Report: Robbie Lawler, Mike Perry clash at UFC 255 on November 21st.

Mandatory Credit: Esther Lin – MMA Fighting & Chris Unger – Zuffa LLC

Former UFC welterweight kingpin, ‘Ruthless’ Robbie Lawler is slated to make his second Octagon appearance of the year, as he draws polarizing contender, ‘Platinum’ Mike Perry in an eye-catching pairing at UFC 255 on November 21st. – with a location or venue for the showcase yet to be determined by the promotion.

Last featuring at UFC Fight Night Vegas 8 at the end of August – Lawler suffered a unanimous decision defeat to longtime division contender, Neil Magny, his fourth consecutive defeat loss a close decision win of his own over Donald Cerrone at UFC 214 in July of 2017.

2-2 in his last four, dangerous boxer, Perry returned to winning ways opposite Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu based prospect, Mickey Gall at UFC Fight Night Vegas 4 in May, in a decision win. The victory over Gall snapped a two-fight losing run for Perry. News of the intriguing welterweight bout was initially reported by ESPN MMA reporter, Ariel Helwani.

Lawler, a former welterweight gold holder, dropped his throne to fellow former champion, Tyron ‘The Chosen One’ Woodley back at UFC 201 in 2016 in a first-round knockout loss. Claiming the crown, Lawler took a rematch win over Johny Hendricks – before scoring highlight defences when matched with Rory MacDonald, and Carlos Condit.

Taking a win over Alex ‘Cowboy’ Oliveira, and the above mentioned, Gall – Perry dropped losses to both Vicente Luque, and streaking striking sensation, Geoff Neal last year. In eye-catching victories, Perry has bested lightweight contender, Paul Felder, Alex Reyes, Jake Ellenberger, Danny Roberts, and a debut triumph over Hyun Gyu Lim.

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