What do you think this Cowboy Cerrone vs Robbie Lawler off UFC 205 video?
Just days after Dana White confirmed Donald Cerrone vs Robbie Lawler at UFC 205, the fight is now off. Subscribe to keep up with MMA:tinyurl.com/MMAdigest
MMA Fighting says: According to sources, Lawler decided he needed a little more time to get ready for the fight after getting knocked out by Tyron Woodley at UFC 201 in late July.
Word from Florida is Lawler isn’t injured but wanted to be cautious about jumping back in with another striker after being KO’d by Woodley.
Albert Tumenov wants to step in to replace Lawler and fight Cowboy at UFC 205.
Tumenov is ranked #15 at welterweight, Cowboy is ranked #7.
Tumenov is the guy a reporter mistook for Robbie Lawler at a press conference.
Cowboy offered to fight Francimar Barroso today at UFC 203 on a day’s notice because CB Dolloway was forced off the card after being injured in an elevator that malfunctioned.
Dana White said who is better, crazier, or more bad ass then Cowboy Cerrone? #asrealasitgets
After beating Rick Story at UFC 202, Cowboy said he wanted to fight Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 for the lightweight belt. But if anyone gets a title shot against Eddie on that card on November 12th it’ll likely be Conor McGregor.
Ariel Helwani said that fight is a the top choice for the card but far from a done deal.
One report has the The biggest negotiation point being McGregor wanting to hold onto his featherweight title. Defend it early next year.
Dana White has stated Conor either has to defend the belt or give it up.
UFC 205 is rumored to have Rashad Evans vs Tim Kennedy and Chris Weidman vs Yoel Romero. Luke Rockhold was offered his next fight, but he said the money was bullshit. So he now has been offered something new.
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