UFC on ESPN+ 9 poster released: Rafael dos Anjos and Kevin Lee's faces are front and center

The UFC is coming to Rochester, New York, for the first time next month, and now the event has an official poster.

UFC on ESPN+ 9 takes place May 18 at Blue Cross Arena and will stream entirely on ESPN+.

In the main event, a pair of former lightweights will do battle at welterweight as ex-champion Rafael dos Anjos, who transitioned to 170 pounds in 2017, welcomes Kevin Lee for his debut in the division. Hope you like their faces, because they are featured prominently on the official UFC on ESPN+ 9 poster, which you can check out here:

Both fighters will be looking to get back on the winning track. Dos Anjos is trying to avoid the first three-fight losing streak of his career after dropping decisions to Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington in back-to-back fights. Lee is coming off a decision loss to Al Iaquinta last December.

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The 12-bout UFC on ESPN+ 9 lineup includes:

  • Rafael dos Anjos vs. Kevin Lee
  • Vicente Luque vs. Neil Magny
  • Ian Heinisch vs. Antonio Carlos Junior
  • Sijara Eubanks vs. Aspen Ladd
  • Zak Cummings vs. Trevin Giles
  • Patrick Cummins vs. Ed Herman
  • Grant Dawson vs. Mike Trizano
  • Megan Anderson vs. Felicia Spencer
  • Nik Lentz vs. Charles Oliveira
  • Michel Pereira vs. Danny Roberts
  • Julio Arce vs. Julian Erosa
  • Austin Hubbard vs. Davi Ramos

For more on UFC on ESPN+ 9, check out the UFC Rumors section of the site.

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