Archive: robbie lawler

Mar 13, 2014 6:52 am

Hendricks Feels It’s Time for Welterweights to ‘Make Our Own Mark’

If it all goes according to plan, by the time the smoke settles Saturday night at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX., Georges St. Pierre will be nowhere near the subject of discourse. After St. Pierre put his career on hiatus, following a brilliant 11-title-fight-victory run, a new welterweight champion will be determined as...

Mar 13, 2014 6:48 am

Hector Lombard on TRT: “Cheating is cheating”

Hector Lombard hasn’t been shy in the least bit about his opinions on TRT or his criticism of Vitor Belfort after his title shot against Chris Weidman went out of the window. With the use of TRT officially banned by the Nevada State Athletic Commission in February, Vitor’s opportunity slipped right through his hands. Lombard...

Mar 13, 2014 5:15 am

Hector Lombard: ‘Rousey Had To Come To Entertain Following Olympics’

“Trust me, I came from the Olympics, and I can mention to you right now, for example, Olympic gold medalists in judo, and you don’t even know who they are,” Lombard said. “Now, I mention to you a bronze Olympic medalist in judo, and you know who she is. Why? Because she had to come...

Mar 13, 2014 4:45 am

Robbie Lawler: “I did not spar for the longest time”

The new and improved Robbie Lawler has hit the UFC in a big way in the past year or so, using his precise striking to drop repeated opponents and secure a three fight win streak since his return. However, before his rebirth as the fighter we see before us, he admittedly negated one of the...

Mar 13, 2014 4:30 am

Hendricks Says Middleweight Division May Be In His Future

“I’d love to fight at 185. Not having to cut down to 170? Are you kidding me? I walk around at 215, 220. That’s an average cut for a 185-pounder. That’s probably what the 185ers are walking around at. So the only thing that hurts me is that I’m 5-foot-9. I still thought about it,...

Mar 13, 2014 4:00 am

Lombard: ‘Jake Shields Is A Boring Fighter’

“I believe he’s a great fighter. His record speaks for itself. He beat a who’s who of the sport. But, he’s boring. This is a sport where you have to entertain fans. Because at the end of the day, this is the entertainment business. It’s not like the win business. It’s like, go up there,...

Mar 12, 2014 11:00 am

Diego Sanchez Thinks His Octagon Wars Have No Adverse Effects On His Health

“Hell no, that shit don’t take a toll on me, it makes me better. That’s experience, that’s being under the bright lights and that’s learning to find who you are as a true warrior; learning to find that true warrior spirit within. And, it takes time, it takes many years, it takes many fights, it...

Mar 12, 2014 9:03 am

GSP happy to be retired: “I’m enjoying my life”

Last December Georges St. Pierre stepped away from the sport of MMA and relinquished his crown as king of the UFC welterweight division. A choice that he has yet to regret so it seems. He took some time with Yahoo Sports to discuss his reasoning for walking away from the sport and how he feels...

Mar 11, 2014 2:15 pm

PHOTO | EA UFC Reveals Robbie Lawler’s In-Game Characters

The people behind the upcoming UFC video game, EA Sports, have just released the latest shot from the UFC video game. In the previous month we have seen the in-game characters of Joe Lauzon, Chuck Liddell, the Korean Zombie, Forrest Griffin, Jon Jones, GSP, Alexander Gustafsson, Rashad Evans, Frank Mir, Scott Jorgensen, Cub Swanson, Ronda Rousey and Chael Sonnen. Is the the UFC...

Mar 11, 2014 2:07 pm

Diego Sanchez: ‘Reality is going to hit Myles Jury this weekend’

The welterweights aren’t the only guys looking to make noise at this weekend’s UFC 171 event. A lightweight bout putting perennial contender Diego Sanchez up against an undefeated prospect in Myles Jury is also sure to deliver fireworks on Saturday. In a recent interview with MMAjunkie.com, Sanchez explained his thoughts on his opponent’s string of...

Mar 10, 2014 4:20 pm

Shields Willing To Stand With Lombard But Wants A Ground Fight

“It’s definitely a no-brainer that I want to take it to the ground. I feel like I can stand with him. I think technically, I do a lot better in the stand-up than a lot of these fighters. As far as fighting Lombard on the feet, it’s not something you want to do. He’s just...

Mar 7, 2014 11:25 am

Hendricks: Lawler is More Dangerous Than GSP

Johny Hendricks has always been pretty outspoken on former Welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre. Everything from his insistence on drug testing, to his multiple decision outcomes have come under scrutiny from “Bigg Rigg,” but in a recent conference call for UFC 171, Hendricks stacked his impressions of GSP and his UFC 171 opponent Robbie Lawler...