Today a special media conference call with Georges St-Pierre and UFC President it was announced that St-Pierre would be taking a break from MMA and vacating the title.
Of course what happens to the UFC welterweight title now?
Dana White announced that Johny Hendricks will fight Robbie Lawler to decide a new welterweight champion at UFC 171 in Dallas, Texas.
Hendricks of course just lost a close split decision loss at UFC 167 to St-Pierre in a fight that many people thought he won.
Robbie Lawler has been an impressive 3-0 since coming to the UFC from Strikeforce including wins over Josh Koscheck, Bobby Voelker, and most recently Rory MacDonald.
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