UFC 213’s misfortune is UFC 214’s pick up.
The foreseen welterweight conflict between previous Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight ruler Robbie Lawler and “Cowhand” Donald Cerrone will at present happen in the period of July, only three weeks after the fact than anticipated, moving from UFC 213 on July 8 in Las Vegas to UFC 214 on July 29 in Anaheim, California.
The Los Angeles Times’ Lance Pugmire was first to report the news on Monday.
A week ago, UFC President Dana White revealed to MMAJunkie that Cerrone had endured a pulled crotch in preparing and furthermore perhaps had a staph disease, expressing that “Cattle rustler” was excessively harmed for the Lawler session, making it impossible to be rescheduled for the July 29 card at the Honda Center. With the expansion of Cerrone-Lawler, UFC 214 now has fifteen sessions planned. The battle figures to join the compensation per-see principle card of the occasion, joining a trio of UFC title battles, with Daniel Cormier-Jon Jones 2, Tyron Woodley-Demian Maia and Cristiane Justino-Tonya Evinger all on the bill.
Following his 66-second knockout misfortune to Rafael dos Anjos in his December 2015 UFC lightweight title offer, “Cattle rustler” knock up to 170 pounds and won four out of a column, taking exciting stoppage prevails upon Alex Oliveira, Patrick Cote, Rick Story and Matt Brown. The 34-year-old had his triumphant streak snapped this past January, cordiality of a moment round knockout misfortune to Jorge Masvidal.
For Lawler, the Cerrone session will now come one year less a day since he lost the UFC welterweight title to Tyron Woodley at UFC 201 last July. The UFC looked to book a battle amongst “Cattle rustler” and “Heartless” for UFC 205 at Madison Square Garden in New York last November, yet Lawler declined, liking to remove additional time from the pen to recoup following the Woodley knockout misfortune.
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