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*What far from his prime is Robbie Lawler?*

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  1. Seiryoku Zenyo

    Seiryoku Zenyo We are all one

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    After an impressive run, he had a big defeat against Woodley, a last win against Cerrone, like 20 months ago, and a fair and square loss to RDA. Injuries, aging, too many wars, ring rust...how much far from prime could Lawler be?

    On the other hand, Askren seems fresh. At this point, is this a mismatch?
     
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    Mr.Maelstrom Paegan Terrorism Tactics '96 you tricks

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  3. Tomas

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    fuck it though bud, I get the question. Robbie has been in some wars and eventually it catches up. His style should give Askren problems though.

    I'd say he's 3 years out of his prime
     
  4. BoD 2.0

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    Everyone thought he was out of his prime when he came back to the UFC and before he went on his title run. Ya never know with that guy.
     
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    Klaavical Brown Belt

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    He's closer now to his prime than he was before his resurgence
     
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    Me after reading that question


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    Robbie Lawler 3.0

    Where every round is 5th round Robbie.
     
  8. Drugstore Cowboy

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    Robbie re-primes himself in the last round.
     
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    DLX Bloodstained white belt

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    The REAL Bobby Knuckles still has a few good years left on him, I presume.
     
  10. NoBiasJustMMA

    NoBiasJustMMA Gold Belt

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    I think his prime ended with the Condit fight. He injured his ACL in his last fight with RDA which can't be good and will likely have speed up his decline.
     
  11. Peter Smits

    Peter Smits Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    robbie puts primer on his skin, or else he gets the hose again
     
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    This.. This is the type of hard hitting question that this place is built on.
     
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    War Robbie Lawler.
     
  14. Andre Xiong

    Andre Xiong Silver Belt Professional Fighter

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    This is probably the start of the end of Lawler

    He already had a lengthy career before he saw a resurgence that led back to UFC and a title. Ben is going to Askren him.
     
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    Arqueto176 “Luminous beings are we…not this crude matter.”

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    Fith round Robbie has no age.
     
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    would love to see him have a rematch against Nick Diaz
     
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    He was looking pretty well out of prime the last time we saw him. However, getting away for a long break could rejuvenate him. Wouldn't be the first time that happened with Robbie. Age is getting a bit up there though. He still could have 2-3 decent years though IMO if he's dedicated and healthy.
     
  19. one two

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    He's about 70% of what he used to be when he fought Cerrone

    Since then, he's only gotten older and suffered a devastating knee injury

    Best guess is probably 50% for the Askren fight; he's still a tough fight for Ben stylistically
     
  20. Super Grover

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    He is 36 years old. He is at least 7 or 8 years from his prime.

    Only MMA fans think "mid 30's" is a persons prime lol.
     

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