Seriously, just how lucky is Dana White and the UFC? In the midst of a GSP sabbatical that nobody saw coming, two top welterweights are stepping up to carry the division on their shoulders, and no one feels shortchanged at all. Take as much time off as you need, Georges—we're all going to be just fine.
This Sunday at UFC 171, knockout artists Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler will square off in the Octagon for the newly-vacated UFC Welterweight Championship. Press play on the video below to watch the primer:
In this week's edition of Mano A Mano, we analyze the many factors that surround this marquee match-up. Will Hendricks finally secure what he claims is rightfully his? Is Lawler the worthy successor to the throne St-Pierre left behind? And most importantly, which fighter should you put your money on?