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Pat Miletich Officially Inducted Into The UFC Hall Of Fame

In a ceremony today at the UFC Fan Expo, Pat Miletich became the 12th inductee into the UFC Hall of Fame. Miletich was joined onstage by fellow Hall of Famer and former training partner, Matt Hughes. He was introduced by UFC president Dana White. It seemed like Miletich would never get this chance as he had a standing feud with White that stemmed from “The Croatian Sensation...
Via Between The Ropes
4 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC: Nick Diaz is worth the money

Your prayers have all been answered folks! The MMA gods have touched their forgotten son Nick Diaz and have filled him with the Holy Ghost. No longer does he walk the land without a mission, partying in Los Angeles and shadow boxing with non-existent opponents. He is reinvigorated, a believer with the passion once again coursing through his veins to step inside the cage and do combat...
Via isportsweb.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Jake Ellenberger Shows Off His Gun

I love Jake Ellenberger but he has looked awful in his last two performances against Rory MacDonald and Robbie Lawler.  Those are clearly two of the best in the division so there is no shame in losing to them but Jake just never really pulled the trigger, pun intended, against either guy.  He is so much better than he has shown in the last year and I hope he can figure whatever...
Via Tito Couture
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Silva vs Sonnen Off, Brown vs Lawler On and Bellator News

Brian and Steve talk some MMA including the Silva vs Sonnen fight not happening and what happened, Sonnen now scheduled to face Vitor Belfort and the hurdle for that fight, Matt Brown taking on Robbie Lawler for UFC on Fox, the two UFC shows coming up on Saturday, numbers for the first ever Bellator pay-per-view, what matches they could do on their next PPV, Eddie Alvarez’s comments...
Via Between The Ropes
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Hector Lombard Cuddles With His Furry Friend

No fight announced yet for ATT’s welterweight beast Hector Lombard but with Matt Brown, Robbie Lawler, Tyron Woodley, and Rory MacDonald all booked Hector could possibly be facing Nick Diaz next if the UFC can make it happen. I would certainly be happy to tune into that one! Who would you all like to see Hector fight next??? Hector Lombard gets hooked up by his sponsor Hector Lombard...
Via Tito Couture
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Lawler & Brown headline UFC on Fox card

 “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler, coming off a dominating win over Jake Ellenberger and Matt “The Immortal” Brown, riding high after taking out Erick Silva, will main event the UFC on Fox 12 card July 26 from San Jose, CA.  The winner will officially be the #1 contender for Johny Hendricks welterweight title.   Lawler is 4-1 in his last 5 bouts and is in the middle of a career...
Via Tito Couture
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Brown vs. Robbie Lawler to headline UFC on FOX 12 in July

Ah, finally, we get some clarity on the welterweight division, and it comes right away too. Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown will be headlining UFC on FOX 12 in late July, which means Robbie will be fighting about 3 times in 4 months. People, that only solidifies his badassness. You have to think this is officially for the no.1 contendership to Johny Hendricks’ belt, which supposedly...
Via Fight Hub TV
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Robbie Lawler-Matt Brown title eliminator to headline UFC on FOX 12

The UFC’s July 26th visit to San Jose finally has a headliner, and it was well worth the wait. UFC President Dana White announced via his Twitter account that top ranked welterweights Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown will headline UFC on FOX 12. The five round main event will see the winner earning a shot at Johny Hendricks’ UFC championship. Lawler looked better than ever this past...
Via Fight Booth
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Robbie Lawler Heads UFC 173 Salaries

We announced earlier that Robbie Lawler will be facing Matt Brown at UFC on Fox 12 on July 26 after just fighting Saturday night at UFC 173. Lawler stopped Jake Ellenberger by third round TKO at the event. Salaries for UFC 173 were revealed to BetweenTheRopes.com from the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Lawler lead all fighters making $200,000 including his win bonus. New bantamweight...
Via Between The Ropes
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Brown vs Robbie Lawler to Headline UFC on Fox 12

bleacherreport.com UFC President announced that top ranked welterweights, Matt “The Immortal” Brown (12-5 UFC record) will fight “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler (8-4 UFC record)in the main event of the UFC on Fox 12, to air on July 26 at San Jose’s SAP Arena. This is a fight that many MMA insiders are salivating for due to both fighters’ willingness to stand and deliver knockout...
Via Ring Kings
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC On Fox 12 Main Event Set

UFC president Dana White stated during this past weekend’s UFC 173 that he needed a main event for UFC on Fox 12 by Tuesday. A few hours ago, White announced the main event for the show with the fight now having an added meaning. Main event for San Jose July 26th on Big FOX card is #1 ranked Robbie Lawler vs #5 Matt Brown!!!!! HOLY **** — Dana White (@danawhite) May 27, 2014...
Via Between The Ropes
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Brown vs Robbie Lawler title eliminator set for UFC on FOX July 12 in San Jose

Dana White tweeted today that Matt Brown will fight Robbie Lawler in a title eliminator bout headlining the UFC’s return to big FOX on July 12 from San Jose, CA. The announcement comes on the heels of an impressive performance by Lawler at UFC 173 where he earned a 3rd round TKO over Jake Ellenberger. Silva of course had what many called the fight of the year thus far against Erick...
Via MMAinterviews
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Robbie Lawler Vs Matt Brown Set To Headline UFC On FOX 12

The UFC have announced that a welterweight scrap between Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown will headline UFC On FOX 12 in San Jose on July 26th. And spicing up an already exciting match-up, the winner of this bout is almost certain to be given a title shot, with Lawler currently ranked at No.3 and Brown No.5 in the official welterweight rankings. Lawler is coming fresh off a third round...
Via Fight Of The Night
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Tyron Woodley Is A Scary Man

