Jul 08 2023
Saturday

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States

Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Welterweight
29-16-0
KO 1
KO 1
15-6-0

The tape

41
Age
34
5' 11" / 181 cm
Height
6' 0" / 183 cm
74" / 188 cm
Reach
76" / 193 cm

Tape record

KOKOUDUDSUB
Form
KOUDUDNCKO
29
Wins
15
21
By KO
10
72
KO%
67
1
By SUB
3
3
SUB%
20
16
Loses
6
4
Stopped
4
5
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2001
Debut
2012
46
Bouts
23
114
Rounds
41
8 hours, 2 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 44 minutes

Tape rankings @ Welterweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Robbie Lawler vs Niko Price report

Who won Lawler vs Price?

Robbie Lawler beat Niko Price by during the prelims of UFC 290, on Saturday 8th July 2023 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Robbie Lawler.

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 Price stats

Robbie Lawler stepped into the octagon with a record of 29 wins, 16 loses and 0 draws, 21 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Niko Price made his way to the cage with a record of 15 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 10 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.

The stats suggested Lawler had a slight advantage in power over Price, with a 72% knock out percentage over Price's 67%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Price had an advantage over Lawler, with a 20% submission rate over Lawler's 3%.

Robbie Lawler was the older man by 7 years, at 41 years old.

Price had a height advantage of 1 inch over Lawler. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Lawler was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 24 more fights, and made his debut in 2001, 10 years and 10 months earlier than Price, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 73 more professional rounds, 115 to Price's 42.

Lawler vs Price form

Robbie Lawler had stopped 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Bryan Barberena at UFC 276 on 2nd July 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Nick Diaz at UFC 266 on 25th September 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, 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.

Before that, 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.

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.

Price had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Philip Rowe at UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Holland on 3rd December 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at Amway Center, Orlando, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Alex Oliveira at UFC Vegas 38 on 2nd October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Michel Pereira at UFC 264 on 10th July 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had lost to Donald Cerrone at UFC Vegas 11 on 19th September 2020 by majority decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had beat James Vick at UFC on ESPN+ 19 on 12th October 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Amalie Arena, Tampa.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Niko Price had been fighting more than Robbie Lawler.

Going to this contest, Robbie Lawler had last fought 1 year, 7 months and 24 days ago, while Niko Price's last outing had been 1 year, 2 months and 23 days ago.

Lawler's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 11 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.

Price's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Lawler vs Price?

Robbie Lawler was a 187/100 (+190) underdog going into the contest, while Niko Price made his way into the ring at 11/25 (-230) with oddsmakers.

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