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Rafael dos Anjos and Rustam Khabilov Meet at UFC 170

Surging lightweights Rafael dos Anjos and Rustam Khabilov have agreed to meet one another at UFC 170. Dos Anjos has won five in a row inside the Octagon including his most recent victory over Donald Cerrone. Khabilov meanwhile has yet to taste defeat in the Octagon and has looked very impressive thus far into his MMA career.

UFC 170 is scheduled for Feb. 22 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.

Source: MMA Fighting

Dodson Out of UFC on Fox 9; Jorgensen Awaits New Opponent  

An injury has forced former UFC flyweight title contender John Dodson out of his upcoming bout against Scott Jorgensen at UFC on Fox 9. Jorgensen is awaiting a replacement opponent which if found, would mark his third different opponent for the event after Ian McCall initially had to pull out of the fight.

Jorgensen is scheduled to make his flyweight debut.

Source: MMA Junkie

Photo: Rafael Dos Anjos (James Law/Heavy MMA)

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Kyle is a recent graduate of Aurora University, where he obtained a Bachelor's in Communications. Kyle resides in Illinois, just outside of Chicago. He played baseball and football in both high school and college, but is now focusing on an amateur MMA career.