Two of the veterans of the UFC welterweight division will sq. off earlier than the tip of 2022.
Former champion within the class, Robbie Lawler, will make his massive return to the octagon against the Argentinian and veteran of the UFC, Santiago Ponzinibbio. According to MMA Junkie, it seems like the 2 males will face off at UFC 282 on December 10. However, the date has not but been made official.
Lawler and Ponzinibbio have already almost confronted each other in the cage in 2019 at UFC 245, nevertheless the battle was canceled as a consequence of an damage to the Argentinian.
Robbie Lawler (29-15) is coming off a July 2 loss at UFC 276 (see all results here). In impact, ‘Ruthless‘ misplaced by TKO within the 2nd spherical against Bryan Barberena. However, the conflict sparked, incomes each fighters the battle of the evening bonus. Before that, the previous welterweight champion had managed to inflict a TKO to the eldest of the Diaz brothers, Nick Diaz, at UFC 266. Unfortunately for Robbie Lawler, he misplaced 4 occasions in his final 5 fights.
Santiago Ponzinibbio (28-6) in the meantime, is coming off of two cut up determination losses. His final look within the octagon dates again to May 21, 2022, when he lost to Brazilian Michel Pereira in a fight that was voted ‘fight of the night’.
In the previous, ‘Argentina Dagger‘ had beforehand expressed his need to face Lawler. Now, it seems just like the formalization of a battle between the 2 welterweight veterans is about to occur.
Who do you give because the winner between Robbie Lawler and Santiago Ponzinibbio?