Robbie Lawler 2021: Record, Net Worth, Salary, and Endorsements
Robbie Lawler has climbed to the MMA pinnacle in his illustrious MMA career. Professionally fighting since 2001, 'Ruthless' has dominated the welterweight and middleweight divisions. Besides UFC, he has also achieved a lot of success in other MMA promotions, such as Strikeforce, Elite XC, PRIDE, IFL, and more. Moreover, he has claimed championship titles in most of those promotions.
Robbie Lawler: UFC Career
Lawler made his UFC debut on May 10, 2002, and defeated Aaron Riley via unanimous decision at UFC 37. Subsequently, he claimed two consecutive victories before suffering his first-ever professional loss against Pete Spratt because of a hip injury. 'Ruthless' then made a great comeback by claiming a unanimous decision victory over Chris Lytle and was on his way to fight Nick Diaz.
'Ruthless' fought against Nick Diaz on April 2, 2004, at UFC 47, where he suffered a second-round KO loss. Lawler has fought several elite fighters, such as Josh Koscheck, Colby Covington, Carlos Condit, Donald Cerrone, and more in his UFC career.
In his first fight against Rory MacDonald at UFC 167, Lawler claimed a magnificent split decision victory. Then the pair clashed in a rematch in what would become one of the best title fights in UFC history. Lawler vs. MacDonald 2 took place at UFC 189, where the pair left everything they had inside the octagon. After four rounds of a long-drawn battle, 'Ruthless' emerged victorious via TKO in the fifth round.
'Ruthless' became the UFC welterweight champion by defeating Johny Hendricks via split decision at UFC 181. Lawler then successfully defended his UFC welterweight title two times before losing it to Tyron Woodley at UFC 201.
His last fight was against Neil Magny at UFC Fight Night: Smith vs. Rakic, where he suffered his fourth consecutive loss. Now, he will step inside the octagon in a rematch of 17 years in making against Nick Diaz at UFC 266 on September 25, 2021.
'Ruthless' has a combined UFC, Strikeforce, Elite XC, and Pride record of 19-14-0 (1NC).
Robbie Lawler: Fighting Style
Lawler is one of the most dominating strikers in UFC history. He is a knockout artist, having over 71% of his victories coming in this manner (20 T/KO out of 28 Victories). 'Ruthless' is always ready to go the distance if needed.
Robbie Lawler: Achievements
Lawler has a spectacular professional MMA record of?28-15-0 (1 NC). 'Ruthless' has claimed four 'Fight of the Night' and one 'Knockout of the Night' bonuses in the UFC. He is a two-time 'Fighter of the Year' award winner at the World MMA Awards in?2014?and?2015. Furthermore, 'Ruthless' is a former UFC welterweight champion.?
Lawler was also?awarded the 'Fight of the Year' award for his UFC welterweight title fight against Rory MacDonald in 2015 at UFC 189. Besides UFC, he is the former Elite XC and Superbrawl middleweight champion. 'Ruthless' is also a two-time ICON Sport Middleweight Champion.?
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|Born||March 20, 1982|
|Hometown||San Diego, United States|
|Gym||American Top Team, Florida|
|Weight / Division||170 lbs / Welterweight|
|Record||28-15-0 (1 NC)|
|Active Win Streak||0|
|Wins by Stoppage (Submissions & KO/TKO)||21 (20 KO/TKO & 1 Submission)|
|Estimated Net Worth||$4 million|
|Endorsements||Adidas, Kill Cliff|
|Marital Status / Wife Name||Married / Marcia Lawler|