Lawler Favored Over Woodley on UFC 201 Odds for Weekend
There was plenty of drama surrounding UFC 200, but even as we move towards UFC 201 fans are simply getting excited about a great card that is old-fashioned.
Headlining the function will be Welterweight champion Robbie Lawler, who has won five straight and eight of his final nine battles. He’ll take on the much-improved Tyron Woodley in the ultimate fight associated with evening.
The co-main event of UFC 201 will discover Rose Namajunas and Karolina Kowalkiewicz square off in a battle to function as the No. 1 contender in the ladies’ Strawweight division.
Lawler comes into UFC 201 since the # 4 pound-for-pound fighter in the world according to the UFC but he’s not a favorite that is huge his fight. He is laying -210, which can seem like a few when you consider how dominant he’s got been in protecting his belt and how little Woodley has proved until now.
However, we’ve seen in current bouts – with Michael Bisping upsetting Luke Rockhold and Eddie Alvarez stunning Rafael 2 Anjos – that such a thing can occur within the Octagon.
Lawler has been around some devastating, relentless battles recently and he’s shown that he has no stop to him. Even after five rounds with Johny Hendricks, Rory MacDonald and Carlos Condit, he was ready to get more. He demonstrably has more into the tank than most fighters.
He’s got been really consistent in their job so we typically know what we will get from him. Nevertheless, exactly the same can not be stated for Woodley. (more…)