UFC NEWS – Omigawa vs. Alcantara Added To UFC 142 Card

November 25, 2011 8:27 am by Pedro Carrasco

A featherweight bout between Michihiro Omigawa and Yuri Alcantara has been added to the already stacked UFC 142 card set for January.

UFC 142 is expected to go down on Jan. 14 from Rio de Janeiro’s HSBC Arena. However, the event itself has yet to be officially announced by the UFC. Booked in what is expected to the main event is a featherweight title fight between Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes.

Omigawa was last seen in action at UFC 138 besting Jason Young and earning his first UFC win via unanimous decision. The Japanese standout fighter had been unable to notch victory inside the Octagon in his four prior UFC appearances.

Alcantara on the other hand will being in a 12-fight unbeaten streak. He was last seen making his UFC debut at UFC 134 where he was able to score a unanimous decision victory over Arantes. The top Brazilian prospect also had a one-fight stint in the UFC where he quickly knocked out Ricardo Lamas in the very first round of their WEC 53 contest.

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