Josh Koscheck vs Robbie Lawler Targeted for UFC 157

Josh Koscheck

 

Josh Koscheck

  • 17-6 MMA / 15-6 UFC Record
  • Won 2 of Last 3 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Paul Daley, Matt Hughes, Mike Pierce

Robbie Lawler

 

Robbie Lawler

  • 19-9 MMA / 4-3 UFC Record
  • Lost 3 of Last 4 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Frank Trigg, Matt Lindland, Adlan Amagov

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UFC 157

February 23rd, 2013

Anaheim, California

Honda Center

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Josh Koscheck is returning from a hard fought split decision loss to Johny Hendricks at UFC on Fox 3. The loss snapped a two-fight win streak, which included victories over Matt Hughes and Mike Pierce. Koscheck challenged for the UFC welterweight title in December of 2010, but loss a one-sided decision to reigning champion, Georges St. Pierre.

Robbie Lawler returns to the welterweight division for the first time since his last stint in the UFC, almost nine years ago. He’s won just three out of his last eight fights, going back to June of 2009. Lawler’s last victory was a first round TKO win over Adlan Amagov at Strikeforce: Rockhold vs Jardine. Most recently, he suffered a unanimous decision defeat to rising prospect, Lorenz Larkin last July.

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