Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Anjos vs Lee?
Rafael dos Anjos beat Kevin Lee by submission in the 4th round, during the main event of UFC on ESPN+ 10, on Saturday 18th May 2019 at Blue Cross Arena in Rochester.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Anjos vs Lee stats
Rafael dos Anjos stepped into the ring with a record of 28 wins, 11 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 9 by submission.
Kevin Lee made his way to the ring with a record of 17 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 8 by submission.
The stats suggested Anjos had a slight advantage in power over Lee, with a 18% knock out percentage over Lee's 12%.
Rafael dos Anjos was the older man by 7 years, at 36 years old.
Lee had a height advantage of 1 inch over Anjos. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.
Anjos was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 18 more fights, and made his debut in 2004, 7 years and 6 months earlier than Lee, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 56 more professional rounds, 119 to Lee's 63.
Anjos vs Lee form
Kevin Lee had stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Charles Oliveira at UFC on ESPN+ 28 on 14th March 2020 by submission in the 3rd round at Ginásio Nilson Nelson, Brasilia, Brazil.
Previous to that, he had beat Gregor Gillespie at UFC 244 on 2nd November 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Rafael dos Anjos at UFC on ESPN+ 10 on 18th May 2019 by submission in the 4th round at Blue Cross Arena, Rochester.
Before that, he had lost to Al Iaquinta at UFC on FOX 31 on 15th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Wisconsin Entertainment and Sports Center, Milwaukee.
He had won against Edson Barboza at UFC Fight Night 128 on 21st April 2018 by knockout in the 5th round at Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City.
Anjos' last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 3 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 1 month and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
Lee's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.6 rounds on average.