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Former UFC champ Robbie Lawler parts ways with American Top Team

UFC 181 - Hendricks v Lawler Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images

Like “Money” said, it’s time to forget about 2016.

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion Robbie Lawler recently parted ways with American Top Team (ATT), one of the premiere mixed martial arts (MMA) gyms in all of combat sports.

It even had its own television program.

Lawler, 34, hasn’t indicated the reason for his change, first reported by ENT Imports, and the “Ruthless” slugger has yet to book a return fight since coughing up his 170-pound strap last July.

The welterweight who usurped the throne, Tyron Woodley, also competes under the ATT banner; however, “The Chosen One” is based out of the Missouri location as opposed to South Florida.

No telling yet where Lawler (27-11-2) will hang his hat, but after 17 years in the hurt business -- along with multiple titles under different promotions — the former middleweight is unquestionably a hot commodity for any gym looking to beef up its celebrity roster.

Which in turn attracts new members en masse.

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