Rafael dos Anjos is returning to the octagon…
The 34-year-old Brazilian mixed martial artist will face Kevin Lee in a battle of top welterweights at UFC Fight Night: Rochester on May 18, according to ESPN.
dos Anjos is a former UFClightweight champion who claimed the belt in 2015 in a victory against Anthony Pettis. He followed that with a win against Donald “Cowboy” Cerronebut is 4-3 in his past seven fights.
dos Anjos, who moved up to welterweight in 2017, will look to rebound from two consecutive losses, unanimous-decision defeats to Colby Covingtonand Kamaru Usman, respectively.
This will mark Lee’s first fight at welterweight after spending his career in the lightweight division. He has won six of his past eight but is coming off a unanimous-decision loss to Al Iaquintain December.