UFC on Fox: Lawler vs Dos Anjos Betting Odds and Preview
The UFC heads north of the border for the final Fox card of the year when it sets up the Octagon in Winnipeg on December 16. The main event features Robbie Lawler and Rafael dos Anjos — two former champions with aggressive, crowd-pleasing styles — at a bout that could go a very long way to determining the next welterweight title challenger.
The card top to bottom ought to be piled to the brim with finishes with the likes of Mike Perry, Santiago Ponzinibbio and Oluwale Bamgbose advised to compete.
Robbie Lawler vs Rafael Dos Anjos
Robbie Lawler (-110) is your definition of an exciting fighter. The southpaw goes well with his feet and angles exceptionally well thanks to his wealth of experience from the Octagon. These skills allow him to punish his competition with either his power mixes or crafty counter-strikes. You have to wonder if this barbarous style can be sustained by him and tear.
„Ruthless” is essentially a sprawl-and-brawler. He’s got strong defensive wrestling that’s backed up by his own openness to punish opponents who take for his legs. Only rarely will you see him shoot for a takedown himself however he is capable of doing this.
Rafael dos Anjos (-120) is mainly a pressure fighter who excels in dictating the pace of the fight. Dos Anjos typically functions behind a constant pumping jab and a few barbarous leg kicks. His footwork helps him cut off the crate and suffocate his opponent. Once his opponent is backed onto the cage, then RDA possibly blitzes with heavy hands or grinds out a takedown.