After losing a title bid versus Jose Aldo at UFC 169 in February, Ricardo Lamas begins his trek back towards gold against Aldo's teammate Hacran Dias at Saturday night's (June 28, 2014) UFC Fight Night 44 from San Antonio, Texas. What's it going to take for each talented featherweight to come out on top? Read our fight preview to find out!
This Saturday night (June 28, 2014), Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweights Ricardo Lamas and Hacran Dias will square off on the main card of UFC more
Thomas Almeida got what he wanted.
The Chute Boxe bantamweight told MMAFighting.com last week that he wanted to knock Caio Machado out to win the Legacy FC 135-pound title and sign with the UFC, and that’s exactly what happened.
According to sources close to the situation, he signed a deal with the UFC on Tuesday. MMA Premium first reported the news.
Almeida stopped Machado with 33 seconds left in the first round to win the Legacy FC gold, improving to 17-0 in MMA with 17 finishes. He got past t more
Recently crowned Legacy Fighting Championships bantamweight king Thomas Almeida is taking his talents to the Octagon. more
Thomas De Almeida, the top bantamweight prospect in MMA and one of the brightest up-and-comers in the entire sport, signed with the UFC on Tuesday, according to reports.
The news originally broke via Brazilian site MMA Premium (translation h/t Guilherme Cruz of MMAFighting.com).
The signing comes on the heels of Almeida's June 20 win over Caio Machado in the Legacy Fighting Championship promotion. The win netted Almeida the LFC bantamweight belt, and now, it has apparently netted him a contract more
It didn't take long for Legacy FC bantamweight champion Thomas Almeida to get his UFC call-up.
Bloody Elbow has profiled Thomas Almeida multiple times just within the past few months, and for good reason. The Chute Boxe talent has an astonishing 100% finish rate and a 17-0 record, with his 17th win coming last Friday at Legacy FC against Caio Machado for the promotion's bantamweight title. Not even a week after the 22-year-old scored his latest knockout win, the UFC came calling. MMA Fighting's more
When he entered the Octagon at UFC 169, Ricardo Lamas had a conservative mindset. Being cautious against featherweight champion Jose Aldo was at the forefront of his approach, and the former No. 1 contender feels it cost him the fight. more
After his first loss in nine fights, Hacran Dias spent 13 months on the shelf dealing with various ailments. His return to the cage came tonight (Sat., June 28, 2014) on the main card of UFC Fight Night 44 in San Antonio, Texas, in a 145-pound showcase against Ricardo Lamas, himself coming off a loss to Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo.
Quite the welcome back, no?
Dias certainly didn't seem to be suffering from ring rust, walking through some early leg kicks to box Lamas up while landing power s more
SAN ANTONIO – In a fight that turned into a slow, steady grind, Ricardo Lamas wore down Hacran Dias and suffocated his offense en route to a unanimous decision victory.Filed under: News, UFC more
Watch highlights from the Ricardo Lamas vs. Hacran Dias fight at UFC Fight Night San Antonio, which took place on Saturday, June 28, at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. more