The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Ricardo Lamas entered this fight with a professional mma record of 18-6-0 (56% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.8 featherweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Max Holloway). He fought twice last year beating Jason Knight (Lamas vs Knight) and losing to Josh Emmett (Ricardo Lamas vs Josh Emmett).
His opponent, Mirsad Bektic, has an official record of 12-1-0 (75% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.43 in the same weight class. He suffered his only loss when he faced Darren Elkins in 2017 (Darren Elkins vs Mirsad Bektic), after this bout he came back to win with Godofredo Pepey in 2018. Lamas vs Bektic is on the undercard of Robert Whittaker vs Yoel Romero 2 – UFC 225. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 225: Whittaker vs Romero 2
Where: United Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Division: featherweight (145 lbs, 66 kg)
UFC 225 fight card (main fights):
Robert Whittaker vs Yoel Romero 2
Rafael dos Anjos vs Colby Covington
Holly Holm vs Megan Anderson
Andrei Arlovski vs Tai Tuivasa
CM Punk vs Mike Jackson
Alistair Overeem vs Curtis Blaydes
Ricardo Lamas vs Mirsad Bektic
Joseph Benavidez vs Sergio Pettis
Lamas’ previous fight: Ricardo Lamas vs Josh Emmett
Lamas’ next fight: Darren Elkins vs Ricardo Lamas
Bektic’s next fight: Josh Emmett vs Mirsad Bektic
Lamas vs Bektic Fight Video:
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