UFC: Anthony Smith to Fight Aleksander Rakic, Robbie Lawyer to Return after a Year
UFC Fight Night: Smith vs Rakic, is set to take place at UFC Apex arena at Las Vegas, Nevada on August 30. Anthony "Lion Heart" Smith is set to face off against a rising prospect, Aleksander Rakic in the main event. Smith is coming off a loss against Glover Texiera. Rakic on the other hand, rose to fame after he knocked out UFC veteran Jimi Manuwa in 47 seconds. However in his last fight, he suffered a loss against Volkan Oezdemir. Legendary Robbie "Ruthless" Lawyer will return to the Octagon after a year to take on Neil Magny in the co-main event. Lawyer suffered a loss against Colby Covington in his last fight. Magny however, is on a two-fight win streak. A win against former champ Robbie Lawyer, would push Magny higher in the rankings. Earlier in the event, Veteran Ricardo Lamas is set to face off against Bill Algeo. In the women flyweight division, Ji Yeon Kim will take on Alexa Grasso.