Archive: robbie lawler

Jul 29, 2015 10:58 am

Lorenz Larkin Beat Robbie Lawler Once And Wouldn’t Mind Doing It Again––EXCLUSIVE

Just over three years ago today, Lorenz Larkin (16-4 MMA) was standing in the middle of the Strikeforce cage having his hand raised by referee John McCarthy after earning a unanimous decision victory over Robbie Lawler. At the time (July 2012), the undefeated Larkin was considered to be one of the middleweight divisions rising stars,...

Jul 27, 2015 9:00 am

GSP: “Of all the guys, I would NOT want to fight Condit again”

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre claims that out of all his previous opponents, “The Natural Born Killer” Carlos Condit was the biggest nightmare. Here is what “Rush” had to say in a recent interview with Bloody Elbow’s Mark Bergmann: “Carlos Condit is a nightmare,” St-Pierre said. “Of all the guys that I would...

Jul 23, 2015 12:06 pm

Report: Two Massive Welterweight Scraps Targeted For Year’s End

Looks like the UFC is planning to put on two huge welterweight fights towards the end of the year! According to Bleacher Report’s Jeremy Botter, UFC welterweight champion “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler will make his next title defense later this year against “The Natural Born Killer” Carlos Condit. Botter also tweeted that a welterweight number one...

Jul 3, 2015 8:46 am

MacDonald: ‘Lack of hunger is why I lost To Lawler’

UFC welterweight contender Rory MacDonald is getting set to rematch current champion Robbie Lawler at next weekend’s UFC 189 event in Las Vegas. The Canadian standout suffered a close split-decision loss to “Ruthless” in their first encounter at UFC 167, but claims that he wasn’t totally focused or motivated for that fight (via MMAJunkie): “I...

Mar 18, 2015 5:44 am

Matt Brown: I know in my heart, I can be a champion!

UFC welterweight contender Matt Brown suffered a unanimous decision loss to former UFC champion Johny Hendricks at this past weekend’s UFC 185 event in Dallas, Texas. The loss marked “The Immortal’s” second setback in a row, as he was previously defeated by current UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler at the ‘UFC on FOX 12’ event...

Feb 19, 2015 11:31 am

Lawler on MacDonald rematch: ‘I want a finish’

Earlier this week, it was announced that UFC welterweight champion “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler will defend his title against surging Canadian Rory MacDonald at July’s UFC 189 event in Las Vegas. The pair of welterweights met back in November of 2013, with Lawler earning a split-decision win over MacDonald. This time around, Robbie is hoping for...

Jan 12, 2015 1:39 pm

Robbie Lawler vs. Nick Diaz 2? Dana White would ‘love to see it’

Current UFC welterweight champion “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler (25-10 MMA) has only suffered one knockout loss in his 35 professional mixed martial arts fights. That knockout loss came over 10 years ago at UFC 47 to Nick Diaz, who sent Lawler crashing to the canvas early in the second-round of their 2004 battle. Many fans and...

Jan 1, 2015 4:49 pm

Dana White: Hendricks not MacDonald to get next shot at Lawler

UFC President Dana White confirmed today that the promotion has decided to do a trilogy bout between current UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler and former title holder Johny Hendricks. Prior to their second fight at December’s UFC 181 event, it was thought that the winner of “Hendricks vs. Lawler 2” would face Canadian welterweight standout...

Dec 6, 2014 10:57 pm

Hendricks: I Didn’t Fight, Look at Rounds 4 & 5

Johny Hendricks lost his UFC Welterweight Championship to Robbie Lawler at UFC 181 and he confessed one of his downfalls during the post fight press conference. “I didn’t fight! Look at rounds four and five.” Hendricks is referencing the fact that he tried to wrestle his way to a victory in the last two rounds...

Nov 20, 2014 9:36 am

UFC 181 set to show in Theaters

UFC 181: Hendricks vs. Lawler II, which features a co-main event bout between Anthony Pettis and Gilbert Melendez will be shown in movie theaters across America on December 6th. The UFC released this promotional trailer for the event.

Nov 19, 2014 10:08 am

UFC 181: Hendricks vs. Lawler II extended preview

To get fight fans ready for UFC 181: Hendricks vs. Lawler II, which features a co-main event bout between Anthony Pettis and Gilbert Melendez, the UFC has released this extended preview for the event. Check it out:

Nov 17, 2014 11:35 am

GSP on return: “I just don’t know”

Former welterweight kingpin Georges St Pierre hasn’t stepped into the Octagon since defending his welterweight strap against Johny Hendricks. Since then there has been a lot of talk about whether we will ever see St. Pierre in the Octagon again. Recently, St. Pierre returned to training, which sparked a lot of discussion pointing towards St....

Nov 12, 2014 11:22 am

REPLAY! Robbie Lawler vs. Matt Brown (Full Fight)

Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown, who have combined for a career 32 knockouts, go toe-to-toe in the Octagon with a welterweight title shot on the line. Now, Lawler has his title shot against champion Johny Hendricks at UFC 181, don’t miss any of the action on Pay-Per-View.

Nov 3, 2014 12:08 pm

Lorenz Larkin vs. John Howard added to UFC Fight Night 59

A welterweight scrap between Lorenz Larkin and John Howard is the latest addition to January’s UFC Fight Night 59 event in Boston. UFC officials announced the bout on Monday morning. John Howard (22-10 MMA, 6-5 UFC) will be looking to rebound from a 2-fight losing skid when he battles Larkin this January in his hometown...

