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Ricardo Lamas booked for fight with Max Holloway at June's UFC 199 in California

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Two of the world’s top featherweights are set to fight when the UFC returns to Southern California in June.

Former title challenger Ricardo Lamas (16-4 MMA, 7-2 UFC) will take on Max Holloway (15-3 MMA, 11-3 UFC) at UFC 199. Promotion officials announced the new booking today on FOX Sports 1’s “UFC Tonight.” A middleweight bout between Hector Lombard Hector Lombard (34-5-1 MMA, 3-3 UFC) and former PRIDE champ Dan Henderson (31-14 MMA, 8-8 UFC) also was made official.

With the addition to the card, UFC 199 now includes:

Champ Luke Rockhold vs. Chris Weidman – for middleweight title
Champ Dominick Cruz vs. Urijah Faber – for bantamweight title
Bobby Green vs. Dustin Poirier
Evan Dunham vs. Leonardo Santos
Kevin Casey vs. Elvis Mutapcic
Luiz Henrique da Silva vs. Jonathan Wilson
“Maestro” Dong Hyun Kim vs. Polo Reyes
Tom Breese vs. Sean Strickland
Mehdi Baghdad vs. John Makdessi
B.J. Penn vs. Dennis Siver
Clay Guida vs. Brian Ortega
Jessica Andrade vs. Jessica Penne
Dan Henderson vs. Hector Lombard
Max Holloway vs. Ricardo Lamas

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Post #1   4/20/16 11:01:55PM   

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Holloway is getting fucked on this one. And Lamas is getting a huge break.

Post #2   4/20/16 11:30:52PM   

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Posted by tildengolfer

Holloway is getting fucked on this one. And Lamas is getting a huge break.



Max is getting fucked cause he's on a 8 fight win streak, that I agree with. This should be a good fight, but I think Max will take it.

Post #3   4/20/16 11:43:25PM   

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Wow, never seen this coming!

Usually they don't do more than 13. I wonder if someone will be off the card? Maybe BJ Penn because of what's going in his personal life?

Post #4   4/21/16 12:27:13AM   

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He's not really getting fucked unless you're talking about wrestle-fucked......which is a possibility, but Max's wrestling defense has improved a lot over the years. Lamas has been a consistent top 5-10 FW for the past what 8 years, ever since he came over from WEC basically. Has some solid wins on his record and in my eyes, one of hte most under rated fighters in all of MMA. Holloway has his work cut out for him in this one. Should be a fun scrap.

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Posted by tildengolfer

Holloway is getting fucked on this one. And Lamas is getting a huge break.



I'm assuming you are referring to Holloway not getting a Title shot. Problem there is you have 3 guys (Edgar, Aldo, and Holloway) that are all deserving. The only other option for Max is to sideline it until the Edgar vs Aldo and Conor situation unfolds. I think Max made the right call to stay active. A quality win over the game Lamas and I'd imagine Holloway's next fight will be for some sort of Title.

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Post #7   4/21/16 7:10:57AM   

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Posted by xdanish020

He's not really getting fucked unless you're talking about wrestle-fucked......which is a possibility, but Max's wrestling defense has improved a lot over the years. Lamas has been a consistent top 5-10 FW for the past what 8 years, ever since he came over from WEC basically. Has some solid wins on his record and in my eyes, one of hte most under rated fighters in all of MMA. Holloway has his work cut out for him in this one. Should be a fun scrap.



Agree about Lamas, he's about as well rounded as it gets, he doesn't get hit a lot either. I think this one will go to a split, hard to find a weakness in either's game right now besides Holloway being a little hungrier possibly

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Posted by Five-Alive

Wow, never seen this coming!

Usually they don't do more than 13. I wonder if someone will be off the card? Maybe BJ Penn because of what's going in his personal life?




Didnt see it either. 14 fight card. Ppv will be stacked.

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Great fuckin fight!
Super stacked card!
What a time to be an MMA fan

Post #10   4/21/16 10:49:47AM