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Robbie Lawler to defend title against Carlos Condit at UFC 195

Robbie Lawler to defend title against Carlos Condit at UFC 195

Welterweight champion Robbie Lawler's thumb injury will heal in time for him to make his second title defense Jan. 2 when he meets Carlos Condit at UFC 195 in Las Vegas, the UFC announced Thursday. Lawler injured his thumb last week, prompting the UFC to shift Ronda Rousey's women's bantamweight title defense against former pro boxer Holly Holm to UFC 193 on Nov. 14 in Melbourne, Australia, where Lawler-Condit was to be staged. Lawler (26-10) last fought during UFC 189 in July, when he defeated Rory MacDonald to retain the welterweight title. The 33-year-old Lawler claimed the welterweight belt at UFC 181 last December with a split-decision victory over Johny...

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