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12/20/12 3:40:55AM
Promotion officials are currently hard at work trying to assemble the UFC 157 fight card, and it looks like they’re trying to fill it up before everyone checks out for a little holiday cheer.

The UFC announced a couple of UFC 157 bouts on Wednesday, and confirmed reports of an as yet unofficial match-up between Josh Koscheck and former Strikeforce fighter Robbie Lawler.

The Koscheck vs. Lawler bout was first reported by the Orange County Register.

The two will meet in a welterweight match-up on Feb. 23 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif.

12/20/12 4:28:57AM
Ok then... Interesting match making...
12/20/12 6:27:03AM
Robbie will be 3 and out in the UFC, I believe.
12/20/12 6:47:34AM
Koscheck might get the finish in this one
12/20/12 6:50:14AM

Posted by emfleek

Robbie will be 3 and out in the UFC, I believe.

You may be right but I'm hoping he sticks around. I've always liked him

12/20/12 7:45:33AM
I have always preferred Lawler at MW. I cant even remember the last time he competed at 170. I'll be rooting for Robbie but more than likely wont be taking him as my pick
12/20/12 7:57:53AM
I knew kos was gonna be on the card. But never thought
About this fight. Maybe thought tyronne Woodley.

I like this fight. But Robbie hasn't fought at welterweight since matt Hughes was champ
That was the reason he moved up to middleweight I believe it was after nick Diaz knocked him out
That was like maybe 8 or 9 years ago

I do like Robbie. I actually hopes he wins
12/20/12 8:37:27AM
Kos via takedowns, rinse and repeat
12/20/12 9:10:20AM
I love Robbie Lawler. I'll be rooting for him in the upset.

But if Kos is smart he should be able to wrestle him to death.
12/20/12 9:41:34AM

Posted by Shawn91111

Kos via takedowns, rinse and repeat

Spot on. This is really a terrible match up. I'm not very interested in seeing Kos vs Daley 2 at this point. They should have matched him up with Erik Silva so that we could at least see some fireworks.
12/20/12 9:43:29AM
Bad match up for Robbie. I got Kos all day in this one.
12/20/12 9:48:45AM
Damn. I'm a huge Lawler fan but his ground game is shit. Can't stand Koscheck, though. Here's to hoping Lawler knocks him around!
12/20/12 12:16:24PM
Bleh. Both equally unimpressive.

Kos I think will try and stand with Lawler unless Lawler hits him good, which doesn't seem likely at this point.
12/20/12 12:31:00PM
I would like to see Lawler KO Kos.

that is all
12/20/12 2:20:37PM
Kos via UD........damn it makes my stomach turn to even pick him to win, can't stand him, his attitude, or his stupid hair
12/20/12 2:28:39PM
Why is Lawler stepping over guys like Hathaway, Pyle, Pearce and a butload more to fight Kos?!

Joe Silva...
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12/20/12 2:34:50PM

Posted by Shawn91111

Kos via takedowns, rinse and repeat

This. Not Crazy about this fight
12/20/12 2:35:03PM
Pierce just lost to Kos not too long ago.

I hate this match up for Lawler as a fan of his, it should be a humpfest if Kos is smart.
12/20/12 2:50:25PM
Should have been Lawler/Cote or Lawler/Leben
12/20/12 3:28:29PM
Kos via superior wrestling
12/20/12 3:53:16PM
this is great. i hope he KO's Kos but i doubt it. i think he'll probably get out worked. still glad to see him back in the ufc.
12/20/12 11:30:11PM
Im just happy Lawler is back in the UFC, regardless of who he fights
12/21/12 11:21:01PM
I am glad he is back and agree eith the match up actually as Kos seems to want to box instead of grapple lately. A fight vs Leben should definitely happen though....good call on that proposal!
12/21/12 11:58:44PM
Lawler ko round 3 @ 5:02
via Daley late bitter punch with a hint of Lawler vintage hulk power

12/22/12 8:10:53AM

Posted by Shawn91111

Should have been Lawler/Cote or Lawler/Leben

Lawler/Leben should have been the one in my opinion