Robbie Lawler bears no ill will toward American Top Team
NEWARK, N.J. – Former UFC interim welterweight champ Colby Covington has made his fight with ex-champ Robbie Lawler personal. He’s pushed a storyline that Lawler betrayed his longtime gym American Top Team when he left.
But Lawler isn’t taking that bait. Asked why he left the famed gym for Hard Knocks 365, just down the road from ATT, he blurted, “Because I felt like going, like a grownup.”
Lawler never has been one to engage in verbal warefare with his opponents, and that hasn’t changed despite Covington’s many provocations. If Covington wants to make their fight about his former gym, he’s welcome.
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