Robbie Lawler vs Ben Askren

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  1. Eridactyll

    Eridactyll White Belt

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    How would this fight go? I think lawler has the tdd to stop askrens wrestling, i see this looking much like the lawler/ koschek fight.
     
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    Zarathustra Special Advisor

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    Askren probably finishes him.
     
  3. Degen Gambler

    Degen Gambler Silver Belt

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    Lawler because he's in the UFC and UFC fighters are the best.
     
  4. JKS

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    Lawler would knock his head off....would be a pretty ugly fight for Ben
     
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    Lawler by KO.
     
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    askren via tactics that will eventually lead to his contract being terminated, despite being undefeated.

    I really think askren would take out anybody at WW. there are so many awesome matchups (especially a grudge match with johny); I hate how the UFC just wouldn't budge.
     
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    Askren via making Lawler his play thing.
     
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    Askren by decision. And Robbie is one of my favorite fighters.
     
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    Askren for sure, he could beat anyone at WW right now he has pound for pound the best wrestling in MMA.
     
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    Funny that if askren had stayed in bellator and robbie had gone to bellator instead of returning to ufc most people would be picking askren, but now that lawlers a ufc guy everybody's saying he'd get the ko.
     
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    Lawler would be able to keep it standing I think, and Askren stands no chance on the feet.

    Haha, get it? Stand?
     
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    Well Rory took Lawler down a few times. So who knows?
     
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    Good fight I'd slightly favor Lawler but could go either way.
    Both capable of winning the UFC WW belt.
    Wish we could see this fight happen soon.
     
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    Askren is one dimensional, but he has looked great and unstoppable.

    Problem is the best fighter he's ever fought was Jay Hieron, and he just squeaked by him. Hieron got beaten by the Burger and smashed out of the UFC by Woodley not much after he lost to Askren.

    I don't know why people think he would rule the UFC based off his performances in Bellator and One FC.
     
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    Robbie would make Askren consider LW.
     
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    Robbie, he's just too good. He can nullify askrens wrestling and KO him
     
  17. Kalmah

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    I think my prediction is the safest right now considering we really haven't seen how Askren's wrestling works against a good wrestler or grappler, something the UFC's WW is stacked with.

    Seriously, who's the best wrestler/grappler Askren has beat? Nick Thompson?
     
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    The Ruthless One. He's reinvented and improved himself. Much more experienced and is a very dangerous fighter.
     
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    I doubt Askren could stop Lawler, but I'd pick him to win.
     
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