UFC 171

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UFC 171: Hendricks vs. Lawler
A poster or logo for UFC 171: Hendricks vs. Lawler.
Information
PromotionUltimate Fighting Championship
DateMarch 15, 2014 (2014-03-15)
VenueAmerican Airlines Center
CityDallas, Texas
Event chronology
UFC Fight Night: Gustafsson vs. ManuwaUFC 171: Hendricks vs. LawlerUFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. Henderson 2
 
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UFC 171: Hendricks vs. Lawler
A poster or logo for UFC 171: Hendricks vs. Lawler.
Information
PromotionUltimate Fighting Championship
DateMarch 15, 2014 (2014-03-15)
VenueAmerican Airlines Center
CityDallas, Texas
Event chronology
UFC Fight Night: Gustafsson vs. ManuwaUFC 171: Hendricks vs. LawlerUFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. Henderson 2

UFC 171: Hendricks vs. Lawler is an upcoming mixed martial arts event to be held on March 15, 2014 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas.[1]

Background[edit]

A Light Heavyweight Championship bout between the current champion Jon Jones and Glover Teixeira, briefly linked as the event headliner at UFC 169,[2] and UFC 170[3] was expected to headline this event.[4] However, the fight was postponed yet again.[5]

A Welterweight Championship bout between Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler for the vacant UFC Welterweight Championship Title will now headline the event.[6]

Julianna Pena was expected to face Jessica Andrade at this event. However, Pena pulled out of the bout due to injury.

Will Campuzano was expected to face Darrell Montague at this event. However, Montague was forced to pull out of the bout citing and injury and as replaced by Justin Scoggins.[7]

Official fight card[edit]

Fight card
Weight classMethodRoundTimeNotes
WelterweightJohny Hendricksvs.Robbie Lawler[a]
WelterweightCarlos Conditvs.Tyron Woodley
LightweightDiego Sanchezvs.Myles Jury
WelterweightJake Shieldsvs.Hector Lombard
Light HeavyweightThiago SilvavsOvince St. Preux
WelterweightKelvin Gastelumvs.Rick Story
FeatherweightDennis Bermudezvs.Jimy Hettes
WelterweightSean Spencervs.Alex Garcia
FlyweightWill Campuzanovs.Justin Scoggins
LightweightRenee Fortevs.Frank Trevino
MiddleweightRobert McDanielvsTor Troeng
FeatherweightDaniel Pinedavs.Robert Whiteford

[8]

Announced bouts[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Matt Erickson. "UFC 171 heads to American Airlines Center in Dallas on March 15". MMAjunkie.com. Retrieved 2013-11-17. 
  2. ^ Staff. "Jon Jones-Glover Teixeira, Mir-Overeem top UFC 169 on Super Bowl weekend". MMAjunkie.com. Retrieved 10-03-2013. 
  3. ^ Staff. "Champ Jon Jones vs. Glover Teixeira headlines February’s UFC 170". MMAjunkie.com. Retrieved 2013-11-13. 
  4. ^ Staff. "Jon Jones vs. Glover Teixeira headlines UFC 171 in Dallas". MMAjunkie.com. Retrieved 12-04-2013. 
  5. ^ Staff. "Jon Jones vs. Glover Teixeira title fight moved to UFC 172". MMAjunkie.com. Retrieved 2013-12-13. 
  6. ^ Staff. "Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler meet at UFC 171 for GSP’s vacated title". MMAjunkie.com. Retrieved 2013-12-13. 
  7. ^ Staff (2014-01-28). "Justin Scoggins replaces Darrell Montague at UFC 171 in Dallas". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2014-01-28. 
  8. ^ "UFC 171: Hendricks vs. Lawler". Ultimate Fighting Championship. Retrieved 2013-12-05.