Shane Del Rosario Debuts vs. Gabriel Gonzaga and Diego Brandao vs. Darren Elkins on May 26th in Las Vegas, Nevada

Undefeated Strikeforce prospect, Shane Del Rosario will make his octagon debut against former heavyweight title contender, Gabriel Gonzaga and “Ultimate Fighter” season fourteen winner, Diego Brandao will meet tough wrestler, Darren Elkins in a featherweight clash at UFC 146 in Las Vegas, Nevada on May 26th, 2012. The fights were revealed by the Las Vegas based promotion meaning official bout agreements are likely in place for all sides.

Del Rosario hasn’t been seen since February last year when he defeated Lavar Johnson via arm-bar after he was involved in a serious car accident. Gonzaga recently returned from retirement, defeating Parker Porter for a regional heavyweight title before making his octagon return to defeat undefeated Brazilian, Ednaldo Oliveira.

Brandao won the fourteenth season of “The Ultimate Fighter” when he submitted Dennis Bermudez in the first round via arm-bar. The win took his record to 14-7 and increased his current winning streak to four straight. Elkins is riding a two-fight winning streak after defeating Michihiro Omigawa and Tiequan Zhang both via unanimous decision. He has won five of his last six fights with his only loss coming to Charles Oliveira.

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