Archive: robbie lawler

Mar 19, 2014 8:43 am

305,000 Tune In For UFC 171 Prelims On FS2

Last Saturday’s UFC 171 event crowned our new welterweight champion. You didn’t have to tune in to FOX Sports 2 to catch this historic moment, you just had to fork out enough coin to buy the pay-per-view. However, there were fights on FOX Sports 2 as well last Saturday. As part of the lead up...

Mar 18, 2014 7:05 pm

GSP to Hendricks: You want to fight me? Stick around for a bit

Former UFC champion Georges St. Pierre recently appeared as a guest on Ariel Helwani’s “The MMA HOUR,” where he discussed this past Saturday’s title fight between Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler, which was for the welterweight strap that he vacated just months ago: “I was just watching it as a fan and it was a...

Mar 18, 2014 11:33 am

POLL | Who Should Hendricks Fight Next?

The Hendricks’ title reign started last weekend when Johny successfully captured UFC gold in the main event of UFC 171. With GSP out of the picture, and a new champion in place, the UFC’s welterweight division is now alive and thriving. There are several eligible fighters chomping at the bit to get the first crack...

Mar 18, 2014 10:59 am

VIDEO | EA UFC Gameplay Trailer

The people over at EA Sports have released a gameplay trailer for the upcoming EA UFC video game due this Spring.

Mar 18, 2014 9:27 am

Robbie Lawler Regrets Not Being More Aggressive Against Hendricks

“I saw his legs buckle a little bit, but he recovered pretty fast, and he was throwing back. He’s a dangerous opponent, and once again, maybe I should’ve pressed a little bit more and took the fight to him a little earlier… I would go out there and finish him this time. I should’ve done...

Mar 18, 2014 8:57 am

QUICK TWITT | Hector Lombard: “I deserve a title shot”

With an overall UFC record of 3-2 and just two-fights into his stint as a welterweight, ATT’s Hector Lombard, is calling for a title shot against the newly minted champion, Johny Hendricks. The Judo based fighter is definitely deserving of being in the discussion for a crack at Johny, but so are the likes of...

Mar 18, 2014 7:22 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Hendricks vs. Lawler Fight Event

UFC 171 was an event packed full of hard-hitting, back and forth, powerful action that wasn’t all limited to the electrifying main event. If you were lucky enough to watch the show from beginning to end, you know exactly how gripping every fight was and how it was a terrific build up to Hendricks vs....

Mar 17, 2014 6:34 pm

Injury Almost Caused Johny Hendricks To Pull Out Of UFC Title Fight

We almost never got to see the enthralling battle between Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler. Johny Hendricks was on The MMA Hour today, and explained how a week-and-a-half old injury reemerged in the first round of his five round war with Lawler. “It’s my elbow,” Hendricks told Ariel Helwani. “It happened actually a week-and-a-half before,...

Mar 17, 2014 12:43 pm

Johny Hendricks putting belt in vault, wants GSP next

Newly crowned UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks is not planning on parading around town with his recently acquired gold belt. Instead, the product of Oklahoma is taking the strap to the bank for safe keeping, as he told MMAjunkie Radio in an interview earlier today: “I’m going to put it in a vault,” Hendricks stated. “It’s...

Mar 17, 2014 6:15 am

Johny Hendricks vs Robbie Lawler Break Records In UFC 171 Main Event

If you missed UFC 171 this past Saturday than boy did you miss a good one. Yes, the year so far as been a very decision heavy one for UFC events, but UFC 171 delivered in more ways than one. Most of the fights were extremely entertaining, even the ones that did go the distance...

Mar 17, 2014 4:50 am

VIDEO | Nick Diaz: “I’m ready to fight!” – Wants To Whoop Johny Hendricks

“I’m ready to go, I’m ready to fight. It’s a good time, seasonally. I’m kind of seasonal. Right now, this summer, this whole year, a fresh start, I’m ready to fight. I think I can win. I’ve had pretty good training this year, regardless no fights, no camps. I’ve jumped in and out of other...

Mar 17, 2014 4:45 am

New UFC Champ Hendricks Wants A Rematch With GSP

Fresh off his title-winning victory at Saturday’s UFC 171 event, newly minted welterweight champion, Johny Hendricks is already wanting to rewind it back and fight GSP in a rematch. “…I’d like to fight Georges again. I think it would be fun. We had a good match,” said the UFC champ at the UFC 171 post-fight...

Mar 17, 2014 4:40 am

Woodley: Condit Injury Doesn’t Take Away From UFC 171 Win

“I was dominating Carlos Condit, which is a hard thing to do. I surprised him with the leg kick. He wasn’t expecting it because he’s the leg kicker. So for me to go out there and chop his leg down … his knee got injured from getting taken down, from a great, timed double leg....

Mar 17, 2014 4:30 am

Hendricks Knew He Only Had Five-Minutes To Win The Title

“I looked at [my corner] and I said, it’s two to two. I’ve gotta win this round. I’m not dumb. I’m not going to be one of those naïve fighters who goes ‘four to zero’. I’m true to myself. I knew I had to go out there and win that fifth round. My coaches, they...

Mar 16, 2014 8:03 pm

.gif | Carlos Condit’s Fight Ending Knee Injury (Replay)

In last Saturday’s UFC 171 co-main event, Carlos Condit suffered a knee injury that forced a premature stop to the bout. As a result, Tyrone Woodley picked up a second round TKO stoppage and Condit will likely be out of commission while in rehab. Here are the replays:

Mar 15, 2014 8:52 pm

UFC 171 Results: Condit Suffers Knee Injury, Woodley Picks Up TKO Win

Carlos Condit and Tyron Woodley brought the crowd to life after an exciting first round. Woodley utilized his ability to close the distance and land quick, hard hook multiple times in the opening minutes of the fight. Condit started to turn the pace up at the end of the first round and it showed he...

Mar 15, 2014 8:25 pm

UFC 171 Results: Jury Beats a Bloodied Sanchez In a Decision

Myles Jury remains undefeated inside the octagon. Myles Jury took control of the fight early on and landed strikes in a very technical manner. He made sure that his back was never up against the fence, a spot where Sanchez usually excels in. Jury outstruck Sanchez in the first round heavily and landed a takedown...

Mar 15, 2014 7:53 pm

UFC 171 Results: Lombard Dominates Shields in an Unimpressive Decision Win

Jake Shields and Hector Lombard went the full fifteen minutes, much to the dismay of those in attendance and watching at home. Shields simply did not bring enough to the table to pull off a victory tonight. He looked off and it was almost as if he was solely relying on his grappling skills to...

Mar 15, 2014 7:22 pm

UFC 171 Results: St. Preux Submits Krylov with Rare Von Flue Choke in Round 1

Ovince St. Preux opened up the fights with a submission we haven’t seen in a long time. Ovince St. Preux landed a takedown ten seconds into the bout and transitioned right away to side control. Krylov was trying to prevent St.Preux from going to mount with a guillotine, but St. Preux countered with a Von...