Article

Pettis vs. Dos Anjos Headlines UFC 185 in Dallas

 
The UFC will return to American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas on Saturday, March 14, and it’s bringing the big guns for the main event of UFC 185, as UFC lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis defends his crown for the second time against surging Brazilian contender Rafael dos Anjos.

Tickets for UFC 185 will go on sale Friday, January 23.

The last time the UFC visited Dallas in March of 2014, Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler produced one of the best fights of the year, and more of the same fireworks are expected from Pettis and dos Anjos.

Jumping right back into the Octagon following his impressive second-round submission win over Gilbert Melendez in December, Milwaukee’s Pettis promised to stay busy in 2015, and he believes this is just the start of another big year. Dos Anjos has long been one of the most underrated lightweights in the UFC, but in 2014, three wins, including knockouts of Benson Henderson and Jason High and a decision over Nate Diaz have him one win away from a world championship.

Stay tuned to UFC.com for more fight card announcements in the coming weeks.
Saturday, December 30
10PM/7PM
ETPT
Las Vegas, Nevada

Media

Recent
Former lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos improved to a perfect 3-0 since moving to welterweight after a convincing unanimous decision win over former 170-pound champ Robbie Lawler. He spoke about the win backstage in Winnipeg.
16/12/2017
In a stunning upset, featherweight Josh Emmett finished longtime division contender Ricardo Lamas in the co-main event of Fight Night Winnipeg. He spoke about the huge win backstage after the fight.
16/12/2017
Former lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos improved to a perfect 3-0 since moving to welterweight after a convincing unanimous decision win over former 170-pound champ Robbie Lawler. He spoke about the win in the Octagon in Winnipeg.
16/12/2017
In a stunning upset, featherweight Josh Emmett finished longtime division contender Ricardo Lamas in the co-main event of Fight Night Winnipeg. He spoke about the huge win inside the Octagon after the fight.
16/12/2017