photo 1 of 39
Rafael Dos Anjos
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