Rafael dos Anjos vs. Gleison Tibau booked for UFC 139

source: mmajunkie.com
 

Additionally, the promotion also announced Brazilians Rafael Dos Anjos (15-5 MMA, 4-3 UFC) and Gleison Tibau (23-7 MMA, 9-5 UFC) will meet at the event.

"Two of the best Brazilian lightweights in the UFC have verbally agreed to fight, as Rafael Dos Anjos takes on Gleison Tibau at UFC 139," UFC president Dana White stated. "The two black belts will war in San Jose this November."

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Radio Raheem site profile image  

8/16/11 11:19 PM by Radio Raheem

WAR American Top Team.

backfist_barnesy site profile image  

8/16/11 10:49 PM by backfist_barnesy

I just looked on wikipedia and it has Jon Fitch vs Johnny Hendricks on UFC 139, do you think theres any truth to this or just someone trolling?

Body Shots site profile image  

8/16/11 10:28 PM by Body Shots

Like both but think Tibau takes it via strength

WheresBobbySouthworth site profile image  

8/16/11 9:38 PM by WheresBobbySouthworth

I don't know. Pellegrino, not particularly known for any standup, rocked Tibau recently. Dos Anjos just KTFO G-Sot. RDA was beating Guida until he had to tap from the jaw break. But Tibau has given tough fights to Jim Miller and Melvin Guillard. Definitely a good fight. Can't pick a winner.

Peckerwood site profile image  

8/16/11 9:35 PM by Peckerwood

That's true...i totally forgot about the GSOT KO. That was impressive. I really, really like this fight and who knows what happens if they start trading??

chuckles1 site profile image  

8/16/11 9:14 PM by chuckles1

This but at the same time dos Anjos's stand up just knocked GSOT out. Anything can happen but I agree with you

Peckerwood site profile image  

8/16/11 9:08 PM by Peckerwood

Tibau all day...dude's striking has looked very good lately and I think he can out work Dos Anjos and out muscle him.

MahatmaPetey site profile image  

8/16/11 8:52 PM by MahatmaPetey

I like Dos Anjos, but he's going to get grapplefucked here.

mcpeepants232003 site profile image  

8/16/11 8:47 PM by mcpeepants232003

I don't know what to think of this fight. I mean I like it but I'm confused to who will win. Tibaus wrestling and top game are fierce but Dos Anjos is a gracie barra black belt so you know he's a beast off his back. I think Dos Anjos has better stand up but Tibau has looked ok as well(looked beastly vs Uno).It's a very interesting match up and would make tons of sense as a spike prelim.