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Rafael dos Anjos was born on 26 October, 1984 in Niterói, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is a Brazilian MMA fighter. Discover Rafael dos Anjos's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 36 years old?

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Age 37 years old
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Born 26 October 1984
Birthday 26 October
Birthplace Niterói, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Rafael dos Anjos Height, Weight & Measurements

At 37 years old, Rafael dos Anjos height is 5′ 9″ and Weight 171 lbs.

Physical Status
Height 5′ 9″
Weight 171 lbs
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Who Is Rafael dos Anjos's Wife?

His wife is Cristiane dos Anjos

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Wife Cristiane dos Anjos
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Rafael dos Anjos Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is Rafael dos Anjos worth at the age of 37 years old? Rafael dos Anjos’s income source is mostly from being a successful Fighter. He is from . We have estimated Rafael dos Anjos's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2021 $1 Million - $5 Million
Salary in 2020 Under Review
Net Worth in 2019 Pending
Salary in 2019 Under Review
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2020

Dos faced Michael Chiesa on January 25, 2020 at UFC Fight Night 166. He lost the fight via unanimous decision.

2019

Dos Anjos faced Kevin Lee in Lee's welterweight debut at UFC Fight Night 152 on May 18, 2019. He won the fight via an arm triangle submission in the fourth round.

Dos Anjos faced Leon Edwards on July 20, 2019 at UFC on ESPN 4. He lost the fight via unanimous decision.

Dos Anjos is a Christian. Dos Anjos has three children with his wife, Cris. On December 20, 2019, dos Anjos revealed on social media that he and his family became naturalized U.S. citizens.

2018

Dos Anjos fought Colby Covington on June 9, 2018 at UFC 225 for the UFC interim Welterweight Championship. He lost the fight by unanimous decision.

Dos Anjos faced Kamaru Usman on November 30, 2018 at The Ultimate Fighter 28 Finale. He lost the fight via unanimous decision.

2017

Dos Anjos faced Tarec Saffiedine, former Strikeforce title holder, in a welterweight bout on June 17, 2017 at UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. Correia. He won the fight via unanimous decision (30–27, 30–27, and 29–28).

Dos Anjos faced Neil Magny on September 9, 2017 at UFC 215. He won the fight via arm-triangle choke submission in the first round. This win also earned dos Anjos his fourth Performance of the Night bonus award.

In a title eliminator, Dos Anjos faced Robbie Lawler on December 16, 2017 in the main event at UFC on Fox: Lawler vs. dos Anjos. Dos Anjos' fight plan relied heavily on low leg kicks and constant combos consisting of body shots and leg kicks. He won the fight by unanimous decision.

Dos Anjos is known for his aggressive, high-volume striking, physical strength and strong takedown capabilities. He will often come out aggressively in a Muay Thai stance, then use feints and kicks to back his opponent against the cage while swarming them with flurries of punches as well as takedowns. He is particularly noted for his left kick to the body and right hook to the head; he uses these strikes to limit his opponent's lateral movement as they attempt to get their backs away from the fence. Under trainer Jason Perillo, dos Anjos developed a refined boxing game in 2017. On the ground, he is noted for his powerful ground-and-pound, which includes punches and sharp elbow strikes. In addition to his striking, Dos Anjos is a high-level black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu.

2016

Dos Anjos was expected to face Conor McGregor on March 5, 2016 at UFC 196 for his second title defense of the lightweight belt. However, it was announced on February 23 that dos Anjos had been forced out of the fight after breaking his foot during training.

In his second title defense, dos Anjos faced Eddie Alvarez on July 7, 2016 at UFC Fight Night 90. Despite closing as a three-to-one favorite to win the fight, he lost the bout via TKO in the first round. Reports arose after the Alvarez fight that dos Anjos had passed out for three minutes moments before going out to fight, and that this was due to the effects of the gruelling weight cut.

Dos Anjos next faced Tony Ferguson on November 5, 2016 at The Ultimate Fighter Latin America 3 Finale. He lost the fight via unanimous decision. Both participants were awarded Fight of the Night for their performance.

