An intriguing Featherweight showdown between Ricardo Lamas and Calvin Kattar is headed to “The Windy City.” According to ESPN’s Brett Okamoto, “The Bully” and Kattar are slated to throw down at the upcoming UFC 238 pay-per-view (PPV) event on June 8, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois.
Confirmed Ricardo Lamas vs. Calvin Kattar has been added to UFC 238 on June 8 in Chicago. First reported by @chicagotribune. That’s a fun one.
— Brett Okamoto (@bokamotoESPN) April 2, 2019
Lamas is coming off a third round technical knockout victory over Darren Elkins at UFC Fight night 140 last November. after the fight, it was revealed that Lamas competed at the event with a blood clot in his leg.
Thankfully, Ricardo got the issue taken care of once he got home.
As for Calvin, he recently got back into the win column by knocking out Chris Fishgold in the very first round at UFC Fight night 138 in October. prior to that, Kattar had his 10-fight win streak snapped by Renato Moicano.
UFC 238 currently features a women’s Flyweight title fight that will see Valentina Shevchenko defend her strap for the first time against Jessica Eye. While not official yet, a Bantamweight title fight between current Flyweight champion Henry Cejudo and Marlon Moraes is expected to headline the card.