Rafael
Dos Anjos
22-7-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 17 fights.
Record: 22-7-0
Summary: Jiu-Jitsu

Fighter Info

From: Rio de Janeiro Brazil
Fights Out Of: Rio de Janeiro Brazil
Age: 29
Height: 5' 9" ( 175 cm )
Weight: 155 lb ( 70 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
1319
37% Successful
487
Types of Successful Strikes
0
487
66% Standing
17%
17%
321
82
84
Striking Defense
69
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
75
37% Successful
28
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
12
24
1
Takedown Defense
65
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
UPCOMING
Rafael Dos Anjos Dec 13, 2014
-- -- -- -- --
Nate Diaz -- -- -- --
Win
Benson Henderson Aug 23, 2014
10 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Rafael Dos Anjos 18 0 0 0
Win
Rafael Dos Anjos Jun 7, 2014
36 2 3 2 R2 KO/TKO
Jason High 24 3 0 0
Loss
Rafael Dos Anjos Apr 19, 2014
20 0 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Khabib Nurmagomedov 36 6 0 6
Win
Donald Cerrone Aug 28, 2013
40 1 0 1 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Rafael Dos Anjos 39 2 0 0
Win
Rafael Dos Anjos May 18, 2013
66 0 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Evan Dunham 68 3 0 0
Win
Mark Bocek Nov 17, 2012
19 0 1 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Rafael Dos Anjos 54 4 0 2
Win
Rafael Dos Anjos Jul 11, 2012
51 6 0 4 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Anthony Njokuani 32 0 0 0
Win
Rafael Dos Anjos May 15, 2012
5 0 1 1 R1 Submission
Kamal Shalorus 2 0 0 0
Loss
Gleison Tibau Nov 19, 2011
56 2 0 0 R3 Decision - Split
Rafael Dos Anjos 25 0 0 0
Win
George Sotiropoulos Jul 2, 2011
2 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Rafael Dos Anjos 2 0 0 0
Loss
Clay Guida Aug 7, 2010
19 2 0 3 R3 Submission
Rafael Dos Anjos 17 1 0 0
Win
Terry Etim Apr 10, 2010
7 0 1 0 R2 Submission
Rafael Dos Anjos 25 2 1 5
Win
Rafael Dos Anjos Jan 11, 2010
42 5 2 4 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Kyle Bradley 21 0 0 0
Win
Rafael Dos Anjos Sep 19, 2009
52 2 0 3 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Rob Emerson 27 0 0 0
Loss
Tyson Griffin Apr 1, 2009
69 1 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Rafael Dos Anjos 26 0 3 0
Loss
Jeremy Stephens Nov 15, 2008
22 0 0 0 R3 KO/TKO
Rafael Dos Anjos 9 4 2 3

Biography

TRAINING: I trained very well for this fight, with no injuries. I trained in Rio, Black House in California and in New Jersey, with focus on wrestling, striking, takedown defense, ground game and everything in between.

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? Brazilian jiu-jitsu champion, Fury FC champion, BJJ black belt

Do you have any heroes? None

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s the greatest opportunity, and I am very happy.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No

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

•    Win over Etim was UFC 112’s Submission of the Night.

•    Bout against Griffin was UFC Fight Night’s Fight of The Night.

•    Seven wins by submission, two by knockout – KO of Sotiropoulos was his first KO win since 2005 and first KO due to strikes (first was a TKO due to cuts)

•    Has competed in the Pancrase and Shooto organizations

•    Submitted PRIDE veteran Johil de Oliveira

Career

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