Taking main event status in the promotion’s return to the UFC Apex facility; a high-stakes lightweight matchup between former undisputed champion, the #7 ranked, Rafael dos Anjos, and the streaking #10 rated contender, Rafael Fiziev.
Returning to his prior stomping grounds for the first time since 2020, dos Anjos co-headlined UFC 272 back in March, defeating compatriot and common-opponent, Renato Moicano in a unanimous decision win over the course of a five round, 160lb catchweight bout.
As for Fiziev, the Kazakhstan-born striking expert managed to land consecutive victory number five back in December at UFC Vegas 44, defeating Brad Riddell with a third round spinning wheel kick knockout at the UFC Apex facility.
UFC Vegas 58: dos Anjos vs. Fiziev – Results
UFC Vegas 58 Main Card Results: (ESPN/ESPN+ 9 p.m. ET)
Lightweight: Rafael Fiziev def. Rafael dos Anjos via fifth round (0:18) KO (strikes)
Middleweight: Caio Borralho def. Armen Petrosyan via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Bantamweight: Said Nurmagomedov def. Douglas Silva de Andrade via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Heavyweight: Chase Sherman def. Jared Vanderaa via third round (3:10) TKO (strikes)
Bantamweight: Aiemann Zahabi def. Ricky Turcios via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Lightweight: Jamie Mullarkey def. Michael Johnson via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
UFC Vegas 58 Preliminary Card Results: (ESPN2/ESPN+ 6 p.m. ET)
Middleweight: Cody Brundage def. Tresean Gore via first round (3:50) KO (punch and ground strikes)
Flyweight: Antonina Shevchenko def. Cortney Casey via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Featherweight: David Onama def. Garreth Armfield via second round (3:13) submission (arm triangle)
Light Heavyweight: Kennedy Nzechukwu def. Karl Roberson via third round (2:19) TKO (ground strikes)
Bantamweight: Saidyokub Kakhramonov def. Ronnie Lawrence via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-27)