Rafael dos Anjos on Conor McGregor: I don’t like him, and I want this fight



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Rafael dos Anjos on Conor McGregor: I don’t like him, and I want this fight

Rafael dos Anjos is ready to fight Conor McGregor. “I’ll fight him now,” dos Anjos said on The MMA Hour, as quoted by mmafighting.com. “Just say OK, come to Las Vegas. That’s a guy that everything he’s for, I’m against.

All his values are against my values. Let me put it this way: If we are in high school, that’s the type of guy that we’re going to fight in the school. That’s for sure. I don’t like him, and I want this fight”.

Dos Anjos is ready to fight the Irishman and believes that he is the best option for him. “When I’m putting myself in his shoes, who [is he] going to fight?” dos Anjos asked. “Is he going to fight Poirier again for the fourth time? He’s going to fight Michael Chandler, who’s not even in the division he wants to fight? He looks like he’s juicing up – he’s not going to fight at 155 any more.

He’s going to fight at 170, and also, with all due respect to Michael Chandler, he’s been putting on great fights, but he’s been losing a lot. We have a history. We were supposed to fight two or three times already, and let’s go.

Let’s bring the bad blood again. It will be a fun fight”.

Injuries

Dos Anjos compared his injury to that of the Irishman. “I broke my jaw, man, in two pieces,” dos Anjos said. “I’ve went through a lot.

All the fights, Anderson Silva, Chris Weidman, and actually that injury looks bad. I’m not a doctor, but I know what I’m talking about. That injury looks bad, but it’s not worse than an ACL re-injury. You recover from that way quicker than an ACL injury, because that’s bone to bone.

When it heals, you put in a plate, you’re 100 percent. You’ve just got to do some tgherapy, but ACL injury is way worse than that. So that’s no an excuse”. Rafael believes that the UFC has plans to match the two, which could happen.

“I got the sense [the UFC likes the idea], and I think the fight was supposed to happen seven years ago,” he said. “On that card, [Kamaru] Usman was fighting Leon [Edwards] on the prelims. Francis Ngannou was doing his debut.

I’m still here winning fights, finishing people, and I deserve that fight for everything I’ve done for the company. I believe it would sell a lot”.