Ronnie Lawrence vs Mana Martinez UFC fight info, date and time
Ronnie Lawrence vs Mana Martinez is set to go down at UFC 271: Adesanya vs. Whittaker 2 at 7:00pm EST on Saturday 12th February 2022 in a 135lbs matchup.
Ronnie Lawrence got his UFC career off to a flyer with a third-round TKO victory over Vince Cachero in February 2021.
Mana Martinez was also successful in his UFC debut with a split-decision win over Guido Cannetti.
Both of these fighters competed on Dana White’s Contender Series. Lawrence won his fight, while Martinez lost via submission.
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News of Ronnie Lawrence vs Mana Martinez first broke on November 11th, 2021, with the fight scheduled for the UFC 271 prelims.
Lawrence was set to fight Trevin Jones until weight-cut complications led to the fight being called off. Martinez also had a fight against Jones lined up before withdrawing.
Ronnie Lawrence showcased his excellent all-round game in his last fight against Vince Cachero. Lawrence eventually ended the fight via ground-and-pound in Round 3.
Lawrence got his shot in the UFC with a dominant victory on Dana White’s Contender Series. Other than a decision loss to Steve Garcia in Bellator, Lawrence has won every professional fight.
Mana Martinez edged a split-decision win over Guido Cannetti in his UFC debut. 11 out of 13 major media outlet picks also had Martinez winning the fight.
Martinez got his shot in the UFC despite losing his Contender Series opportunity to Drako Rodriguez. Martinez eventually convinced the top brass of his worth on ‘Dana White’s Lookin’ For a Fight’ series, winning his bout with a 32-second knockout.
How they match up
Mana Martinez is the taller fighter at 5”10 compared to Lawrence who is 5”8. Both men have a similar reach.
Despite being three years younger than his opponent, Martinez is slightly more experienced with 11 pro fights, while Lawrence has fought professionally 8 times.
Reasons to watch
This fight puts two young, highly talented prospects up against each other. Prior to his UFC debut, Martinez had a 100% finish rate and boasts serious knockout power in his hands.
Ronnie Lawrence can win the fight in a number of ways and is particularly known for his dominant grappling prowess.
Both men are in the early stages of their UFC careers and will want to impress the fans. Martinez will be keen for a dominant performance after a narrow victory in his debut. Lawrence is riding a four-fight win streak and will want to build on his excellent debut.
Ronnie Lawrence vs Mana Martinez predictions
The oddsmakers’ predictions have Lawrence as the betting favorite. The odds show that Martinez is predicted to lose this one.
Mana Martinez spoke with The AllStar and predicts a finish:
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Ronnie Lawrence vs Mana Martinez tale of the tape
- Significant 4 year age difference: Martinez is the younger fighter at 25 years old.
- No reach advantage for either fighter. Both fighters measure in with a 70-inch reach.
- Martinez has 3 more professional MMA fights than Lawrence.
|Ronnie Lawrence||vs||Mana Martinez|
|5′ 8||Height (in)||5′ 10|
MMA record breakdown: Common opponents for Mana Martinez and Ronnie Lawrence
The two fighters share 1 common opponent throughout their professional careers; Jose Johnson.
Both fighters have a record of 1-0 against the common opposition.
|Jose Johnson vs Mana Martinez and Ronnie Lawrence|
Win • KO/TKO R1 0:32
vs. Jose Johnson
Win • Decision R3 5:00
Mana “Manaboi” Martinez fighter profile and recent form
Mana Martinez is a 25 year old male fighter from the United States with 9 pro wins and 2 losses. See Mana Martinez’s full MMA record.
Mana Martinez has an 89% finish rate, including 8 by knockout, 1 by decision.
Mana Martinez is currently riding a 3 fight win streak.
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Last 5 bouts
|UFC Fight Night||2021-08-28||Bantamweight||UFC|
|Fury FC 46||2021-05-16||Bantamweight||FFC|
|Fury FC 44||2021-03-06||Bantamweight||FFC|
|Contender Series 2020||2020-09-08||Bantamweight||DWCS|
|Fury FC 39||2019-11-09||Bantamweight||FFC|
Ronnie “The Heat” Lawrence fighter profile and recent form
Ronnie Lawrence is a 29 year old male fighter from the United States with 7 pro wins and 1 loss. See Ronnie Lawrence’s full MMA record.
Ronnie Lawrence has a 58% finish rate, including 4 by knockout, 3 by decision.
Ronnie Lawrence is currently riding a 4 fight win streak.
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Last 5 bouts
|UFC Fight Night||2021-02-27||Bantamweight||UFC|
|Contender Series 2020||2020-09-01||Bantamweight||DWCS|
|HR MMA 105||2019-02-02||Bantamweight||HRMMA|
Who is fighting tonight in the UFC?
Ronnie Lawrence vs Mana Martinez is set to go down at UFC 271 – Adesanya vs. Whittaker 2. The fight is expected to start at around 7:00pm EST on Saturday 12th February 2022.
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