UFC Vegas 58 fight card | Rafael dos Anjos vs. Rafael Fiziev
UFC Vegas 58 airs live from the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV on Saturday, July 9, making it Sunday, July 10 in Australia. The main event is a five-round lightweight bout between Rafael dos Anjos and Rafael Fiziev.
Former UFC 155-pound champion Rafael dos Anjos (31-13) of Brazil has won two of his previous bouts. He was last in action in March when he scored a unanimous decision against compatriot Renato Moicano. In November 2020, he made a split decision against Paul Felder. He is currently ranked No. 7 in the division.
10-ranked contender Rafael Fiziev (11-1) of Kazakhstan is riding the five-game winning streak. In his previous fight late last year, he knocked out Brad Riddell in the third round. Before that, he scored a unanimous decision against Bobby Green, stopped Moicano in the first round and beat Marc Diakiese and Alex White by UD.
In the co-main event, Caio Borralho (11-1) of Brazil takes on Armen Petrosyan (7-1) of Armenia. A winner in his last eight fights, Borralho was in action in April when he defeated Gadzhi Omargadzhiev via unanimous third-round TD. Petrosyan has won three of his previous outings, most recently making his successful UFC debut with a split decision over Gregory Rodrigues in February.
Other fights featured on the UFC Vegas 58 fight card include Douglas Silva de Andrade (28-4) takes on Said Nurmagomedov (15-2) at bantamweight, Jamie Pickett (13-7) takes on Denis Tiuliulin 10-6) at middleweight and Jared Vanderaa (12-8) takes on Chase Sherman (15-10) at heavyweight. Additionally, Michael Johnson (21-17) and Jamie Mullarkey (14-5) face off at lightweight.
The preliminary roster for UFC Vegas 58 features a pair of women’s flyweight matchups, as Cynthia Calvillo (9-4-1) takes on Nina Nunes (10-7) and Antonina Shevchenko (9-4) takes on Cortney Casey ( 10-9). Additionally, Aiemann Zahabi (8-2) faces Ricky Turcios (12-2) at bantamweight, Cody Brundage (7-2) faces Tresean Gore (4-1) at middleweight and Kennedy Nzechukwu (9-3) meets Karl Roberson (9-5) at light heavyweight. Kicking off the action Ronnie Lawrence (8-1) and Saidyokub Kakhramonov (9-2) fight at bantamweight.
Full UFC Vegas 58: Dos Anjos vs. Fiziev fight card can be found below.
UFC Fight Night: dos Anjos vs. Fiziev card
- Rafael dos Anjos vs. Rafael Fiziev
- Caio Borralho vs Armen Petrosyan
- Said Nurmagomedov vs. Douglas Silva de Andrade
- Jared Vanderaa vs. Chase Sherman
- Jamie Pickett vs Denis Tiuliulin
- Michael Johnson vs. Jamie Mullarkey
- Cynthia Calvillo vs. Nina Nunes
- Aiemann Zahabi vs. Ricky Turcios
- Antonina Shevchenko vs. Cortney Casey
- Cody Brundage vs. Tresean Gore
- Karl Roberson vs. Kennedy Nzechukwu
- Ronnie Lawrence vs Saidyokub Kakhramonov
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