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UFC Fight Night 82 Highlight: “Wonderboy” obliterates “Big Rigg”

Any hopes of Johny “Big Rigg” Hendricks (17-4) getting another shot at UFC gold in 2016 went out the window this past weekend in Las Vegas. Instead, a new UFC title contender emerged in the form of Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson (12-1) who put an absolute clinic on the former UFC welterweight champion en route to a 1st round TKO finish. So, who deserves the next shot at Robbie...
Via Fight Booth
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Stephen 'Wonderboy' Thompson vs. Robbie Lawler is the title fight the UFC needs to make

Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson not only defeated former champion Johny Hendricks with a first round knockout on Saturday night, but he may have just secured a title shot against welterweight champion Robbie Lawler.Heading into the fight with Hendricks, Thompson was a solid underdog while taking on a former champion with knockout power and possibly the best wrestling in the entire division...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Stephen 'Wonderboy' Thompson: Who wouldn't want to see me versus Robbie Lawler?

Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson was already looking at his upcoming fight with Johny Hendricks as a potential No. 1 contenders match with the winner moving on to face champion Robbie Lawler for the title later this year.When he got the call that the fight was getting bumped up to the main event, Thompson was even more convinced that if he beats Hendricks impressively, calling for the...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Robbie Lawler: Floyd Mayweather wouldn't last 2 minutes with any top UFC fighter

For some reason the eternal debate about how a boxer would do in mixed martial arts continues to spur conversation, but UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler didn't mince any words when asked about Floyd Mayweather's chances inside the Octagon.Lawler appeared on ESPN "SportsCenter" on Wednesday when the question came up about Mayweather's legitimacy when it comes to fighting an...
Via Fox Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 195: Lawler Defeats Condit by SD To Remain Champ

LAS VEGAS – In the Main Event at UFC 195, Robbie Lawler defeated Carlos Condit by split decision (48-47, 48-47, 47-48) to retain the UFC welterweight championship. According to reports, Lawler pocketed a cool $500k for the win while Condit took home $315K. Early rounds featured Lawler on the advance until Condit was able to halt his momentum temporarily with a hard left hand...
Via BadCulture
January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

UFC 195: Robbie Lawler vs. Carlos Condit (Video Highlights)

Saturday’s UFC welterweight title tilt between champion Robbie Lawler (pictured) and former interim champ Carlos Condit was expected to be a war. The 170-pounders sure didn’t disappoint in their thrilling five-round shootout. When the dust finally settled on their scrap, Lawler wound up walking away with a questionable (48-47, 47-48, 48-47) split decision victory. It’s unfortunate...
Via 5thRound.com
January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

UFC 195 Results: Robbie Lawler Retains Welterweight Title In Terrific Match

Sure it’s only Jan. 3, but the UFC 195 main event might go down as one of the best fights of of the year. Welterweight champion Robbie Lawler retained his title by split decision over challenger Carlos Condit. The scores were 47-48, 48-47 and 48-47 in favor of the champ. That was far from the only match, though. Check out all of the results from Las Vegas below. UFC 195 Main Card...
Via NESN.com
January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

UFC 195 Predictions: Robbie Lawler Vs. Carlos Condit, Other Main Card Fights

The UFC’s best may not be bringing a cup o kindness, but they’ll be bringing something much more entertaining on Saturday. Live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, welterweight champion Robbie Lawler defends his title against “The Natural Born Killer,” Carlos Condit. In the co-main event of the evening, Andrei Arlovski tries to extend his winning streak...
Via NESN.com
January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Robbie Lawler says he would knock out GSP

Robbie Lawler (26-10, 1NC) is set to fight Carlos Condit (30-8) at UFC 195 in a welterweight title bout and recently did a periscope session to promote the fight. During that video, in which he took fan questions, he claimed that he would knock out former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre if he ever came back to MMA. “Yeah, I’d knock GSP out if he comes back,” Lawler...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

MMA Bread 'N' Butter: How Robbie Lawler sets up his KO left cross

Robbie Lawler has long been celebrated for his striking power. Only recently, however, has he also begun to be appreciated for also being a savvy tactician.In fights, it's the smallest details that often have the biggest impact on outcomes. Take, for example, Lawler's crushing left straight cross punch.It's the same one he landed over and over and finally used to put down a game...
Via Fox Sports
December 29, 2015  |  Discuss
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