MMAmania.com takes you through the “do’s” and “don’ts” for both main event participants who battle tonight (Sat., Jan. 2, 2016) inside MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) rings in the New Year with a scintillating UFC 195 pay-per-view (PPV) event, which takes place TONIGHT (Sat., Jan. 2, 2016) inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The show features a buzzworthy Welterweight title contest pitting champion, Robbie Lawler, against former interim titleholder, Carlos Condit, in the main event of the evening.
“Ruthless” made his first successful title defense against Canadian striker Rory MacDonald at UFC 189 in what was the top choice on many fans’ lists for “Fight of the Year” in 2015. “Natural Born Killer” returned to action in the Octagon after more than 12 months on the sidelines because of an ACL tear, taking out former 170-pound title challenger, Thiago Alves, last May.
The main reason this bout is so appealing is because the pair sport 35 career knockouts between them, which means this tussle will likely be filled with much violence.
Does Condit have what it takes to attain gold in his second shot at the undisputed belt or will Lawler have his way with the Jackson-Wink MMA product?
Below are the keys to victory for both men when they collide later this evening.
1. Circle, circle, circle …
Lawler is your prototypical boxer. He moves in a straight line and doesn’t throw anything too out of the ordinary. Granted, he utilizes the step-in knee and the occasional high kick, but the pride of American Top Team (ATT) clings to his trusty straight left.
In this case, Condit’s best offense is his defense, which includes his movement. The 31-year-old showcased his footwork and speed in an interim title bout against Nick Diaz. Movement will help Condit create different ….View full article
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