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Herrig, Lamas on UFC 238 Chicago Card

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UFC 238 Felice Herrig and Ricardo Lamas

Two of Chicago’s best fighters will be on the card for UFC 238 in Chicago on June 8. Felice Herrig (14-8, #12 Strawweight) looks to rebound against China’s Yao Xiaonan (9-1) in one of four female fights already booked for the event. Team Curran’s Herrig had her four-fight win streak snapped in a split-decision loss to Karolina Kowalkiewicz at UFC 223, then lost to Michelle Waterson at UFC 229. A win against Xiaonan could vault her back into the top ten of the UFC strawweight division.

Ricardo Lamas (19-7, #11 Featherweight) will battle Boston’s Calvin Kattar (19-3, #15 Featherweight). Lamas is coming off an epic win over Northwest Indiana’s Darren “The Damage” Elkins. Lamas laid some brutal ground and pound in round three of that contest, finishing Elkins with a series of elbows and hammer fists. Lamas could also find himself back in the top ten of his division with a win over Kattar, who is coming off a first-round TKO of Chris Fishgold at UFC Fight Night 138.

Team Top Notch’s Lamas is also busy running UFC Gym Naperville, which has been in business for over a year.

Tickets for UFC® 238: CEJUDO vs. MORAES go on sale Friday, April 5 at 10 a.m. CT. Tickets are available for purchase online at ticketmaster.com. Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person.

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About Matt Lo Cascio

Matt Lo Cascio is a former TV producer who turned to new media in 2005, and he is the co-founder and editor of Chicago's MMA. He is also the play-by-play announcer for the XFO. His work has been published by ESPN.com, DraftKings, The Comeback, FanSided and more.

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