Former UFC lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos says:
I reached the top of LW,it’s been a hard journey make weight every time,now I want to fight at my best,
I have new goals, I’m moving to WW
Dos Anjos is ranked #4 at lightweight. He lost has last 2 fights to Eddie Alvarez and Tony Ferguson.
The last guy he defeated, Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone, after that loss moved up to welterweight in February,
where he has won 4 times, is ranked #5 in the division, and has an eye at a title shot after his fight this month.
The lightweight champion Conor McGregor has fought at 170 and has interest in getting a belt there too,
Khabib has considering moving to 170 in the future, Tony Ferguson said he could fight there too, as well as at 145,
and Nate Diaz has fought at 170 before too.
It was not an easy cut for Rafael Dos Anjos to make 155 pounds
The UFC has released a new poster for their next pay per view: UFC 208 featuring Holm vs De Randamie.
And they announced a new fight for their event on March 11th in Brazil:
Mauricio Shogun Rua vs Gian Villante.
Belfort vs Gastelum headlines that show.