Article

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.
Saturday, August 30
10PM/7PM
ETPT
Sacramento, CA

Media

Recent
UFC correspondent Megan Olivi goes one round with UFC lightweight Ramsey Nijem before his UFC 177 bout with Diego Ferreira. Nijem reflects on his second straight fight against an undefeated fighter and his brother's influence on his training camp.
Aug 28, 2014
UFC 177 headliners T.J. Dillashaw and Renan Barao and the rest of the stars from this weekend's event meet with the media to discuss their upcoming bouts. Tune in to UFC 177 this Saturday, live on Pay-Per-View!
Aug 28, 2014
In this MetroPCS Move of the Week; T.J Dillashaw pulls off a slick transition into the rear mount and finishes Vaughan Lee a neck crank.
Fighters Visit Teletón Children's Rehabilitation Center while in Mexico City. The CRIT for disabled children is sponsored and produced by Televisa and more than 500 Mexican and foreign media; more than 100 commercial firms sponsor the event.
Aug 28, 2014