In the wake of Johny Hendricks‘ weight cutting issues forcing the UFC 192 co-main event’s cancellation, Tyron Woodley is an unsuspecting benefactor. Though the winner of the fight was expected to get a title shot, even with the fight’s cancellation, Woodley says he has been promised a shot at the winner of Robbie Lawler vs. Carlos Condit.
Lawler is scheduled to put his belt up against Condit at UFC 195 on Jan. 2 in Las Vegas.
Yahoo Sports reporter Kevin Iole first reported the news about Woodley’s title shot following a conversation with UFC president Dana White.
— Kevin Iole (@KevinI) October 2, 2015
With the Hendricks vs. Woodley bout scrapped, a preliminary bout between top flyweights Joseph Benavidez and Ali Bagautinov has been promoted to the pay-per-view main card.