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

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  

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
@aaronsimpson @Powermmafitness @ryanbader @cbdollaway @sethbmma @DanBrandt80 Happy Thanksgiving today to all of you awesome guys in AZ
4 days, 19 hours, and 23 minutes
My @ufc #UFC139 rat tail is gone after 6 months anyone want this piece of one of a kind memorabilia?
4 days, 6 hours, and 3 minutes
:) rt“@ufc Tweet us your UFC hand turkeys this week, but be advised that @FilthyTomLawlor takes the art very seriously”
4 days and 43 minutes
. @KyleHollandRP Its time to break out the baby wipes :)
3 days, 9 hours, and 35 minutes
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
“@GammaLabs We cracked 1k followers. I guess we should start posting more pics of Gamma girl @BrittneyPalmer”
2 days, 22 hours, and 58 minutes
thanks man! You know your mma! Rt“@MBendanna @ryanbader @filthytomlawlor @kingsbu it was nice (cont)
2 days, 22 hours, and 14 minutes
“@natashawicks @filthytomlawlor got a Wild Turkey: giving you the bird!”
2 days, 6 hours, and 25 minutes
good food, good view, great people :) rt“@ryanbader Nice breakfast and view with @Kingsbu (cont)
2 days, 2 hours, and 18 minutes
Hangover. Im starting to think training camp is better for my health than nonstop drinking is.
1 day, 21 hours, and 37 minutes
Hey @daisybader its time to have some fizzun!
1 day, 10 hours, and 42 minutes
@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
:) thanks "@jema911 @grey_son Haha...I could never pull off a walkout like that, @FilthyTomLawlor rocks!”
9 hours and 28 minutes
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
“@aaronsimpson And me! RT @FilthyTomLawlor: “@ryanbader Head over to Empire tonight for our (cont)
9 hours and 1 minute
“@TeamQuestMMA@danhendo warmed up and on deck!Un fucking believable@DanielWoirin @ClinchGear@tarecfighter @rockholdMMA@FilthyTomLawlor @ufc”
7 hours and 47 minutes
“@ryanbader Head over to Empire tonight for our after party with @Sethbmma @Kingsbu @FilthyTomLawlor and myself @ufc”
7 hours and 46 minutes
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
Holy shit. One of the best fights ever. I love @danhendo
7 hours and 43 minutes
Cmon Hendo lets do this! @danhendo @teamquestmma @ClinchGear
7 hours and 18 minutes
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
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
All decked out in my @xbox walk-out gear for UFC 139:
1 hour and 31 minutes
Hmmmmm which seat do I take?
12 minutes
Off to the HP Pavilion for UFC139# @ufc
1 hour and 2 minutes
@JoeLauzon Thanks buddy! will do for sure!
1 hour and 22 minutes
“@arielhelwani . @FilthyTomLawlor CSAC lady's expression from 0:12-0:17 is the MMA highlight of the year. Well done.”
4 hours and 14 minutes
“@ufc_brasil Cuecão dourado, Seagal e 1 quase duelo-antes-da-hora na pesagem + divertida dos (cont)
4 hours and 15 minutes
@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
i may, or may not, be in this video:) The Best of the UFC 139 Weigh in via @youtube
13 hours and 26 minutes
#kinect @xbox Gooooooooooooooal:
14 hours and 8 minutes
“@Kingsbu Don't miss my #ufc139 After Fight Party at Empire following w/ @ryanbader @sethbmma & @FilthyTomLawlor”
17 hours and 46 minutes
Trying to do something useful with my down time. @xbox #kinectsports2 like learn French:
1 day, 17 hours, and 31 minutes
2 days and 25 minutes
Check it out on @ufc .com I like articles about me!
2 days, 1 hour, and 19 minutes
“@DanBrandt80 here you go @FilthyTomLawlor this ones for you.”
2 days, 17 hours, and 44 seconds
“@Kingsbu Don't miss my #ufc139 After Fight Party at Empire following w/ @ryanbader @sethbmma & @FilthyTomLawlor”
2 days, 17 hours, and 1 minute
Did in an interview with @knockoutradio pimpin my #kinectsports2 jersey from @Xbox
2 days, 18 hours, and 41 minutes
Thanks to @xbox for hooking me up with an x-box and kinect for my hotel room this week:
2 days, 20 hours, and 49 minutes
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
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
How will I be able to shave 14 lbs off of THIS by Friday?!?!
3 days, 18 hours, and 1 minute
not a big fan of his.“@VinnyMMA Woo woo woo... you know it!”
4 days, 17 hours, and 19 minutes
arms RT“@RealEricJanvier Can't wait to see what @FilthyTomLawlor has up his sleeves this weekend”
4 days, 17 hours, and 23 minutes
“@TeamQuestMMA @danhendo getting his final sparring session this morning. @rockholdMMA @samalvey @DanielWoirin @ClinchGear @FilthyTomLawlor”
4 days, 23 hours, and 28 minutes
:)thanks!“@JoelHusch @JoelHusch @SMOOTHone155 @JoshKoscheck @sonnench @Jonnybones @cainmma with an honorable mention for @FilthyTomLawlor”
4 days, 23 hours, and 32 minutes
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
“@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
Last hard training, a very formal session, before war #ufc139 @ufc
5 days, 2 hours, and 27 minutes
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
what about me?!?!? “@arielhelwani 10 minutes until showtime. Hope you can join us --”
5 days, 2 hours, and 55 minutes
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
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
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
Ben Henderson should pull this one out. Standing ovation for FOTN for sure!!!!
6 days, 19 hours, and 10 minutes
Awesome fight right before #ufconfox goes live. The energy here is CRAZY!!! @ufc
6 days, 19 hours, and 15 minutes
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 nice wedgie, ive been enjoying it for a few hours.
6 days, 19 hours, and 34 minutes
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
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
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
“@TeamQuestMMA Thanks @FilthyTomLawlor who has some pull @ufc hooking up these seats! @danhendo @ClinchGear”
6 days, 21 hours, and 40 minutes
Hmmmm my #UFConFox seats. Does it get any better?
6 days, 22 hours, and 35 minutes
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
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
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
on my way!!!!! “@UFCONFOX Things are almost ready at the @HondaCenter! #UFConFOX””
1 week, 1 hour, and 36 minutes
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
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
“@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
If you are a Lawlormaniac, click here to check out and purchase my new limited edition shirt!!
1 week, 1 day, 22 hours, and 13 minutes
“@TeamQuestMMA Full house standup @DanielWoirin @tarecfighter @FilthyTomLawlor @rockholdMMA (cont)
1 week, 2 days, and 6 minutes
“@Kingsbu I liked a @YouTube video UFC on FOX: Silencing the Critics”
1 week, 2 days, 5 hours, and 31 minutes
thanks for everything. tbe place is amazing! “@ClinchGear Hard not to love your job when people (cont)
1 week, 2 days, 5 hours, and 37 minutes
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