Sources: UFC targeting dos Anjos-Fiziev for July

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The UFC is concentrating on a light-weight most important occasion between Rafael dos Anjos and Rafael Fiziev on July 9, sources advised ESPN on Wednesday.

Contracts haven’t been signed, however the UFC is near finalizing the 155-pound combat. It would headline UFC Battle Evening at a location to be decided.

This would be the third time the UFC has booked this specific matchup. The combat was presupposed to occur at a UFC Battle Evening occasion in February however was postponed to March. It fell by means of once more in March after Fiziev examined optimistic for COVID-19.

Dos Anjos (31-13), of Brazil, ended up combating Renato Moicano in March and received through unanimous determination. The previous light-weight champ has received his previous two through determination, towards Moicano and Paul Felder.

Fiziev (11-1), of Kyrgyzstan, is shortly rising up the light-weight rankings because of a five-fight win streak. Most lately, he knocked out Brad Riddell in December.

Dos Anjos and Fiziev are Nos. 6 and 10 within the UFC’s official rankings.

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