Rafael dos Anjos Will Get The Next Shot At The UFC Lightweight Title

UFC lightweight contender, Rafael dos Anjos was granted the next shot at the 155 pound title this weekend after his impressive three round demolition of Nate Diaz on the UFC on FOX 13 event in Phoenix, Arizona.

UFC President, Dana White, had this to say during the post fight press conference:

“I would say if Khabib was healthy right now, it would be Khabib. But he’s not, so it’s dos Anjos. Pettis texted me after the fight and said, ‘Wow, he murdered Diaz, and I’m ready to go.’ ‘I’ll fight either one. If Khabib’s healthy, I’ll fight him. If not, I’ll fight dos Anjos.’”

Dos Anjos asked for a title shot at the UFC on FOX 13 post-fight press conference, pointing out that Khabib Nurmagomedov was hurt as well as his accomplishments over the past three years.

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