UFC 147 | Yuri Alcantara vs. Hacran Diaz Added | UFC NEWS

May 3, 2012 7:52 am by bjpenn.com staff 1 Comment
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UFC officials have added an additional featherweight bout to the UFC 147 roster in the form of Yuri Alcantara vs. Hacran Dias.

UFC 147 is expected to go down on June 23 at the Estadio Jornalista Felipe Drumond in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Originally scheduled to take place in a soccer stadium in Rio with Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen, UFC 147 is still a huge work in progress.

Alcantara is one of the most promising prospects in the UFC’s featherweight division. He will bring into this bout a 13-fight unbeaten streak and boasts an impressive 19-1 record in his last 20 fights. He has bested both Omigawa and Arantes in his two UFC bouts.

Dias will make his UFC debut at UFC 147 and has earned his shot in the Octagon with an 8-fight win streak and is 20-1-1 overall since turning pro in 2005.

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