Hendricks vs Lawler for the vacated WW title - Page 5 - MMA Forum - UFC Forums - UFC Results - MMA Videos
UFC The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is a U.S.-based mixed martial arts organization, recognized as the largest MMA promotion in the world. The UFC is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada and is owned and operated by Zuffa, LLC. This promotion is responsible for solidifying the sport's postion in the history-books. UFC is currently undergoing a remarkable surge in popularity, along with greater mainstream media coverage. UFC programming can now be seen on FOX, FX, and FUEL TV in the United States, as well as in 35 other countries worldwide.

Reply

Old 12-13-2013, 06:02 PM   #41 (permalink)
Lightweight
 
GDPofDRB's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 1,853
GDPofDRB Is Beloved By AllGDPofDRB Is Beloved By AllGDPofDRB Is Beloved By AllGDPofDRB Is Beloved By AllGDPofDRB Is Beloved By AllGDPofDRB Is Beloved By AllGDPofDRB Is Beloved By AllGDPofDRB Is Beloved By AllGDPofDRB Is Beloved By AllGDPofDRB Is Beloved By AllGDPofDRB Is Beloved By All
Quote:
Originally Posted by gazh View Post
I think you're drastically underestimating Robbie Lawler here, time will tell.
I agree, while also overrating Johnny Hendricks. Hendricks is great but he is not the unsolved equation of MMA for which no fighter has an answer to. I'd wager almost nobody scored every one of his controversial wins or losses strictly in his favor but rather for at least one if not more of his opponents, being either GSP, Kos, Condit or Pierce and lets not forget Mr. Story. Hendricks isn't the champ and if he was would be one of the more vulnerable imo.
__________________
~ Maurício Rua ~ Wanderlei Silva ~ Dan Henderson ~ Fedor Emelianenko ~ Baby Jay Penn ~ Kazushi Sakuraba ~ Mark Hunt ~ Chuck Liddell ~ Cain Velasquez ~ Micheal McDonald ~ Bas Rutten ~
GDPofDRB is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 

Old 12-13-2013, 06:03 PM   #42 (permalink)
Middleweight
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Posts: 2,957
rabakill Is Beloved By Allrabakill Is Beloved By Allrabakill Is Beloved By Allrabakill Is Beloved By Allrabakill Is Beloved By Allrabakill Is Beloved By Allrabakill Is Beloved By Allrabakill Is Beloved By Allrabakill Is Beloved By Allrabakill Is Beloved By Allrabakill Is Beloved By All
I guess we see, I'm pretty polarized compared to you guys.
rabakill is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-13-2013, 06:18 PM   #43 (permalink)
Featherweight
 
aerius's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 1,200
aerius is on another level nowaerius is on another level nowaerius is on another level nowaerius is on another level nowaerius is on another level nowaerius is on another level nowaerius is on another level nowaerius is on another level nowaerius is on another level nowaerius is on another level nowaerius is on another level now
It'll either be a ugly swingfest or Hendricks takes it to the ground and blankets him for the decision.
aerius is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-13-2013, 06:21 PM   #44 (permalink)
"Focus"
 
Life B Ez's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Detroit, MI
Posts: 8,581
Life B Ez Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLife B Ez Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLife B Ez Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLife B Ez Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLife B Ez Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLife B Ez Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLife B Ez Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLife B Ez Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLife B Ez Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLife B Ez Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLife B Ez Is Beyond A Rankings System
Quote:
Originally Posted by aerius View Post
It'll either be a ugly swingfest or Hendricks takes it to the ground and blankets him for the decision.
This is most likely to me.

Lawler has scary power but I don't see him landing and I don't think Hendricks will put Lawler away with one shot and I can't see that he'll trade with Robbie.

Sent from Verticalsports.com Free App
__________________
Think. It Ain't Illegal Yet
"Discipline Hurts Less Than Regret"
Life B Ez is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-13-2013, 07:48 PM   #45 (permalink)
Ultra-weight
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 6,935
jonnyg4508 Is Beyond A Rankings Systemjonnyg4508 Is Beyond A Rankings Systemjonnyg4508 Is Beyond A Rankings Systemjonnyg4508 Is Beyond A Rankings Systemjonnyg4508 Is Beyond A Rankings Systemjonnyg4508 Is Beyond A Rankings Systemjonnyg4508 Is Beyond A Rankings Systemjonnyg4508 Is Beyond A Rankings Systemjonnyg4508 Is Beyond A Rankings Systemjonnyg4508 Is Beyond A Rankings Systemjonnyg4508 Is Beyond A Rankings System
Not sure why people are mentioning Alves vs. Condit. Has anyone ever lived off 1 fight more than ALves? He has fought a total of 7 in the last 5.5 years. He is 2-4 in his last 6 with 2 wins vs. no one good.

