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Covington Dominates Lawler, Gets In Heated Exchange With Usman

We already knew that Colby Covington could walk the walk just as good as he could talk the talk, but last night’s victory over Robbie Lawler was arguably the most impressive of his UFC career to date. “Chaos” solidified himself as the 170lb division’s number one contender after a dominant display against former welterweight champion Lawler in Newark. Covington’s pace …

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Colby Covington Vs. Robbie Lawler: Our Official Prediction

Two of the welterweight division’s biggest names collide in the UFC Newark main-event as Colby Covington takes on Robbie Lawler. You’d be hard-pressed to find a pair of fighters as popular as these guys who are known for two completely different reasons and in many ways, are sitting on completely opposite sides of the fan opinion spectrum. Lawler, a legend …

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Colby Covington Vs. Robbie Lawler Verbally Agreed For UFC Newark

A welterweight title-eliminator featuring two of the division’s most recognizable names has reportedly been verbally agreed for the UFC Newark headliner. The UFC’s next stop in Newark, New Jersey is scheduled to take place on August 3 and according to reports turned in by ESPN, it will feature a clash between these two former teammates. Lawler’s last outing saw him lose …

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Tyron Woodley’s Statement On UFC Minneapolis Withdrawal

Tyron Woodley has released a statement explaining his move to pull out of his UFC Minneapolis against the former champion Robbie Lawler. When reports emerged yesterday that the long-time welterweight champion Tyron Woodley had been forced to pull out of his matchup due to a hand injury, the immediate question was one surrounding the identity of The Chosen One’s replacement. …

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Tyron Woodley Confident That Lawler Win Will Earn Him Title-Shot

Tyron Woodley believes that a win over his former conquest Robbie Lawler will be enough to earn him a shot at Kamaru Usman’s welterweight title. Usman managed to completely nullify the dominant force that was ‘The Chosen One’ during their UFC 235 co-main event in December. It was five-rounds of the former TUF winner’s patented style of abrasive grappling pressure …

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Herb Dean Defends His Stoppage Of Robbie Lawler Vs. Ben Askren

The veteran referee joined Joe Rogan on a recent episode of his JRE MMA Show podcast to explain his controversial Askren/Lawler stoppage. The now infamous UFC 235 main-card matchup is one that will live long in the memory not only for its divisive finish. As the eagerly-anticipated debut of the former Bellator and ONE Championship champion Ben Askren, the fight, …

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Report: Tyron Woodley Vs. Robbie Lawler II Set For June 29

UFC president Dana White has told ESPN that a rematch between former champions Tyron Woodley and Robbie Lawler will headline UFC Minneapolis in June. There were few times in this sport that packed quite as much of a punch as the Robbie Lawler era of the UFC welterweight division. His trio of fights with Johny Hendricks, Rory MacDonald, and Carlos …

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Dana Confirms The UFC Are Looking At Askren Vs. Masvidal

Dana White has revealed that the UFC are now focussing on making a matchup between welterweights Ben Askren and Jorge Masvidal. For a while, it really did look as though the promotion would have their way and book a rematch between Askren and his UFC 235 opponent Robbie Lawler. Their first fight ended under somewhat controversial circumstances as the famed …

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Dana White Enjoying Askren In The UFC, Wants Lawler Rematch Next

Dana White has admitted that even he is having fun watching the UFC’s newest star Ben Askren finally make his mark on the world’s biggest MMA promotion. Speaking to YahooSport, the UFC president explained how Askren’s time in the UFC has been fun – something that is perhaps contrary to the expectation many had for his opinion of ‘Funky’ beforehand. “Askren …

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Askren’s UFC Debut Ends In Controversy, Dana Set On Rematch

Ben Askren’s long-awaited UFC debut against ‘Ruthless’ Robbie Lawler was one that ended under rather controversial circumstances. UFC 235 was a night that will live long in the memory – both due to the victories that came from those featured as well as the numerous instances of controversy that were littered from top-to-bottom. Going into the card, the UFC debut …

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