Ellenberger: ‘People giving Lawler a little too much respect’

May 21, 2014 6:11 am by bjpenn.com staff 4 Comments

“I’m stoked, it’s a top guy. I’m not really wasting any time and it’s still a southpaw, similar guy. Little different… I think a lot of people kind of give Robbie a little too much respect. But, you know, in this sport you can’t fight like that. So, it’s a great matchup, a great fight. I’ve known Robbie for a long time too, so…”

“Yeah, one of the first guys I actually trained with back in 2005 at Pat Miletich’s gym. But, yeah, nice guy. He’s been a pioneer of the sport for sure.”

“[The Hendricks vs. Lawler fight] was kind of… In a way it was kind of dissapointing. They both weren’t on their “A-game” a little. But, it was an exciting back and forth fight. I think he could have won the fight, he kind of gave it to him in the fifth a little bit. But, Johny had an off night and he still was able to come away with the title. But it was… Yeah, I learned a lot from him in that fight.”

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

About BJPENN.com

Shouted out after victory to the UFC masses, BJPENN.COM is the home to multiple time champion BJ Penn. After a decade of on-line operation BJPENN.COM has evolved into the most reliable destination for all your fighter interviews, fighter blogs and MMA/UFC news stories.

Advertise wtih us

Please contact us for all advertising inquiries.
Download Media Kit