Lost in the Conor McGregor madness Sunday was the fact a pivotal featherweight scrap between former top contenders Chad Mendes and Ricardo Lamas was announced as the headliner for UFC Fight Night 63.
The April 4 goes down inside the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Virginia.
Mendes is looking to bounced back from a decision defeat to champion Jose Aldo. “Money” had rattled off five straight prior to October’s outing.
Lamas has won two consecutive bouts since losing to Aldo. He was most recently seen submitting Dennis Bermudez in November.
Fox Sports 1 will broadcast the main card live.
Here is the show’s current lineup:
Michael Chiesa vs. Mitch Clarke
Diego Ferreira vs. Dustin Poirier
Bobby Green vs. Jorge Masvidal
Chad Mendes vs. Ricardo Lamas