Lawler vs. Ellenberger Heads to UFC 173

Welterweight sluggers to square off in Las Vegas this May
The UFC 173 card on May 24 has seen plenty of changes this week, but a welcome addition is certainly the verbally agreed to welterweight matchup between crowd-pleasing knockout artists Robbie Lawler and Jake Ellenberger.

Lawler is coming off his instant classic with Johny Hendricks at UFC 171 earlier this month, and Ellenberger drew the assignment after his UFC 172 opponent, Tarec Saffiedine, was forced out of the April 26 bout due to injury.

And no matter how they got to this May matchup, rest assured that Las Vegas will see 170-pound fireworks in the Octagon.

Multimedia

Kürzlich
Dominick Cruz earned himself his first UFC knockout victory against Takeya Mizugaki in Round 1 at UFC 178. Don't miss Cruz vs. Faber on June 4 at UFC 199 on Pay-Per-View.
25.05.2016
UFC correspondent Megan Olivi talks to Paige VanZant after Tuesday night's Dancing with the Stars Finale. VanZant finished second only to champion Nyle DiMarco.
25.05.2016
With some drama surrounding Team Claudia, is this the week Team Joanna can finally get its first win? UFC Minute host Lisa Foiles previews tonight's all-new episode of The Ultimate Fighter.
25.05.2016
UFC FIGHT PASS featured main eventer Aljamain Sterling has the tools to become a future champ. Hear from his team - including Ray Longo, former middleweight champ Chris Weidman, and Matt Serra - as they talk about the "Funkmaster."
25.05.2016