Rafael dos Anjos Vs. Rafael Fiziev To Headline UFC Fight Night Card
Two of the top lightweight fighters are going head-to-head in the octagon.
The UFC has officially confirmed that Rafael dos Anjos vs. Rafael Fiziev will headline the UFC Fight Night event on February 19 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
Dos Anjos (30-13) has not fought since he met with Paul Felder on November 14, 2020.
Dos Anjos was supposed to face Islam Makhachev at UFC 267 on October 30, but had to pull out due to knee surgery.
Fiziev (11-1) stunned Brad Riddell with a sensational wheel kick knockout in the co-main event on December 4.
For this moment, Fiziev is on five-fight winning streak and all of these victories are in the UFC. He suffered loss only once, which was his debut fight against Krasnodar fighter Magomed Mustafaev.
Fiziev is recognized for his aggressive Muay Thai style, and dos Anjos is known for his relentless speed with hitting and grappling.
Here’s the projected fight card:
- Rafael dos Anjos vs. Rafael Fiziev 155 lbs
- Kyle Daukaus vs. Julian Marquez 185 lbs
- Alexander Romanov vs. Ilir Latifi 265 lbs
- Johnny Walker vs. Jamahal Hill 205 lbs
- Joaquin Buckley vs. A. Razak Alhassan 185 lbs
- Jesse Strader vs. Chad Anheliger 135 lbs
- Austin Lingo vs. Jonathan Pearce 145 lbs
- Chas Skelly vs. Mark Striegl 145 lbs
- Mario Bautista vs. Khalid Taha 135 lbs
- Diana Belbiţă vs. Gloria de Paula 115 lbs
- J. Clark vs. Stephanie Egger 135 lbs
- Jim Miller vs. Nikolas Motta 155 lbs