When you step into the Octagon to face Robbie Lawler, you can expect a good-sized dosage of heavy leather coming your way for the duration of the bout, as "Ruthless’ has proven time and again that he prefers to let his contests play out on the feet until one man falls.
Kind of like a "who got the bigger balls contest," as Tyron Woodley so-eloquently described it to FOX Sports.
Should that be the type of fight Robbie wants to engage in against "The Chosen One" when they tango in the main event of UFC 201 on July 20, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia, Woodley is more than confident he can knockout his American Top Team (ATT) comrade.
"Man, I'm just too fast. I'm just too well-rounded to be denied in this fight ... It's my season, it's my time. I can take it to the ground and grapple, I can wrestle, I can obviously strike with creative strikes and get there really quickly, but in addition to that, I just feel I can brawl and bang as well so there's multiple different ways I feel comfortable winning the fight. I feel that Robbie has one way to be successful -- get me to stand in front of him and go with a 'who got the bigger balls' contest? And even in that situation, I've got a pretty good chance of knocking him out."
Lawler’s lone knockout loss of his mixed martial arts (MMA) career came way back in 2004 against Nick Diaz at UFC 47.
Woodley, though, is more than capable of given him a second, as has proven he has the tools in his arsenal to get the job done via knockout, winning three of of his last five by way of strikes.
Still, it’s easier said than done.
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