source | MMAfighting.com
Top-ranked featherweights Chad Mendes and Ricardo Lamas are slated to tangle on April 4 in the main event of UFC Fight Night 63. The UFC announced the bout during Sunday’s UFC Boston broadcast.
For Mendes (16-2), the bout serves as the first step towards another title run. The Team Alpha Male product dropped a thrilling instant classic to featherweight champion Jose Aldo in the pair’s Oct. 2014 rematch, which garnered third-place honors on MMAFighting.com’s ‘Fight of Year’ list.