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Darren Till offers to fight Robbie Lawler at catchweight after Tyron Woodley withdrawal

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Darren Till has thrown his name in the hat to potentially replace Tyron Woodley against Robbie Lawler in the UFC on ESPN 3 headliner.

Just minutes after news broke that Woodley (19-4-1 MMA, 9-3-1 UFC) was out of next month’s welterweight main event rematch due to injury, Till (17-2-1 MMA, 5-2-1 UFC) took to social media to begin a campaign for a showdown with Lawler (28-13 MMA, 13-7 UFC).

The Brit said he’s all in on a matchup against the former UFC champion. But with only six weeks until the event, Till said he needs a cushion to make weight and suggested doing the fight at a catchweight of 175 pounds (via Twitter):

Yes @Ruthless_RL I’ll meet you at 175 in 6 weeks for a tear up
Yeno wa time it is

— Darren Till (@darrentill2) May 17, 2019

Yes @Ruthless_RL I’ll meet you at 175 in 6 weeks for a tear up Yeno wa time it is

UFC on ESPN 3 takes place June 29 at Target Center in Minneapolis. The entire card airs on ESPN.


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Till, No. 6 in the latest USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie welterweight rankings, is coming off a knockout loss to Jorge Masvidal at UFC on ESPN+ 5 in March. He found himself in some legal trouble afterward, but it appears he has his focus back on fighting with the offer to face No. 10 Lawler.

For more on UFC on ESPN 3, check out the UFC Rumors section of the site.


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