Ricardo Lamas Booked to Fight Charles Oliveira Following Cancellation of BJ Penn Bout
By FCF Staff
Following the cancellation of UFC Fight Night 97, it hasn’t taken the promotion long to find Ricardo Lamas another fight, as the organization’s announced he’ll fight Charles Oliveira on November 5th.
The bout will be part of UFC FN 98, which will take place on November 5th in Mexico City.
Lamas was scheduled to fight BJ Penn this Saturday in Manila, but the latter had to withdraw due to injury, and the event was cancelled. Lamas (16-5) is coming off a decision loss to Max Holloway in June.
Oliveira (21-6) fought in August and was submitted by Anthony Pettis.
Lamas is currently ranked #4 at 145 and Oliveira is sitting in the #8 position.