Corey Anderson and Tom Lawlor will go to war this Saturday (March 5, 2016) at UFC 196 MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. In a match up of up-and-comer and veteran, what adjustments must be made for either woman to claim victory? Find out below!
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Light Heavyweight hitters Corey Anderson and Tom Lawlor will square off this Saturday (March 5, 2016) at UFC 196 inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
After winning The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 19, Anderson has proven himself a solid member of the Light Heavyweight division. He’s won four of his last five fights, showing improvement and doing well against an increasing level of competition.
On the other hand, Lawlor returned from a lengthy layoff in a new division. Though the fight was not going well early on, Lawlor roared back with a fantastic counter punch knockout. Now, he’ll look to prove that win was no fluke by dispatching one of the division’s top prospects.
Let’s take a look at the keys to victory for both athletes:
Key Wins: Jan Blachowicz (UFC 191), Fabio Maldonado (UFC Fight Night 77), Matt Van Buren (TUF 19 Finale)
Key Losses: Gian Villante (UFC on FOX 15)
Keys to Victory: Anderson is a solid wrestler with good boxing, but his biggest weapon is his conditioning. “Beastin’ 25/8” does his best to live up to that absurd nickname by dragging his opponent into deep waters and exhausting him.
In this bout, Anderson’s main goal should be avoiding making any serious mistakes. He should have the wrestling and striking edge to dictate the pace and range, plus his usual conditioning edge will be a big help.
However, Lawlor is a dangerous veteran. If Anderson leaves his neck out while shooting or lunges in with a wild punch, he could very ….View full article
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