UFC 201 Preview: Ruthless Robbie Lawler, Thug Rose Ready to Thrill

I just got back from vacation. I did have a great time — thanks for asking. But this first week back has been a whole lot of meh. UFC 200 was like a fabulous vacation. UFC 201? It isn’t all meh, but on paper, it hardly stacks up to the previous card. UFC 200 was Vegas, baby. UFC 201 is Branson with your grandparents. But just like Arby’s has the meats, I have the reasons to...
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July 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Robbie Lawler: UFC athletes looking to get into movies 'were never fighters'

With new owners WME-IMG at the helm, UFC's star fighters like Ronda Rousey and Conor McGregor may be on the cusp of more movie opportunities. Welterweight champion Robbie Lawler, however, says any current UFC athlete who is looking to make a name for themselves in tinsletown is a fake fighter."Those guys were never fighters in the first place," Lawler recently said."Some people...
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July 13, 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...
January 03, 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...
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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...
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December 29, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 189: Lawler Defeats MacDonald In Thriller

In what can only be described as sure violence and a true battle, Robbie Lawler and Rory MacDonlad put on a show at UFC 189. There are no words that can honestly give these two the respect and credit they deserve after putting on a five round war in the co-main event of the night. With all the hype surrounding Conor McGregor, Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes fight triangle, both Lawler...
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July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Robbie Lawler and Conor McGregor make UFC 189 one for the ages

By Paul Navarro Four men walked into a cage: a brawler, a prodigy, a braggart, and a long shot, and two champions emerged. There were flawed calls and questionable decisions made throughout the night, but the main events of UFC 189 will be remembered for their blood, heart, and power. After Saturday, there's no denying the complete evolution of Robbie Lawler into a complex thinking...
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July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 189: Robbie Lawler KO’s Rory MacDonald Defends Belt

Robbie Lawler and Rory MacDonald took turns punishing each other throughout their UFC 189 co-main event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Saturday night, but it was the champion who left with the belt, Lawler successfully defending his welterweight crown for the first time with a fifth-round knockout. “That was the accumulation of a beatdown,” Lawler said. “It wasn’t...
July 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Rory MacDonald nose busted up in photo with Robbie Lawler

Rory MacDonald’s nose was JACKED up in his TKO loss to Robbie Lawler at UFC 189 in Las Vegas Saturday, and this photo shows just how bad the damage was to each fighter. The two men battled through a brutal fight before Lawler prevailed with a fifth round TKO. Lawler suffered a cut lip, bruising...Read More
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July 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Behind closed doors, another side of UFC champion 'Ruthless' Robbie Lawler on display

Few fighters lighter than heavyweight cast the type of fearsome visage that UFC welterweight Robbie Lawler does. After nearly 15 years of a devastatingly violent fight career, the 33 year-old's name conjurs up the same images over and over. On the one hand, there's the familiar image of Lawler raging inside the ring, attacking opponents with heavy strikes, and then screaming in victorious...
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July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

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