the UFC lightweight rankings. He was... Read more

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