Robbie Lawler (pictured) bounced back from March’s defeat to Johny Hendricks for the vacant welterweight title in dominant fashion at UFC 173.
Lawler was in complete control against Jake Ellenberger on Saturday night, ultimately ending things via TKO at the 3:06 mark in the final round.
“Ruthless” is hoping the victory puts him right back in line for a rematch with Hendricks.
For the second fight in a row, Ellenberger appeared gun-shy to pull the trigger and lost. Prior to the bout, the UFC inked Ellenberger to an eight-fight contract extension.
Needless to say, Ellenberger’s next bout is critical.
UFC 173 took place inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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