Robbie Lawler: Jorge Masvidal ‘doesn’t excite’ me forward of Nick Diaz at UFC 266

Robbie Lawler vs. Jorge Masvidal would seemingly be a fan-friendly firefight; nonetheless, the potential conflict doesn’t transfer Lawler the best way Nick Diaz does at UFC 266.

Diaz vs. Lawler serves as a marquee combat on the primary card of UFC 266, happening inside T-Cellular Enviornment in Las Vegas, Nevada on Sat., Sept. 25 through ESPN+ pay-per-view (PPV). Masvidal has expressed curiosity in preventing Diaz afterwards; nonetheless, it doesn’t sound like Masvidal and Lawler are too eager on dealing with one another.

“No, not likely,” Lawler tells a couple of pitched combat towards Masvidal. “I skilled with Jorge. Spent numerous time with him at American Prime Staff. It doesn’t excite me to get coaching.”

That’s not to say, nonetheless, he’s solely against preventing coaching companions.

“All of it relies upon. If there’s something perhaps I’ve that so-and-so needs, then perhaps I’ll combat. But when it’s only a combat to combat, there are many guys on the market that I can combat who I don’t know and have frolicked with.”

Lawler and Jake Paul are on reverse ends of personalities in fight sports activities: the previous a deeply-respected, soft-spoken veteran, and the latter a controversial loudmouth new to the sport. Regardless of their clear contrasts, they’re considerably tethered collectively by Masvidal and the Diaz Brothers, plus a shared opponent in Tyron Woodley (watch highlights).

“I didn’t watch it,” Lawler laughed when requested about Paul vs. Woodley. “I didn’t even comprehend it was on. I don’t actually watch too many fights proper now as a result of my son is just not too considering it. We’re going to observe soccer, we’re going to observe The Workplace. We’re going to do what they need to do some extra.”

Fortunate Lawler.

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