The game has passed Alves up. Not sure why people still act like he is top 10 or anywhere even close.

Quote:
Originally Posted by rabakill View Post
seeing as Hendricks has never been finished or really hurt while Lawler has been finised many times pretty much points to the fact that 1/1000 is about right. To hit someone hard enough to KO them you have to hit them at the perfect distance which has a room for error of an inch or two. Lawler is an old school fighter and the odds of Hendricks standing there with his hands down in range of Lawler's hardest punch is pretty minimal especially considering Lawler isn't that fast. How many times have you seen Hendricks get wobbled by a punch or a kick where he backs up? I can't remember any.

This is just opinions obviously, maybe Lawler has a better shot than I'm giving him but the odds are close to Silva vs. Bonnar imo. Hendricks is the next class of fighter, just like it's been happening for 2 decades, new styles develop that completely dominate old ones and no matter how strong or hard you hit it won't matter if you are an entire generation behind. Just like when Rampage fought Jones, you could see the will was there but the skillset was the problem. Even if Lawler hits Hendricks with his best shot Hendricks is probably chin tucked hands up and he counters pretty quick, it's gonna have to be one of those behind the ear punches that screws up the equilibrium followed by a barrage of gnp to finish Hendricks.
Hendricks is -260 the line is already out. Silva was like -1500 vs. Bonnar. Anyone who knows gambling would laugh hard at your 1 in 1000 comment.

Lawler can put anyone out in the division. If you think it is 1 in 1000 then you just don't understand odds at all.
jonnyg4508 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-13-2013, 08:20 PM   #46 (permalink)
Bantamweight
 
HorsepoweR's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Johnsburg, Illinois
Posts: 642
HorsepoweR is on another level nowHorsepoweR is on another level nowHorsepoweR is on another level nowHorsepoweR is on another level nowHorsepoweR is on another level nowHorsepoweR is on another level nowHorsepoweR is on another level nowHorsepoweR is on another level nowHorsepoweR is on another level nowHorsepoweR is on another level nowHorsepoweR is on another level now
This sucks, I like both guys. Hendricks deserves the belt. Robbie can win. Hopefully it's a banger, sucks one has to lose.
__________________
BJ The Prodigy Penn
Alexander The Mauler Gustafsson
Cain Brock Smasher Velasquez

NPFFL
Renan Barao
Lyoto Machida|Vitor Belfort
Gilbert Melendez|Robbie Lawler
HorsepoweR is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-13-2013, 08:52 PM   #47 (permalink)
Middleweight
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Posts: 2,957
rabakill Is Beloved By Allrabakill Is Beloved By Allrabakill Is Beloved By Allrabakill Is Beloved By Allrabakill Is Beloved By Allrabakill Is Beloved By Allrabakill Is Beloved By Allrabakill Is Beloved By Allrabakill Is Beloved By Allrabakill Is Beloved By Allrabakill Is Beloved By All
Quote:
Originally Posted by jonnyg4508 View Post
Not sure why people are mentioning Alves vs. Condit. Has anyone ever lived off 1 fight more than ALves? He has fought a total of 7 in the last 5.5 years. He is 2-4 in his last 6 with 2 wins vs. no one good.

The game has passed Alves up. Not sure why people still act like he is top 10 or anywhere even close.



Hendricks is -260 the line is already out. Silva was like -1500 vs. Bonnar. Anyone who knows gambling would laugh hard at your 1 in 1000 comment.

