Archive: robbie lawler

Aug 15, 2014 7:48 pm

Dana White: I’m convinced Nick Diaz really doesn’t like to fight’

“He’s Nick Diaz. There’s a lot of things Nick says that make him Nick. It is what it is. I believe that he doesn’t enjoy fighting. When you hear him talk about what he does and why he does it – everything that guys says is the reason he is who is who is. The...

Aug 4, 2014 10:28 am

Kennedy Calls Out Lawler, Wants Fight At 170 For Welterweight Strap

Tim Kennedy has managed to keep himself at the forefront of MMA News headlines with his constant trash talking and calling out of fighters. Today is no different, the former Strikeforce title contender has now called out Robbie Lawler for a rematch for the welterweight title should Lawler defeat Hendricks in their rematch. He spoke...

Aug 1, 2014 12:37 pm

Animators Recreate The Hospital Brawl Between Nick Diaz and Joe Riggs

New fans may not know this story, but following their 2006 UFC 57 bout, Joe Riggs and Nick Diaz took their fight to the hospital, where the two UFC welterweights fought it out again, in front of nurses, doctors and patients. Fast forward eight-years and now we have a cartoon about it. Enjoy!

Jul 31, 2014 5:45 am

Cesar Gracie: ‘Anderson Silva’s Chin Isn’t The Same Anymore’

“I already knew this fight would happen a long time ago, and I think it’s a great fight. I believe it’s going to be a standup fight the entire time. Nick is better on the ground, his jiu-jitsu is better, but I believe it’s going to be a standup fight and it won’t last five...

Jul 31, 2014 5:15 am

Anderson Silva Opens Up As Early Favorite Over Nick Diaz

Anderson Silva is set to return against Nick Diaz in early 2015, and with the bout now official, odds makers have pegged the former UFC Middleweight champion as the favorite. Check it: Future Events: Anderson Silva (-240) vs. Nick Diaz (+190) #MMA — BestFightOdds (@BestFightOdds) July 30, 2014

Jul 30, 2014 2:26 pm

Nick Diaz Wants Fights In 3 Different Weight Classes

Now that he’s back with the UFC, Nick Diaz can see himself fighting at lightweight, welterweight and middleweight. The Stockton based fighter explained these ambitions during today’s special UFC conference call. Check it: “I think that’s one of my strength. I could probably fight, at a time, I thought, at any weight. I’m no bigger...

Jul 30, 2014 10:04 am

UFC on FOX 12 pulls in 2.5 million viewers, 3.4 million for the main event

The ratings are in for last weeks UFC on Fox 12 event, featuring Robbie Lawler vs. Matt Brown as the main event. The final numbers officially came in on Tuesday, and showed a combined 2.5 million viewers. In comparison, every other event that has aired on Fox outside of football season has had virtually identical...

Jul 30, 2014 9:23 am

Jorge Masvidal Trolls Facebook Fans Who Rooted Against Him

UFC on FOX 12 winner, Jorge Masvidal took to his personal facebook to respond to a slew of hater comments made about him in the lead up to his fight against Daron Cruickshank. The UFC lightweight fighter earned a unanimous decision victory over his opponent live on FOX this past Saturday, after an early punch...

Jul 30, 2014 4:30 am

UFC on FOX 12 Winner Bobby Green Apologizes For Antics In Thomson Fight

Mix Nick and Nate Diaz with Anderson Silva and you will get the in-cage antics of Bobby Green. Taunts and trash-talk were the highlight of his UFC on FOX 12 bout against former number-one contender Josh Thomson, and in hindsight, ‘King’ apologizes for it. Check it: I'm sorry for my antics but I try to...

Jul 29, 2014 4:55 pm

UFC on FOX 12 Super Slo-Mo Highlights

This past Saturday fans saw a great night of fights headlined by Matt Brown and Robbie Lawler that saw Lawler crowned as the #1 contender to fight Johny Hendricks. In the co-main event we saw Anthony Rumble Johnson dominate Lil Nog en route to an sub 1-minute performance. Check out the highlights in super slow...

Jul 29, 2014 7:45 am

UFC on FOX 12 Medical Suspensions: Brown Out Up To 6 Months

This past Saturday fight fans saw a new welterweight title challenger crowned when Robbie Lawler defeated Matt Brown via unanimous decision. In the co-main event we saw Anthony Johnson continue his reign of domination with a quick KO win over Lil Nog. Below is the full list of medical suspensions via Sherdog. Matt Brown: Suspended...

Jul 28, 2014 5:02 pm

Hendricks Excited For Lawler Rematch, Wants GSP Still

Johny Hendricks found out who his next opponent will be this past Saturday when watching Robbie Lawler capture a decision victory over Matt Brown at UFC on Fox 12. Today he joined Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour to discuss his rematch with Robbie Lawler, and how fighting with two arms this time will make...

Jul 28, 2014 4:36 pm

Hendricks Camp Disses GSP, Says He Isn’t Dangerous

UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks may have lost a controversial decision to Georges St. Pierre in December, but that hasn’t stopped him from saying he would beat GSP in a rematch. This time Hendricks camp took some shots at GSP after finding out that they would be prepping Johny for a rematch against Robbie Lawler....

