A former competitor on Dana White’s Contender Series, Algeo (13-4) enters his octagon debut with victories in five of six. “Senor Perfecto” dropped a unanimous decision to Brendan Loughnane on DWCS in June 2019 in his bid to earn a UFC contract. The 31-year-old Pennsylvania native is coming off of a unanimous decision win earlier this month against Tim Dooling at CFFC 83.
Lamas (19-8) has lost three of his last four. In his previous fight, the former title challenger fell by first-round TKO to Calvin Kattar.
UFC Vegas 8 will be headlined by a light heavyweight bout between Anthony Smith and Aleksander Rakic.