Former welterweight champion Robbie
has pulled out of
UFC 282
due to an undisclosed injury.

Lawler was slated to face Santiago
on Saturday’s main card at the T-Mobile Arena in
Las Vegas. The promotion is seeking a replacement opponent for
was first to report the news. UFC 282 is headlined by a
light heavyweight title tilt between Jan
and Magomed

The 40-year-old Lawler is just 1-5 in his last six promotional
appearances, with his lone victory coming against Nick Diaz in
September 2021. Most recently, “Ruthless” suffered a second-round
technical knockout loss to Bryan
at UFC 276 on July 2.

Ponzinibbio, meanwhile, has lost three of his last four bouts and
is coming off a split-decision defeat to Michel Pereirea at UFC
Fight Night 206 in his lone appearance of 2022.

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Robbie Lawler Withdraws from UFC 282 Due to Injury