The 2015 edition of International Fight Week in Las Vegas won't just have a Brazilian and Irish flavor, as the UFC 189 card on July 11 featuring the featherweight title fight between Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor now has a second championship bout, with the United States' Robbie Lawler defending his UFC welterweight crown against Canada's Rory MacDonald.
The bout, which is a rematch of a 2013 bout won by Lawler, was announced by UFC president Dana White at a Las Vegas press conference on Wednesday. UFC 189 will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Fans voices come first
Favorite athlete? Fantasy match-ups? Comments? Leave 'em here!
African Champions: Usman, Ngannou & Adesanya
Track the historic rise of the UFC's three African champions: Kamaru Usman, Israel Adesanya and Francis Ngannou