Lawler can put anyone out in the division. If you think it is 1 in 1000 then you just don't understand odds at all.
I understand odds, I just don't agree with it. This forum is getting on my nerves, I stated multiple times it was just an opinion yet I'm not only singled out but chastised for doing so. I honestly think Lawler has no chance, like that's never happened in a fight prediction before, I'm starting to get a little sick of this forums community. Like if you don't agree with common consensus you are crazy, screw that.
rabakill is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-13-2013, 09:14 PM   #48 (permalink)
Bantamweight
 
ReptilianSlayer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Posts: 578
ReptilianSlayer Is A BallerReptilianSlayer Is A BallerReptilianSlayer Is A BallerReptilianSlayer Is A BallerReptilianSlayer Is A BallerReptilianSlayer Is A BallerReptilianSlayer Is A BallerReptilianSlayer Is A BallerReptilianSlayer Is A BallerReptilianSlayer Is A BallerReptilianSlayer Is A Baller
Quote:
Originally Posted by rabakill View Post
I understand odds, I just don't agree with it. This forum is getting on my nerves, I stated multiple times it was just an opinion yet I'm not only singled out but chastised for doing so. I honestly think Lawler has no chance, like that's never happened in a fight prediction before, I'm starting to get a little sick of this forums community. Like if you don't agree with common consensus you are crazy, screw that.
Stating that ANY fighter has no chance is narrow minded and ignorant. Opinions can be wrong, and in this particular case, your opinion is wrong. Stating that a monster puncher like Lawler has literally no chance of winning in a fist fight is simply wrong.

How many times do flash KO's have to occur in this sport before people start to realise that literally ANY THING can happen and ANY ONE can get knocked out cold. Now you might heavily favour Hendricks in this match up, and that's fine and a reasonable opinion, but to state that Lawler has virtually no chance of coming out on top is just flat out silly and nonsense.
__________________
www.whatonearthishappening.com

Doctors destroy health
Lawyers destroy justice
Psychiatrists destroy minds
Major media destroys Information
Religions destroy spirituality
Governments destroy freedom
ReptilianSlayer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-13-2013, 11:27 PM   #49 (permalink)
American Fighter
 
PheelGoodInc's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Eastvale, Ca
Posts: 3,849
PheelGoodInc Is Beyond A Rankings SystemPheelGoodInc Is Beyond A Rankings SystemPheelGoodInc Is Beyond A Rankings SystemPheelGoodInc Is Beyond A Rankings SystemPheelGoodInc Is Beyond A Rankings SystemPheelGoodInc Is Beyond A Rankings SystemPheelGoodInc Is Beyond A Rankings SystemPheelGoodInc Is Beyond A Rankings SystemPheelGoodInc Is Beyond A Rankings SystemPheelGoodInc Is Beyond A Rankings SystemPheelGoodInc Is Beyond A Rankings System
I think Hendricks has this. How about Condit vs Macdonald 2?
__________________


Team PheelGood Fantasy Fight League

Jon Jones / Mark Hunt / Cub Swanson / Dustin Poirier / Darrell Montague
PheelGoodInc is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-14-2013, 12:46 AM   #50 (permalink)
Middleweight
 
Joabbuac's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Posts: 2,558
Joabbuac Is Respected By All He CrossesJoabbuac Is Respected By All He CrossesJoabbuac Is Respected By All He CrossesJoabbuac Is Respected By All He CrossesJoabbuac Is Respected By All He CrossesJoabbuac Is Respected By All He CrossesJoabbuac Is Respected By All He CrossesJoabbuac Is Respected By All He CrossesJoabbuac Is Respected By All He CrossesJoabbuac Is Respected By All He CrossesJoabbuac Is Respected By All He Crosses
Over 5 rounds i find it even harder to write Lawler off, Hendricks needs to take a few rounds off, i think that will hurt him if he is trying to win through his wrestling.
Joabbuac is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On

VerticalSports
Baseball Forum Golf Forum Boxing Forum Snowmobile Forum
Basketball Forum Soccer Forum MMA Forum PWC Forum
Football Forum Cricket Forum Wrestling Forum ATV Forum
Hockey Forum Volleyball Forum Paintball Forum Snowboarding Forum
Tennis Forum Rugby Forums Lacrosse Forum Skiing Forums
Copyright (C) Verticalscope Inc SEO by vBSEO 3.3.2
Powered by vBulletin Copyright © 2000-2009 Jelsoft Enterprises Limited.
vBCredits v1.4 Copyright ©2007, PixelFX Studios