Rafael dos Anjos doesn’t like Islam Makhachev ’s chances of becoming a UFC double champion. Makhachev (27-1 MMA, 16-1 UFC ), who defended his lightweight title three times, has reiterated his interest in moving up to welterweight to challenge Leon Edwards . Dos Anjos (32-16 MMA, 21-14 UFC), who has competed at both lightweight and welterweight throughout his career, thinks Makhachev would struggle with the size at a weight class above. “He’s in a very good momentum right now, but I don’t think he can beat Leon Edwards and become a double champion,” dos Anjos told Submission Radio . “I just think like, the size difference. Leon is a much bigger guy, and we see smaller guys like (Dustin) Poirier giving Islam a lot of trouble.

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Rafael dos Anjos on Islam Makhachev: ‘I don’t think he can beat Leon Edwards and become a double champion’ – MMA Junkie

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