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Robbie Lawler vs Bryan Barberena report
Who won Lawler vs Barberena?
Bryan Barberena beat Robbie Lawler by during the main card of UFC 276, on Saturday 2nd July 2022 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Bryan Barberena.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Lawler vs Barberena stats
Robbie Lawler stepped into the octagon with a record of 29 wins, 15 loses and 0 draws, 21 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Bryan Barberena made his way to the cage with a record of 17 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, with 10 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Lawler had an advantage in power over Barberena, with a 72% knock out percentage over Barberena's 59%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Barberena had a slight advantage over Lawler, with a 12% submission rate over Lawler's 3%.
Robbie Lawler was the older man by 8 years, at 41 years old.
Barberena had a height advantage of 1 inch over Lawler. Despite this, he had 2-inch reach advantage.
Lawler was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 19 more fights, and made his debut in 2001, 8 years and 6 months earlier than Barberena, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 46 more professional rounds, 114 to Barberena's 68.
Lawler vs Barberena form
Robbie Lawler had stopped 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Nick Diaz at UFC 266 on 25th September 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Neil Magny at UFC Vegas 8 on 29th August 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Colby Covington at UFC on ESPN 5 on 3rd August 2019 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Prudential Center, Newark.
Before that, he had been beaten by Ben Askren at UFC 235 on 2nd March 2019 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
He had lost to Rafael dos Anjos at UFC on FOX 26 on 16th December 2017 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at MTS Centre, Winnipeg, Canada.
Bryan Barberena had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Matt Brown at UFC Fight Night Columbus on 26th March 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Nationwide Arena, Columbus, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Darian Weeks at UFC Fight Night on 4th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Jason Witt at UFC Vegas 33 on 31st July 2021 by majority decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had lost to Randy Brown at UFC on ESPN+ 12 on 22nd June 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Bon Secours Wellness Arena, Greenville.
He had been beaten by Vicente Luque at UFC on ESPN 1 on 17th February 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Talking Stick Resort Arena, Phoenix.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Bryan Barberena had been fighting more than Robbie Lawler.
Going to this contest, Robbie Lawler had last fought 1 year, 5 months and 27 days ago, while Bryan Barberena's last outing had been 11 months and 26 days ago.
Lawler's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 3 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.4 rounds on average.
Barberena's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
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