Ahead of his first attempt for a title defense, reigning UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman has sent out words to his potential opponent Colby Covington. Covington’s mettle will be first tested against former welterweight division champ, Robbie Lawler and the schedule has been made, with the fight booked to take place in August in Newark. But Usman would not wait to have his statement released … Continue reading Kamaru Usman releases statement post Covington vs Lawler announcement
The MMA community was hit with the news of Tyron Woodley pulling out of the Robbie Lawler fight at UFC Minneapolis on June 29th due to an injury. Several fighters have since offered to replace Tyron Woodley, including Darren Till and Santiago Ponzinibbio. Later today, Tyron Woodley took to Instagram live to explain his injury and decision to pull out from the fight. Here’s the … Continue reading Tyron Woodley provides details on his injury and the decision to pull out of the Robbie Lawler fight at UFC Minneapolis
Shortly following the news of Tyron Woodley’s injury and pull out from UFC Minneapolis against Robbie Lawler, UFC already has three offers to back-fill an opponent for Robbie. After Darren Till took to twitter to offer his availability, Santiago Ponzinibbio told MMA Fighting’s Guilherme Cruz that he’s readily available and would love to take the fight. MMA Fighting’s Guilherme Cruz also reported Elizeu Zaleski dos … Continue reading Santiago Ponzinibbio and Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos both offer to replace injured Tyron Woodley at UFC Minneapolis!
Darren Till took to twitter, after recently reactivating his twitter account, to challenge ‘Ruthless’ Robbie Lawler, for whom UFC is currently actively searching for an opponent due to Tyron Woodley pulling out of the fight against him on June 29th in Minneapolis, due to injury. Here’s what Till had to say: Till is riding an unimpressive two fight losing streak against Tyron Woodley and Jorge … Continue reading Darren Till hints at desire to step up to replace injured Tyron Woodley for UFC Minneapolis, calls out ‘Ruthless’ Robbie Lawler at 175lbs
ESPN’s Brett Okamoto broke the news via twitter, Tyron Woodley has been injured and will not be able to fight Robbie Lawler at UFC Minneapolis on June 29th. UFC is currently trying to find an opponent for Robbie Lawler. Here’s the tweet from Brett Okamoto: Who do you think should fight Robbie Lawler? Does Ben Askren rematch make sense? Continue reading Tyron Woodley injured, will not be fighting Robbie Lawler at UFC Minneapolis!