UFC on FOX 26: Rafael dos Anjos Scores Clear Cut Win Over Game Robbie Lawler
By FCF Staff
Rafael dos Anjos took a big step towards earning a shot at the welterweight title tonight at UFC on FOX 26, by earning a clear cut win over Robbie Lawler.
Both men came out firing heavy shots early in the fight, but dos Anjos punished Lawler’s lead leg with kicks. Midway through the fight, it sounded like Lawler informed his corner that he had hurt his knee, and as the bout wore on, his movement was compromised. Dos Anjos continued to pick away at the very game Lawler with strikes for the remainder of the contest, en route to a unanimous decision win.
Here are the complete results for UFC on FOX 26, which took place in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Rafael dos Anjos def. Robbie Lawler via unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 50-45)
Josh Emmett def. Ricardo Lamas via KO (punch) R1, 4:33
Santiago Ponzinibbio def. Mike Perry via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Glover Teixeira def. Misha Cirkunov via TKO (punches) R1, 2:45
Jan Blachowicz def. Jared Cannonier via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Julian Marquez def. Darren Stewart via submission (guillotine choke) R2, 2:42
Chad Laprise def. Galore Bofando via TKO (punches) R1, 4:10
Nordine Taleb def. Danny Roberts via KO (kick & punches) R1, 0:59
John Makdessi def. Abel Trujillo via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Alessio Di Chirico def. Oluwale Bamgbose via KO (knee) R2, 2:14
Jordan Mein def. Erick Silva via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)