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Tom Lawlor a different man outside the Octagon

Outside of the Octagon, UFC middleweight Tom Lawlor is very much like the prize at the bottom of the Cracker Jack box — you never know what you’re going to get.

There is the Lawlor who imitated Hulk Hogan, complete with ripping open his shirt, during his entrance into UFC Fight Night 20. There is the Lawlor, sporting a full red beard, who made his entrance to UFC 100 in July 2009 by walking in fellow fighter Seth Petruzelli (who had a bone in his mouth) on a leash to the tune “Who Let The Dogs Out.’’

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