Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2022-12-03, pretty good finish but it is not enough to get three stars: the mma bout Rafael dos Anjos vs Bryan Barberena gets two (take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2022).
Barberena vs dos Anjos is scheduled to take place Saturday, December 3rd, at the Amway Center in Orlando (Florida, USA), in a 3-round welterweight (170 lbs, 77 kg) bout; it is on the undercard of Stephen Thompson vs Kevin Holland – UFC on ESPN 42 (also known as Ufc Orlando). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Rafael dos Anjos record
The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and former Ufc Lw champ Rafael dos Anjos entered this fight with a pro record of 31-14-0 (48% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.34 welterweight in the world.
In his last three matches RDA has beat Paul Felder (Paul Felder vs Rafael dos Anjos) and Renato Moicano (Rafael dos Anjos vs Renato Moicano Carneiro) but then he has lost to Rafael Fiziev (Rafael dos Anjos vs Rafael Fiziev).
Bryan Barberena record
His opponent, Bryan Barberena, has an official mma record of 18-8-0 (72% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.35 in the welterweight division.
He lost to Jason Witt in 2021 but then he has beat Darian Weeks, Matt Brown and Robbie Lawler (4-stars bout, Robbie Lawler vs Bryan Barberena).
Here is the UFC on ESPN 42 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN / ESPN+)
Stephen Thompson vs Kevin Holland
Rafael dos Anjos vs Bryan Barberena
Matheus Nicolau vs Matt Schnell
Tai Tuivasa vs Sergei Pavlovich
Jack Hermansson vs Roman Dolidze
Eryk Anders vs Kyle Daukaus
Niko Price vs Philip Rowe
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN / ESPN+)
Angela Hill vs Emily Ducote
Clay Guida vs Scott Holtzman
Marc Diakiese vs Michael Johnson
Darren Elkins vs Jonathan Pearce
Natan Levy vs Genaro Valdez
Francis Marshall vs Marcelo Rojo
Yazmin Jauregui vs Istela Nunes
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Rafael dos Anjos vs Bryan Barberena as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Official highlights – Spanish
Who won dos Anjos vs Barberena fight?
Rafael dos Anjos defeated Bryan Barberena via submission (neck crank) at 3:20, round 2.
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the UFC on ESPN 42 post-fight octagon interview of Rafael dos Anjos and Bryan Barberena.