UFC 201 Results: Tyron Woodley knocks down Ruthless Robbie Lawler

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Tyron Woodley defeated Robbie Lawler - UFC 201 Results - Image courtesy espn news
Tyron Woodley defeated Robbie Lawler - UFC 201 Results - Image courtesy espn news

UFC 201 took place on 30th July 2016 in Philip Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. UFC 201 card had amazing fights scheduled in the Welterweight Division like the main event of the night Robbie Lawler vs. Tyron Woodley for the Welterweight Championship. Also we were gonna see Matt Brown vs. Jake Ellenberger in this division. You can see the complete fight card here UFC 201 Fight Card Complete: Lawler vs. Woodley. We had a UFC 201 results live coverage on our official Twitter Account. Let’s read the final UFC 201 Results and our analysis.

UFC 201 Results

 

Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass)

Michael Graves vs. Bojan Veličković ended in a DRAW

Damien Brown defeated César Arzamendia via KO (Punches)

Preliminary Card (Fox Sports 2)

Nikita Krylov defeated Ed Herman via KO (Head Kicks)

Jorge Masvidal defeated Ross Pearson via unanimous decision

Anthony Hamilton defeated Damian Grabowski via KO (Punches)

Wilson Reis defeated Hector Sandoval via Submission (rear-naked choke)

Main Event

Ryan Benoit vs. Fredy Serrano

A good fight with a lot of take downs in it. Both fighters scored some good points. It is very very difficult to tell who has eventually won the fight. Amazing energy and charisma from both Benoit and Serrano.

Winner: Ryan Benoit wins by Split Decision

 

Francisco Rivera vs. Érik Pérez

Erick Pérez has finished last 10 of his fights and holds the fastest KO in Bantamweight Division (0:17 seconds)

Francisco Rivera has 8 KO finishes and holds the 3rd fastest KO in Bantamweight Division (0:21 seconds)

Round # 1: Starting the fight slowly and waiting for their chances. Pérez lands good punches and scores a take down as well.

Round # 2: Constantly moving Pérez is scoring good points in this round. Rivera is bleeding, Pérez gets  take down followed by good knees and i think he has easily won this round.

Round # 3: Both fighters agree on Agreement of Destruction and it is raining wild punches inside the octagon. Amazing scenes. Rivera has no power left in him and he is falling down. Pérez gets a take down and we finish the fight with Pérez scoring from top. Last 10 minute wildness as served as extra package.

Winner: Erick Pérez via unanimous decision

Analysis: This was a good fight we knew this was coming. Both fighters fought well and Rivera showing his heart throughout the match. Pérez gets one step closer his destination now.

 

Matt Brown vs. Jake Ellenberger

This is another great fight we are gonna see. Matt has finished 6 of his last fights and 2nd most finishes in WW Division (9). Ellenberger has to prove a lot today and he had been firing towards his opponents throughout his career. He had good and bad moments but now he had the best camp and trainers around him Lets go.

Round # 1: Ellenberger starts the fight with a huge KO punch, Matt goes down but somehow survives. He is now recovered and scoring points as well. But out of no where, Ellenberger hits a devastating body kick, down goes Matt BrownEllenberger follows with big over the top punches. It is all over.

Winner: Jake Ellenberger via KO

Analysis: As i told earlier Jake has go the power and can deliver, but finishing Matt in his first round is an amazing work for him. This will be a huge confidence booster for Jake and he will take advantage of it in his next fights.

 

Rose Namajunas vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz

This is the best fight you are going to see in Women Straw-weight Division. Kowalkiewicz is 9-0 in her career, never lost. Rose had shown what she can do in her last 3 fights.

Round # 1: Rose landing good punches. Rose is countering every good attack of Kowalkiewicz with good punch or jab. Rose gets a take down at the end as well.

Round # 2: We have a changed and more energetic Kowalkiewicz in this round. She hits Rose with powerful knees while clinching her. Good round for Kowalkiewicz.

Round # 3: Kowalkiewicz continues with her clinching + knee plan. And she lands good number of those. Rose finds her opportunities and hits her as well. We have a very close round # 3.

Winner: Karolina Kowalkiewicz by Split Decision

Analysis: This was without a doubt one of the best fight of the night. Also shows the potential in Women Straw-weight division. Karolina Kowalkiewicz is definitely going to face the current Straw-weight Champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk.

 

Robbie Lawler vs. Tyron Woodley

Here it is, the main event of the night. Tyron Woodley had to fight his way to this top. He has 8 first round finishes and has 95% of take down defense, the highest in WW Division. Out comes Ruthless Robbie Lawler, one of the most aggressive fighter in UFC history. You can read the complete Robbie Lawler vs. Tyron Woodley analysis here: Lawler vs. Woodley Analysis: Can Tyron Woodley beat Robbie Lawler at UFC 201?.

Round # 1: As we see in all Robbie Lawler fights, a “Robbie” chant going in the arena. Both fighters showing patience and trying to be safe. A little punch contest showing what are going to see from both of these fast and powerful fighters. What! Out of no where, Tyron Woodley tags Robbie Lawler big time. Lawler goes down and Woodley goes for the kill. It is all over. OMG!.

Winner: Tyroon Woodley by KO and new Welterweight Champion

UFC 201 Results Analysis and Final Review:

Analysis: They both respect each other and they train at same gym as well. Both showed respect to each other after the fight as well. But Tyron Woodley has done it, he promised Dana White that he is going to show him how strong he is. I analyzed the fight few days back and said we are gonna see a KO fight. I said that Tyron is going for the kill and he did. I WAS TOTALLY RIGHT. You can read the complete details here Lawler vs. Woodley Analysis: Can Tyron Woodley beat Robbie Lawler at UFC 201?.

This is it from the UFC 201 Results and analysis. It was a good but underrated UFC event. But we had very good fights 5 KO finishes, 4 of them were in the very first round. And we had 2 split decision fights as well. So overall i think this was a energetic and good event. The next big UFC event is UFC 202 which will be featuring Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz 2. Keep following us on Facebook, Twitter and Google+ for more.

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