Rustam Khabilov Out; Rafael dos Anjos vs Khabib Nurmagomedov Joins UFC on FOX 11

Rafael Dos Anjos

Rafael dos Anjos

  • 20-6 MMA / 9-4 UFC Record
  • 5 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: George Sotiropoulos, Donald Cerrone, Evan Dunham

Khabib Nurmagomedov

Khabib Nurmagomedov

  • 21-0 MMA /5-0 UFC Record
  • 21 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Abel Trujillo, Gleison Tibau, Pat Healy


UFC on FOX 11

April 19th, 2014

Orlando, Florida

Amway Center


Rafael Dos Anjos put his name on the short list of possible future lightweight title contenders with a dominant unanimous decision victory over Donald Cerrone at UFC Fight Night 27. He’s now won five-straight fights since May of last year, including victories over Anthony Njokuani, Mark Bocek, and Evan Dunham.

Few fighters climb the ranks in the UFC as fast as Khabib Nurmagomedov has in the two years he’s been with the promotion. He’s a perfect 21-0 in his career, including five wins in the UFC. Notable wins include a TKO victory over Thiago Tavares, and decision wins over Gleison Tibau and Pat Healy.


UFC on FX 8 Quick Results

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Main Card:

  • Vitor Belfort def. Luke Rockhold via KO (Wheel Kick, Punches) – Rd. 1, 2:32
  • Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza def. Chris Camozzi via Arm-Triangle Choke, Rd. 1, 3:37
  • Rafael dos Anjos def. Evan Dunham via Unanimous Decision
  • Rafael Natal def. Joao Zeferino via Unanimous Decision

Preliminary Card:

  • Nik Lentz def. Hacran Dias via Unanimous Decision
  • Francisco Trinaldo def. Mike Rio via Arm-Triangle Choke – Round 1, 3:08
  • Gleison Tibau def. John Cholish via Guillotine Choke – Round 2, 2:34
  • Paulo Thiago def. Michel Prazeres via Unanimous Decision
  • Yuri Alcantara def. Iliarde Santos via TKO (Strikes) – Round 1, 2:31
  • Fabio Maldonado def. Roger Hollett via Unanimous Decision
  • John Lineker def. Azamat Gashimov via TKO (Strikes) – Round 2, 1:07
  • Jussier Formiga def. Chris Cariaso via Unanimous Decision
  • Lucas Martins def. Jeremy Larsen via KO (Punch) – Round 3, 0:13

Evan Dunham vs Rafael Dos Anjos Booked for UFC on FX 8

Evan Dunham


Evan Dunham

  • 14-3 MMA / 7-3 UFC Record
  • Won 3 out of Last 4 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Gleison Tibau, Tyson Griffin, Nik Lentz

Rafael Dos Anjos


Rafael dos Anjos

  • 18-6 MMA / 7-4 UFC Record
  • 3 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: George Sotiropoulos, Mark Bocek, Anthony Njokuani


UFC on FX 8

May 18th, 2013

Santa Catarina, Brazil

Arena Jaragua


Evan Dunham rebounded from a one-sided unanimous decision loss to TJ Grant in September of last year, with a split decision victory over Gleison Tibau at UFC 156. The win was his third in four fights, also including victories over Shamar Bailey and Nik Lentz.

Rafael dos Anjos inched closer to title consideration with a dominant unanimous decision victory over Mark Bocek at UFC 154. He’s now won three straight fights inside the UFC, including a submission win over Kamal Shalorus and a decision victory against Anthony Njokuani.

UFC 154 Quick Results


Main Card

  • Georges St. Pierre def. Carlos Condit via Unanimous Decision
  • Johny Hendricks def. Martin Kampmann via KO (Punch) – Round 1, 0:46
  • Francis Carmont def. Tom Lawlor via Split Decision
  • Rafael dos Anjos def. Mark Bocek via Unanimous Decision
  • Pablo Garza def. Mark Hominick via Unanimous Decision

Preliminary Card

  • Patrick Cote def. Alessio Sakara via DQ (Illegal Punches) – Round 1, 1:26
  • Cyrille Diabate def. Chad Griggs via Rear Naked Choke – Round 1, 2:44
  • John Makdessi def. Sam Stout via Unanimous Decision
  • Antonio Carvalho def. Rodrigo Damm via Split Decision
  • Matt Riddle def. John Maguire via Unanimous Decision
  • Ivan Menjivar def. Azamat Gashimov via Armbar – Round 1, 2:44
  • Darren Elkins def. Steven Siler via Unanimous Decision

Mark Bocek vs Rafael dos Anjos Added to UFC 154

Mark Bocek

  • 11-4 MMA / 7-4 UFC Record
  • 2 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Dustin Hazelett, Nik Lentz, John Alessio


Rafael dos Anjos

  • 17-6 MMA / 6-4 UFC Record
  • 2 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: George Sotiropoulos, Kamal Shalorus, Anthony Njokuani


UFC 154

November 17th, 2012

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Bell Centre


Mark Bocek has put together back-to-back unanimous decision wins against Nik Lentz and John Alessio. His only loss in his last four fights came against now UFC lightweight champion, Ben Henderson at UFC 129.

Raphael dos Anjos has also won three out his last four fights, beginning with a stellar knockout of George Sotiropoulos at UFC 132. He then lost a debatable split decision to Gleison Tibau, but has recently won back-to-back fights against Kamal Shalorus and Anthony Njokuani.