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UFC Fight Night 44: Ricardo Lamas Vs. Hacran Dias

ufc fight night 44

Ricardo Lamas vs. Hacran Dias

Featherweights Ricardo Lamas and Hacran Dias try to keep pace with the 145-pound division next.

Lamas (13-3) was fighting for the title this past February, seeing his four-fight win streak snapped by Jose Aldo. Dias (21-2-1) is also looking to rebound following a decision loss to Nik Lentz that ended his nine-bout win streak.

Round 1: Dias quickly takes the center of the Octagon, throwing heavy leg kicks at Lamas. Lamas trying to come back with kicks of his own to even things up early in the round. The Brazilian doing a great job of stuffing takedown attempts and connects with a left hook. Dias clinches against the fence, but Lamas reverses.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Dias

Round 2: Lamas takes the back and is working to break him down to the ground. Dias shows excellent takedown defense and stays upright, much to the chagrin of Lamas, a well-decorated wrestler. Again with the leg kicks is Dias, forcing Lamas to clinch. Dias with an overhand right and another, but Lamas gets in deep and scores with a double-leg.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Dias

Round 3: Lamas comes out and scores the takedown, but Dias gets right back to his feet. Interesting transition and Dias winds up on top with three minutes to go. Lamas is able to get to his feet and tries for a guillotine, but is forced to back up against the fence. Lamas uses his wrestling skills, transitions, but Dias grabs hold of the wrist and is able to get to his feet. Lamas with a combo, goes for another takedown and is working hard for it.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Lamas

Ricardo Lamas def. Hacran Dias via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)