The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Ricardo Lamas entered this fight with a professional mma record of 19-7-0 (58% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.7 featherweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Max Holloway) but he lost two out of his last three fights, against Josh Emmett (Ricardo Lamas vs Josh Emmett) and Mirsad Bektic (Ricardo Lamas vs Mirsad Bektic); after this bout he has beat Darren Elkins (Darren Elkins vs Ricardo Lamas).
His opponent, Calvin Kattar, has an official record of 19-3-0 (58% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.28 in the same weight class. He fought three times last year beating Shane Burgos (Shane Burgos vs Calvin Kattar) and Chris Fishgold but between these two bouts he lost to Renato Moicano Carneiro (Renato Moicano Carneiro vs Calvin Kattar). Lamas vs Kattar is on the undercard of Henry Cejudo vs Marlon Moraes – UFC 238. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 238: Cejudo vs. Moraes
Where: United Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Division: featherweight (145 lbs, 66 kg)
UFC 238 fight card (main fights):
Henry Cejudo vs Marlon Moraes
Valentina Shevchenko vs Jessica Eye
Tony Ferguson vs Donald Cerrone
Petr Yan vs Jimmie Rivera
Tai Tuivasa vs Blagoy Ivanov
Aljamain Sterling vs Pedro Munhoz
Ricardo Lamas vs Calvin Kattar
Lamas’ previous fight: Darren Elkins vs Ricardo Lamas
Lamas vs Kattar Fight Video:
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