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Robbie Lawler plans to finish Rory MacDonald in UFC 189 rematch for 170-pound title

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Sorry mixed martial arts (MMA) judges, but Robbie Lawler wants nothing to do with you.

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight kingpin is coming off a pair of decision wins in his last two fights, and while they were both in his favor, the "Ruthless" titleholder is not getting paid by the hour, and wants to be in and out of the Octagon as quickly as possible.

Starting with Rory MacDonald at UFC 189 on July 11 in Las Vegas, Nevada (via FOX Sports):

"Rory's one of the top guys and my coach said we're going to have to fight him again sometime. I think it will be a new and improved fight. I think things will be different, but I want a finish. I'm looking to finish people. I don't like going to decisions. I always try to finish people, knock them out, beat them up, and that's always the game plan."

If it ain't broke, don't fix it.

To his credit, Lawler (25-10) has 20 finishes in 25 wins -- 19 of them knockouts -- so it's not like he's made a career out of depending on the judges. That said, they were split in his first go-round with Rory MacDonald back at UFC 167, and "Ruthless" is likely itching to end things a little more convincingly in their rematch.

Lawler by knockout?

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