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UFC 197 Secures Darren Elkins-Chas Skelly Contest

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Featherweights Darren Elkins and Chas Skelly have been added to the upcoming UFC 197 event, the promotion announced recently.

Set for March 5, the card features lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos defending his belt against Conor McGregor.

Elkins (19-5) scored a decision victory this past October over Robert Whiteford, improving to 3-3 in his last six. Prior to his current run, he had won four in a row.

Skelly (15-1) is on a four-fight win streak that includes three finishes vs. Kevin Souza, Jim Alers and Tim Niinimaki. He is 4-1 over five Octagon appearances.

Below is the current lineup:

UFC Lightweight Championship
Rafael dos Anjos (c) vs. Conor McGregor

UFC Female Bantamweight Championship
Holly Holm (c) vs. Miesha Tate

Welterweight: Erick Silva vs. Nordine Taleb

Light Heavyweight: Corey Anderson vs. Tom Lawlor

Featherweight: Darren Elkins vs. Chas Skelly