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UFC on FOX 17 fight card: Rafael dos Anjos vs Donald Cerrone full fight preview

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Rafael dos Anjos and Donald Cerrone will rematch TONIGHT (Dec. 19, 2015) at UFC on FOX 17 inside Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. In a match up of knockout strikers, what adjustments must be made for either man to claim victory? Find out below!

Elite Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight standouts Rafael dos Anjos and Donald Cerrone will clash TONIGHT (Dec. 19, 2015) at UFC on FOX 17 inside Amway Center in Orlando, Florida.

Dos Anjos is in the midst of an incredible string of wins. In his last three fights, he’s faced some of the world’s best — including former champion Anthony Pettis — and not only did dos Anjos win, he never lost a round.

Similarly, “Cowboy” is on the hottest streak of his career. It took an eight fight win streak to earn him this opportunity, and Cerrone’s striking has never looked better. Now, he has the chance to avenge his most recent loss and become champion with a single victory.

Let’s take a look at the keys to victory for both men:

Rafael dos Anjos
Record: 24-7
Key Wins: Anthony Pettis (UFC 185), Ben Henderson (UFC Fight Night 49), Donald Cerrone (UFC Fight Night 27)
Key Losses: Khabib Nurmagomedov (UFC on FOX 11)
Keys to Victory: Dos Anjos is an incredibly well-rounded fighter with great skill, but he particularly enjoys walking his foes down and brutalizing them with his aggressive Muay Thai. Half of dos Anjos’ knockout wins come in his last four fights, and he’s also submitted eight opponents.

In dos Anjos’ victory over “Cowboy,” he did an excellent job mixing together his attacks. Early on, dos Anjos push towards Cerrone and stunned him with punches after going low with some punches and coming up high. Before long, dos Anjos switched it up and instead scored a takedown, allowing him to control and punish ….View full article

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