Dos Anjos brutalizes Bocek over three rounds

Saturday, November 17, 2012

Rafael dos Anjos and Mark Bocek each came into UFC 154: St-Pierre at the Bell Centre in Montreal on Saturday night looking to add to back-to-back victories, trying to find a path towards a title shot.

Their desire showed from the start, both fighters coming out very aggressive, mixing it up on the feet, both finding a home for their knees in particular. Bocek, known for his superior takedowns, had a difficult time hitting them in round one, dos Anjos defending well and, overall, looking much stronger than Bocek.

They came out just aggressive in round two, but Bocek landed a low kick to the groin early in the opening moments, causing a brief stoppage in the action. Surprisingly, dos Anjos scored a takedown upon the restart, keeping him on the mat for a couple minutes, bloodying his face.

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Rafael Dos Anjos Vs. Mark Bocek
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (5x5x5)
Name Rafael Dos Anjos Rafael Dos Anjos
Height 5′ 7″ (170.18 cm)
Weight 156 (70.76 kg)
Record 17-5-0


Name Mark Bocek Mark Bocek
Height 5′ 8″ (172.72 cm)
Weight 155 (70.31 kg)
Record 11-4-0

Rafael dos Anjos defeated Mark Bocek by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)