UFC 272 main card announced, Rafael dos Anjos vs. Rafael Fiziev co-headlines


The headliner of UFC Vegas 48, was a fight between Rafael Fiziev and Rafael Dos Anjos. It will now be the co-main event at UFC 272..

As MMA Fighting reported previously, Fiziev’s visa problems forced the promotion back to fight. The March 5 pay per-view event was chosen as the main host. The headliner will feature a grudge match between Jorge Masvidal and Colby Covington as the fight for Rafael’s toughest opponent.

The UFC made the announcement during Saturday’s prelims broadcast on UFC 271. After a disappointing stint as welterweight, Dos Anjos will be back for the lightweight title. He defeated Paul Felder by a split decision in his latest bout. Fiziev is one of the most promising prospects in 155 weight. He has won five of his previous fights, and received performance bonuses for four.

The UFC 272 is held at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas. It airs live on ESPN+ pay-per-view. The UFC Vegas 48 card at UFC APEX in Las Vegas is now headlined by a light heavyweight fight between Jamahal Hill and Johnny Walker.

Five bouts are featured on the UFC 272 Pay-per-View card. This is the official lineup.

  • Colby Covington against Jorge Masvidal
  • Rafael dos Anjos vs. Rafael Fiziev
  • Edson Barboza vs. Bryce Mitchell
  • Kevin Holland vs. Alex Oliveira
  • Serghey Spivac vs. Greg Hardy

Additional preliminary bouts expected to take place on the card include:

  • Marina Rodriguez vs. Yan Xionan
  • Nicolae Negumereanu vs. Igor Poterya
  • Tim Elliott vs. Tagir Ulanbekov
  • Jessica Eye vs. Manon Fiorot
  • Dustin Jacoby vs. Michal Oleksiejczuk
  • Jalin Turner vs. Jamie Mullarkey
  • Maryna Moroz vs. Mariya Agapova
  • Devonte Smith vs. Erick Gonzalez