Darren Elkins dropping to 145, likely meets Michihiro Omigawa at UFC 131

By Dann Stupp

Darren Elkins (12-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC) is dropping a weight class and is expected to make his featherweight debut against Michihiro Omigawa (12-9-1 MMA, 0-3 UFC) at UFC 131.

MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) today confirmed the planned bout with sources close to the event, who said verbal agreements are in place but bout agreements not signed.

Although not officially announced, UFC 131 is expected to take place June 11 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

The night’s main card airs on pay-per-view, though it’s unknown if Elkins vs. Omigawa will make the televised lineup.


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