The vacant UFC Welterweight title will be claimed tonight at UFC 171: Hendricks vs. Lawler. Johny Hendricks, the man who fought former champion Georges St-Pierre to a split decision loss at UFC 167 will contest Robbie Lawler for the title GSP resigned. Potential #1 Welterweight contenders Carlos Condit and Tyron Woodley face off in the co-main event. The PPV card is rounded out by Lightweights Diego Sanchez vs. Myles Jury, Welters Jake Shields vs. Hector Lombard and Light Heavyweights Ovince St. Preux vs. Nikita Krylov. The PPV commences at 10 p.m. ET.
Leading into the PPV is a four-fight card on Fox Sports 2 featuring Welterweights Kelvin Gastelum vs. Rick Story, Women's Bantamweights Raquel Pennington vs. Jessica Andrade, Featherweights Dennis Bermudez vs. Jimy Hettes and Welterweights Sean Spencer vs. Alex Garcia.
The night's action opens with four fights available on UFC Fight Pass: Catchweight (157 lbs) Renee Forte vs. Francisco Trevino, Flyweights Will Campuzano vs. Justin Scoggins, Middleweights Robert McDaniel vs. Sean Strickland, and Featherweights Daniel Pineda vs. Robert Whiteford.
Watch the Bloody Elbow panel preview the fights:
- The night's action kicks off with two preliminary fights on UFC Fight Pass.
- The UFC has an online PPV available at UFC.tv.
- The UFC's UStream page also offers an option to stream the PPV online.
- You can order the pay per view on YouTube
- Four preliminary bouts will play on Fox Sports 2 starting at 8 p.m. ET
- Almost every major cable or satellite carrier offers the PPV's in standard definition and hi-def. A list of carriers is available here including Comcast, DirecTV, andDISH Network.
- Roku will be an option for watching the PPV on your TV.
- The PPV show will also stream on XBox live, providing yet another option if you don't have satellite or cable.
- If you're all out of other options but have an iPhone or Android phone you are able to order the PPV on either platform. The iPhone app can be located here theAndroid Market and AppStore or even now on YouTube.com and Roku.
- Gamers can also catch the UFC 171 action on Xbox Live and PS3/PS4 with the help of their video game consoles.
- The UFC has a list of sports bars showing the event.