Rafael Fiziev Stops Rafael dos Anjos Late In First UFC Main Event Appearance

Rafael Fiziev prevailed in his first-ever UFC main event appearance, dominating Rafael dos Santos on his way to a fifth round finish victory. Fiziev's win headlined a UFC "Fight Night" card on Saturday night from the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Fiziev dropped dos Santos just seconds into the fifth round, connecting with … Continue reading Rafael Fiziev Stops Rafael dos Anjos Late In First UFC Main Event Appearance

UFC on ESPN 39: dos Anjos vs. Fiziev Preview

A much-anticipated main event fight between Rafael dos Anjos and Rafael Fiziev will finally take place this weekend. At the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, Fiziev will get the chance to earn his first-ever UFC main event victory and also keep his extensive winning streak alive. But across from him is an experienced … Continue reading UFC on ESPN 39: dos Anjos vs. Fiziev Preview

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

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

UFC on ESPN 31: Font vs. Aldo Live Coverage

Former UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo will attempt to end the winning streak of rising bantamweight Rob Font on Saturday night, facing him in the main event of a UFC "Fight Night" card from the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. The card on Saturday night is set to have 13 fights in total. … Continue reading UFC on ESPN 31: Font vs. Aldo Live Coverage

Brad Riddell vs. Rafael Fiziev Set For December 4th UFC Card

Rising lightweights will be paired up in early December when Brad Riddell faces Rafael Fiziev. The fighters are expected to meet at UFC's December 4th event, per a report from Farah Hannoun and Nolan King of MMA Junkie. The location for UFC's December 4th card cannot be confirmed at the moment. Both Fiziev and Riddell … Continue reading Brad Riddell vs. Rafael Fiziev Set For December 4th UFC Card