Middleweights get slot on Virginia card
UFC officials confirmed the news Thursday.
The promotion’s first FX event took place Jan. 20 with UFC on FX: Guillard vs. Miller. The second takes place March 3 in Sydney, Australia.
Lawlor last fought at UFC 139, losing to Chris Weidman by submission. The loss was his third in four fights, leaving the entertaining fighter at 3-3 in the UFC.
MacDonald is coming off a loss of his own after being defeated by Alan Belcher by submission due to strikes at UFC Fight Night 25 in New Orleans. Prior to that loss, the Canadian defeated Ryan Jensen via submission at UFC 129.