Carvalho to face Damm at UFC 154
Carvalho (14-5), a Canadian MMA icon, spent many years overseas as the UFC had no Featherweight division, holds famous victories over the likes of Rumina Sato, Hatsu Hioki, and Takeshi Inoue. The Bruckman Martial Arts based fighter will go into this fight with a 1-1 UFC record having won his most recent bout by impressive KO over Daniel Pineda at UFC 149.
Similarly to Carvalho, Damm (10-5) took a long and winding road to the UFC. A former multiple time BJJ and Wrestling champion, Damm holds big wins over the likes of Kultar Gill and Jorge Masvidal, as well as unsuccessfully fought for the Interim Strikeforce LW Title against Gilbert Melendez. He made his UFC appearance on The Ultimate Fighter TV show, and holds a 1-0 record inside the Octagon with a Sub of the Night award winning victory over Anistavio Medeiros de Figueiredo at UFC 147.