Robbie Lawler Recounts Deciding to Make MMA His Career… in High School! (Video)

UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler recounts taking a leap of faith – while still in high school in 1999 – and deciding that he was going to make mixed martial arts his career.

It has been a long arduous road, with many ups and downs, but Lawler stayed the course and it has paid off.

Having fought for the UFC early in his career and then nearly every other major organization in the world, Lawler returned to the UFC in 2013. A year and a half later, he won the belt.

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Watch as Lawler tells the tale of his journey from wide-eyed kid in high school to UFC champion came to pass.

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