There are no titles on the line, but when Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown step into the Octagon together, bad things are going to happen and the entire world will be watching. These two welterweights are on a collision course with cataclysmic results expected, but before they throw down in the cage on Saturday they have to weigh in on Friday to hit the mark for the 170-pound division.
Lawler is a former middleweight who has found new life at welterweight since returning to the UFC last year while Brown has reeled off seven wins in a row with six of them coming by way of knockout or TKO. The winner of this fight will get a shot at the championship currently held by Johny Hendricks so there’s plenty on the line for both fighters in San Jose.
Also on the card, Anthony Johnson looks to continue his run as a light heavyweight when he takes on crafty veteran Antonio Rogerio Nogueira. The odds have Johnson instilled as one of the biggest favorites on the entire card, but with Nogueira’s experience could he be ready to pull off the upset of the night?
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Check out the full card for UFC Fight Night: Lawler vs. Brown below with what weight they came in at.
MAIN EVENT: Robbie Lawler (171) vs. Matt Brown (172.5)*
Anthony Johnson (204.5) vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (205.5)
Clay Guida (145) vs. Dennis Bermudez (146)
Josh Thomson (155) vs. Bobby Green (155.5)
UFC FIGHT NIGHT PRELIMS:
Daron Cruickshank (155.5) vs. Jorge Masvidal (155.5)
Kyle Kingsbury (204.5) vs. Patrick Cummins (206)
Hernani Perpetuo (171) vs. Tim Means (170.5)
Mike De La Torre (146) vs. Brian Ortega (145.5)
Akbarh Arreola (155.5) vs. Tiago Trator (155)
Andreas Stahl (171) vs. Gilbert Burns (170)
Juliana Lima (116.5)** vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk (115)
Steven Siler (146) vs. Noad Lahat (145)
*Missed the welterweight max of 171 and will have one hour to make it
*Missed women’s strawweight max of 116 on both attempts and will forfeit 20 percent of her purse