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 8 years, at 37 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 61 more professional rounds, 124 to Lee's 63.
Anjos vs Lee form
Rafael dos Anjos had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Kamaru Usman at The Ultimate Fighter 28 Finale on 30th November 2018 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at The Pearl at the Palms, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Colby Covington at UFC 225 on 9th June 2018 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at United Center, Chicago.
Going into that contest, he had beat Robbie Lawler at UFC on FOX 26 on 16th December 2017 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at MTS Centre, Winnipeg, Canada.
Before that, he had won against Neil Magny at UFC 215 on 9th September 2017 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at Rogers Place, Edmonton.
He had beat Tarec Saffiedine at UFC Fight Night 111 on 17th June 2017 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Kallang, Singapore.
Anjos' last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 10 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.8 rounds on average.
Lee's last 4 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 10 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.5 rounds on average.