Robbie Lawler News

Sep 3, 2017 7:01 am

Rory MacDonald is “convinced” Robbie Lawler was on PEDs at UFC 189

Back in July 0f 2015, Canadian welterweight contender Rory MacDonald and then UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler co-authored one of the greatest fights in MMA history. In the end, Lawler would win this bloody battle, putting his foe down with a fifth-round volley. In the opinion of MacDonald, however, there should be an asterisk attached...

Aug 3, 2017 8:43 am

Donald Cerrone eyes quick turnaround after initial medical suspension is shortened

After two previously scheduled bouts fell through, Donald Cerrone and Robbie Lawler finally went to war last weekend. Just like we all hoped, the fight was a very fun one, with both men enjoying moments of success. In the end, however, Lawler walked away the winner, picking up a somewhat controversial decision win. Unfortunately, it...

Aug 2, 2017 7:53 am

Tyron Woodley shuts down possible Robbie Lawler title shot, compares him to Ronda Rousey

Last Saturday night, in the co-main event of UFC 214, Tyron Woodley defended his title for a third time, defeating dangerous grappler Demian Maia with an admittedly tepid unanimous decision. Earlier on the UFC 214 main card, former champion Robbie Lawler rebounded from a 2016 knockout loss to Woodley with an action-packed decision defeat of...

Jul 29, 2017 7:59 pm

UFC 214 Results: Robbie Lawler defeats Donald Cerrone

A key welterweight scrap between former division champion Robbie Lawler and perennial contender Donald Cerrone took place during tonight’s UFC 214 main card from Anaheim, California. Round one begins and Lawler comes out flying he lands a big left followed by a bunch of knees. Big shots from Lawler. He lands a right hand. Cerrone...

Jul 2, 2017 10:55 am

Donald Cerrone vs. Robbie Lawler has been rebooked

Donald Cerrone vs. Robbie Lawler has been rebooked Good news! The Ultimate Fighting Championship has rebooked the highly anticipated welterweight scrap between former champion Robbie Lawler and perennial contender Donald Cerrone. According to Lance Pugmire of the Los Angeles Times, the promotion has rescheduled the “Ruthless” vs. “Cowboy” tilt to UFC 214 on July 29...

Jun 29, 2017 8:45 am

Dana White gives unfortunate update on Donald Cerrone vs. Robbie Lawler rebooking

This week, unfortunate news surfaced that UFC veteran Donald Cerrone had been forced out of his scheduled UFC 213 scrap against former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler. The news was a big blow to the MMA community, who had been anxiously awaiting the fight since UFC 205, where the fight was initially scheduled to take...

Jun 28, 2017 9:27 am

“Valhalla” offers to fight Robbie Lawler on short notice at UFC 213

If you haven’t already heard, UFC 213 was dealt a real blow this morning, as Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone was forced out of his scheduled showdown with Robbie Lawler with an undisclosed injury. And though the UFC is reportedly considering moving this fight to UFC 214 on July 29, one eager fighter is hoping to step...

May 25, 2017 9:57 am

Robbie Lawler opens up on return fight

Former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler will be making his highly anticipated return to the Octagon on July 8th at UFC 213, where he will look to bounce back from a devastating first round KO loss to Tyron Woodley as he steps into the Octagon against Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone. Given that Lawler has been absent...

May 5, 2017 12:19 pm

Donald Cerrone declares UFC ‘timeout’ was forced upon him

It’s typical to see Donald Cerrone fight about four times a year, being one of the more active fighters in the UFC. We’ve seen Cerrone turn around and fight twice in the Octagon is a span of 15 days back when he fought Myles Jury and former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson back in January...

Apr 11, 2017 6:07 pm

Results released for best fight in UFC history voted by ESPN fans

If you had to decide, which single bout would you vote on as the best fight in UFC history? Fans recently voted in a March Madness style voting bracket from ESPN where 16 fights were initially presented and the fans picked what they thought were the best fights in UFC history from their matchups. The...

Apr 5, 2017 8:16 am

PHOTO | Robbie Lawler links up with WWE star John Cena

Former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler is known for his frenzied and ferocious fighting style. The former champ is also known for an extremely stoic personality outside the cage. He’s quiet. He never talks trash. He rarely smiles. Apparently, however, Lawler is in fact capable of smiling. All it takes to get an ear-to-ear grin...