2015

Dos Anjos faced Anthony Pettis for the UFC Lightweight Championship on March 14, 2015 at UFC 185. Dos Anjos won the bout via unanimous decision in a dominant fashion, earning him the UFC Lightweight Championship. After the fight, dos Anjos revealed that he had torn his MCL only a few weeks before the bout. The win once again earned him a Performance of the Night bonus award.

For his first title defense, dos Anjos faced Donald Cerrone in the main event at UFC on Fox 17 on December 19, 2015. He won the fight via TKO at just 66 seconds into the first round, resulting in the fastest finish in UFC Lightweight title history. The win also earned dos Anjos his third Performance of the Night bonus award.

2014

In a 2014 interview, dos Anjos stated that he was a troubled child, getting into fights in his hometown Niterói, Rio de Janeiro. He originally started training Brazilian jiu jitsu under Daniel Matheus at age of nine. According to dos Anjos, he stopped fighting on the streets when he began training jiu jitsu.

Dos Anjos was expected to face Rustam Khabilov on February 22, 2014 at UFC 170. However, the bout was scrapped in the weeks leading up to the event. Dos Anjos instead faced Khabib Nurmagomedov on April 19, 2014 at UFC on Fox 11. He lost the fight via unanimous decision.

Dos Anjos faced Jason High on June 7, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 42. He won the fight via TKO due to punches in the second round.

Dos Anjos headlined UFC Fight Night 49 against Benson Henderson on August 23, 2014. He won the fight via knockout in the first round after dropping Henderson with a flying knee and rendering him unconscious with a follow-up left hook. The win also earned him his first Performance of the Night bonus award and made him the only man to stop Henderson by strikes.

Dos Anjos faced Nate Diaz on December 13, 2014 at UFC on Fox 13. He won the fight by unanimous decision (30–26, 30–26, and 30–27). He dominated the first two rounds with superior striking and vicious leg kicks with the third round being controlled by dos Anjos on the mat.

2013

Dos Anjos next faced Evan Dunham on May 18, 2013 at UFC on FX 8. He won the fight via unanimous decision. However, there was some controversy, as 10 out of 10 media outlets scored the bout in favor of Dunham.

Dos Anjos faced Donald Cerrone on August 28, 2013 at UFC Fight Night 27. Dos Anjos won via unanimous decision.

2012

Dos Anjos faced Kamal Shalorus on May 15, 2012 at UFC on Fuel TV: Korean Zombie vs. Poirier. After dropping Shalorus with a head kick, dos Anjos submitted him via rear-naked choke in the first round.

After taking virtually no damage in the fight against Shalorus, dos Anjos quickly returned to face Anthony Njokuani on July 11, 2012 at UFC on Fuel TV: Munoz vs. Weidman, replacing an injured Paul Taylor. He won the fight via unanimous decision (30–27, 30–27, and 29–28), dominating Njokuani both in striking and grappling.

Dos Anjos faced Mark Bocek on November 17, 2012 at UFC 154. He won the fight via unanimous decision, once again having the edge in both standup and ground fighting.

2011

Dos Anjos next faced George Sotiropoulos on July 2, 2011 at UFC 132 after replacing an injured Evan Dunham. Dos Anjos showcased his vastly improved striking skills, knocking out Sotiropoulos cold in the first round with a right hand.

Dos Anjos faced Gleison Tibau on November 19, 2011 at UFC 139. He was defeated by split decision.

2010

Dos Anjos faced Clay Guida on August 7, 2010 at UFC 117. Guida appeared to injure the jaw of dos Anjos in the first round with a hook and would go on to defeat dos Anjos by submission (jaw injury) after dos Anjos tapped from the pressure being applied to his jaw while Guida had arm-and-head control.

2009

Dos Anjos was scheduled to fight Matt Wiman on September 19, 2009 at UFC 103, but due to a knee injury suffered by Wiman, he instead faced Rob Emerson. Dos Anjos got a much-needed win by unanimous decision.

1984

Rafael Souza dos Anjos (Portuguese pronunciation:  [ʁafaˈew duz ˈɐ̃ʒus] ; born October 26, 1984) is a Brazilian–American mixed martial artist competing in the Ultimate Fighting Championship's welterweight division and is the former UFC Lightweight Champion. As of March 17, 2020, he is #9 in the UFC welterweight rankings.