Robbie Lawler Scouting Report

Robbie Lawler Scouting Report

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Robbie Lawler Scouting Report


robbie lawler scouting report

Robbie Lawler Scouting Report


5’11” 170 lbs (Welterweight)
74″ reach, Southpaw
Mar 20, 1982


28-15 (1 NC) (UFC: 13-9)

Current Streak

4 straight losses


Black belt in Karate
Blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Championships Held

Superbrawl Middleweight Champion: 2005 (no title defenses)
Icon Sport Middleweight Champion: 2006 (no successful title defenses), 2007 (no title defenses)
EliteXC Middleweight Champion: 2007-2008 (two successful title defenses)
UFC Welterweight Champion: 2014-16 (two successful title defenses)


– elite striker
– heavy hands, knees, feet
– explosive striker
– versatile with his striking – mixes in kicks, knees, flying moves, etc.
– extremely experienced
– above average reach for his height
– used to fight at middleweight so big for a 170-pounder
– lots of championship fight experience
– finishes fights
– elite takedown accuracy
– good striking defense
– great chin – only been KO’d once
– smart fighter
– ruthless



– on the wrong side of 30
– has been in the game since 2001 – lots of wear and tear
– susceptible to submissions
– inaccurate striker
– gets into brawls
– gets hit almost as much as he hits his opponent
– no submission game
– on a big losing streak
– seems to not be able to pull the trigger any longer



One of the most ‘ruthless’ strikers in the game today, Robbie Lawler is enjoying a late-career resurgence and improbably had a long run as the UFC’s welterweight king.




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