Apr 3, 2017 3:55 pm

Robbie Lawler vs. Donald Cerrone set for July in Las Vegas

Robbie Lawler vs. Donald Cerrone set for July in Las Vegas! A key welterweight scrap will take place this July in Las Vegas as ESPN’s Brett Okamoto just announced that former UFC welterweight title holder “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler will return to action against Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone at UFC 213. BREAKING: Per @danawhite, @Ruthless_RL vs. @Cowboycerrone...

Mar 29, 2017 8:05 am

Gunnar Nelson still wants ‘Wonderboy’ fight, but he has a backup plan

Earlier this month, in the co-main event of the UFC’s latest trip to London, England, Iceland’s Gunnar Nelson stepped onto the canvas with a very game Alan Jouban. Despite the scale of this test, Nelson passed it with flying colors, rattling his foe with a second-round punch, following up with a high-kick, and chasing him...

Mar 22, 2017 11:25 am

Confirmed! Former champ Robbie Lawler has found a new home

Earlier this year, we learned that former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler had left his long-time home of American Top Team. When this new surfaced, there was immediate speculation as to where the former champ would relocate. We now have our answer. Lawler is now training out of Combat Club in Lantana, Florida. This move was...

Mar 22, 2017 7:25 am

VIDEO | Robbie Lawler spars at new gym in Florida

https://www.instagram.com/p/BR6K8snhzsr/ Last July, Robbie Lawler was punched out in the first-round of a fight with Tyron Woodley. This loss marked the end of his short but violent reign as UFC welterweight champion, and though he was briefly scheduled for a UFC 205 scrap with Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone, he has not been seen in the Octagon...

Feb 28, 2017 9:53 am

After months away, Robbie Lawler says he’s “back to work”

Last July, in the main event of UFC 201, Robbie Lawler was knocked out in the very first round of a fight with Tyron Woodley. With this knockout loss, Lawler’s exciting and violent reign as UFC welterweight champion came to a crashing halt. For a moment, it sounded as though the former champion would be...

Feb 9, 2017 8:26 am

Dustin Poirier opens up on Robbie Lawler ATT split

Former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler was a long-time staple of American Top Team in Florida. With that being said, fight fans were rather surprised to learn that the former welterweight champion had split from ATT following his 1st round KO loss to Tyron Woodley at UFC 201, where Lawler lost the welterweight championship. Even...

Jan 11, 2017 10:45 pm

Robbie Lawler leaves American Top Team

Shocking news broke late Wednesday night that former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler has officially left his longtime camp at American Top Team. Lawler had been with the camp for many years, including his UFC welterweight title run, and throughout his title reign. MMAFighting confirmed the news this week, following an initial report from ENTImports....

Dec 21, 2016 12:18 pm

The 10 Best UFC Fights of 2016

2016 was a banner year for fun fights. Over the course of the year, we witnessed a long list of unforgettable battles, all of which stand out contenders for this year’s Fight of the Year honors. Without further ado, here are our 10 favorite fights from the year 2016. Honorable Mentions:  Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs. Claudia...

Dec 14, 2016 12:53 pm

The 10 best welterweight fights in UFC history

This Saturday, the UFC will touch down in sun-soaked Sacramento, California with UFC on Fox 22. One of the many highlights of this card is a welterweight scrap between bona fide excitement generators “Platinum” Mike Perry and Alan Jouban. Given the propensity for violence shared by these two fighters, many fans consider their imminent scrap...

Oct 26, 2016 11:17 am

VIDEO | Watch Tyron Woodley Smash Robbie Lawler to Win the UFC Welterweight Title

On November 12, in the co-main event of UFC 205, Tyron Woodley will attempt to make the first defense of his UFC welterweight title. He’ll make this attempt opposite talented karate specialist Stephen Thompson, who will enter the cage with seven-straight wins in his wake. In advance of this high-stakes welterweight showdown, the UFC has...

Oct 18, 2016 1:36 pm

Robbie Lawler training, “always” ready to fight Georges St-Pierre

Former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler is coming off a devastating 1st round KO loss to Tyron Woodley in the main event of UFC 201 back in August which saw him lose the UFC welterweight championship. Following the loss, it appeared as though Lawler was poised for a quick turnaround when it was announced that...