UFC Looking To Re-Book Rafael dos Anjos vs. Rafael Fiziev For July 9th Main Event

A fight between ranked lightweights Rafael dos Anjos and Rafael Fiziev could be back on the schedule. The previously attempted fight is reportedly being given another chance in the main event of UFC's July 9th card, per a report from Brett Okamoto of ESPN. While the fight hasn't been finalized as of yet, the promotion … Continue reading UFC Looking To Re-Book Rafael dos Anjos vs. Rafael Fiziev For July 9th Main Event

UFC 272: Covington vs. Masvidal Preview

UFC pay-per-view events are usually focused on high-profile title fights in the promotion, but that won't be the case on Saturday night. Instead, UFC 272 will look at a grudge match in the promotion's welterweight division. The top bout on the card sees Colby Covington and Jorge Masvidal compete. The event is being billed as … Continue reading UFC 272: Covington vs. Masvidal Preview

Rafael Fiziev Tests Positive For COVID-19, Out of UFC 272 Co-Main Event Against Rafael dos Anjos

The co-main event for UFC's March 5th event will have to change. Lightweight Rafael Fiziev has tested positive for COVID-19, forcing him out of his UFC 272 fight against Rafael dos Anjos. The matchup was scheduled to be a five-round bout between the lightweights at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Fiziev announced … Continue reading Rafael Fiziev Tests Positive For COVID-19, Out of UFC 272 Co-Main Event Against Rafael dos Anjos

Rafael dos Anjos vs. Rafael Fiziev Moved Off February 19th UFC Card, Replaced By Previous Co-Main Bout

Big changes have been made to next week's UFC "Fight Night" card. Rafael dos Anjos and Rafael Fiziev, the previously expected headliners for the promotion's February 19th event, won't compete on that card. They've been moved to UFC 272 on March 5th, per a report from Ariel Helwani. The reason for this change is visa … Continue reading Rafael dos Anjos vs. Rafael Fiziev Moved Off February 19th UFC Card, Replaced By Previous Co-Main Bout

UFC Looking To Make Rafael dos Anjos vs. Rafael Fiziev For February 19th Main Event

Rafael Fiziev could get his first main event appearance next month, as the UFC is looking to book him against Rafael dos Anjos for their February 19th headliner. News of the potential bout was first reported by Mike Heck of MMA Fighting on Friday. The fight reportedly hasn't been signed off on yet but is … Continue reading UFC Looking To Make Rafael dos Anjos vs. Rafael Fiziev For February 19th Main Event

Injury Forces Rafael dos Anjos Out of UFC 267 Bout Against Islam Makhachev

A long-awaited lightweight bout between Islam Makhachev and Rafael dos Anjos has run into another setback. Dos Anjos has been pulled from his October 30th fight against Makhachev due to injury, per a report from Mike Bohn and John Morgan of MMA Junkie. Dos Anjos and Makhachev were set to meet at UFC 267, which … Continue reading Injury Forces Rafael dos Anjos Out of UFC 267 Bout Against Islam Makhachev

Islam Makhachev and Rafael dos Anjos To Meet At UFC 267

Lightweight contender Islam Makhachev will look to continue his extensive win streak when facing Rafael dos Anjos at UFC's October 30th pay-per-view card. News of the high-level lightweight tilt was first reported by Brett Okamoto of ESPN. The fight joins UFC 267, which is reportedly expected to happen in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Makhachev … Continue reading Islam Makhachev and Rafael dos Anjos To Meet At UFC 267

When Paul Felder Stepped Up To The Plate, Everybody Won

Six days before Saturday's UFC "Fight Night" card, something horrible happened: the show lost their main event. With the departure of Islam Makhachev from the card at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, the UFC had a vacancy in their main event against Rafael dos Anjos. The challenge presented to the UFC, the … Continue reading When Paul Felder Stepped Up To The Plate, Everybody Won

Rafael dos Anjos and Paul Felder Awarded ‘Fight of the Night’

Main event fight between Rafael dos Anjos and Paul Felder was given the "Fight of the Night" award for Saturday's UFC "Fight Night" card. Along with that, "Performance of the Night" awards were given to Khaos Williams and Sean Strickland for their wins at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. All fighters given … Continue reading Rafael dos Anjos and Paul Felder Awarded ‘Fight of the Night’