The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Rafael dos Anjos entered this fight with a professional mma record of 24-7-0 (50% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.1 lightweight in the world. He suffered his last loss last year when he faced Khabib Nurmagomedov (=dos Anjos vs Nurmagomedov), then he has won four bouts winning the Ufc Lw belt in his last fight, against Anthony Pettis (=Pettis vs dos Anjos).
His opponent, Donald Cerrone, has an official record of 28-6-0 (71% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.2 in the same weight class. ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone lost to dos Anjos in 2013 (=Cerrone vs dos Anjos I) but since then he has collected eight consecutive victories beating John Makdessi in his last one (=Cerrone vs Makdessi). Dos Anjos vs Cerrone 2, main event of UFC on Fox 17, is valid for the Ufc lightweight title (dos Anjos’ first defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC on Fox 17: dos Anjos vs Cerrone 2
Where: Amway Center, Orlando, Florida, USA
Division: lightweight (155 lbs, 70 kg)
Title: UFC Lightweight Championship
Dos Anjos’ previous fight: Anthony Pettis vs Rafael dos Anjos
Cerrone’s previous fight: Donald Cerrone vs John Makdessi
Cerrone’s next fight: Donald Cerrone vs Alex Oliveira
Dos Anjos’ next fight: Rafael dos Anjos vs Eddie Alvarez