Big fight coming up for the #3 ranked welterweight beast Tyron Woodley against the always dangerous Rory MacDonald! It was just announced that Robbie Lawler will be fighting Matt Brown on July 26th and so you have got to imagine Tyron’s fight on June 14th has some serious title implications. We could be looking at the winner of MacDonald/Woodley getting the next shot at the belt...
Via Tito Couture
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown Headline UFC on FOX 12

So much for Robbie Lawler (pictured) taking some time off. On Tuesday, UFC president Dana White announced Lawler will battle Matt Brown at UFC on FOX 12. The pivotal welterweight shootout headlines the July 26 festivities, which takes place inside SAP Center in San Jose, California. Lawler is just three days removed from dominating Jake Ellenberger at UFC 173. It was the 32-year...
Via 5thRound.com
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC 173 Fighter Purses, Attendance & Gate

(Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports) Attendance: 11,036 Gate: $1,700,000 Robbie Lawler: $200,000 ($100,000 to show, $100,000 win bonus) Daniel Cormier: $170,000 ($85,000 to show, $85,000 win bonus) T.J. Dillashaw: $136,000 ($18,000 to show, $18,000 win bonus, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus) Renan Barao: $124,000 ($74,000 to show...
Via MMA Manifesto
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Robbie Lawler Dominates Jake Ellenberger at UFC 173 (Video Highlights)

Robbie Lawler (pictured) bounced back from March’s defeat to Johny Hendricks for the vacant welterweight title in dominant fashion at UFC 173. Lawler was in complete control against Jake Ellenberger on Saturday night, ultimately ending things via TKO at the 3:06 mark in the final round. “Ruthless” is hoping the victory puts him right back in line for a rematch with Hendricks...
Via 5thRound.com
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC 173 ‘Barao vs. Dillashaw’ Takeaways

Having decided to sleep through UFC 173 I awoke just as the fights ended to a chorus of tweets telling me what an idiot I was for purposely missing out. And they are right. I am an idiot. But, after scanning my way through the most important bits with the beautiful Irish sunrise in the background, here are my takeaways. TJ DILLASHAW IS A MONSTER Entering the fight against bantamweight...
Via Fight Booth
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Robbie Lawler drops Ellenberger in final round to get TKO victory

Robbie Lawler put on a striking masterclass in his TKO victory over Jake Ellenberger at UFC 173. Mandatory Credit: UFC.com Robbie Lawler earned a massive TKO victory over Jake Ellenberger at UFC 173 in the MGM Grand Garden Arena at Las Vegas, Nevada. Both fighters started tentatively trying to feel out their opponent. Lawler had continued success with his headkicks in the first round...
Via The Sports Journal
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Robbie Lawler takes out Jake Ellenberger with a brutal knee

Okay, Robbie Lawler is on a different level the last few years. It’s undeniable now. You know I think he beat Hendricks, and now he’s making a good case for a rematch after demolishing Jake Ellenberger, a top 5 welterweight who didn’t want to give Robbie and his 18, (now 19) knockouts respect. I don’t know if it’s Ellenberger, a plodding fighter who is damn good, yes, but...
Via Fight Hub TV
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Robbie Lawler TKO’s Jake Ellenberger At UFC 173 (GIF)

Robbie Lawler dominated Jake Ellenberger for nearly three rounds tonight at UFC 173. At  3:06 of the third round, the referee stopped the fight after Lawler caught Ellenberger with a huge knee to face and then finished him off quickly by pounding him with punches. Ellenberger did not look like he was at the top of his game by any means in the match.  Maybe after the fight we...
Via Total Sports Blog
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Robbie Lawler Beats Up Jake Ellenberger At UFC 173

Robbie Lawler looked in top form tonight at UFC 173 as he consistently got the better of Jake Ellenberger on the feet and managed to foil his attempts to keep him down on the mat, before finally finding a TKO finish mid-way through the final round. Round One: They circle around each other in the opening minute, both respectful of the others power. Lawler with a high kick, then another...
Via Fight Of The Night
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

‘UFC 173: Barao vs. Dillashaw’ Complete Betting Odds

With completely lopsided betting lines for tonight’s two main events, let’s take a look at UFC 173‘s third-top tango between Jake Ellenberger (pictured) and Robbie Lawler to see if it’s worth your investment. Lawler is nearly a 2.5-1 odds-on favorite to ground “The Juggernaut.” Ellenberger, meanwhile, is almost a 2-1 underdog against “Ruthless.” If you’re into longshots...
Via 5thRound.com
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Jake Ellenberger: “People have given Lawler too much respect; You can’t do that in MMA”

The loss to Rory MacDonald must’ve stung Jake Ellenberger. He was on his way back to building a three-fight winning streak in the deadly UFC welterweight division, but a unanimous decision loss now puts him squarely back in the middle of the top ten. That all can change, however, when Ellenberger takes on Robbie Lawler, a man who would have the welterweight title around his waste...
Via Fight Hub TV
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Dana White UFC 172 Video Blog Going Behind The Scenes At UFC 171

The UFC returns to pay-per-view this Saturday night as UFC 172 takes place at the Baltimore Arena in Baltimore, Maryland. The main event features Jon Jones defending his UFC light heavyweight title against Glover Teixeira. The co-main event features Phil Davis facing off against the returning Anthony Johnson. Before pay-per-view events, UFC President Dana White releases a video blog...
Via Between The Ropes
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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