Former teammates are face-to-face on the poster for the UFC’s upcoming trip to Newark, New Jersey.
The official #UFCNewark poster has landed!
This is gonna be good. pic.twitter.com/uG48qZpIun
— UFC Canada (@UFC_CA) July 18, 2019
Covington puts his six-fight win streak on the line against Lawler, a man who used to train alongside Covington at the American Top Team gym in Florida. “Ruthless” recently parted ways with the team, and a win over Covington could vault him back into the thick of the title hunt.
UFC Newark takes place Prudential Center in Newark, with the main card airing live on ESPN.
See the updated card below (bout order to be determined):
Colby Covington vs. Robbie Lawler