|Date of Birth:||1982 March 20|
|Age:||36 years old|
|occupation||Mixed martial artist, Former UFC Welterweight Champion|
|education||Bettendorf High School|
|place_of_birth||San Diego, California, U.S.|
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A professional mixed martial artist and former UFC Welterweight Champion, Robbie Lawler, well known for his incredible punching power. He is a happily married man, and father of one child.
Born as Robert Glenn "Robbie" Lawler on March 20, 1982, in San Diego, California. After his parent's divorce, he along with his father who served in the Marines moved to Bettendorf, Iowa when he was in the fourth grade. He had an older brother, so it made it a little easier to adjust to things.
In and around his 6th standard school year, Lawler appeared across some DVDs of the UFC and converted a fan of the sport. At the age of 16, he faced Pat Miletich, owner and head trainer of Miletich Fighting Systems out of Bettendorf, who managed to bring some of his fighters to Lawler’s high school wrestling practices.
Youtube: Young Robbie Lawler;
Lawler was taken under the wing of Pat Miletich when he was 16 years old and started training with Miletich Fighting Systems as soon as he graduated in 2000. Lawler began training seriously after graduating high school.
Lawler made his professional debut on April 7, 2001, and won his first four career fights all by TKO/KO, his second fight being in the IFC. Lawler made his UFC debut on May 10, 2002, beating Aaron Riley by decision at UFC 37. He went 4-3 during his first task in the promotion before losing two straight to Nick Diaz and Evan Tanner. The Diaz loss was a big KO upset and really introduced the world to the fighter from Stockton.
He made a sensational and terrific comeback in UFC in February 2013 against Josh Koscheck. Lawler then turned to the UFC on February 23, 2013, defeating Josh Koscheck by first round KO.
Instagram: Robbie Lawler
He is internationally recognized one of the most consistently impressive mixed martial artists. Currently fighting, holding the only fighter to have gained three progressive "Fight of the Year" honors from Sherdog and MMA Fighting, for his fights against Johny Hendricks (at UFC 171, in 2014), Rory MacDonald (at UFC 189, in 2015), and Carlos Condit (at UFC 195, in 2016).
Twitter: Robbie during his match;
On July 8, 2017, Lawler was supposed to face Cerrone at UFC 213. But reports began to buzz on June 28 that Cerrone had provided a minor injury and that the pairing would be left uninjured, but is assumed to take place three weeks later at UFC 214.
The 5' 11" star is a happily married man. He and his wife Marcia Lawler has been married for a long time. As a loving spouse, the couple has been blessed with one baby boy. He currently lives with his family in Davenport, Iowa.
Being an established star, he has maintained his personal life and professional life very smartly. He has a low key regarding his personal life. His wife and son always stay away from the limelight.
Lawler is of Filipino and German American descent. His mother used to work as a flight attendant for American Airlines.
Robbie Lawler is considered one of the richest celebrity. He actively associated himself in several MMA group including SuperBrwal. He beat Falaniko Vitale and converted an ICON Sports Middleweight Champion.
On the contrary, he earns the huge win against Joey Villasenor at PRIDE and IFL beating Eduardo Pamplona. Similarly, he has competed in EliteXC and Strikeforce and gained a notable comeback in UFC in the year 2013.
Instagram: Robbie's shopping
The path to various group and events made him famous and helped him to obtain worldwide attention. Whereas, it also helped him to increase his net worth and salary. He is maintaining a handsome net worth by endorsement with several sports apparel company including Adidas. As of 2017, his estimated net worth has $4 million.