Robbie Lawler may be the nicest man in the world. He also may be the most violent dude in the world, so that’s cool to. Can’t get over how kind and understanding Lawler is of Herb Dean’s huge screw up at UFC 235.
It was a very bad botch. Just a complete fumble by Herb Dean.
Now for the first time fans can watch and see what Lawler said to Dean in the moments after his fight with Ben Askren.
How cool is @Ruthless_RL!?
— UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) March 6, 2019
Lawler: “What the [expletive] are you doing?!”
Dean: “I thought you…”
Lawler: “I didn’t. What the [expletive]?!”
Lawler: “I know. It’s alright.”
Lawler: “Herb. Herb. Hey. Hey, don’t [expletive] worry about it. You’re a [expletive] hell of a ref.
Dean: “No, man. No. I don’t understand how, like… I saw your arm (go) limp, I grabbed it. But I didn’t know.”
Lawler: “and then I gave you a thumbs up.”
Dean: “I didn’t know. I didn’t see you give me a thumbs up.”
Lawler: “It happens man. If [expletive] happens.”
Seriously Robbie? How cool is that guy? Robbie Lawler was already a fan favorite, but hopefully he gains even more fans coming out of UFC 235. In the nice and forgiving power rankings there’s Black/Brown/White Jesus, who has held the number one spot for roughly 2019 years, then there is Bob Lawler out here making the case for the number two slot.
Check out the full UFC 235 Thrill and Agony video below and you’ll want to because Tyron Woodley’s mom is in it.
H/T to The Ramen GOAT Anton Tabuena at Bloody Elbow for the transcription.
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