Rafael Dos Anjos, Rafael Fiziev, lightweight bout likely to go to UFC 272 instead next week »FirstSportz

Rafael Dos Anjos- Rafael Fiziev
Rafael Dos Anjos- Rafael Fiziev

Look same Rafael Dos Anjos vs Rafael Fiziev will now be moved to a new date instead of next week, after the visa problem from Fiziev’s side. Dos Anjos and Fiziev are fighting on the accumulation of “Rafael vs Rafael” which was started later. The original fight was the main event for Battle Night 201 will be held at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada on February 19, 2022.

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Rafael Fiziev at UFC Vegas 44

Dos Anjos last fought over a year ago in November 2020 when he defeated Paul Felder through the division decision. The former lightweight champion has fought only the best for most of his career, including the likes of Anthony Pettis, Benson Henderson, Donald Cerrone, Kevin Lee, Eddie Alvarez, Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson light words and Kamaru Usman, Colby Covington, Robbie Lawler and Leon Edwards from the welding weight. Fiziev is an upcoming prospect with a record of 11-1.

Rafael Dos Anjos vs Rafael Fiziev will remain a five-round fight regardless of co-main status

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Rafael Fiziev vs Rafael Dos Anjos

The news was first reported by sports journalist Ariel Helwani. He basically tweeted: Sources say the fight between Rafael dos Anjos and Rafael Fiziev next weekend is likely to be moved to the UFC 272 co-main event area on March 5. It will still be a five-round fight. The delay in securing Fiziev’s visa was a problem. No words on 2/19 new main. Walker-Hill finished 2nd to last. ”

This title of UFC 272 while it was a match full of resentment between former teammates. Colby Covington and Jorge Masvidal are nasty opponents and are considered one of the greatest rivalry fights in UFC history. Covington fought last at UFC 268 when he lost a unanimous decision in an absolute back-and-forth match of five rounds against the defending welterweight champion Kamaru Usman. Masvidal also battled the eventual champion when he was knocked down in the second round by Usman.

Who do you think will win between Fiziev and Dos Anjos? Fiziev plays more prominently and Dos Anjos is famous for his boxing excellence time and time again but more seasoned as a wrestler and submission specialist. This fight is an interesting stepping stone for Fiziev if he keeps his winning streak stretched against Dos Anjos, but the latter is absolutely one of the best fighters to ever win the Octagon. In short, you can never count Dos Anjos even if you think it was Fiziev’s time.

Also read: William Knight carved his name into the history books when he crossed the 205 lbs weight limit, turning the fight into a heavyweight bout.

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