Robbie Lawler vs Prime Kazushi Sakuraba who wins and why?

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  1. savemgs

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    Kazushi Sakuraba Known for his excellent skill in shoot wrestling, he is considered to be one of Japan's greatest mixed martial artists and also holds notable victories over Carlos Newton, Vitor Belfort, Quinton Jackson, Ken Shamrock and Masakatsu Funaki.

    Other names The Gracie Hunter, The IQ Wrestler,
    Height 6 ft 0 in
    Division
    Welterweight
    Middleweight
    Light Heavyweight
    Heavyweight
    Style Shoot Wrestling, Catch Wrestling
    Stance Southpaw

    Championships and accomplishments
    Mixed martial arts

    Pride Fighting Championships
    2000 Pride Openweight Grand Prix semi-finalist
    Longest fight in Pride FC history - Pride Grand Prix 2000 Finals (90:00)
    First man to defeat Royce Gracie in MMA history
    Tied with Ant​
     
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    Huge Saku fan here, and I still don't think he's complete enough to deal with Lawler 2.0.
    Lawler would use his amazing new TDD and improved striking to starch Saku.

    Probably wouldn't even be competitive.
     
  3. savemgs

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    I know one thing Saku would die trying.

    PPl forget he put CC on his back.
     
  4. Strychnine

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    Saku Vs Robbie 1.0? Saku strangles Robbie

    Saku Vs. Robbie 2.0? Robbie wins, but Saku's corner would have to throw in the towel.
     
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    Bad style match up for Saku. I'd say Robbie would win unless he made a blunder.
     
  6. foard32

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    Lawler by murder
     
  7. savemgs

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    Would they throw in the towel?
     
  8. IndyCovaHart

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    Lol sak would submit him in a heartbeat.

    75% of this forum only knows sak through the grapevine anyway.
     
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    Really, come on. I loved watching Saku back in the day. The guy had heart for miles and was always ridiculously entertaining. But realistically he didn't beat anyone of value after the year 2000 other than Rampage, who came on as a last minute replacement and was on a big stage for the first time ever.
     

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