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Rafael Dos Anjos Almost Landed Welterweight Title Shot At UFC 214

Despite only having one welterweight win to his name, that being his only victory in three fights, Rafael dos Anjos almost landed himself a 170-pound title shot against Tyron Woodley at UFC 214. Dos Anjos faces dangerous welterweight contender Neil Magny at this coming weekend’s UFC 215 card in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, but during a recently released preview of that …

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Rafael Dos Anjos To Face Tarec Saffiedine In Welterweight Debut

Former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos will make his welterweight debut at the UFC Fight Night 111 event in Singapore on June 17th, the promotion confirmed in a press release on Monday(via Channel News Asia). The Brazilian will face 30-year-old Belgian Tarec Saffiedine. Dos Anjos(25-9) dropped the UFC’s 155-pound title last July when he was bludgeoned to a first-round …

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Rafael Dos Anjos: Fighting Conor McGregor Is Not My Goal

Rafael dos Anjos of Brazil steps onto the

Rafael dos Anjos and Conor McGregor were just over a week away from fighting each other for the UFC lightweight title earlier this year, but a foot injury that the Brazilian suffered in training scuppered the intriguing contest which had been scheduled to headline UFC 196. Instead, McGregor faced off against late-replacement Nate Diaz in a welterweight contest and was …

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Rafael Dos Anjos Calls Out Conor McGregor For ‘Hiding’ His Featherweight Title Behind Lightweight Plans

The landscape of the UFC has come a very long way since the scheduled bout between Conor McGregor and Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 196 fell through. A foot injury sustained by the then lightweight champion a mere two weeks out from his highly anticipated and potentially history-making clash with featherweight king Conor McGregor saw the Irishman embark on a …

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Rafael Dos Anjos To Face Tony Ferguson On November 5th

Rafael dos Anjos certainly hasn’t been handed a ‘gimme’ fight to help rebuild him in the aftermath of that crushing first-round defeat to Eddie Alvarez at UFC Fight Night 90. In fact, Dos Anjos has been given one of the toughest assignments possible. But we suspect that the rugged Brazilian wouldn’t have it any other way. It was announced on …

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Rafael dos Anjos Still Interested In Fighting Conor McGregor

Rafael Dos Anjos Conor McGregor

UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos is purely focused on his upcoming title defense against Eddie Alvarez but featherweight champion Conor McGregor isn’t too far from his thoughts. The 31-year-old was scheduled to defend his lightweight title against McGregor at UFC 196 in early March, but due to a foot injury the Brazilian was forced to withdraw from the event. …

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Rafael Dos Anjos Has Just Taken A Massive Pop At Conor McGregor On Instagram

The ongoing dispute between Conor McGregor and the Ultimate Fighting Championship is stealing headlines over the past number of weeks, but it hasn’t stopped lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos from calling out the 145-pound champ once again.  The Brazilian is currently preparing for his upcoming title defense at UFC Fight Night 90 against experienced grappler Eddie Alvarez this July. The …

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EXCLUSIVE: Conor McGregor Talks To Pundit Arena In Midst Of UFC Dispute

Conor McGregor Exclusive

Over the past few days, the media storm surrounding the ongoing dispute between Conor McGregor and the UFC has been unlike anything previously witnessed in the world of MMA. On Tuesday night, the featherweight champion sent out what was the most retweeted message by any athlete ever, smashing Kobe Bryant’s record for his own retirement announcement back in November of …

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What Exactly Does Conor McGregor’s Statement Mean For His Future And UFC 200?

Rather than attend the scheduled press conference in Las Vegas tomorrow for UFC 200, Conor McGregor has dug in his heels with a remarkable statement. Guess who's back, back again. Conor's back, tell a friend. — Coach Kavanagh (@John_Kavanagh) April 21, 2016 Following his premature retirement plans, Conor McGregor released a statement addressing the ongoing dispute between himself and the UFC. …

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Source Close To Conor McGregor Confirms He Believes Dispute Will Be Resolved – Report

Jonathan Shrager is a respected journalist with MixedMartialArts.com and, since the Conor McGregor retirement rift initially broke, Shrager has been breaking reliable exclusives from an apparent source in the Irishman’s immediate family.  Last night, Shrager posted a number of intriguing updates surrounding the McGregor/UFC back and forth that saw the promotion pulling the ‘Notorious’ fighter from the main event at UFC …

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