Completed MMA Bout

Tom Lawlor vs. Chris Weidman

Preliminary Card | Middleweight · 185 lbs | MMA

Chris Weidman defeats Tom Lawlor via Submission at 2:07 of Round 1

Chris "All American" Weidman
"Filthy" Tom Lawlor

Weidman
Submission
Round 1

Chris Weidman Tom Lawlor

"All American" "Filthy"

6-0-0   Pro Record At Fight   7-3-0
Climbed to 7-0   Record After Fight   Fell to 7-4
-365 (Moderate Favorite)   Betting Odds   +300 (Moderate Underdog)
United States   Nationality   United States
Baldwin, New York   Fighting out of   Providence, Rhode Island
27 years, 5 months, 2 days   Age at Fight   28 years, 6 months, 4 days
185.5 lbs (84.1 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   185.0 lbs (83.9 kgs)
6'2" (187cm)   Height   6'0" (183cm)
78.0" (198cm)   Reach   75.0" (191cm)
Serra Jiu-Jitsu   Gym   The Jungle MMA
UFC 139
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC 139: Shogun vs. Henderson
  • Date: Saturday 11.19.2011 at 09:00 PM ET
  • Referee: Dan Stell
  • Venue: HP Pavilion
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: San Jose, California, United States
  • Bout Billing: Preliminary Card (fight 5 of 12)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 185 lbs (83.9 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Mike Goldberg, Joe Rogan
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Prelims
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Joe Rogan
  • Lawlor Total Disclosed Pay: $12,000
  • Weidman Total Disclosed Pay: $24,000
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Lawlor vs. Weidman Wiki Update Wiki

The fifth bout of UFC 139 featured Tom Lawlor taking on Chris Weidman in the middleweight division.


Weidman landed a kick high to the body and then quickly moved in completing a takedown. Weidman transitioned to side mount, snaked in a deep D'Arce choke, and put Lawlor to sleep with the vicious submission.


The official end came at 2:07 of the first round for the winner, Chris Weidman. Speaking to Joe Rogan in the post-fight interview, Weidman commented, "I'm real, real, real happy, Tom Lawlor is the best guy I've gone against so far... I've got God-given ability with long arms, and they [my coaches] make it work for me."

Last updated 09.26.2012, 11:34 PM ET
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Lawlor vs. Weidman Fight Predictions

Tapology Community Predictions: 1018  
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KO/TKO
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Lawlor
24%
Weidman
76%

Lawlor vs. Weidman Fighter Tweets

If fighters from this bout were talking on Twitter before or after the fight, this is where you can find it. Below are all the Tweets we've recorded near the date of the bout.

