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Robbie Lawler’s Next Title Defence Will Be Another Tough Test

The tough tests just keep coming for Robbie Lawler. Less than a month removed from a grueling and gory battle with Rory MacDonald at UFC 189, the champ has already been informed of his next assignment. He will put the welterweight strap on the line against former title challenger Carlos Condit, at UFC 193, in Melbourne, Australia, on November 15th. …

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“Tip-A-Fighter” – A Strange But Intriguing Concept Looking To Change MMA For The Better

Many people were probably appalled to hear that Rory MacDonald’s base wage for his UFC 189 battle with Robbie Lawler was only $59,000. When you consider what Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao made for their bloodless dance in May of this year that figure becomes even more jarring. MacDonald endured a career shortening level of punishment and shed crimson on …

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UFC 189 Preview: Robbie Lawler Vs Rory MacDonald

There has been a major contrast in the build up to UFC 189, between the frenetic, intense energy surrounding the main event, and the serene calm exuded by the combatants involved in the co-feature. The welterweight title rematch between Robbie Lawler and Rory MacDonald is a worthy main event in it’s own right. Neither man, however, is the type to …

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5 Of The Greatest MMA Fights That Took Place Outside the UFC

All too often fans of MMA view the sport from a UFC-centric perspective. It is understandable, of course. The Zuffa owned league is a global juggernaut. It is the stage that every fighter wants to grace. That being said it isn’t the only place to find big names, world class action and ferocious finishes. Bellator Fighting Championships is a company …

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Focus On MMA Judging

MMA judging has often come into criticism from fans, fighters and even the hierarchy of some of the world’s largest MMA promotions. This weekend saw a mixed reaction from knowledgeable fans after this weekend’s main event at UFC 181 between champion, Johny Hendricks and challenger Robbie Lawler. UFC President Dana White is forever harping on about “never leaving a fight …

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