Will Lawler be able to beat Wonderboy?

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Does lawler beat thompson?

  1. yes

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  2. no

    66.7%
  1. timoteo

    timoteo Purple Belt

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    With lawler being a slow starter and wonderboy being able to throw fire straight off the bat will robbie be able to make it to 5th round super saiyan mode or will he be finished before he gets the chance?
     
  2. TCE

    TCE The Three Piece with the Soda Platinum Member

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    How about a not sure option?
     
  3. joeyjoejoe

    joeyjoejoe Silver Belt

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    Lawler is a better striker than Hendricks. I'd like to think he would last longer lol.
     
  4. HAWTRIDDUM

    HAWTRIDDUM Gold Belt Platinum Member

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    I'm a big lawler fan, but after seeing the problems lawler had with Condit's range, Thompson would probably eat him up if they fight.
    Powerful kicks to the head seem to be lawlers undoing. He has been rocked by them the past two fights.

    Thompson is a much better and more powerful kicker than rory or condit.
     
  5. SassyPants

    SassyPants Blue Belt

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    Lawler will have some issues, but i think his toughness will keep him in the fight for a bit. i just hope it's fireworks and doesn't end too soon. I never count Robbie out though.
     
  6. Irishwhiskey119

    Irishwhiskey119 Banned Banned

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    Wonderboy 100% beats Lawler unless the judges get paid off like they were vs Condit.

    Should be Condit vs Wonderboy.
     
  7. Hallelujah

    Hallelujah Guest

    Lawler has the power and Wonderboy is hittable so yes he could but I doubt it.
     
  8. Face Punch

    Face Punch Punch Face

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    Robbie is in trouble if that fight gets signed. Wonderboy has been tagged in several of his fights, but the way Robbie throws his power strikes wide leaves him open for counters.

    I don't see anyone outstriking Thompson at WW right now.
     
  9. SlicerDM

    SlicerDM Peace is a lie, there is only passion Double Yellow Card

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    If Thompson doesn't get goaded into a brawl than yes.
     
  10. CountOfSoCal

    CountOfSoCal Black Belt

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    Depends if Lawler pressures him and cuts angles. If Lawler fights like Hendricks just did, and let's Wonderboy side step away whenever he pleased, it'll be a short night.

    If Lawler constantly pressures forward, throws, and keeps Wonderboy uncomfortable, the fight is his as long as he's defensively sound.
     
  11. BALLERSTATUSMCG

    BALLERSTATUSMCG Banned Banned

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    wonderboy will get knocked the fuck out if he fights Robbie
     
  12. Broke Lester

    Broke Lester Purple Belt

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    I voted yes, I think it would be an interesting fight, I'm on the Thompson wagon, he looked superlegit against a top tier WW. This guy might be the next evolution in MMA
     
  13. mirko>anyone

    mirko>anyone Black Belt

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    Not on the feet. Pity that it took TKOing Hendricks for some people to understand that Wonderboy is the real deal standing.
     
  14. mirko>anyone

    mirko>anyone Black Belt

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    That's cute. Thanks.
     
  15. Bmurray

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    Best strat for Robbie would be instant high-pressure brawling, similar to RDA vs Pettis.
     
  16. RespectIsEarned

    RespectIsEarned Real life Brown belt

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    Uncrowned champion is Thompson. Just needs a title fight.
     

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