1. The official Sherdog Store is back! Check it out! » Discuss it here! »

Robbie Lawler vs Michael Bisping???

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by HulkOnViagra, Jul 27, 2016.

  1. HulkOnViagra Soldier Of Sinister

    Joined:
    Jul 19, 2016
    Messages:
    21,373
    Likes Received:
    2,383
    If these two UFC champs were to face each other today who would take it?How would this fight go down?For some reason I have the ruthless one winning due to the power differential....What say you?
     
  2. The MMA Patriot - Banned

    Joined:
    Jun 21, 2016
    Messages:
    929
    Likes Received:
    0
    how drastic is the power differential @ MW though?
     
  3. wilKO Green, White & Gold belt

    Joined:
    Jun 1, 2008
    Messages:
    25,433
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Belfast, Ireland
    Bisping is too big and technical. Condit pretty much beat Lawler. I have to think Bisping would do it easier. Too technical and high output.
     
  4. Dreaming Dead Red Belt

    Joined:
    Sep 3, 2008
    Messages:
    7,582
    Likes Received:
    70
    Location:
    Brazil
    Bisping was also more technical than Thales Leites, but he had a very tough standup fight that night, and Lawler is easily a better striker.

    I think it's hard to pick a favorite between Lawler and Bisping, but I'm leaning towards the latter, though.
     
    Last edited: Jul 27, 2016
  5. HulkOnViagra Soldier Of Sinister

    Joined:
    Jul 19, 2016
    Messages:
    21,373
    Likes Received:
    2,383
    I still think Robbie has the power to put anyone down...even at middleweight
     
  6. Arm Barbarian Titanium Belt Platinum Member

    Joined:
    Jul 17, 2013
    Messages:
    37,514
    Likes Received:
    6,779
    Location:
    Wild West
    I would certainly pay to watch that one.
     
  7. HulkOnViagra Soldier Of Sinister

    Joined:
    Jul 19, 2016
    Messages:
    21,373
    Likes Received:
    2,383
    Yeah but Condit utilizes a lot of kicks as to where Bisping is usually more of a technical boxer...I also think Condit is even more technical and dangerous than Bisping is
     
  8. snw10mm Sherdog Dermatologist on-call Platinum Member

    Joined:
    Jul 3, 2014
    Messages:
    1,439
    Likes Received:
    4
    Location:
    western hemisphere
    He certainly does, but Anderson couldn't find his chin. Bisping is smart enough to avoid the power. And don't post Andy's knee or H Bomb. I'm aware. Just saying statistically, Bisping would get it done.
     
  9. wilKO Green, White & Gold belt

    Joined:
    Jun 1, 2008
    Messages:
    25,433
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Belfast, Ireland
    Maybe. But that's at WW. Bisping dropped Anderson twice and knocked out the massive Luke Rockhold. If he hit a WW today I'm sure he could hurt them.
     
  10. Threetrees The Seller

    Joined:
    Aug 28, 2009
    Messages:
    47,744
    Likes Received:
    382
    Location:
    The City of Lost Alphaness
    Robbie's defense tho
    I like Robbie by decision in that fight
    He'd just hurt Bisping more than enough with counters imho
     
  11. Peoples Blue Belt

    Joined:
    Oct 25, 2015
    Messages:
    816
    Likes Received:
    7
    Location:
    Germany
    Bisping via "Robbie fights at WW for a reason"
     
  12. HulkOnViagra Soldier Of Sinister

    Joined:
    Jul 19, 2016
    Messages:
    21,373
    Likes Received:
    2,383
    I honestly think that would be the difference...don't get me wrong I like Bisping but let's be honest he isn't going to be champ long
     
  13. HulkOnViagra Soldier Of Sinister

    Joined:
    Jul 19, 2016
    Messages:
    21,373
    Likes Received:
    2,383
    True but I just like the stylistic match up because they're both not grapplers...it's the striking affair that sounds interesting to me
     
  14. Bispings too big and too good most likely.
     
  15. Peoples Blue Belt

    Joined:
    Oct 25, 2015
    Messages:
    816
    Likes Received:
    7
    Location:
    Germany
    Hmmm...i think Bispings' boxing is underrated..same goes for Robbies', but the otherway around, he gets hit a lot.

    But....if it goes into the fifth...

    [​IMG]
     
  16. Podcast I train butt touch.

    Joined:
    May 26, 2012
    Messages:
    1,558
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Dumbfuckistan
    Tough to call, I'd say Bisping by decision. But don't sleep on Robbie.
     
  17. El Che Jefe de Jefes

    Joined:
    Apr 2, 2006
    Messages:
    21,517
    Likes Received:
    2,292
    I think this would be a really good fight. It's close I see it going to the 5th. I think Robbie might have a slightly better chance to finish Bisping and would have an even better gas tank in the 5th than he usually does. It's really tough to call, I could see Bisping utilizing his size advantage and maybe switching it up with some clinch work and possible offensive grappling to throw Robbie off his game.

    Slightly leaning towards Bisping Dec. followed by a Lawler late TKO.

    Good matchup.
     
  18. cumafish Silver Belt

    Joined:
    May 10, 2007
    Messages:
    12,175
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Norcal Mayberry Lounge
    I think his power is "similar" to Melvin M's, good at any weight.
     
  19. HulkOnViagra Soldier Of Sinister

    Joined:
    Jul 19, 2016
    Messages:
    21,373
    Likes Received:
    2,383
    This guy gets it^^^
     
  20. BabyBlue_Bomber Red Belt

    Joined:
    Dec 21, 2006
    Messages:
    7,610
    Likes Received:
    4,877
    Lawler spent a good portion of his early career at 185 because he felt the weight cut made him feel weaker. He still had some very good wins at that weight, and he was still able to hurt his opponents. One can even argue that he beat Sobral in their catch weight bout, and Sobral was a solid 205er.

    I would still pick Bisping because he is a primarily defensive minded fighter, but if CB Dalloway was able to find Bisping's chin so often, and in a fairly recent fight, I'd say Lawler could do the same.
     

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.