Chad Mendes vs Ricardo Lamas Headlines UFC Fight Night 63
The UFC has officially announced that a featherweight bout between Chad Mendes and Ricardo Lamas will headline UFC Fight Night 63. The event is expected to take place at the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Virginia on April 4th, 2015.
Chad Mendes is coming off a loss to Jose Aldo at UFC 179. Although he lost, Mendes still remains the #1 ranked featherweight.
The fight between Mendes and Aldo was a very exciting and competitive bout. It also won ‘Fight of the Night’ honors. Chad Mendes had won five-straight fights prior to the UFC 179 loss.
Ricardo Lamas has won his past two-fights in the Octagon. Prior to that, he too lost to current champion Jose Aldo, at UFC 169. Lamas looked very impressive in his last fight, as he submitted Dennis Bermudez in the UFC’s debut in Mexico at UFC 180.
UFC Fight Night 63 Fight Card
- Chad Mendes vs Ricardo Lamas
- Dustin Poirier vs Carlos Diego Ferreira
- Bobby Green vs Jorge Masvidal
- Michael Chiesa vs Mitch Clarke
- Shamil Abdurahimov vs Timothy Johnson
- Liz Carmouche vs Lauren Murphy