Robbie lawler rory macdonald. Lawler vs. MacDonald 2: Winner, Recap and Reaction from UFC 189

Flashback Fight: Watch UFC champ Robbie Lawler knock out Rory MacDonald

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In the Bellator Welterweight Grand Prix final, MacDonald faced in a rematch at on October 26, 2019. MacDonald next faced on June 18, 2016 at. The exchanges came much more often, and both fighters landed solid shots. Accidental eye poke rendered Smith unable to continue. One thing is certain, though: Lawler will bring the fight regardless. A huge left hand sent MacDonald to the canvas and defended the belt. Lawler came back to get a win over fellow boxing and wrestling specialist via unanimous decision at.

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Robbie Lawler vs Rory Macdonald 2

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He claimed the title in his previous bout by split decision against former champion Johny Hendricks in the rematch. Lawler next faced at on July 14, 2012. Lawler lost the close back-and-forth bout via unanimous decision. The 25-year-old has seemed destined for the title for years, but this loss makes his path to the title even more difficult. On the first minute of the last round Lawler landed a straight left from a southpaw stance, dropping MacDonald to the canvas. Lawler then made his debut for and won via submission.

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Lawler vs. MacDonald 2: Winner, Recap and Reaction from UFC 189

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Lawler fought silver medalist at on December 4, 2010. He lost the fight by unanimous decision, and he suffered from a torn from the fight which would prevent him from fighting in 2018. Lawler faced on January 29, 2011 at. However, on October 12, 2019, it was revealed that Ponzinibbio had pulled out of the fight due to a. The bout was ultimately scrapped. MacDonald was expected to face on April 25, 2015 at.

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Robbie Lawler def. Rory MacDonald at UFC 189: Best photos

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Lawler faced on August 3, 2019 at. He lost the fight and title via unanimous decision. In his next bout and first title defense, Lawler lost to via submission. That battle clearly took something from both men, but it's one that won't soon be forgotten. Lawler attended where he received All-State honors in and.

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Rory MacDonald (fighter)

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The bout would move to a fifth round. Lawler defended his against at on May 31, 2008, at the in , which ended in a no contest after Smith caught an accidental finger in the eye from Lawler. Watch the video above for more reaction to the blockbuster deal. The back-and-forth bout ended in a majority draw. After the fight MacDonald moved up to welterweight and defeated Elmer Waterhen by first round. Watch the video above for more about this historic moment.

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Sobral utilized his reach advantage and expertise to defeat the much smaller Lawler. Lawler then lost again at against the late , who would win the in his next fight. Win 24—10 1 Decision unanimous July 26, 2014 5 5:00 , United States title eliminator; Brown missed weight 172. A rematch with took place on July 11, 2015 at. MacDonald was expected to face on April 30, 2011 at. After getting hit with hard shots in the first round, MacDonald took the fight to the ground, where he controlled the fight with his superior wrestling and ground and pound.

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