Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Lightweight
22-6-0
32-16-0

The tape

35
Age
39
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
5' 8" / 173 cm
74" / 188 cm
Reach
70.1" / 178 cm

Full record

KO 1KO 2KO 1SUB 4KO 2
Form
UD 3UD 5SUB 2KO 5UD 5
22
Wins
32
19
By KO
5
86
KO%
16
1
By Sub
11
5
SUB%
34
6
Losses
16
2
Stopped
4
4
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2008
Debut
2004
28
Bouts
48
45
Rounds
139
2 hours, 33 minutes
Fight Time
10 hours, 48 minutes

Current rankings @ Lightweight

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UFC
14
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Bellator
-
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Tapology
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Conor McGregor vs Rafael dos Anjos preview

When is McGregor vs dos Anjos?

Conor McGregor could potentially face Rafael dos Anjos, in Autumn/Fall 2024.

The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).

McGregor vs dos Anjos stats

Conor McGregor would step into the octagon with a record of 22 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, 19 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Rafael dos Anjos would make his way to the cage with a record of 32 wins, 16 losses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by knock out and 11 by submission.

The stats suggest McGregor would have a massive power advantage over Anjos, boasting a 86% knock out percentage over Anjos' 16%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Anjos would have a large advantage over McGregor, boasting a 34% submission rate over McGregor's 5%.

Conor McGregor is the younger man by 4 years, at 35 years old.

McGregor has a height advantage of 1 inch over Anjos. This also extends to a 4-inch reach advantage.

McGregor is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 20 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2008, 3 years and 5 months later than Anjos, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He has fought 94 less professional rounds, 45 to Anjos' 139.

McGregor vs dos Anjos form

Conor McGregor has stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to Dustin Poirier at UFC 264 on 10th July 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Dustin Poirier at UFC 257 on 23rd January 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Going into that contest, he had won against Donald Cerrone at UFC 246 on 18th January 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Before that, he had been defeated by Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229 on 6th October 2018 by submission in the 4th round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

He had beaten Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 on 12th November 2016 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Rafael dos Anjos has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to Mateusz Gamrot at UFC 299 on 9th March 2024 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Kaseya Center, Miami, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Vicente Luque at UFC Fight Night – Luque vs Dos Anjos on 12th August 2023 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Bryan Barberena at UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Holland on 3rd December 2022 by submission in the 2nd round at Amway Center, Orlando.

Before that, he had been defeated by Rafael Fiziev at UFC Fight Night: Dos Anjos vs. Fiziev on 9th July 2022 by knockout in the 5th round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He was victorious against Renato Moicano at UFC 272 on 5th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Rafael dos Anjos has been fighting more than Conor McGregor.

Conor McGregor last fought 2 years, 11 months and 5 days ago, while Rafael dos Anjos' last outing was 3 months and 6 days ago.

McGregor's last 5 fights have come over a period of 7 years, 7 months and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.

Anjos' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 10 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4 rounds on average.

What are the odds on McGregor vs dos Anjos?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for McGregor vs dos Anjos yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

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