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Sunday, Jul 31, 2016

UFC 201: Tyron Woodley Takes Out Robbie Lawler to Grab WW Crown

Tyron Woodley (photo via UFC)

By FCF Staff

Yet another UFC championship has changed hands, as Tyron Woodley took out Robbie Lawler tonight at UFC 201 to become the welterweight champ.

Woodley dropped Lawler with a massive right hand in the opening round, and proceeded to finish the bout with follow up punches. Lawler had defended the title two times prior tonight.

Earlier this month, Miesha Tate lost the bantamweight belt to Amanda Nunes, and Rafael dos Anjos dropped the lightweight title to Eddie Alvarez.

Here are the official results for UFC 201, which took place in Atlanta, Georgia.

Tyron Woodley def. Robbie Lawler via KO (punches) R1,2:12

Karolina Kowalkiewicz def. Rose Namajunas via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Jake Ellenberger def. Matt Brown via TKO (body kick) R1, 1:46

Erik Perez def. Francisco Rivera via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 29-28)

Ryan Benoit def. Fredy Serrano via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Nikita Krylov def. Ed Herman via KO (head kick) R2, 0:40

Jorge Masvidal def. Ross Pearson via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Anthony Hamilton def. Damian Grabowski via KO (punches) R1, 0:14

Wilson Reis def. Hector Sandoval via submission (rear-naked-choke) R1, 1:49

Michael Graves vs.. Bojan Velickovic declared majority draw (30-27, 28-28, 28-28)

Damien Brown def. Cesar Arzamendia via KO (punches) R1, 2:27


posted by FCF Staff @ 12:30 am
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