Go inside the training camp of UFC welterweight title contender Robbie Lawler as he prepares to face Johny Hendricks this Saturday for the vacant UFC 170 pound title. Lawler is 3-0 since returning to the UFC last year, scoring knockout wins over Josh Koshcheck and Bobby Voelker, and most recently, a split decision over Rory MacDonald.
The upcoming UFC 171 PPV event has some great fights(on paper) lined up, and will be headlined by the UFC vacant welterweight title fight between Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler. This fight is taking place because former longtime UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre decided to retire and vacate the title after defending it for a record nine consecutive times. Hendricks fought St-Pierre in his last title defense, losing a controversial split decision with Lawler resurrecting his career with three consecutive wins in the UFC to earn his spot.
The UFC 171 PPV event is set to take place on Saturday the vacant UFC welterweight title will be on the line when Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler clash in the main event to determine the new welterweight champion with Georges St. Pierre vacating the title a few months ago. Check out the Countdown to UFC 171 full episode previewing the top three welterweight fights on the card.
The UFC Fight Night 37 event is in the books, but the UFC will be right back in action on Saturday with the upcoming UFC 171 PPV event. The vacant UFC welterweight title will be on the line when Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler clash in the main event to determine the new welterweight champion with Georges St. Pierre vacating the title a few months ago.