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Johny Hendricks Disappointed By Championship Rounds Performance At UFC 181

Robbie Lawler seized the welterweight title from Johny Hendricks in the main event of UFC 181 on Saturday night after edging him out by split decision, and despite some believing he’d done enough to retain the belt ‘Big Rig’ opted not to complain, but rather focused on the shortcomings of his own performance. “I didn’t fight,” Hendricks bluntly stated at the post-fight...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Making the Grade: Passes/Fails from UFC 181: Hendricks vs. Lawler 2

UFC 181 delivered on Saturday night for any number of reasons, but at the top of the list were two title fights which saw Robbie Lawler claim UFC gold for the first time in his 13 year career while Anthony 'Showtime' Pettis legitimized his title reign with a successful defense over Gilbert Melendez. Things got a little personal in the pre-fight hype, but Travis Brown settled things...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Robbie Lawler / Anthony Pettis UFC 181 Post-Fight Interviews

Robbie Lawler became the new UFC welterweight champion last night while Anthony Pettis successfully defending his lightweight title for the first time and you can watch what both men had to say about their big wins in their post-fight Octagon interviews with Joe Rogan below. — Robbie Lawler: Anthony Pettis:
Via Fight Of The Night
10 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 181: Ref Starts to Raise Johny Hendricks Hand Before Robbie Lawler Announced As Winner

The worst thing possible happened to the Johny Hendricks-Robbie Lawler fight Saturday night. No one was knocked out which meant the judges got to decide who won the fight. Scratch that--it's the second worst thing that could happen.The worst is going to be what Hendricks does to the ref for starting to raise his hand right before the announced named Lawler the winner.via RedditRead more »
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Lawler wins split decision over Hendricks to become new welterweight champion at UFC 181

LAS VEGAS --- Five rounds didn't appear to be enough fighting for Robbie Lawler in the main event of UFC 181, Saturday night. After the final horn, Lawler stayed in the face of defending champion Johny Hendricks and walked him down until Hendricks turned his back and took a knee. A healthy and healed Hendricks wrestled a great deal more than he did in his first fight against Lawler...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Robbie Lawler Defeats Johny Hendricks By Split Decision To Win 170lb Title

Robbie Lawler is the UFC’s new welterweight champion after another gruelling five round battle with Johny Hendricks that ended with the judges awarding him a split decision win. Round One: The main event welterweight title fight is underway. Lawler with two jabs and a left. More strikes for him with some good knees to the body in there. Hendricks up against the cage taking these...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

‘UFC 181: Hendricks vs. Lawler II’ Complete Betting Odds

Welterweight champion Johny Hendricks remains a steady 2-1 odds-on favorite to retain his title against Robbie Lawler tonight in UFC 181′s featured attraction, so let’s take a closer look at Saturday’s co-main event between lightweight champ Anthony Pettis (pictured) and Gilbert Melendez. Despite his 16-month layoff due to knee surgery, Pettis is nearly a 3-1 favorite to beat...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Robbie Lawler: I'm looking to dominate and Johny Hendricks never wants to fight me again

It was just nine months ago when Robbie Lawler was five minutes away from capturing a UFC title for the first time in his storied career.  Lawler faced a lot of trials and tribulations since his first UFC fight back in 2002 and after a long absence from the Octagon he found his way back to the top of the rankings.  Lawler beat Johny Hendricks to the punch for two rounds and all...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

‘UFC 181: Hendricks vs. Lawler II’ Betting Odds (Main Card)

Remember when Johny Hendricks (pictured) beat Robbie Lawler in March for the UFC welterweight title? The same thing is going to happen this Saturday at UFC 181 – if you were to ask the Gambling Gods. Hendricks is slightly more than a 2-1 odds-on favorite to retain his strap in his first title defense. Lawler, meanwhile, comes in as a +170 underdog. Mandalay Bay Events Center in...
14 days ago  |  Discuss

‘Countdown to UFC 181: Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler II’ (Video)

Now that Thanksgiving weekend is officially (and unfortunately) behind us, it’s back to work. The good news is the rematch between UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks (pictured) and Robbie Lawler is now only five days away. Hendricks captured the vacant title by taking a unanimous decision victory over Lawler in March. “Bigg Rigg” has been riding the pine ever since...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

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