UFC on Fox: Lawler vs Dos Anjos Betting Odds and Preview
The UFC heads north of the border for the last 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 — in a bout that could go a long way to determining the next welterweight title challenger.
The card top to bottom ought to be stacked 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 the definition of an exciting fighter. The southpaw moves well with his angles and feet exceptionally well as a result of his wealth of expertise in the Octagon. These abilities allow him to relentlessly punish his competition with his power combinations or crafty counter-strikes. But you have to wonder if this brutal style can be sustained by him and tear.
“Ruthless” is essentially a sprawl-and-brawler. He has strong defensive wrestling that is backed up by his willingness to punish opponents who shoot for his or her legs. Only rarely will you see him shoot for a takedown himself however he’s capable of doing this.
Rafael dos Anjos (-120) is mainly a pressure fighter who excels in dictating the pace of the struggle. Dos Anjos typically works behind a consistent pumping jab and some brutal leg kicks. His footwork assists him cut off the crate and suffocate his opponent. Once his opponent is backed on the cage, RDA possibly blitzes with heavy palms or grinds out a takedown.