Stephen 'Wonderboy' Thompson: 'I know I can knock Robbie Lawler out'

Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson put on a clinic in his five-round shutout win over Rory MacDonald last weekend in Ottawa, and now the No. 1-ranked welterweight contender has his sights set on champion Robbie Lawler later this year.Thompson told FOX Sports on Monday that after his latest win that moved him to 8-1 in the UFC that no one from the promotion has talked to him yet about a...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen 'Wonderboy' Thompson wants to face Robbie Lawler at UFC 205

It seems nearly impossible to deny Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson a title shot following a shutout performance over No. 1 ranked welterweight Rory MacDonald on Saturday night in Ottawa.Thompson defeated MacDonald over five rounds to earn his seventh straight victory while knocking off yet another top contender in the division.Now following wins over MacDonald and former champion Johny...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Robbie Lawler: I would have taken Conor McGregor’s soul

Prior to Conor McGregor’s shocking loss to Nate Diaz at UFC 196 earlier this year, there were rumors that the Irish superstar would have been slated to face welterweight champion Robbie Lawler at UFC 200 with a win. However, Diaz submitted McGregor and put an end to those plans. But what would have happened if McGregor would have come away with the win? Lawler believes he would...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Robbie Lawler says he would have taken Conor McGregor's soul if they fought

Conor McGregor may have gotten off lucky, only losing by submission to Nate Diaz, because with a win things could have been much, much worse.This is according to UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler, who was rumored as McGregor's next opponent if he would have beaten Diaz at UFC 196 in March.UFC president Dana White said ahead of the fight that if McGregor won it would have been...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 201: Lawler vs. Woodley official for welterweight title

  It’s almost like they call him “The Chosen One” for a reason. Tyron Woodley has been hand-picked by UFC officials to be the next man up for Robbie Lawler’s welterweight title. The bout was made official today and it will take place at UFC 201 inside of Atlanta’s Philips Arena. It will serve as the headliner of the evening. The post GSP era has been all blood and guts...
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May 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Robbie Lawler vs. Tyron Woodley Set For UFC 201

As previously reported, a welterweight title tilt between champion Robbie Lawler (pictured) and Tyron Woodley will in fact headline UFC 201. The UFC confirmed the matchup Tuesday via Twitter. It is an interesting pairing considering both fighters train out of the famed American Top Team squad in Florida. Lawler is perfect through his past five outings, with the last pair being of...
May 17, 2016  |  Discuss

UFC 195 Results: Robbie Lawler Retains Welterweight Title In Terrific Match

Sure it’s only Jan. 3, but the UFC 195 main event might go down as one of the best fights of of the year. Welterweight champion Robbie Lawler retained his title by split decision over challenger Carlos Condit. The scores were 47-48, 48-47 and 48-47 in favor of the champ. That was far from the only match, though. Check out all of the results from Las Vegas below. UFC 195 Main Card...
January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Robbie Lawler says he would knock out GSP

Robbie Lawler (26-10, 1NC) is set to fight Carlos Condit (30-8) at UFC 195 in a welterweight title bout and recently did a periscope session to promote the fight. During that video, in which he took fan questions, he claimed that he would knock out former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre if he ever came back to MMA. “Yeah, I’d knock GSP out if he comes back,” Lawler...
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December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Robbie Lawler and Conor McGregor make UFC 189 one for the ages

By Paul Navarro Four men walked into a cage: a brawler, a prodigy, a braggart, and a long shot, and two champions emerged. There were flawed calls and questionable decisions made throughout the night, but the main events of UFC 189 will be remembered for their blood, heart, and power. After Saturday, there's no denying the complete evolution of Robbie Lawler into a complex thinking...
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July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 189: Robbie Lawler KO’s Rory MacDonald Defends Belt

Robbie Lawler and Rory MacDonald took turns punishing each other throughout their UFC 189 co-main event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Saturday night, but it was the champion who left with the belt, Lawler successfully defending his welterweight crown for the first time with a fifth-round knockout. “That was the accumulation of a beatdown,” Lawler said. “It wasn’t...
July 12, 2015  |  Discuss

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