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UFC Vegas 8 Primer: Robbie Lawler, Aleksandar Rakic

The UFC concludes the month of August Saturday night with an event to stream live on ESPN+ from the UFC Apex.

The UFC closes out August with UFC Fight Night: Smith vs. Rakic Saturday night.

Along with the light heavyweights battling, former champion Robbie Lawler takes on Neil Magny.

Prelims air on ESPN and ESPN+ with the main card to follow. 

Here are some videos to get you in the “fight mood” for this evening.

Fighter Timeline: Robbie Lawler

Stops in PRIDE FC, EliteXC, and Strikeforce between his two stints with the UFC, the former welterweight champion has put together quite the collection of highlights in his near 20-year MMA career so far.

Top Finishes: Ricardo Lamas

Former featherweight title challenger Ricardo Lamas has demonstrated that he can finish fights via knockout or submission at any time.

UFC Vegas 8: Fighters You Should Know

Magomed Ankalaev, Ion Cutebala and Sean Brady are three fighters you should know heading into UFC Vegas 8: Smith vs Rakic on Saturday night.

Fighter Focus: Aleksandar Rakic

UFC light heavyweight Aleksandar Rakic talks about his introduction to MMA in his youth and fighting through a tough injury before being signed by the promotion in 2017.

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