Robbie Lawler and Renato Babalu Sobral promising an exciting fight, tonight at Strikeforce: Los AngelesPosted on June 16, 2010, 05:21 AM by Anton Gurevich
Strikeforce: Los Angeles main eventers "Ruthless" Robbie Lawler and one of the best Light Heavyweights in the history of Mixed Martial Arts Renato "Babalu" Sobral will square off tonight at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, California in a 195-pound catchweight bout. The fighters discussed their preparations for the bout, promising fans another exciting performance under the Strikeforce banner.
Robbie Lawler impressively knocked out the striking legend Melvin Manhoef in his last bout at Strikeforce: Miami, improving his record to 19-5. As for Sobral, the 35-8 Brazilian was defeated by Gegard Mousasi in his last bout, before going to a year-long layoff. Answering on LowKick.com's question at the Strikeforce: Los Angeles Conference Call, Renato Sobral declared that he is in excellent shape and is not feeling any ring rust.
Both Fighters are currently even on LowPick, with 56 votes each. Ninety-two percent of Robbie Lawler's voters predict a 'Ruthless' knockout, as 64% of Sobral's believers predict a submission victory for Babalu. Click here to go to the Picks & Events page, or view the Tutorial if you are new to LowPick: MMA Prediction Game.