MMA Junkie with the report:
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.
Michihiro Omigawa (12-9-1)
Loss Chad Mendes - unanimous decision - UFC 126
Win Cole Escovedo - submission (straight armbar) - Dream 16
Win Young Sam Jung - (guillotine choke) - Dream 15
Darren Elkins (12-2)
Loss Charles Oliveira - submission (triangle armbar) - UFC on Versus 2
Win Duane Ludwig - TKO (injury) - UFC on Versus 1
Win Gideon Ray - unanimous decision - Hoosier FC 1
Live on pay-per-view, June 11, 2011 from Rogers Arena in Vancouver, B.C.