Review: 2014-04-19, high level of technique by both fighters but the fight was not so exciting: Rafael dos Anjos vs Khabib Nurmagomedov gets two stars. The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Rafael dos Anjos entered this fight with a professional mma record of 20-6-0 (50% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.7 lightweight in the world, he suffered his last defeat in 2011 when he faced Gleison Tibau (via split decision), since then he has fought and won five times.
His opponent, the undefeated Khabib Nurmagomedov, has a perfect record of 21-0-0 (67% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.9 in the same weight class, he is a black belt in judo and he fought three times in 2013 defeating: Thiago Tavares (=Tavares vs Nurmagomedov), Abel Trujillo and Pat Healy (=Nurmagomedov vs Healy); currently the #1 in this division is Anthony Pettis. Dos Anjos vs Nurmagomedov is on the undercard of Fabricio Werdum vs Travis Browne – UFC on Fox 11. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC on Fox 11: Werdum vs Browne
Where: Amway Center, Orlando, Florida, USA
Division: lightweight (155 lbs, 70 kg)
UFC on Fox 11 fight card (main fights):
Fabricio Werdum vs Travis Browne
Miesha Tate vs Liz Carmouche
Donald Cerrone vs Edson Barboza
Brad Tavares vs Yoel Romero Palacio
Rafael dos Anjos vs Khabib Nurmagomedov
Dos Anjos’ previous fight: Donald Cerrone vs Rafael dos Anjos
Nurmagomedov’s previous fight: Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Pat Healy
Dos Anjos’ next fight: Rafael dos Anjos vs Jason High
Nurmagomedov’s next fight: Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Darrell Horcher
(Free embeddable highlights video hosted on Youtube)