The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and former Ufc Lw champion Rafael dos Anjos entered this fight with a professional record of 25-8-0 (52% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.2 lightweight in the world. He won the Ufc Lw belt against Anthony Pettis last year (=Pettis vs dos Anjos) and then he defended it once with Donald Cerrone (=dos Anjos vs Cerrone 2) but he has lost it with current #1 Eddie Alvarez in 2016 (=dos Anjos vs Alvarez).
His opponent, the Tuf 13 tournament winner Tony Ferguson, has a mma record of 21-3-0 (81% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.5 in the same weight class. He suffered his last defeat when he faced Michael Johnson in 2012, since then he has collected eight consecutive victories beating Edson Barboza (=Ferguson vs Barboza) and Landon Vannata in his last two bouts (4-stars fight, Ferguson vs Vannata). Dos Anjos vs Ferguson is the main event of the UFC Fight Night 98 – Tuf Latin America 3 Finale. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 98: Dos Anjos vs Ferguson – The Ultimate Fighter Latin America 3 Finale
Where: Arena Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico
Division: lightweight (155 lbs, 70 kg)
UFC Fight Night 98 fight card (main fights):
Rafael dos Anjos vs Tony Ferguson
Marcin Held vs Diego Sanchez
Ricardo Lamas vs Charles Oliveira
Martin Bravo vs Claudio Puelles
Beneil Dariush vs Rashid Magomedov
Dos Anjos’ previous fight: Rafael dos Anjos vs Eddie Alvarez
Ferguson’s previous fight: Tony Ferguson vs Landon Vannata
Dos Anjos’ next fight: Rafael dos Anjos vs Tarec Saffiedine
Ferguson’s next fight: Tony Ferguson vs Kevin Lee
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