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I can't pull the trigger on a bet either way in the Lawler-Diaz fight

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  1. XThe GreatestX Gold Belt

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    So I am a sports bettor, and usually will bet on the UFCs

    And this Diaz-Lawler fight is an interesting one because basic logic says: Nick Diaz hasn't fought in x amount of years. He hasn't won a fight in x amount of years. He was once a great fighter but his best attributes on the feet were his chin, cardio and boxing ability, but what might be an issue is that his hand speed was always really slow but his chin made up for any shots he took in the pocket during exchanges. And because his chin was so good he could stay in the pocket and get his shots off regardless. I kinda doubt his chin is still that good right?

    BUT. Here is the issue.

    Robbie Lawler is shot. Totally 100% shot. He has the absolute mark of a shot fighter whether it is MMA, boxing, kickboxing, muy thai whatever it's the exact same thing. He can not get his own shots off. Great fighter in his day but it's totally over and I think Nick's people know it.

    So I am staying away from this one
     
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  2. Bubzeh Silver Belt

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    Ditto. Been actively trying to convince myself not to bet heavy on Diaz to lose by TKO for the last 4 days. I’ve even printed off Lawlers record and slapped it on my desk.

    Very frustrating but I just know I’ll end up putting money on him an hour before the fight.
     
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  3. rear naked ankle pick not very good poster

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    Always bet on Nick, guy never loses
     
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  5. ryun253 Black Belt

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    Just enjoy the fight, no point in risking it lol.
     
  6. Reach4theSky Playin' a riddim

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    Diaz by decision. Robbie will come out strong for the first round then fade as the fight goes on..
     
  7. Mattola Orange Belt

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    Yeah its like playing Russian Roullete. Too many unanswered questions, no way to know.
     
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  8. Orochimaru 大蛇丸 Silver Belt Platinum Member

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    You sound a bit like a degenerate gambler brother
     
  9. humdizzle Brown Belt

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    put your money down on a draw then.

    50:1 payout
     
  10. crodor3 Brown Belt

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    Thanks for the info. I will take it you aren't a sharp bettor if you felt you needed a forum thread on not backing a shot fighter or a guy on a 6 year layoff with substance abuse issues. This shit should not even be sanctioned.
     
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  11. crodor3 Brown Belt

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    you are actively trying to convince yourself not to bet on a guy that hates fighting and has not done so in 6 years? I take it you lose more than you win...
     
  12. Bubzeh Silver Belt

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    Very much so!

    You make it sound like Lawler is UFC quality ffs. Show your slip boy.
     
  13. sdpdude9 Red Belt

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    Wouldn’t touch that fight. Way too many unknowns with Diaz who hasn’t fought in years and might be in questionable shape with rumors of injury. And Lawler is completely unreliable at this point in his career. The odds aren’t big enough to warrant a bet with so many unknown variables imo.
     
  14. Egészségére! Brown Belt

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    I won’t bet on this either but this was Robbie 2 years ago. He looked outmatched vs Colby & Neil but they are # 2 & 7 ufc. Lawler’s no longer top 10 but no way he is “totally 100% shot” imo Diaz on the other hand...
     
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  15. Pharenheit Khamzat Bless

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    Lawlors getting Ko’d

    You didn’t hear it from me
     
  16. Druken_Vovchanchyn Brown Belt

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    im with you brother...i am with you both..


    only im betting on diaz...lawler IS shot...hes just fucking shot...so its either nick murders him or nick is shot too and its a close fight. nick already beat this guy once too.My money is going on nick diaz
     
  17. RockyLockridge Silver Belt

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    It has to be lawler that wins the fight it'll be a stand up affair lawler will mix it up with his kicks
     
  18. Orochimaru 大蛇丸 Silver Belt Platinum Member

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    Hope you make some money lol
     
  19. HavokHarmon Orange Belt

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    Yeah sadly I think this is going to come down to who is more shot. I think there’s a very real possibility that Diaz could look absolutely embarrassing on the feet.
     
  20. markys00 Silver Belt

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    u gotta be joking. i used to bet, stopped after my site got shuffled..

    id bet it goes to decision, and lawler... but lawler aint losing this..

    also, i think staying away IS the best option here. two over the hill guys, i dunno, just not worth it
     
    Last edited: Sep 24, 2021

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