BREAKING : Weidman Out Of UFC 181, Hendricks vs. Lawler II Set To Headline Event

September 22, 2014 4:41 pm by BJPENN.COM News

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Chris Weidman has been forced out of his UFC 181 title fight against Vitor Belfort on December 6th. As a result, Johny Hendricks will defend his welterweight strap against Robbie Lawler in a highly anticipated rematch.

The UFC broke the news via a press release, which stated that Weidman had suffered a hand injury during training, and was forced out of the bout.

In the co-main event, TUF 20 coaches Anthony Pettis and Gilbert Melendez will face off for Anthony Pettis’ lightweight strap.

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