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Cormier Claims dos Anjos & Felder Both Turned Down Makhachev Fight

Daniel Cormier can’t help but feel for his American Kickboxing Academy brother Islam Makhachev for his inability to find a top-10 opponent. After Islam Makhachev clocked his seventh consecutive one-sided victory, it seemed inevitable that the #10-ranked lightweight would finally get an opponent inside the top 10. That’s certainly what...

Team Gaethje Not Interested In Rafael dos Anjos Fight

It appears Rafael dos Anjos will not be getting his wish of fighting Justin Gaethje next. Former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos made his triumphant return to the lightweight division when he defeated Paul Felder last November. In so doing, he has returned to the top 10 of the rankings....

Rafael dos Anjos: Send Me The Contract, Wants Justin Gaethje Next

It looks like former lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos has his eyes targeted on former interim champion Justin Gaethje. Following some commentary by Gaethje's manager Ali Abdelaziz on social media, it was clear dos Anjos had a bone to pick with him. Essentially, the post from Abdelaziz described the lightweight...

Rafael dos Anjos Willing To Face Makhachev If Khabib Fights Him Next

Rafael dos Anjos is willing to fight Islam Makhachev but on one very specific and interesting condition. In 2014, Rafael dos Anjos suffered a loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov via a lopsided unanimous decision. Much has happened since this fight occurred. The following year, dos Anjos went on to capture the...

Rafael dos Anjos Issues Stern Message to Michael Chandler: Get In Line

Rafael dos Anjos has a stern message for UFC newcomer Michael Chandler: not so fast. Back in November when Islam Makhachev pulled out of his UFC Vegas 14 headliner against Rafael dos Anjos, dos Anjos proposed that Michael Chandler fill in as a replacement. Chandler would then hit dos Anjos...

Rafael dos Anjos Makes His Case For A Lightweight Title Shot

Rafael dos Anjos would like his next fight to be for the UFC undisputed lightweight championship. It has been over four years since Rafael dos Anjos was the UFC lightweight champion. Since losing the title, dos Anjos has had his ups and downs with an overall record of 5-5. Dos...

RDA Understands Why McGregor & Diaz Never Mentioned Him Again

Rafael dos Anjos has no expectations of ever standing across the cage from Conor McGregor as was originally planned five years ago. In 2016, Rafael dos Anjos was the undisputed UFC lightweight champion and was set to be the recipient of the ever-elusive “Red Panty Night” via “The Notorious” Conor...

Islam Makhachev Calls For Rafael dos Anjos Fight To Be Rebooked: ‘Let’s Finish Our Business’

Islam Makhachev is hopeful the UFC rebooks his fight with Rafael dos Anjos. Makhachev and dos Anjos were supposed to fight at UFC 254 but the Brazilian was out with COVID-19. Then, they were rebooked for UFC Vegas 14, and this time it was the Russian had to pull out....

Rafael dos Anjos Releases Statement After Split Decision Win Over Paul Felder

Rafael dos Anjos has released a statement on his split decision win over Paul Felder. In the main event of UFC Vegas 14, dos Anjos was making his return to lightweight and was originally supposed to fight Islam Makhachev. Yet, when the Russian was out, Felder stepped up on five...

Paul Felder Ditches Retirement Talk Following UFC on ESPN+ 41 Loss

Paul Felder does not plan on hanging up his gloves any time soon after losing to Rafael dos Anjos in a short-notice bout on Saturday. At UFC on ESPN+ 41, Paul Felder stepped in on five days’ notice to compete against Rafael dos Anjos in the event’s headliner. Felder was...

Conor McGregor & Rafael dos Anjos Mutually Interested in Fighting

Rafael dos Anjos and Conor McGregor are both interested in completing a fight that should have taken place four years ago. Following his decisive (though inexplicably split-decision) victory over Paul Felder at UFC on ESPN+ 41, Rafael dos Anjos had one very specific name in mind for his next opponent....

Rafael Dos Anjos Outpoints Paul Felder At UFC on ESPN+ 41

Although Rafael dos Anjos vs. Paul Felder was booked on five days' notice, it was memorable.  The two fighters met in a lightweight bout on Saturday night (November 14, 2020) at the UFC on ESPN+ 41 event from the UFC APEX facility in Las Vegas, Nevada. They came out firing. Felder...

Paul Felder Discusses Potential Retirement After UFC on ESPN+ 41

There is still a chance that Paul Felder’s short-term future could involve retirement after his UFC on ESPN+41 main event against Rafael dos Anjos. Following his loss to Dan Hooker in February, Paul Felder was seriously contemplating retirement, and there had been no strong rumblings about when or whom Felder...

Paul Felder Steps Up to Face Rafael Dos Anjos At UFC on ESPN+ 41

Rafael dos Anjos did not have to wait long for a replacement to be found for his UFC on ESPN+41 main event this Saturday, as Paul Felder has stepped up to take the fight on five days’ notice. It was revealed Sunday evening that Islam Makhachev was out of his...

Michael Chandler Has “Other Plans” Than Dos Anjos, Dos Anjos Responds

Rafael dos Anjos is not a fan of Michael Chandler’s reasoning behind rejecting the idea of fighting him at UFC on ESPN+ 41, and he was sure to let Chandler know that. It was revealed last night that Islam Makhachev will be unable to compete against Rafael dos Anjos at...