Happy Thanksgiving to @danhendo @JTMoneyMMA @tarecfighter and everyone else at the awesome @teamquestmma camp in Cali! Love you guys!
4 days, 19 hours, and 24 minutes
after
@aaronsimpson @Powermmafitness @ryanbader @cbdollaway @sethbmma @DanBrandt80 Happy Thanksgiving today to all of you awesome guys in AZ
4 days, 19 hours, and 23 minutes
after
My @ufc #UFC139 rat tail is gone after 6 months http://t.co/AIuIwxPd anyone want this piece of one of a kind memorabilia?
4 days, 6 hours, and 3 minutes
after
:) rt“@ufc Tweet us your UFC hand turkeys this week, but be advised that @FilthyTomLawlor takes the art very seriously http://t.co/09pcX08Q”
4 days and 43 minutes
after
. @KyleHollandRP Its time to break out the baby wipes :)
3 days, 9 hours, and 35 minutes
after
So only 3 days removed from what was supposed to be a fight, I already weigh 220. Ive eaten so much I have a hard time breathing. Loving it
3 days, 9 hours, and 28 minutes
after
“@GammaLabs We cracked 1k followers. I guess we should start posting more pics of Gamma girl @BrittneyPalmer”
2 days, 22 hours, and 58 minutes
after
thanks man! You know your mma! Rt“@MBendanna @ryanbader @filthytomlawlor @kingsbu it was nice (cont) http://t.co/V7ah7DQD
2 days, 22 hours, and 14 minutes
after
“@natashawicks @filthytomlawlor got a Wild Turkey: giving you the bird! http://t.co/qdrgdjzK”
2 days, 6 hours, and 25 minutes
after
good food, good view, great people :) rt“@ryanbader Nice breakfast and view with @Kingsbu (cont) http://t.co/TdzLqjAg
2 days, 2 hours, and 18 minutes
after
Hangover. Im starting to think training camp is better for my health than nonstop drinking is.
1 day, 21 hours, and 37 minutes
after
Hey @daisybader its time to have some fizzun!
1 day, 10 hours, and 42 minutes
after
@ChrisWeidmanUFC for sure man, ill hit you up. I was actually at Studio.8 to see Hendo but didnt see you. I owe you a few drinks buddy:)
22 hours and 41 minutes
after
:) thanks "@jema911 @grey_son Haha...I could never pull off a walkout like that, @FilthyTomLawlor rocks!”
9 hours and 28 minutes
after
oh he will not! Rt“@TeamQuestMMA @FilthyTomLawlor Heath Sims will get you back for that walkout outfit you put him in!@ClinchGear @danhendo”
9 hours and 2 minutes
after
“@aaronsimpson And me! RT @FilthyTomLawlor: “@ryanbader Head over to Empire tonight for our (cont) http://t.co/QknTvOf5
9 hours and 1 minute
after
“@TeamQuestMMA@danhendo warmed up and on deck!Un fucking believable@DanielWoirin @ClinchGear@tarecfighter @rockholdMMA@FilthyTomLawlor @ufc”
7 hours and 47 minutes
after
“@ryanbader Head over to Empire tonight for our after party with @Sethbmma @Kingsbu @FilthyTomLawlor and myself @ufc”
7 hours and 46 minutes
after
Wow “@EatSmokeEaters 12 Wings - 10 Minutes - 5 Minutes of afterburn - NO DRINKS OR NAPKINS - #HellfireChallenge Are you brave enough? #UFC”
7 hours and 44 minutes
after
Holy shit. One of the best fights ever. I love @danhendo
7 hours and 43 minutes
after
Cmon Hendo lets do this! @danhendo @teamquestmma @ClinchGear http://t.co/GdIOEoxp
7 hours and 18 minutes
after
Hey @ChrisWeidmanUFC , you suck at not letting go of chokes before you finish them.Great job tonight and hope to see you out and about!@ufc
4 hours and 29 minutes
after
I just woke up from a nap, what happened now? :) RT“@danawhite Isn't it great when a ref doesn't know when a man is asleep? #Unbelievable”
4 hours and 24 minutes
after
All decked out in my @xbox walk-out gear for UFC 139: http://t.co/tSKaQOQC
1 hour and 31 minutes
after
Hmmmmm which seat do I take? http://t.co/2NhUxU2d
12 minutes
after
Off to the HP Pavilion for UFC139# @ufc
1 hour and 2 minutes
before
@JoeLauzon Thanks buddy! will do for sure!
