Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads to Atlanta, Ga., tonight (Sat., July 30, 2016) as Philips Arena plays host to the UFC 201 pay-per-view (PPV) event that features a Welterweight title fight as Robbie Lawler defends his strap against Tyron Woodley.
Catch all the action LIVE with a main card start time of 10 p.m. ET (for up-to-second UFC 201 results click here).
Below is everything you need to know to stay on top of the PPV card in “Hotlanta.”
Who: Robbie Lawler vs. Tyron Woodley
What: UFC 201
When: Sat., July 30, 2016, beginning at 7 p.m. ET on UFC Fight Pass
Where: Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia.
How To Watch: Main card at 10 p.m ET on PPV; FOX Sports 2 “Prelims” undercard at 8 p.m. ET; and UFC Fight Pass early “Prelims” at 7 p.m. ET.
Live UFC 201: Play-by-play coverage here.
Why It Matters:
Robbie Lawler has been on a tear since capturing the title in 2014, taking out Rory MacDonald and Carlos Condit in two five-round wars that earned him “Fight of the Night” honors, including “Fight of the Year” for his epic war against “Red King.”
“Ruthless,” though, has just about had it with those types of bouts, as he is looking to put away his upcoming foe quick and early. That’s something that doesn’t bode well for “The Chosen One,” who is on his own journey to prove once and for all he is the best 170-pound fighter on the planet. In the process, Woodley hopes to silence all of his critics and naysayers who felt he wasn’t deserving of the title fight.
Oh, and they both like to bang it out on the feet, which has fireworks written all over it.
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