Robbie Lawler vs. Bryan Barberena – Preview & Matchup Analysis

UFC 276: Adesanya vs. Cannonier is scheduled to take place on Saturday, July 2, 2022, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Robbie “Ruthless” Lawler will take on Bryan “Bam Bam” Barberena in the Welterweight Bout. You can view the full UFC 276 card.

In this post, we will break down Robbie Lawler vs. Bryan Barberena matchup. Let’s take look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats, and more below ⤵

The 40-year-old, Robbie Lawler is coming in with a 29-15-0 (1 NC) record. Lawler will be fighting for the first time since a win via KO/TKO against Nick Diaz at UFC 266: Volkanovski vs. Ortega in September.

Barberena, meanwhile, is coming off a split decision win against Matt Brown on September 25, 2021 at UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. Daukaus and holds a 17-8-0 record.

Robbie Lawler vs. Bryan Barberena
40
Age
33
5′ 11″
Height
6′ 0″
170 lbs.
Weight
170 lbs.
74″
Reach
72″
29-15-0 (1 NC)
Record
17-8-0
Southpaw
Stance
Southpaw

Robbie Lawler has an southpaw fighting stance with a 74″ reach. The 33-year-old, Bryan Barberena is an southpaw fighter with a 72″ reach. An orthodox fighter stands with their left side forward and jabs with their left hand, the southpaw fighter is the opposite, southpaw stands with their right side forward and jabs with their right hand. In most cases, orthodox fighters are right-handed, if you are left-handed, then you fight southpaw.

Robbie Lawler:
→ Lawler’s striking accuracy is 46%.
→ Lawler lands 3.73 significant strikes per minute.
→ Lawler’s takedown accuracy is 64%.
→ Lawler’s takedown average is 0.66 per 15 minutes.
→ Lawler’s takedown defense is 65%.

Lawler comes in with 46% striking accuracy, typically landing about 3.73 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Barberena fires at 49% accuracy, landing about 5.61 significant strikes per minute. Robbie Lawler also has a 64% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 0.66 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Barberena’s 0.17 takedowns and 55% takedown accuracy.

Bryan Barberena:
→ Barberena’s striking accuracy is 49%.
→ Barberena lands 5.61 significant strikes per minute.
→ Barberena’s takedown accuracy is 25%.
→ Barberena’s takedown average is 0.17 per 15 minutes.
→ Barberena’s takedown defense is 55%.

Bryan spent on average 12:31 minutes in the Octagon and Robbie has an average fight time of 11:37 minutes.

This looks like an fun matchup, at least on paper. UFC 276 is live in , who do you think will win, Robbie or Bryan? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC 276: Adesanya vs. Cannonier
Date
July 2, 2022
Location
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Matchup
Robbie Lawler vs. Bryan Barberena

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