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Take a look at the SB Nation rankings for the 170 pound Welterweight division, featuring Robbie Lawler, Johny Hendricks, Rory MacDonald, and more. As 2014 comes to a close, now is a good time to take stock and look at the top 10. Here, a look at the Welterweight Top 10 courtesy of the SB Nation panel. The rankings panel consists of two members from each of the SB Nation MMA sites - MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani and Dave Doyle, MMA Mania's Alex Giardini and Thomas Myers, and Bloody Elbow's Dallas read news >>

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MMA’s newest quantitative official analyzes Johny Hendricks’ title fights versus GSP and Robbie Lawler. Just how close were they? Welcome to a new series at Bloody Elbow. Regular readers have seen bits and pieces of RoboJudge before, but not with his new name - as dubbed by Rami Genauer of FightMetric - and not in a regular series. Since I receive monthly updates of FightMetric data, RoboJudge will be a monthly series reviewing the scoring of each and every UFC fight that goes to a decision. Bas read news >>

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After much speculation, Rory MacDonald will not be getting his first title shot in the UFC. According to UFC Tonight's Ariel Helwani, the UFC brass called MacDonald to update the status of his once-promised title shot. Dana White didn't just color MacDonald the No. 1 contender after his victory over Tarec Saffiedine in October, he said the fight would take place in MacDonald's home country. "It's pretty impossible to deny Rory that (title shot), whoever comes out of that Hendricks-Lawler fight, read news >>

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Tell us you didn't see this one coming from 10 miles away ... Remember when it was "pretty impossible" to deny Rory MacDonald the next Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Welterweight title shot and that it would "absolutely, positively, without a doubt" take place in Canada? We do, mainly because company president Dana White made the now-hollow guarantee just two months ago moments after "Red King" (not a typo -- he has a new nickname, remember!) scored a third round (technical) knockout victo read news >>

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We're joined by our 2014 Fighter of the Year, Robbie Lawler. read news >>

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That's definitely a champion's attitude. A few weeks removed from winning the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight title by defeating Johny Hendricks at UFC 181 on Dec. 6, 2014, Robbie Lawler is finally getting some down time. And some much-needed time at that, as once again "Ruthless" and "Bigg Rigg" went toe-to-toe for a full 25 minutes inside the Octagon (video replay); a sequel to their epic bout at UFC 171 earlier this year. So what's next for Robbie? According to the heavy-hit read news >>

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Though the UFC’s signing of Phil Brooks — better known by his pro wrestling handle of CM Punk — has been polarizing for some MMA fans, gyms around the country have been vocal via social media in inviting him to join their teams. One such recruiter was none other than newly crowned welterweight champion Robbie Lawler, who reached out to CM Punk on Twitter after he took the belt from Johny Hendricks at UFC 181. Lawler invited him to join American Top Team down in Coconut Creek, Florida. "Hey @cmpu read news >>

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It’s been nine days since Robbie Lawler took the welterweight belt home to Florida after defeating Johny Hendricks at UFC 181. That closes out a year that began in heartbreak yet ended in improbable redemption -- the type of run that has many calling him the Fighter of the Year.And The MMA Hour bestowed that honor to him on Monday. After losing in epic fashion at UFC 171 to Hendricks the first time via split decision, Lawler came back to defeat Jake Ellenberger, Matt Brown and then Hendricks aga read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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Stream or download Wednesday’s edition of MMAjunkie Radio with guests Robbie Lawler, Francisco Rivera and Lance Palmer.Filed under: MMAjunkie Radio, News, Radio, UFC read news >>

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What’s next for Robbie Lawler after a remarkable 2014 campaign? The UFC welterweight champion lays out his plans for 2015.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes discusses Robbie Lawler’s UFC 181 title win last Saturday night, as well as why he believes a trilogy fight should be favoured over a Rory MacDonald rematch. read news >>

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It's been a long and winding road for Robbie Lawler, but he reached the top of the welterweight division with a narrow decision victory over Johny Hendricks at UFC 181 on Saturday. Lawler wasn't dominant, but he did more damage and defended 12 takedown attempts. Hendricks fell short on two scorecards, but his five takedowns resulted in most MMA media members believing he should have retained the 170-pound championship, according to MMADecisions.com. While the decision could have gone either way, read news >>

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Robbie Lawler is the new Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight kingpin, thanks to a split-decision win over Johny Hendricks at the UFC 181 pay-per-view (PPV) event back on Dec. 6, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada (watch it here). And "Ruthless" is not opposed to a rubber match, according to his conversation with Sherdog's "Beatdown Radio" show, in order to "figure this one out." "I'm very confident in my skills and think, if we fought again, I would win. Johny is a hell of a fighter, a hell read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Matt Hughes stops by to talk about Robbie Lawler's UFC welterweight title win. read news >>

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