1 hour and 22 minutes
before
“@arielhelwani . @FilthyTomLawlor CSAC lady's expression from 0:12-0:17 is the MMA highlight of the year. Well done. http://t.co/1gUKScmv”
4 hours and 14 minutes
before
“@ufc_brasil Cuecão dourado, Seagal e 1 quase duelo-antes-da-hora na pesagem + divertida dos (cont) http://t.co/PWRGUPmK
4 hours and 15 minutes
before
@cbdollaway thanks man it means a lot to me. Wish you were here but understand why you arent, get better and see you soon!
4 hours and 16 minutes
before
i may, or may not, be in this video:) The Best of the UFC 139 Weigh in http://t.co/1gUKScmv via @youtube
13 hours and 26 minutes
before
#kinect @xbox Gooooooooooooooal: http://t.co/dd2v9mX2
14 hours and 8 minutes
before
“@Kingsbu Don't miss my #ufc139 After Fight Party at Empire following w/ @ryanbader @sethbmma & @FilthyTomLawlor http://t.co/h6nkgYN1”
17 hours and 46 minutes
before
Trying to do something useful with my down time. @xbox #kinectsports2 like learn French: http://t.co/v2kGPiKn
1 day, 17 hours, and 31 minutes
before
http://t.co/EBAhNjjp OF COURSE I MADE IT, DUH
2 days and 25 minutes
before
Check it out on @ufc .com http://t.co/BOAdWM0h I like articles about me!
2 days, 1 hour, and 19 minutes
before
“@DanBrandt80 here you go @FilthyTomLawlor this ones for you. http://t.co/pTiNeHMn”
2 days, 17 hours, and 44 seconds
before
“@Kingsbu Don't miss my #ufc139 After Fight Party at Empire following w/ @ryanbader @sethbmma & @FilthyTomLawlor http://t.co/h6nkgYN1”
2 days, 17 hours, and 1 minute
before
Did in an interview with @knockoutradio pimpin my #kinectsports2 jersey from @Xbox http://t.co/QJlFNbvW
2 days, 18 hours, and 41 minutes
before
Thanks to @xbox for hooking me up with an x-box and kinect for my hotel room this week: http://t.co/eWKxfMnO
2 days, 20 hours, and 49 minutes
before
Happy happy happy birthday to @xbox!! Be on the lookout for some viral videos with me this week!
3 days, 17 hours, and 58 minutes
before
With @TeamQuestMMA @danhendo @DanielWoirin in San Jose. Cant wait for Friday and Saturday! Food, fights, drinks, and debauchery!¡!
3 days, 17 hours, and 59 minutes
before
How will I be able to shave 14 lbs off of THIS by Friday?!?!http://yfrog.com/h3tavoaj
3 days, 18 hours, and 1 minute
before
not a big fan of his.“@VinnyMMA Woo woo woo... you know it!”
4 days, 17 hours, and 19 minutes
before
arms RT“@RealEricJanvier Can't wait to see what @FilthyTomLawlor has up his sleeves this weekend”
4 days, 17 hours, and 23 minutes
before
“@TeamQuestMMA @danhendo getting his final sparring session this morning. @rockholdMMA @samalvey @DanielWoirin @ClinchGear @FilthyTomLawlor”
4 days, 23 hours, and 28 minutes
before
:)thanks!“@JoelHusch @JoelHusch @SMOOTHone155 @JoshKoscheck @sonnench @Jonnybones @cainmma with an honorable mention for @FilthyTomLawlor”
4 days, 23 hours, and 32 minutes
before
me too “@ryanbader Less than a week out till @ufc 139! Leave for San Jose tomorrow very excited about this fight. @Kingsbu @FilthyTomLawlor”
5 days, 2 hours, and 22 minutes
before
“@RedRum26 @danawhite Dana you ready for the @ChrisWeidmanUFC vs @FilthyTomLawlor fight! That's gonna be Fight of the Night! #UFC139”
5 days, 2 hours, and 26 minutes
before
Last hard training, a very formal session, before war #ufc139 @ufc http://t.co/hpmv36Z2
5 days, 2 hours, and 27 minutes
before
yes!! “@aaronsimpson I'm excited to see these guys kick ass. #UFC139 @danhendo @ryanbader @FilthyTomLawlor @Kingsbu @Sethbmma @sotomma @ufc”
5 days, 2 hours, and 38 minutes
before
what about me?!?!? “@arielhelwani 10 minutes until showtime. Hope you can join us -- http://t.co/rulwPRXN”
5 days, 2 hours, and 55 minutes
before
