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UFC 213 "Nunes vs Shevchenko 2" main card preview

With the initial main event of Cody Garbrandt vs TJ Dillashaw for the Bantamweight title being scrapped from this card recently as well as the hotly anticipated brawl between two fan favorites in Donald Cerrone and Robbie Lawler, UFC 213 has remained a solid card, despite losing two of it's marquee bouts. With Nunes defending her title against Shevchenko in the main event, a rubber match from their earlier bout which saw Valentina triumph over the Brazilian, the card is then co-main evented by Yoel Romero vs Robert Whittaker for the interim Middleweight title, another rubber match in the Heavyweight division follows as Fabricio Werdum and Alistair Overeem in a potential #1 contender decider, the main card starts with a...

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Donald Cerrone likely out of bout with Lawler

To use the cliche saying, perhaps the third time's a charm. An update from the Donald Cerrone camp has confirmed that the Colorado native fighter is likely out of his UFC 213 bout against former Welterweight champion, Robbie Lawler. The injury suffered by Cerrone is yet to be disclosed, though a short turnaround looks to be out of the question.   Should the UFC matchmakers reschedule the bout for UFC 214, that would mark the third time that this fight has been delayed, with the first scheduled bout for these two being set back at UFC 205, Lawler pulled out, this saw the bout scheduled for UFC 213. Now with Cerrone pulling out and a reschedule of the bout looking likely,...

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