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Lineup Set For UFC 157, Koscheck-Lawler Added

January 21, 2013 | Posted by Joseph Lee

MMA Junkie reports that more fights have been added to UFC 157: Rousey vs Carmouche and the card is set.

The event takes place on February 23 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. It will feature the new women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey (6-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) defending against Liz Carmouche (7-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC) inthe main event. It is the first female bout, first women’s title fight, and first all-female main event in UFC history.

The final PPV match will be welterweights Josh Koscheck (17-6 MMA, 15-6 UFC) vs. Robbie Lawler (19-9 MMA, 4-3 UFC). The preliminary card on FX also has a new fight between Brendan Schaub (8-3 MMA, 4-3 UFC) vs. fellow heavyweight Lavar Johnson (17-6 MMA, 2-1 UFC).

The full UFC 157 fight now card includes:

MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)
Champ Ronda Rousey vs. Liz Carmouche – for women’s bantamweight title
Dan Henderson vs. Lyoto Machida
Urijah Faber vs. Ivan Menjivar
Manny Gamburyan vs. Chad Mendes
Josh Koscheck vs. Robbie Lawler

PRELIMINARY CARD (FX, 8 p.m. ET)
Lavar Johnson vs. Brendan Schaub
Mike Chiesa vs. Anton Kuivanen
Court McGee vs. Josh Neer
Caros Fodor vs. Sam Stout

PRELIMINARY CARD (Facebook, 6:30 p.m. ET)
Dennis Bermudez vs. Matt Grice
Brock Jardine vs. Kenny Robertson
Neil Magny vs. Jon Manley

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