Rafael dos Anjos

MMA Record: 30-13-0

Rafael dos Anjos is a 37 year old Male fighter from Brazil with a 30-13-0 pro MMA record. dos Anjos most recently fought Matheus Luna at Subversiv 6 on Saturday October 16, 2021. Rafael dos Anjos lost to Matheus Luna by Decision at of Round in the division.

Rafael dos Anjos has 30 wins with a 50% finish rate, including 5 by knockout, 10 by submission, 15 by decision.

Rafael dos Anjos's Last Fight

Matheus Luna DEF Rafael dos Anjos
Decision R

Bio Stats

  • Age 37
  • Reach 70' (177.8 cm)
  • Height 68' (172.7 cm)
  • Country Brazil

Fighting Stats

  • Recent form WLLWL
  • Win breakdown 5 KO • 10 SUB • 15 DEC
  • Finish rate 50%
  • Loss breakdown 2 KO • 1 SUB • 10 DEC

Rafael dos Anjos's Record Analysis


Rafael dos Anjos full mixed martial arts record

Result Record Opponent Method Event Date Weight class Organization
Win 29-13-0 Paul Felder DEC R5 5:00 UFC Fight Night: Felder vs. Dos Anjos 2020-11-14 Lightweight UFC
Loss 29-12-0 Michael Chiesa DEC R3 5:00 UFC on ESPN+ 24: Blaydes vs. Dos Santos 2020-01-25 Welterweight UFC
Loss 29-11-0 Leon Edwards DEC R5 5:00 UFC on ESPN 4: Dos Anjos vs. Edwards 2019-07-20 Welterweight UFC
Win 28-11-0 Kevin Lee SUB R4 3:47 UFC on ESPN+ 10: Dos Anjos vs. Lee 2019-05-18 Welterweight UFC
Loss 28-10-0 Kamaru Usman DEC R5 5:00 The Ultimate Fighter 28 Finale: 2018-11-30 Welterweight UFC
Loss 28-9-0 Colby Covington DEC R5 5:00 UFC 225: Whittaker vs. Romero 2 2018-06-09 Welterweight UFC
Win 27-9-0 Robbie Lawler DEC R5 5:00 UFC on FOX 26: Lawler vs. Dos Anjos 2017-12-16 Welterweight UFC
Win 26-9-0 Neil Magny SUB R1 3:43 UFC 215: Nunes vs. Shevchenko 2 2017-09-09 Welterweight UFC
Win 25-9-0 Tarec Saffiedine DEC R3 5:00 UFC Fight Night 111: Holm vs. Correia 2017-06-17 Welterweight UFC
Loss 25-8-0 Tony Ferguson DEC R5 5:00 UFC Fight Night 98: Dos Anjos vs. Ferguson 2016-11-05 Lightweight UFC
Loss 25-7-0 Eddie Alvarez KO/TKO R1 3:49 UFC Fight Night 90: Dos Anjos vs. Alvarez 2016-07-07 Lightweight UFC
Win 24-7-0 Donald Cerrone KO/TKO R1 1:06 UFC on FOX 17: Dos Anjos vs. Cowboy 2 2015-12-19 Lightweight UFC
Win 23-7-0 Anthony Pettis DEC R5 5:00 UFC 185: Pettis vs. Dos Anjos 2015-03-14 Lightweight UFC
Win 22-7-0 Nate Diaz DEC R3 5:00 UFC on FOX 13: Dos Santos vs. Miocic 2014-12-13 Lightweight UFC
Win 21-7-0 Benson Henderson KO/TKO R1 2:31 UFC Fight Night 49: Henderson vs. dos Anjos 2014-08-23 Lightweight UFC
Win 20-7-0 Jason High KO/TKO R2 3:36 UFC Fight Night 42: Henderson vs. Khabilov 2014-06-07 Lightweight UFC
Loss 20-6-0 Khabib Nurmagomedov DEC R3 5:00 UFC on FOX 11: Werdum vs. Browne 2014-04-19 Lightweight UFC
Win 19-6-0 Donald Cerrone DEC R3 5:00 UFC Fight Night 27: Condit vs. Kampmann 2 2013-08-28 Lightweight UFC
Win 18-6-0 Evan Dunham DEC R3 5:00 UFC on FX 8: Belfort vs. Rockhold 2013-05-18 Lightweight UFC
Win 17-6-0 Mark Bocek DEC R3 5:00 UFC 154: St. Pierre vs. Condit 2012-11-17 Lightweight UFC
Win 16-6-0 Anthony Njokuani DEC R3 5:00 UFC on FUEL TV 4: Munoz vs. Weidman 2012-07-11 Lightweight UFC
Win 15-6-0 Kamal Shalorus SUB R1 1:40 UFC on FUEL TV 3: Korean Zombie vs. Poirier 2012-05-15 Lightweight UFC
Loss 15-5-0 Gleison Tibau DEC R3 5:00 UFC 139: Shogun vs. Henderson 2011-11-19 Lightweight UFC
Win 14-5-0 George Sotiropoulos KO/TKO R1 0:59 UFC 132: Cruz vs Faber II 2011-07-02 Lightweight UFC
Loss 14-4-0 Clay Guida SUB R3 1:51 UFC 117: Silva vs Sonnen 2010-08-07 Lightweight UFC
Win 13-4-0 Terry Etim SUB R2 4:30 UFC 112: Invincible 2010-04-10 Lightweight UFC
Win 12-4-0 Kyle Bradley DEC R3 5:00 UFC Fight Night 20: Maynard vs Diaz 2010-01-11 Lightweight UFC
Win 11-4-0 Rob Emerson DEC R3 5:00 UFC 103: Franklin vs. Belfort 2009-09-19 Lightweight UFC
Loss 11-3-0 Tyson Griffin DEC R3 5:00 UFC Fight Night 18: Condit vs. Kampmann 2009-04-01 Lightweight UFC
Loss 11-2-0 Jeremy Stephens KO/TKO R3 0:39 UFC 91: Couture vs Lesnar 2008-11-15 Lightweight UFC
Win 10-2-0 Takafumi Otsuka DEC R3 5:00 Regional circuit 2008-07-12
Win 9-2-0 Takaichi Hirayama SUB R1 1:25 Pancrase 190: Shining 5 2008-06-01 Lightweight
Win 8-2-0 Gabriel Miglioli DEC R3 5:00 Regional circuit 2007-12-06
Win 7-2-0 Danilo Cherman SUB R2 3:38 Regional circuit 2007-08-04
Win 5-2-0 Thiago Meller SUB R1 7:28 Regional circuit 2007-04-29
Win 5-2-0 Maurício Reis SUB R1 6:24 Regional circuit 2007-04-29
Win 4-2-0 Johil de Oliveira SUB R1 2:50 Regional circuit 2007-04-14 JFF
Win 3-2-0 Mateus Trindade DEC R3 5:00 Regional circuit 2007-03-24 SB
Win 2-2-0 Diogo Oliveira SUB R2 Regional circuit 2006-10-25
Loss 2-1-0 Jorge Britto DEC R3 5:00 Regional circuit 2005-06-04
Win 1-1-0 Felipe Arinelli KO/TKO R2 Regional circuit 2005-04-16 JFF
Win 0-1-0 João Paulo Alves DEC R3 Regional circuit 2004-10-09
Loss 0-0-0 Adriano Abu DEC R3 5:00 Regional circuit 2004-09-25 JFF
Rafael dos Anjos MMA Record: 30-13-0

