It’s been confirmed by the UFC that Lightweight Champion Rafael Dos Anjos will defend his title against Eddie Alvarez at UFC Fight Night at the MGM Grand Las Vegas July 7th.
The reigning Lightweight Champion Rafael Dos Anjos has a MMA record of 25-7 and a UFC record of 14-5 and hold notable wins over Anthony Pettis, Nate Diaz, Benson Henderson and Evan Dunham. His latest win was a first round TKO over Donald Cerrone at UFC on FOX 17 back in December of 2014.
Former Bellator Lightweight Champion Eddie Alvarez has a MMA record of 27-4 and a UFC record of 2-1. He holds notable wins over Michael Chandler, Shinya Aoki and Gilbert Melendez. His latest win was a split decision win over Anthony Pettis at UFC Fight Night 81 back in January of this year.