Rafael
dos Anjos
23-7-0( W-L-D )
Current Rank: #1 Lightweight

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 17 fights.
Record: 23-7-0
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
1438
39% Successful
564
Types of Successful Strikes
0
564
63% Standing
15%
22%
358
83
123
Striking Defense
70
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
77
39% Successful
30
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
12
29
1
Takedown Defense
65
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
UPCOMING
Rafael dos Anjos
Mar 14, 2015
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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 26, 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’ve been training hard for seven months and I'm hungry to fight again.

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
• Has won eight of his last nine and three straight

• Eight wins by submission (4 RNC, 3 armbar, kimura), four 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

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