UFC 266: Lawler vs Diaz 09/25/2021 Previews, Spread and Fight Analysis
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
UFC 266: Lawler vs Diaz 09/25/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship will end this month with a very stacked fight card with UFC 266 commencing this coming Saturday, September 25. This event will hold a live audience at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The matches can be seen through Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass subscriptions. The biggest draw for this fight card will be the featherweight championship match between Alexander Volkanovski and Brian Ortega. Nick Diaz is on the main card and he will take on Robbie Lawler at welterweight. According to UFC betting lines, this is going to be a close call but Robbie Lawler has a very small edge over the feisty Nick Diaz.
UFC 266: Lawler vs Diaz 09/25/2021
“Ruthless” Robbie Lawler is now a 39-year-old fighter and this MMA legend resides in San Diego, California in the United States. He has been training and representing Sanford MMA for his entire pro career. Lawler stands at five-foot-eleven and has been a welterweight for most of his career. He comes to this match with a 28-15 fighting record with 20 of those wins coming from vicious knockouts while also owning seven decision wins. It looks like Lawler’s best days are behind him as he carries a four-fight losing streak and has lost five of the last six matches. His most recent match was back in August 2020 and lost to Neil Magny via unanimous decision.
Nick Diaz has been one of the most popular fighters in the history of the UFC and this fighter hails from Stockton, California in the United States. He gets to represent the Cesar Gracie Fight Team for his matches. Diaz is now 38 years old and has competed mostly at welterweight and has a professional fighting record of 29-9 record. His wins are divided into 13 knockouts, eight submissions, and five decisions. The last time that Nick Diaz was inside the octagon was way back in January 2015 in UFC 183. He was matched up with Anderson Silva but that fight was overturned by NSAC. Prior to that, Diaz lost to the great Georges St. Pierre.
Lawler vs Diaz Betting Numbers
Lawler vs Diaz Betting Picks
It is hard to determine how conditioned Nick Diaz is coming to this fight while Robbie Lawler is in a heavy slump. Nonetheless, according to the online sportsbook, Lawler will be the safer bet to take.