Another 155-pound fighter has dropped to the featherweight division.
Darren Elkins is dropping to the 145-pound weight class and likely faces Michihiro Omigawa at UFC 131.
MMAJunkie.com first reported the news and Heavy.com has independently confirmed it with sources close to the bout.
Elkins has a 12-2 record. He went 1-1 as a lightweight in the UFC, defeating Duane “Bang” Ludwig in his debut. He’s coming off a submission loss to Charles Oliveira.
Omigawa recently returned to the UFC three years after he went 0-2 in the organization as a lightweight in 2007-2008. He lost by unanimous decision to Chad Mendes in his last outing at UFC 126 on Feb. 5.