Oct 24, 2014 12:42 pm

Matt Brown Asking To Welcome Back GSP

Earlier this week it was revealed that former welterweight kingpin Georges St Pierre had been cleared to return to training, and stepped back into Tristar gym to have his first training session. Despite GSP returning to training, UFC President Dana White stated that St. Pierre would let the UFC know when, and if he’s ready...

Oct 13, 2014 8:51 pm

ATT Coach Discusses Teammate vs. Teammate Bouts Within The Camp

American Top Team is one of the top gyms in the world, under one roof, in the 170 division alone they house #1 contender Robbie Lawler, Tyron Woodley, Hector Lombard, Thiago Alves, Ben Saunders, and Colby Covington, and with Robbie Lawler fighting for the title on December 6th, there could be several ATT teammate vs....

Oct 6, 2014 4:50 pm

Firas Zahabi: People Want To See Rory MacDonald Fight For The Belt

Firas Zahabi believes that people want to see his prize pupil Rory MacDonald fight for the belt. MacDonald is fresh off a devastating 3rd round TKO win over Tarec Saffiedine at UFC Fight Night Halifax. The bout marked the first time Saffiedine had been stopped in his career. Following the win, MacDonald, along with many...

Oct 5, 2014 9:38 am

Rory MacDonald Hopes UFC Took Note Of Win Over Saffiedine, Gives Him Title Shot

UFC welterweight Rory MacDonald hopes that the UFC took notice of his TKO win over Tarec Saffiedine last night at UFC Fight Night Halifax and awards him with a title shot. Saffiedine had never been stopped in his professional career prior to last night. The win put MacDonald’s name undoubtedly in the title picture following...

Oct 3, 2014 10:00 am

MacDonald: Win Over Saffiedine Makes Me “Obvious Choice” For Title Shot

Rory MacDonald is gearing up for his UFC Fight Night Halifax bout against Tarec Saffiedine tomorrow. The bout will be MacDonald’s first time headlining an event, and what better place to do that, than in his home country of Canada. He joined MMAJunkie to discuss the bout, as well as what he has to gain...

Sep 26, 2014 3:06 pm

PHOTO | UFC Unveils Official UFC 181 Poster

Earlier today the UFC held the tickets on-sale press conference for UFC 181. In attendance were main event fighters Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler, as well as co-main event fighters Anthony Pettis and Gilbert Melendez. The UFC unveiled the official poster for the event, which was made by DC Comics. Check it out: How badass...

Sep 26, 2014 2:59 pm

PHOTOS | Hendricks-Lawler, Pettis-Melendez Staredowns

Earlier today the UFC held their UFC 181 Tickets on-sale press conference with headliners Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler, as well as co-main event fighters Anthony Pettis and Gilbert Melendez. Enjoy the staredowns from this event, which takes place December 6th.

Sep 22, 2014 4:41 pm

BREAKING : Weidman Out Of UFC 181, Hendricks vs. Lawler II Set To Headline Event

Chris Weidman has been forced out of his UFC 181 title fight against Vitor Belfort on December 6th. As a result, Johny Hendricks will defend his welterweight strap against Robbie Lawler in a highly anticipated rematch. The UFC broke the news via a press release, which stated that Weidman had suffered a hand injury during...

Sep 17, 2014 9:05 am

Hendricks vs. Lawler II Being Targeted For February

Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler put on a spectacular performance when the pair fought for the vacant UFC welterweight title back in March. Hendricks ended up taking the decision, as well as the welterweight strap, but has been unable to defend the belt since due to a torn bicep. Robbie Lawler on the other hand...

Sep 13, 2014 1:05 pm

New Details Of Prior Diaz Arrest Surface – Anderson Silva Fight In Jeopardy?

Is the Diaz vs. Anderson Silva superfight in jeopardy? With news of another Diaz arrest it could be. Yesterday we learned that Nick Diaz had been arrested this week on suspicion of DUI and several other charges. (More on that HERE) Today we have new details, surrounding a prior arrest just 10-months ago for pretty much...

Sep 12, 2014 2:43 pm

MUGSHOT! Nick Diaz

UFC fan favorite, Nick Diaz was arrested earlier this week in his hometown of Lodi, California. (More on that HERE) We have his mugshot!

Sep 10, 2014 5:10 am

Melendez: ‘Nick Diaz vs. Anderson Silva Is A Win Win’

“There’s not too many times in the sport where everyone is a winner, and the fans, by far, are the winners. Nick’s a winner in this situation. I think this is a great fight for him to come back to and a fight that he’s wanted. He’s fighting one of the greatest of all time,...

Sep 2, 2014 8:38 am

Lorenz Larkin Planning Trip To Welterweight

Lorenz Larkin is now looking to move weight classes once again, this time dropping even lower to the welterweight division. Following his third straight loss in the Octagon at UFC 177, Larkin posted about his disappointment and weight plans on Twitter. <blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” lang=”en”><p>Sorry everybody but I think it&#39;s my time to listen to my...

Aug 30, 2014 11:02 am

Tyron Woodley Speaks on Hometown of Ferguson, MI

  Tyron Woodley recently sat down with Steph Daniels from Bloodyelbow.com to discuss a wide range of topics, including the Rory MacDonald fight, his ATT teammates, and his opinion of Bellator MMA’s new boss, Scott Coker. During the course of the interview, more sensitive matters came up, namely the confusing and highly controversial state of...

Aug 27, 2014 2:18 pm

Woodley Wants Brown At Lawler vs. Hendricks II

Since Tyron Woodley knocked out Dong Hyun Kim last Saturday at UFC Macau, fans have been hoping for a matchup between Woodley and Matt Brown. Earlier today Brown said that he thinks fans would prefer a fight against Carlos Condit, but wasn’t against a fight with Woodley. The Chosen One joined MMAJunkie to talk about...