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Rafael Dos Anjos celebrates after knocking out George Sotiropoulos.
Rafael dos Anjos
Training: Two hours of jiu-jitsu in the morning, wrestling in the afternoon, and MMA to end the day.
When and why did you start training for fighting? When I was a teenager, I watched some classes and videos and decided that was what I wanted to do
What ranks and titles have you held? Brazilian jiu-jitsu champion, Fury FC champion, BJJ black belt
Do you have any heroes? None
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s the greatest opportunity, and I am very happy.
What was your job before you started fighting? I was a jiu-jitsu instructor
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Brazilian jiu-jitsu champion
Favorite grappling technique: Arm lock
Favorite Striking technique: Low kicks