The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and Ufc champion Rafael dos Anjos entered this fight with a professional mma record of 25-7-0 (52% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.1 lightweight in the world. He suffered his last loss when he faced Khabib Nurmagomedov in 2014 (=dos Anjos vs Nurmagomedov), since then he has won five bouts winning the Ufc Lw belt against Anthony Pettis (=Pettis vs dos Anjos) and defending it once with Donald Cerrone (=dos Anjos vs Cerrone 2).
His opponent, the former Bellator Lw champion Eddie Alvarez, has an official record of 27-4-0 (78% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.3 in the same weight class. He lost to Donald Cerrone in 2014 (=Cerrone vs Alvarez) but then he has won over Gilbert Melendez (=Melendez vs Alvarez) and Anthony Pettis (=Pettis vs Alvarez). Dos Anjos vs Alvarez, main event of the UFC Fight Night 90, is valid for the Ufc lightweight title (dos Anjos’ second defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 90: dos Anjos vs Alvarez
Where: MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: lightweight (155 lbs, 70 kg)
Title: UFC Lightweight Championship
Dos Anjos’ previous fight: Rafdos Anjos vs Donald Cerrone 2
Alvarez’s previous fight: Anthony Pettis vs Eddie Alvarez
Dos Anjos’ next fight: Rafael dos Anjos vs Tony Ferguson
Alvarez’s next fight: Eddie Alvarez vs Conor McGregor