Pat Miletich: “Robbie Lawler Would Absolutely Wreck Georges St-Pierre”

1

UFC Hall Of Famer Pat Miletich recently spoke to the folks at Submission Radio, and explained why he feels current UFC Welterweight Champion Robbie Lawler is a bad style match-up for former champion Georges St-Pierre.

“I think at the time Georges St. Pierre was the champion and I told people, and a lot of people laughed at me about that, but I said Robbie Lawler is the worst possible match-up for George St. Pierre,” said Miletich in the interview, which you can listen to via the YouTube player embedded above. “Robbie will absolutely wreck him.”

Miletich continued, “And now obviously we didn’t get to find out about that match up because Georges has stepped away for a while, or maybe for good, we don’t know. But Robbie is a bad match up for almost anybody because of his skill set and how dangerous he is and how hard he hits.”

Miletich, a former UFC champion himself, elaborated, explaining why he feels his former student Lawler is a bad style match-up for GSP.

“Georges was a guy that was very good at the transition game, very good at making people think they’re in a boxing match and hitting takedowns when people least expect it,” said Miletich. “[He was] very good at holding people down, very good at controlling people, and pretty dang good with his jab and setting stuff up off of that jab, but Robbie is a much more refined striker than Georges is. He hits much harder and Georges certainly would not be able to hold Rob down and ride out a decision. It just wouldn’t happen.”

Miletich concluded, “So given those two things, it would not be a good match-up for Georges period.”

Talk about this on our official FACEBOOK page, or on our official TWITTER page. You can also talk about it in our popular FORUMS.

Latest MMA News

Jimi Manuwa

Jimi Manuwa: ‘I Don’t Buy Into Any of That Trash Talking & Sh*t’

Jimi Manuwa isn't interested in laying down some World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) style trash talking. Manuwa isn't exactly a target when it comes to verbal...
John Lineker

John Lineker: ‘I Don’t Think About Dropping to Flyweight Anymore’

Don't expect John Lineker to return to the flyweight division. There was a time when Lineker was tearing through the Ultimate Fighting Championship's (UFC) flyweight...
Angela Lee

Angela Lee: ‘Keeping The Belt is a Lot Harder Than Winning it’

ONE Championship atomweight title holder Angela Lee knows the difficulties of being at the top of the mountain. At the age of 20, Lee has...
video

The Ultimate Fighter 25: Redemption Recap

Ramsey Nijem fought his way out of two deep submission attempts by Julian Lane to advance Wednesday night on The Ultimate Fighter 25: Redemption. Nijem...
Michael Johnson

Michael Johnson Says His Mindset During Fights is ‘Murderous Type Sh*t’

Michael Johnson doesn't have too many happy thoughts when he steps inside the Octagon. "The Menace" will compete against Justin Gaethje inside the T-Mobile Arena...
video

Gegard Mousasi: UFC Contract Offer ‘Not Good’

Gegard Mousasi was very blunt while appearing on UFC Tonight Wednesday when asked about his contract talks with the promotion. "It's not good," Mousasi said....
Conor McGregor

Dana White Says Conor McGregor May Cash in & Walk Away if he Fights...

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White wouldn't be surprised if Conor McGregor never gets back inside the Octagon. McGregor is the reigning Ultimate Fighting...
video

Michael Bisping Confirms GSP Fight Off, Talks Romero-Whittaker

For the time being, Michael Bisping will stay on the sidelines and recover while awaiting a new challenger to his middleweight title. The reigning UFC...
video

Fedor Emelianenko Does his Talking Where it Matters: ‘In The Cage’

Former heavyweight champion Fedor Emelianenko is old-school. Emelianenko returns to action next month when he faces Matt Mitrione at Bellator: NYC from Madison Square Garden....
video

Travis Browne Returns, Faces Aleksei Oleinik at UFC 213

Fresh off his engagement to Ronda Rousey, Travis Browne will step back inside the Octagon this July to face Aleksei Oleinik at UFC 213. Browne...