Rafael dos Anjos's last five professional MMA fights

Recent form for Rafael dos Anjos

Rafael dos Anjos's MMA career highlights

Rafael dos Anjos's Professional MMA debut

dos Anjos made his professional debut against Adriano Abu on September 25, 2004, fighting on the regional circuit.

He lost his first MMA fight, losing to Adriano Abu who carried a 0-0-0 professional MMA record into the fight.

Rafael dos Anjos lost to Adriano Abu by Decision at 5:00 of Round 3.

Rafael dos Anjos's Ultimate Fighting Championship Career

dos Anjos made his debut in the UFC against Jeremy Stephens on November 15, 2008, fighting on the preliminary card of UFC 91: Couture vs Lesnar having compiled a 11-2-0 professional MMA record.

Rafael dos Anjos lost to Jeremy Stephens by KO/TKO at 0:39 of Round 3.

Since his debut, dos Anjos has gone on to fight a total of 30 more times in the UFC. His UFC record stands at 19-11-0.

Winning the belt: UFC Lightweight Championship against Anthony Pettis

dos Anjos won the UFC Lightweight Championship defeating Anthony Pettis on March 14, 2015 at UFC 185: Pettis vs. Dos Anjos.

This was dos Anjos's 1st UFC championship fight.

Rafael dos Anjos beat Anthony Pettis by Decision at 5:00 of Round 5. Rafael dos Anjos took home an extra bonus after being awarded with Performance of the Night.

Title defence #1: Successfully defended the UFC Lightweight Championship against Donald Cerrone

dos Anjos defended his belt against Donald Cerrone on December 19, 2015 at UFC on FOX 17: Dos Anjos vs. Cowboy 2.

This was dos Anjos's first successful UFC lightweight title defence.

Rafael dos Anjos beat Donald Cerrone by KO/TKO at 1:06 of Round 1. Rafael dos Anjos took home an extra bonus after being awarded with Performance of the Night.

Title loss: Losing the UFC Lightweight Championship to Eddie Alvarez

dos Anjos lost his UFC Lightweight title to Eddie Alvarez on July 7, 2016 at UFC Fight Night 90: Dos Anjos vs. Alvarez having previously made 1 title defences.

Rafael dos Anjos lost to Eddie Alvarez by KO/TKO at 3:49 of Round 1.

Failed UFC title challenge: UFC Interim Welterweight Championship loss to Colby Covington

dos Anjos lost his 1st welterweight title challenge, losing to Colby Covington on June 9, 2018 at UFC 225: Whittaker vs. Romero 2.

Rafael dos Anjos lost to Colby Covington by Decision at 5:00 of Round 5.

When was Rafael dos Anjos's last win?

dos Anjos's last win came against Paul Felder at UFC Fight Night on Saturday November 14, 2020. Rafael dos Anjos beat Paul Felder by Decision at 5:00 of Round 5. Both fighters earned a post-fight bonus, after the bout was awarded Fight of the Night.

Who is Rafael dos Anjos's next opponent?

dos Anjos is not currently booked for any fights.

When was Rafael dos Anjos's last loss?

dos Anjos's last loss came against Michael Chiesa at UFC on ESPN+ 24 on Saturday January 25, 2020. Rafael dos Anjos lost to Michael Chiesa by Decision at 5:00 of Round 3.

How many UFC fights has Rafael dos Anjos had?

dos Anjos has fought 30 times in the UFC. His UFC record stands at 19-11-0.

How many pro MMA knockouts does Rafael dos Anjos have?

dos Anjos has knocked out 5 opponents.

How many pro MMA submissions does Rafael dos Anjos have?

dos Anjos has submitted 10 opponents.

How many times has Rafael dos Anjos been knocked out?

dos Anjos has been knocked out 2 times.

How many times has Rafael dos Anjos been submitted?

dos Anjos has been submitted 1 times.