Robbie Lawler Faces Rafael dos Anjos at UFC on FOX 26

Robbie Lawler Faces Rafael dos Anjos at UFC on FOX 26

In one corner, we'll have former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler.

The organization announced the bout via the UFC Canada Twitter page that Lawler will take on former lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos in the main event of UFC on FOX 26.

UFC on FOX 26 takes place December 16 at MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Now 2-0 at welterweight, Dos Anjos, like Lawler, stands out as one of the division's premier contenders. UFC Winnipeg, otherwise known as UFC on Fox 26, takes place December 16.

ESPN.com ranks Lawler and dos Anjos the Nos.

Lawler recently got back in the win column after a high-profile setback, outpointing Donald Cerrone in July at UFC 214. He is now 6-1 over his last seven including wins vs. Carlos Condit, Rory MacDonald and Johny Hendricks.

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The 32-year-old moved up to 170 from 155 earlier this year after losing the lightweight strap to Eddie Alvarez in July of 2016 and a subsequent unanimous decision loss to current interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson last November.

The other top fight now on the show is Glover Teixeira (26-6) vs. Misha Cirkunov (13-3).

Canadian light-heavyweight Misha Cirkunov (13-3) will take on No. 3 American-based Brazilian Glover Teixeira, the UFC also announced Thursday in a release.

Canada will be well represented on the card, with Ultimate Fighter Nations victor Chad Laprise taking on Galore Bofando in a welterweight bout.

The event will be aired live on CTV TWO and RDS 2.

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