Rafael Dos Anjos vs Kevin Lee set for UFC Rochester in May

Former UFC Lightweight Champion Rafael Dos Anjos will take on Kevin Lee in a Welterweight bout at UFC Fight Night Rochester May 18.

The new was first reported by The Democrat and Chronicle in Rochester, New York and later confirmed by ESPN.

Rafael Dos Anjos (28-11) is coming off two back to back losses to Colby Covington and the current Welterweight champion Kamaru Usman. Both losses came via unanimous decision, one of which being for the interim title. Dos Anjos won his previous three bouts to Robbie Lawler, Neil Magny and Tarec Saffiedine since moving up to 170lbs.

Kevin Lee (17-4) will be making his Welterweight debut May 18. He is currently coming off a unanimous decision loss to Al Iaquinta at UFC On FOX 31 in December. Previously to that, Lee had defeated Edson Barboza via TKO at UFC Fight Night 128 in April. He has won two out of his last four fights, with his last five wins coming via stoppage. 

This fight will serve as the main event and will take place at the Blue Cross Arena, May 18.

Louise Green

Writer/Contributor, Co-Owner and Co-Creator of MMA Crazy

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