Relive one of the best fights in UFC history as “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler took on Rory McDonald at UFC 189 in a battle for the ages.
Robbie Lawler defends his UFC welterweight championship against American Top Team colleague Tyron Woodley at UFC 201 in Atlanta, Georgia on July 30.
The usual thing to say would be that Lawler will look to finish his opponent as quickly as possible to ensure a smooth title defence, but the ‘Ruthless’ one seems to revel in the brutal wars that have characterised his extraordinary career.
The most shocking was his clash with Rory McDonald at UFC 189 this time last year – one which is now considered one of the greatest fights in the sport’s fledgling history.
The two battled for a gruesome four rounds with the Canadian challenger three rounds to one up on the scorecard heading into the fifth and final stanza, before a violent ending saw the fight conclude before the final bell.
Not for the faint of heart, this one.
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