rafael dos anjos

Who is the backup for UFC 264?

Score Will Be Settled at UFC 264! Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor will fight for third time – LIVE HERE – in Las Vegas. With the injury to Holloway, former lightweight champ Rafael dos Anjos is now serving as the backup fighter and successfully made weight on Friday.Jul 9, 2021

Who won the Conor McGregor fight the other night?

Dustin Poirier Dustin Poirier wins trilogy rematch by TKO after Conor McGregor injures leg in Round 1; Dana White anticipates a 4th fight. LAS VEGAS — Dustin Poirier now owns two victories over the biggest star in the history of mixed martial arts. This one, though, didn’t end in the cleanest way.Jul 11, 2021

Who did Conor fight instead of RDA?

Conor McGregor was set to face Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 196 Instead, McGregor went on to face Nate Diaz, who had stepped in on short notice. The fight ended in a loss for the Irishman after he was submitted by Diaz and eventually faced the ‘West Coast Gangster’ in a rematch.Jul 10, 2021

How did RDA lose the belt?

5. And despite losing his belt to Alvarez via first-round knockout, dos Anjos still believes he’s the best lightweight in the UFC.Sep 1, 2016

Is RDA a black belt?

Rafael dos Anjos is a professional mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter and UFC lightweight champion (2015) as well as an accomplished black belt in Brazilian jiu jitsu (BJJ) under Aldo Januário, having competed for several years under the Gracie Barra academy banner in the sport jiu jitsu.

Who was Dos Anjos supposed to fight?

Five days ago, Paul Felder was offered the chance to fight Rafael dos Anjos at UFC Fight Night. Despite the short notice, he accepted the challenge.Nov 14, 2020

Who defeated Rafael dos Anjos?

Paul Felder Rafael dos Anjos is back in championship form. The former UFC lightweight titleholder returned to his longtime division Saturday and was brilliant in beating Paul Felder via split decision (47-48, 50-45, 50-45) in the main event of UFC Fight Night in Las Vegas.Nov 14, 2020

Why did RDA pull out of McGregor fight?

Unfortunately for dos Anjos, he was forced to withdraw due to an injury and was replaced by Nate Diaz, who went on to upset McGregor in one of the most-watched fights in UFC history. The trilogy is here!Jul 8, 2021

Who did RDA lose his belt to?

Fight History – Pro Result Fighter Time loss Kamaru Usman 5:00 loss Colby Covington 5:00 win Robbie Lawler 5:00 win Neil Magny 3:43