The UFC heads north of the border for the final Fox card of this year once it sets up the Octagon in Winnipeg on December 16. The main event features Robbie Lawler and Rafael dos Anjos — two former winners with competitive, crowd-pleasing styles — at a bout that could go a very long way to determining the upcoming welterweight title challenger.
The card top to bottom ought to be stacked to the brim with endings with the likes of Mike Perry, Santiago Ponzinibbio and Oluwale Bamgbose scheduled to compete.
Robbie Lawler vs Rafael Dos Anjos
Robbie Lawler (-110) is the definition of an exciting fighter. The southpaw goes well with his feet and angles exceptionally well thanks to his wealth of experience in the Octagon. These abilities allow him to punish his opponent with either his power combinations or crafty counter-strikes. You have to wonder if he is able to sustain this style and tear.
“Ruthless” is essentially a sprawl-and-brawler. He’s got solid defensive wrestling that’s backed up by his openness to punish opponents who shoot for his or her legs. Only rarely will you see him take for a takedown himself however he is capable of doing so.
Rafael dos Anjos (-120) is mainly a pressure fighter that excels at dictating the speed of the fight. Dos Anjos typically works supporting a constant pumping jab and some brutal leg kicks. His footwork assists him cut the crate and suffocate his opponent. Once his opponent is backed onto the cage, then RDA either blitzes with heavy palms or grinds out a takedown.
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