Robbie Lawler vs. Rafael dos Anjos to headline UFC on FOX 26

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The UFC has added another very compelling bout to its December schedule, as the company's announced that Robbie Lawler and Rafael dos Anjos are going to throw hands on December 16th.

Tickets for the show go on sale to the public on October 20th, and to Fight Club members on October 18th. The UFC said prices will be released soon. In the other, we'll have former lightweight champ Rafael dos Anjos.

Who do you think comes out on top in the UFC on Fox 26 main event?

Lawler (28-11) is a former welterweight champion.

Lawler, meanwhile, is coming off a decision win over Donald Cerrone in July. He is now 6-1 over his last seven including wins vs. Carlos Condit, Rory MacDonald and Johny Hendricks.

Dos Anjos promised to make his fight with Woodley (18-3-1 MMA, 8-2-1 UFC) an entertaining one by pushing the action.

Since moving up, dos Anjos is 2-0 and ranked No. 5 in the welterweight division with wins over Tarec Saffiedine and most recently a dominant first-round submission of Neil Magny at UFC 215 in September.

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The other top fight now on the show is Glover Teixeira (26-6) vs. Misha Cirkunov (13-3). The eighth-ranked Cirkunov, from Toronto, has won eight of his last nine fights. Lawler ultimately came up short against Woodley via first-round knockout.

Both fighters would catapult themselves into the title contender conversation with impressive wins.

With the show headlining on FOX, the victor would have a strong case for a title shot at welterweight champion Tyron Woodley, who is now out of action with a torn labrum.

Then-bantamweight champ Renan Barao was scheduled to defend his belt against Eddie Wineland but Barao pulled out due to a foot injury.

UFC on Fox 26, which goes down on December 16 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, now has a headliner - and it is absolute dynamite.

Still, the night featured two future UFC champions in Woodley and current heavyweight titleholder Stipe Miocic. This news was announced by the UFC on Thursday morning.

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