Jul 28, 2014 10:41 am

Lawler’s $1 Mil UFC Run: Earns More This Year Than Most UFC Champs

Robbie Lawler is coming off a win over Matt Brown this past Saturday at UFC on Fox 12. The fight earned him the right to fight Johny Hendricks for the welterweight title in a highly anticipated rematch. What is most interesting about Lawler’s last 12 months however is the total earnings Lawler has. Taking a...

Jul 28, 2014 8:44 am

John McCarthy Defends Matt Brown’s Controversial Nut Shot

Veteran MMA referee Big John McCarthy justified his reasons for momentarily stopping the fight at what could have been a pivotal moment for Robbie Lawler. For those who missed it, Robbie Lawler threw a liver kick at Matt Brown, the kick landed clean, however Brown grabbed at his cup to signal the kick landed low,...

Jul 28, 2014 8:24 am

Matt Brown Slams Haters Criticizing Controversial Body Shot

Matt ‘The Immortal’ Brown took to Facebook to silence the critics who are saying he faked a nut shot when really it was a shot to the body. For those who don’t know, in his fight with Robbie Lawler this past Saturday, Matt Brown was on the receiving end of what was intended to be...

Jul 27, 2014 2:57 pm


  If you’re looking for fight video’s and news from last night’s “UFC on FOX 12: Lawler vs. Brown” event, you’re in the right place. “UFC on FOX 12: Lawler vs. Brown” took place last night from San Jose, California. In the main event, Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown went to war for five-rounds in...

Jul 27, 2014 2:26 pm

STATS! Blow-By-Blow Numbers Show ‘Lawler vs. Brown’ Was Close

  Last night on FOX, The UFC’s number 1 ranked welterweight fighter earned another shot at UFC gold with his decision win over Matt Brown. (Replay HERE) It was an entertaining, back and forth bout, and a quick stat analysis tells an interesting story. Check it:

Jul 27, 2014 1:50 pm

Robbie Lawler Promises To ‘Do More’ In Hendricks Rematch

  “I’m going to do a lot different. I’m going to keep building on everything that I’ve been doing this year, but I’m going to do more. That’s what that fight came down to — I need to do more. More punches, more kicks, more takedown defense. I just need to take the fight to...

Jul 27, 2014 1:15 pm

Dana White ‘Blown away’ With Anthony Johnson

“It’s amazing. I don’t think we’ve ever had a guy go from 170 to 205 and actually be more powerful and more devastating than he was at 170. I’ve never seen anything like it. I was blown away by Anthony’s performance tonight. He made it quick, and he made it look easy. We’ll get him...

Jul 27, 2014 1:07 pm

Green Cleared To Mourn Following UFC on FOX 12 Win

“The only reason I took the fight is to give my brother that honor, to put him on the front stage and say he was a good kid. He was a great guy. He was my closest soldier to me – my little, my baby brother. When I go home, he was the first person...

Jul 27, 2014 12:54 pm

PAYDAY! Robbie Lawler Banks At UFC on FOX 12

The California State Athletic Commission recently released the mandatory list of disclosed fighter pay for last night’s UFC on FOX 12 event. Topping the list of fighter payouts is main event winner, Robbie Lawler, who took home the lion’s share of the $986,000 total disclosed UFC payroll, with $210,000.000. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira was the second...

Jul 27, 2014 12:40 pm

Robbie Lawler Pigs Out Following UFC on FOX 12 Win Over Matt Brown

Former UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes shared a photo, from behind the scenes at UFC on FOX 12, of Robbie Lawler’s post-victory meal. Check it: This is @Ruthless_RL post victory meal. Congrats buddy! Well done! — Matt Hughes (@matthughes9x) July 27, 2014

Jul 27, 2014 12:31 pm

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Robbie Lawler’s Win Over Matt Brown

In last night’s UFC on FOX 12 main event, the number one ranked Robbie Lawler earned a rematch against UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks with his decision win over Matt Brown. (Replay HERE) As usual, the MMA world took to twitter with their reactions. Check it: Robbie is a great counter striker & is dangerous...

Jul 27, 2014 12:00 pm

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To ‘Rumbles’ Quick KO Of Nogueira

Last night, in the UFC on FOX 12 co-main event, Anthony “Rumble” Johnson again shocked fight fans with a fantastic showing. It took the Blackzilian fighter just 44-seconds to finish Nogueira (Replay HERE), and the MMA world took to twitter with their reactions. Check it: Ooohhh woooowwww AJ. Monster!! #UFConFOX12 — Tarec Saffiedine (@tarecfighter) July...

Jul 27, 2014 11:46 am

Following UFC on FOX 12 Defeat, Kyle Kingsbury Retires From MMA

Last night on FOX, Kyle Kingsbury made his return to action after two-years on the shelf. Things didn’t go his way. After three grueling rounds of action, Pat Cummins was able to decisively beat Kingsbury, sending him into retirement. Following the bout, Kyle explained: “I’m not sure if it was the time off or the...

Jul 27, 2014 11:36 am

After UFC on FOX win, Masvidal Wants Cerrone In September For “Easy Money”

“I just want to get back in there. I know Cerrone needs a fight in September, so hopefully they can book me for that. I just need money. He needs a fight. I’m injury free, so I’m ready to go in September. He needs an opponent, so let’s go.” During last night’s post-fight presser, UFC...