White eyes Askren-Lawler rematch after UFC 235

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  1. Wild

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    UFC president Dana White said early Sunday morning he plans on booking a rematch between Ben Askren and Robbie Lawler following their controversial fight at UFC 235.

    Askren made his highly-anticipated debut against Lawler, a former UFC welterweight champion, on the pay-per-view main card. The event took place Saturday at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

    Lawler hurt Askren early in the first round with a slam and powerful ground-and-pound, but “Funky” recovered and got Lawler into a submission. Referee Herb Dean stopped the fight after he thought “Ruthless” went unconscious, but Lawler seems to have never gone out cold. Askren officially won via first-round submission, although Dean’s…


    Dana White says he plans to book Ben Askren vs. Robbie Lawler rematch following UFC 235
     
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    Bens not interested so it’s going to be interesting to see how this plays out.
     
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    No wonder he doesn’t want the rematch , Robbie was fucking him up before that bullshit
     
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  4. Judobill

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    I’d actually like to see Ben fight Demian Maia. I know I’m probably the only person who wants to though.
     
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    No it would be great. Have you ever seen askren roll with marcelo garcia
     
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    Dana knows Robbie is a bad matchup and wants to give him another crack.
     
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    lueVelvet WHERT DA FERCK?

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    I hope they make Ben run it again just because it was such a controversial stoppage. Robbie deserves a chance to take that one back after demolishing Ben just a minute before all of that happened.
     
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  8. Hong Kong Phooey

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    since when do the inmates run the asylum ? Run it back !
     
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