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Current rankings @ Welterweight
When is Lawler vs Diaz?
Robbie Lawler is set to face the challenge of Nick Diaz, during the main card of UFC 266, on Saturday 25th September 2021 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The fight will take place over 5 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit will be 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Lawler vs Diaz stats
Robbie Lawler steps into the ring with a record of 28 wins, 15 loses and 0 draws, 20 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Nick Diaz will make his way to the ring with a record of 26 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, with 13 of those wins by knock out and 8 by submission.
The stats suggest Lawler has a large advantage in power over Diaz, boasting at 71% knock out percentage over Diaz's 50%.
Robbie Lawler is the older man by 1 year, at 39 years old.
Diaz has a height advantage of 1 inch over Lawler. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Lawler is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2001, 4 months earlier than Diaz, whose first professional fight was in 2001. He has fought 22 more professional rounds, 109 to Diaz's 87.
Lawler vs Diaz form
Robbie Lawler has beaten 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Neil Magny at UFC Vegas 8 on 29th August 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Colby Covington at UFC on ESPN 5 on 3rd August 2019 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Prudential Center, Newark.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Ben Askren at UFC 235 on 2nd March 2019 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had been beaten by 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.
He had won against Donald Cerrone at UFC 214 on 29th July 2017 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Honda Center, Anaheim, United States.
Lawler's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years and 6 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.4 rounds on average.
Lawler vs Diaz US streams
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Lawler vs Diaz UK streams
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