Man, Daniel Tosh is killing it on this Comedy Central standup special. Glad to be a fellow UCF alum! :)
5 days, 15 hours, and 24 minutes
before
I've been growing a rat tail for #UFC139.I get asked to sell fight memorabilia so this will be the first item that goes on sale=)Get ready!
5 days, 21 hours, and 40 minutes
before
rt@Daisybader You know ur married to a wrestler when you have a dream of ur baby's ultrasound picture and he has cauliflower ear in the womb
5 days, 22 hours, and 9 minutes
before
Ben Henderson should pull this one out. Standing ovation for FOTN for sure!!!! http://t.co/88HL2X3u
6 days, 19 hours, and 10 minutes
before
Awesome fight right before #ufconfox goes live. The energy here is CRAZY!!! @ufc
6 days, 19 hours, and 15 minutes
before
Lots of Guida fans at the Honda Center, but I got Ben Henderson. Both guys killed it with their.walkout songs
6 days, 19 hours, and 29 minutes
before
http://t.co/k4Cbrmvr nice wedgie, ive been enjoying it for a few hours.
6 days, 19 hours, and 34 minutes
before
I think the crowd at #UFCONFOX was so busy booing Michael Bisping that they missed @DustinPoirier and his darce!! congrats buddy! @ufc
6 days, 19 hours, and 54 minutes
before
Damnit, Pablo Garza just entered to Florence and the Machine "Dog Days Are Over". Scratch that off my short list for next week.
6 days, 20 hours, and 3 minutes
before
Is the curse of Japanese fighters legit? I would say yes, but Uyenoyama could be considered a "Japanese" fighter too I guess. @UFCONFOX @ufc
6 days, 21 hours, and 8 minutes
before
“@TeamQuestMMA Thanks @FilthyTomLawlor who has some pull @ufc hooking up these seats! @danhendo @ClinchGear http://t.co/ubidtB5Y”
6 days, 21 hours, and 40 minutes
before
Hmmmm my #UFConFox seats. Does it get any better? http://t.co/Z0xBFSTj
6 days, 22 hours, and 35 minutes
before
Somehow a dog escaped traffic on the freeway in the OC and led traffic on a low spees chase for about a mile. I luckily captured video.
6 days, 23 hours, and 10 minutes
before
My #UFCONFOX picks: Lucas, Pierce, Escovedo, Mackens, Kid, DeMarques, Lamas,Poirier, Henderson, Cain. Lets see how I do! Tonight at 9et/6pt!
6 days, 23 hours, and 25 minutes
before
Agreed buddy!! “@cbdollaway Ufc on fox tonight. I have Cain , I feel his wrestling and conditioning will be to much for JDS.”
1 week, 1 hour, and 16 minutes
before
on my way!!!!! “@UFCONFOX Things are almost ready at the @HondaCenter! #UFConFOX http://t.co/ksgFnxEx””
1 week, 1 hour, and 36 minutes
before
good point doom!“@JohnDoomsday #LadiesWeWantAnswers how can you have a good friend then hate her then be friends again WTF men don't do that
1 week, 19 hours, and 39 minutes
before
Well #UFConFox is going to be AWESOME!!! Cant wait to go tomorrow to Anaheim and watch the fights.
1 week, 22 hours, and 26 minutes
before
“@J_C_MMA #ufc139 I seriously can't wait ! @danhendo @ShogunRua @FilthyTomLawlor @Kingsbu @StephanBonnar @Rick_Story @MartinKampmann more !”
1 week, 1 day, 3 hours, and 13 minutes
before
If you are a Lawlormaniac, click here to check out and purchase my new limited edition shirt!! http://t.co/IZULtRKv
1 week, 1 day, 22 hours, and 13 minutes
before
“@TeamQuestMMA Full house standup @DanielWoirin @tarecfighter @FilthyTomLawlor @rockholdMMA (cont) http://t.co/2pWiH6BI
1 week, 2 days, and 6 minutes
before
“@Kingsbu I liked a @YouTube video http://t.co/hPqIG2x8 UFC on FOX: Silencing the Critics”
1 week, 2 days, 5 hours, and 31 minutes
before
thanks for everything. tbe place is amazing! “@ClinchGear Hard not to love your job when people (cont) http://t.co/poXoReMi
1 week, 2 days, 5 hours, and 37 minutes
before
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