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Wednesday, 06/05/2013, 12:00 pm

Donald Cerrone vs. Rafael dos Anjos to co-headline UFC on FOX Sports 1 2

UFC officials announced that Donald Cerrone (20-5 MMA, 7-2 UFC) would be fighting fellow lightweight contender Rafael dos Anjos (19-6 MMA, 8-4 UFC) in the co-main event of UFC on FOX Sports 1 2. The announcement came via the Indianapolis Star.

UFC on FOX Sports 1 2 takes place Aug. 28 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse with the main card airing on the soon-to-debut FOX Sports 1 network.

Cerrone is coming off of a dominating unanimous decision win over K.J. Noons at UFC 160. With this win Cerrone moved to 3-1 in his last four fights. Donald Cerrone is a fan favorite and puts on exciting fights every time he fights.

Rafael dos Anjos is on a four-fight win streak with his last victory a controversial decision win over Evan Dunham at UFC on FX 8. A win over Cerrone would elevate the Brazilian Jiu-jitsu black belt to the top of the UFC lightweight division.

This fight will co-headline the event along with Carlos Condit vs. Martin Kampmann.


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