According to The Orange County Register, Robbie Lawler will make his return to the UFC in early 2013. Lawler is expected to meet Josh Koscheck at UFC 157: Rousey Vs. Carmouche on February 23 from Anaheim.
Lawler (19-9) went 4-3 in his previous stint with the UFC before moving to Icon Sport. He also had stops in EliteXC and Strikeforce since competing inside the Octagon.
Koscheck (17-6) has been a staple in the UFC, earning a welterweight title shot. He has been on the sidelines with an injury for the better part of 2012.
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UFC officials have since confirmed the initial report, saying the bout is in place to go down in 2013.
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