Tom
Lawlor
9-5-0, 1NC( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 10 fights.
Record: 9-5-0, 1NC
Summary: Wrestling, Conditioning

Fighter Info

Nickname: Filthy
From: Fall River, MA USA
Fights Out Of: Providence, Rhode Island USA
Age: 32
Height: 6' 0" ( 182 cm )
Weight: 205 lb ( 93 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
476
45% Successful
213
Types of Successful Strikes
0
213
46% Standing
31%
22%
99
67
47
Striking Defense
59
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
49
31% Successful
15
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
9
6
0
Takedown Defense
53
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Win
Tom Lawlor
Jul 25, 2015
31
22
1
0
0
0
0
0
R2 KO/TKO
Win
Tom Lawlor
Apr 6, 2013
14
7
3
0
0
1
4
0
R2 Submission
Loss
Tom Lawlor
Nov 17, 2012
34
20
0
2
1
2
0
0
R3 Decision - Split
Win
Tom Lawlor
May 15, 2012
1
5
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Loss
Tom Lawlor
Nov 19, 2011
2
3
0
1
0
1
0
1
R1 Submission
Win
Tom Lawlor
Jul 11, 2009
0
1
0
0
1
0
0
0
R1 Submission
Win
Tom Lawlor
Dec 13, 2008
14
10
7
0
0
0
2
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous

Biography

TRAINING: I'm no longer in the habit of giving out secrets. Nor are there really any when it comes to training. I get up in the morning, eat some breakfast, and go to the gym to work hard and get better every day. Then I go back at night and do it all over again. Lots of mitt work, lots of technical work, lots of grappling. The formula hasn't changed but that doesn't mean the product hasn't improved. Get ready.

Thoughts on upcoming opponent, Gian Villante? Villante is a big, strong guy. He's also a nice guy and I wish him luck in the future after I finish him.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training on the mean streets of Swansea, Massachusetts during my formative years. After moving to Ft. Myers, FL I began to wrestle while attending Estero High School. I continued wrestling at the University of Central Florida, and took my first BJJ classes at JBA Jiu-Jitsu in Fall River, MA while home visiting family. After getting tapped out by leg-lock master extraordinaire Don Banville, I was hooked (literally....heel hooked)!

What titles have you held? 3x National Collegiate Wrestling Association National Champion. Purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Tim Burrill

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means that all the hard work I have put in at the gyms, destroying my body is worth it in the long run. It also means that the amount of people watching TV around the world will sky-rocket due to my beauty.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn?
I currently have a B.S. in Social Studies Education from the University of Central Florida. I have also taken classes towards a M.A. in Sports & Fitness, but I'm not sure if I will finish because I am already a master of fitness.

What was your job before you started fighting?
Before I began fighting I applied my trade as an independent professional wrestler, and then used my college degree as a High School History teacher for almost 2 years.

Favorite grappling technique:
It's all about the D'Arce Choke!

Favorite Striking technique:
Left straight to the body
 

• Returning to light heavyweight after 4-4 run at middleweight

• Faced future WEC title challenger Ariel Gandulla in his first pro fight (no contest)

• Three wins by KO, four by submission (3 guillotine, 1 RNC)

• Only loss before Simpson fight came via DQ to future TUF8 castmate Shane Primm (illegal knee strike by Lawlor).

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