UFC On Fox 12 Results: Robbie Lawler Wins A War Against Matt Brown, Gets Hendricks Next

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As soon as the UFC announced Robbie Lawler against Matt Brown to headline UFC on Fox 12, you knew it would be a war. Both guys delivered that tonight as Lawler defeated Brown by an entertaining unanimous decision (49-46×2, 49-48). With the win, Lawler gets his rematch with welterweight champion Johny Hendricks later this year or in early 2015.

The fight starts with both guys trading shots as Lawler lands a combination. Brown attempts a high kick, but misses. Lawler connects with a right hand. Brown tries a knee, but Lawler tags him with a combination. Lawler lands a left, but Brown staggers Lawler with a right hand. Lawler comes right back with a left. Brown lands a standing elbow and then takes down Lawler.

Brown has Lawler’s head, but Lawler gets up. Lawler presses Brown against the cage and lands a left hook. Brown with a couple knees to the body. Brown lands a knee to the body and a standing elbow from the clinch. Lawler lands an uppercut and a left hook, but Brown gets out of the cage.

Brown tries a spinning elbow and Lawler just misses a hook. Brown lands a kick. Brown lands a right jab to end the round.

BetweenTheRopes.com scores round one for Lawler, 10-9.

The second round starts with landing a straight left hand. Brown throws an inside leg kick. Brown lands a straight right hand. Brown lands a body kick. Brown takes Lawler down, who gets up briefly and gets up. Lawler lands a straight left hand and another left hand. Brown lands a leg kick. Lawler lands a straight left. Brown connects with a spinning back kick and an elbow.

Brown with a straight right hand and an elbow in the clinch. Brown connects with another elbow. Lawler with a left kick to the body. Lawler with another kick to the body to end the round.

BetweenTheRopes.com scores round two for Brown, 10-9.

The third round starts with Brown attempting a head kick and trying to take Lawler down. Lawler escapes and a left hand. Lawler lands another left body kick. Lawler lands an uppercut, Brown lands a jab, but Lawler lands a right hook. Brown lands a left hook. Brown with a straight right. Brown with a double left jab.

Lawler lands an apparent low blow that really didn’t happen. Brown lands a straight kick. right hand. brown with another right, but Lawler lands a right hand. Lawler connects with another body. Brown connects with a body kick. Lawler tries a body kick, but Brown blocks it and lands a right hand. Lawler lands an outside leg kick. Lawler with a high kick and then an uppercut. Brown connects with a right jab to end the round.

BetweenTheRopes.com scores round three for Lawler, 10-9.

The fourth round begins with Brown landing a straight hand, but is off balance and gets taken down. Lawler in Brown’s guard landing a few elbows, but now in half-guard. Brown trying to wall walk the cage, but Lawler is pressing Brown against the cage and lands some big shots to Brown’s head. Brown tries to get up, but gets taken down again.

Brown gets up and lands a back kick. Brown with a left hand, but Lawler connects with an uppercut. Brown tries for a takedown, but is unsuccessful. Brown with an overhand right, but Lawler lands a hook. Brown with a leg kick. Lawler with a head kick.

Brown with a body kick and then a couple leg kicks. Brown with a body kick and Lawler with a right hand. Both guys circle each other and do nothing as the round ends.

The fifth and final round begins with Lawler landing a left jab. Brown with a right hand and a left hand. Lawler with a left hand and Brown comes back with a right hand. Brown lands an elbow and Brown with another elbow. Lawler with a kick and a left hand. Lawler presses Brown against the cage and now back in the middle.

Brown with a right hook and a knee to the body and then a push kick. Brown with a body kick. Lawler grazes brown’s head. Brown lands a left hand. Brown lands a four punch combination. Brown with another combination as Lawler lands a body kick. Brown with a standing elbow, a body kick and another standing elbow.

Brown lands a kick and a left hand. Lawler with a body kick. Brown blocks a kick and lands a standing back fist. Lawler with a left jab. Brown connects with a right hand and Lawler back with a body kick. Brown tries to take down Lawler, who lands another body kick and gets Brown to the ground. Brown gets up as the round ends.

BetweenTheRopes.com scores round five for Brown, 10-9. We score the fight for Lawler 48-47.

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