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Robbie Lawler Delivers Brutal Knockout in 38 Seconds Against Niko Price at UFC 290, Marks the End of His Career

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Robbie Lawler ended his fighting career on a high note with a stunning finish in his ultimate fight at UFC 290.

Stating that this Saturday bout would be his swansong, the ex-welterweight champion required a mere 38 seconds to overpower Niko Price, employing a fierce barrage of punches reminiscent of his legendary performances. It was a sequence of left hooks, culminating in a left uppercut that sent Price tumbling to the mat, signalling to Lawler that the match was won.

Lawler exited the scene as the referee halted the match, sparking a wave of cheering from the crowd assembled in Las Vegas’ T-Mobile Arena.

“The training camp was tough, nothing seemed to fall into place,” Lawler commented post-fight. “Today, for the first time, I felt on form, my feet were nimble. I had a feeling that I would achieve something notable today, and I ended up landing some serious blows.”

Known for his quick starts, Price advanced on Lawler as soon as the referee gave the go-ahead from the corner – a decision that proved fatal.

Lawler promptly engaged with Price, shortening the gap to unleash a torrent of potent punches. Eventually, Lawler seized the back of Price’s head and initiated a flurry of left hand punches.

With every successive blow connecting, Price fell to the canvas, and Lawler commemorated his last fight with a spectacular first-round knockout.

“It felt good,” Lawler remarked on his finale. “It’s the conclusion of my career. I was landing some powerful blows in critical areas – temples, chin. It was overwhelming. I was moving well. It’s gratifying to conclude my career in this way. I’m grateful for the years of support.”

After his victory, a highlight reel video was played by the UFC in homage to Lawler. Holding back tears, he watched highlights of his career’s significant moments. Famous for his stoic persona, Lawler allowed his emotions to surface as he officially retired, basking in the moment with the fans present and millions watching worldwide.

“It’s incredible,” said Lawler. “I’ve had an extensive career. Numerous people have helped me reach where I am today, and without them, none of this would have been possible. I feel blessed. I’m grateful.”

Lawler concludes his career with a record of 30-16 and one no contest, including 22 knockouts and title reigns in the UFC, Elite XC, ICON Sport, and SuperBrawl promotions.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Robbie Lawler retirement fight

Who did Robbie Lawler fight in his retirement match at UFC 290?

Robbie Lawler fought Niko Price in his retirement match at UFC 290.

How long did Robbie Lawler’s retirement match last?

Robbie Lawler’s retirement match lasted only 38 seconds.

What was the outcome of Robbie Lawler’s retirement fight?

Robbie Lawler won his retirement fight by a knockout in the first round.

Where was the UFC 290 held?

The UFC 290 was held at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

What is Robbie Lawler’s final career record?

Robbie Lawler’s final career record stands at 30 wins, 16 losses, and one no contest. His victories include 22 knockouts.

How many title reigns did Robbie Lawler have during his career?

During his career, Robbie Lawler had title reigns in the UFC, Elite XC, ICON Sport, and SuperBrawl promotions.

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5 comments

SavagePunch July 9, 2023 - 11:11 pm

Damn! That was a fight! congrats Lawler, you’ll be missed man.

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FightingFan101 July 10, 2023 - 6:52 am

Wow just 38 sec, Lawler still got it! What a way to retire, hats off man, a real legend!!

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RingsideRookie July 10, 2023 - 7:39 am

First time I’ve watched a match end that quick! Awesome stuff Lawler! happy retirement.

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KnockoutNerd July 10, 2023 - 1:32 pm

Robbie’s record is just insane. 30-16, 22 KOs. he’s really something, a true fighter till the end.

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UFCChamp22 July 10, 2023 - 4:01 pm

Lawler’s left hook series was simply brutal, Poor Price never saw it comin.

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