On Saturday, March 15, the UFC will host UFC 171: Hendricks vs. Lawler from the American Airlines Center in Dallas.

In the main event, the promotion’s vacant welterweight championship will be on the line as Johny Hendricks battles Robbie Lawler. Hendricks is looking to claim gold after falling short against previous title holder Georges St-Pierre at UFC 167 in November. The loss snapped a six-fight winning streak for the former national champion wrestler. Lawler, meanwhile, has ascended the 170-pound ladder with three straight wins since returning to the promotion after stints with Strikeforce and EliteXC.

The co-main event will feature former interim champion Carlos Condit against former Strikeforce title challenger Tyron Woodley in a fight that could determine who will be the first to challenge the Hendricks-Lawler winner. Condit suffered back-to-back losses to the aforementioned St-Pierre and Hendricks, but rebounded with a win over Martin Kampmann in August. Woodley enters the bout riding the momentum of a first-round knockout of Josh Koscheck in November.

Also on the main card, former Strikeforce title holder Jake Shields faces off with former Bellator kingpin Hector Lombard, lightweight Diego Sanchez faces unbeaten Myles Jury, and light heavyweights Nikita Krylov and Ovince St. Preux square off.

The 13-fight event will kick off Saturday at 6 p.m. ET with four fights streaming on the promotion’s digital network, UFC Fight Pass. Four additional preliminary bout follow on Fox Sports 2 at 8 p.m. ET, with the pay-per-view main card airing live at 10 p.m. ET.

For the full results and a recap of the event, click here.

Above is video of the event’s post-fight press conference which kicks off approximately 30 minutes after the Hendricks-Lawler title fight comes to a close (courtesy of the UFC).

Pay-Per-View Main Card
Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler – for vacant welterweight title
Carlos Condit vs. Tyron Woodley
Myles Jury vs. Diego Sanchez
Hector Lombard vs. Jake Shields
Nikita Krylov vs. Ovince St. Preux
Fox Sports 2 Preliminary Card
Kelvin Gastelum vs. Rick Story
Jessica Andrade vs. Raquel Pennington
Dennis Bermudez vs. Jimy Hettes
Alex Garcia vs. Sean Spencer
UFC Fight Pass Preliminary Card
Renee Forte vs. Frank Trevino
Will Campuzano vs. Justin Scoggins
Robert “Bubba” McDaniel vs. Sean Strickland
Daniel Pineda vs. Robert Whiteford

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