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Watch: Tyron Woodley Shocks Robbie Lawler And The World At UFC 201

In one punch, an amazing title reign can come to the most abrupt of ends. In December 2014, Robbie Lawler became one of the greatest comeback stories in the history of MMA. He shocked the world when he emerged victorious with the welterweight belt of a prime “Big Rig” Johnny Hendricks at UFC 181. Thereafter, the ‘Ruthless’ one’s star really began …

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An In-Depth Look At Robbie Lawler: The Path Less Travelled

Mixed martial arts is a fickle sport. One minute, you’re king of the hill and the next, you’re dead to the world. Getting to the summit is the most difficult part and for every meteoric rise to the top, there are countless that never make it. However, there are also the select few who take the path less travelled. This path is …

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[Full Fight Vid] Robbie Lawler And Rory McDonald Go To War At UFC 189

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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 …

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Rory MacDonald May Need Surgery To Repair Broken Nose Suffered In Stephen Thompson Defeat

Eleven months on from his titanic battle with Robbie Lawler at UFC 189 and Rory MacDonald is still suffering from the adverse effects of the punishment he endured that night. On Saturday, MacDonald stepped back into the octagon for the first time since the famous fifth round TKO defeat to face rampaging welterweight karateka Stephen Thompson in Ottawa. Unfortunately it …

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UFC 205: Predicting New York’s Full Main Card

With UFC 200 just around the corner, the promotion has already set it’s sights on the monumental first card in New York since the state lifted it’s ban on MMA earlier this year. In what is set to be a memorable occasion for the UFC, matchmakers Sean Shelby and Joe Silva are likely to stack the card from top to …

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Title Fight Co-Main Event Booked for UFC 201

DALLAS, TX - MARCH 14: A detail of gloves worn by Anthony Pettis and Rafael dos Anjos in the Lightweight Title bout during the UFC 185 event at American Airlines Center on March 14, 2015 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

A second title fight has been added to July’s UFC 201 card, as flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson defends his belt for the ninth consecutive time against Brazilian Wilson Reis. The somewhat surprising bout was announced on Wednesday’s edition of UFC Tonight and will play co-main event to a welterweight title fight between Robbie Lawler and Tyron Woodley. BREAKING: Demetrious Johnson vs. Wilson …

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A Major Headline Bout For UFC 201 Is Set To Be Announced

ATLANTA, GA - FEBRUARY 16: UFC President Dana White speaks during a press conference promoting UFC 145: Jones v Evans at Philips Arena on February 16, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Amidst all the speculation and ongoings in the world of MMA media, the UFC has finally announced the headliners for UFC 201, putting to bed some speculation and keeping us in the dark on more issues. Robbie Lawler will more than likely defend his welterweight title against Tyron Woodley at UFC 201. There are a few details to iron out …

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Rory MacDonald Reveals The Reason He Looks Up To Conor McGregor

Whilst a guest on The MMA Hour last month, Rory MacDonald revealed that his bloody and brutal battle with UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler in July of 2015 had been a catalyst for change in the way that he viewed the sport. “The experience itself – the fight was great,” MacDonald told Ariel Helwani. “It was a great thing for my martial arts career. But …

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Opinion: Favouritism And Punishment Go Hand In Hand In The UFC Lately

In what is regarded as the most prevalent period in the history of MMA, it is quite understandable that certain fighters will capture the spotlight more than others. This thriving period we find ourselves embraced in has fronted the emergence of the sport’s first bona fide megastars, but in doing so has subsequently suggested that favouritism is rife. Adding further …

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Is Robbie Lawler Set To Defend His Welterweight Title At UFC 200?

With no co-main event announced, the UFC is obviously holding back yet another huge fight announcement, with Robbie Lawler defending his Welterweight Title the most likely scenario for the bout. With Carlos Condit still out injured and Georges St. Pierre seemingly not interested in fighting for the belt, who will the UFC chose as Lawler’s next opponent? With the number …

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Is There Going To Be Three Title Fights At UFC 200?

Taking place at the brand new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, UFC 200 is looking likely to break every record in the UFC. With 10 fights including two title fights confirmed, neither going to be the Main Event and possibly not even the co-Main Event, how are the UFC planning on fitting so many five round fights on one card …

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