Rafael Dos Anjos is all set to fight welterweight contender Kamaru Usman this Friday at The Ultimate Fighter 28 Finale. This is RDA’s 5th fight in the welterweight division. The former lightweight champion is 3-1 in the welterweight division.
Dos Anjos who lost his last fight to ‘The Chaos’ Colby Covington, feels with the win over Usman, he will be back in the title contention.
Dos Anjos recently in an interview with MMA Junkie said, “Looking at the rankings, it’s kind of messed up a little bit. We just had the [Darren] Till loss [to Tyron Woodley], and now he’s not fighting at welterweight anymore. I fought Robbie already. The only guy I saw that could put me back in the title picture would be Kamaru Usman.“
He also said, “I’m focused 100% on Friday now, but I think it would be a huge step back toward the title. I don’t see any other names in there. We’ll see. I’m excited for Friday and I can’t wait to get it done. I’m ready for all situations.“
Kamaru Usman is 8-0 in the UFC and is on a 12 fight win streak. He last fought at UFC Fight Night 129 (main event) against Demian Maia.