Report: Rafael dos Anjos and Rustam Khabilov Have Agreed to UFC 170 Bout
By FCF Staff
It looks as though the UFC’s #6 ranked lightweight Rafael dos Anjos has his next assignment, as the vet will reportedly battle the rising Rustam Khabilov at UFC 170.
According to a report from MMA Boxing.ru, and a follow up story from FOX Sports.com, the two have verbally agreed to fight at the February 22nd event. UFC 170, which has yet to receive a main event, will take place in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Dos Anjos (20-6) is riding a five fight win streak and most recently defeated Donald Cerrone by unanimous decision at UFC Fight Night 27.
Khabilov (17-1) has also won six fights in a row and has gone 3-0 to date in the Octagon.
The UFC has not made any official announcement regarding the reported match-up.