Rafael
Dos Anjos
24-7-0( W-L-D )
Current Rank: Champion Lightweight

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 18 fights.
Record: 24-7-0
Summary: Jiu-Jitsu

Fighter Info

From: Rio de Janeiro Brazil
Fights Out Of: Rio de Janeiro Brazil
Age: 30
Height: 5' 9" ( 175 cm )
Weight: 155 lb ( 70 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
1609
41% Successful
654
Types of Successful Strikes
0
654
64% Standing
14%
22%
416
94
144
Striking Defense
70
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
87
45% Successful
39
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
12
34
1
Takedown Defense
65
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Rafael dos Anjos
Mar 14, 2015
54
90
0
9
0
0
0
5
R5 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Rafael dos Anjos
Dec 13, 2014
77
13
2
0
0
0
5
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Rafael dos Anjos
Aug 23, 2014
10
18
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Rafael dos Anjos
Jun 7, 2014
36
24
2
3
3
0
2
0
R2 KO/TKO
Loss
Rafael dos Anjos
Apr 19, 2014
20
36
0
6
0
0
0
6
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Rafael dos Anjos
Aug 28, 2013
40
39
1
2
0
0
1
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Rafael dos Anjos
May 18, 2013
66
68
0
3
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Rafael dos Anjos
Nov 17, 2012
19
54
0
4
1
0
0
2
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Rafael dos Anjos
Jul 11, 2012
51
32
6
0
0
0
4
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Rafael dos Anjos
May 15, 2012
5
2
0
0
1
0
1
0
R1 Submission
Loss
Rafael dos Anjos
Nov 19, 2011
56
25
2
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Split
Win
Rafael dos Anjos
Jul 2, 2011
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Loss
Rafael dos Anjos
Aug 7, 2010
19
17
2
1
0
0
3
0
R3 Submission
Win
Rafael dos Anjos
UFC 112: Invincible
Apr 10, 2010
7
25
0
2
1
1
0
5
R2 Submission
Win
Rafael dos Anjos
Jan 11, 2010
42
21
5
0
2
0
4
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Rafael dos Anjos
Sep 19, 2009
52
27
2
0
0
0
3
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Rafael dos Anjos
Apr 1, 2009
69
26
1
0
0
3
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Rafael dos Anjos
Nov 15, 2008
22
9
0
4
0
2
0
3
R3 KO/TKO

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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