- Robbie Lawler
birthdate=birth date and age|year=1982|month=3|day=20
San Diego, California
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Robert Glen Lawler, known as "Ruthless" Robbie Lawler (born
March 20, 1982) is an American mixed martial artsfighter. Lawler is the current EliteXCmiddleweight champion. He is a member of Team Hughes fighting out of H.I.T. Squad, a Granite City, Illinoisgym, which he co-owns with teammate and former UFCwelterweight champion Matt Hughes.cite web|url=http://www.mmafighting.com/news/2007/hughes_opens_hit_squad_starts_team_hughes.html|title=Matt Hughes opens H.I.T. Squad, starts Team Hughes|accessdate=2007-09-15|publisher=MMAFighting.com]
March 31, 2007, he fought Frank Triggfor the ICON Sportmiddleweight championship and won by KO in the fourth round. On September 15, 2007, he fought PRIDE Fighting Championshipsveteran Murilo "Ninja" Rua for the EliteXCmiddleweight championship and won by TKOin the third round.
Robbie Lawler was scheduled to fight Hawaii's
Kala Hosefor the ICON SportMiddleweight Championship on December 15, 2007 in Honolulu, Hawaii, he however pulled out of the fight due to an injury. Icon Sport has stripped him of the middleweight title on February 9, 2008 for failing to defend the title. [ [http://www.mmaweekly.com/absolutenm/templates/dailynews.asp?articleid=5668 LAWLER STRIPPED OF ICON SPORT TITLE] ]
Lawler defended his
EliteXCMiddleweight Championship against Scott Smith at on May 31, 2008 at the Prudential Centerin Newark, New Jersey, which ended in a no contest after Smith caught an accidental finger in the eye from Lawler. [ [http://fight.proelite.com/elitexc-primetime.html EliteXC and CBS Present: Saturday Night Fights (SNF) ] ]
July 26, 2008, Lawler and Scott Smith had their rematch at . Lawler defeated Smith by TKOin the 2nd round.
Lawler's next fight will be the main event at on November 8, 2008 at the
Reno Events Centerin Reno, Nevada. Lawler will be defending his EliteXCmiddleweight title in rematch aganist top contendor Joey Villasenor. The last time these two fought was on October 21, 2006 at in which Lawler won by KO. [http://www.mmaweekly.com/absolutenm/templates/dailynews.asp?articleid=7224&zoneid=13] Sherdogranks Lawler as the #4 middleweight in the world while MMAWeekly currently ranks Lawler as the #3. [ [http://www.sherdog.com/news/articles.asp?n_id=13325&my_page=4 Sherdog.com Divisional Rankings ] ] [ [http://www.mmaweekly.com/absolutenm/templates/topten.asp?articleid=14&zoneid=15 Middleweight Rankings - MMA WEEKLY - Mixed Martial Arts & UFC News, Photos, Rankings & more ] ]
ICON SportMiddleweight Championship
Lawler is married. [ [http://fiveouncesofpain.com/2007/08/29/matt-hughes-to-start-new-gym-in-st-louis/ Meanwhile, Lawler and his wife will be relocating.] ]
Mixed martial arts record
* [http://www.robbie-lawler.com Robbie Lawler] 's Official Website
* [http://robbielawler.proelite.com/ Robbie Lawler's ProElite.com Profile]
* [http://www.elitexc.com/fighter/show/robbielawler Robbie Lawler's EliteXC Profile]
* [http://www.ruthlessrl.com/?? Official Robbie Lawler Myspace Page]
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