Massachusetts native Calvin Kattar will have another opportunity to rise in the UFC featherweight rankings after landing an impressive first-round knockout victory back in October.
According to Kattar’s manager, “The Boston Finisher” signed a new four-fight deal with the UFC. He will fight Ricardo Lamas at UFC 238 in Chicago, per The Chicago Tribune.
Kattar is coming off a big-time performance over Chris Fishgold at UFC Fight Night Moncton in October. The Methuen, Mass., native is 3-1 in the UFC and is ranked 15th in the featherweight division, with his only loss coming to Renato Moicano at UFC 223.
His scheduled opponent, the No. 11-ranked Lamas, is a UFC veteran who fought for the featherweight belt back in 2014, losing to Jose Aldo at UFC 169. He is 6-5 since starting his professional career with a 13-2 record. He last fought at UFC Fight Night Argentina, when he defeated Darren Elkins via TKO.
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