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Fighter Scouting Report: Rory MacDonald

(Paul Abell-USA TODAY Sports) Rory MacDonald Vitals 5’11″ 170 lbs (Welterweight) 76.5″ reach, Orthodox July 22, 1989 Record 17-2 (UFC: 8-2) Current Streak 2 straight wins Training Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championships Held King of the Cage Canadian Lightweight Champion: 2007 (no title defense) King of the Cage Lightweight Champion: 2008 (no title defenses) […]
Via MMA Manifesto
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UFC Fight Night 54 Fight Card

The second UFC Fight Night event scheduled for this coming Saturday takes place in Halifax, Canada and we’ve got the full fight card for you below. Headlining the show will be No.2 ranked welterweight contender Rory MacDonald who may well be hoping that a win over current No.9 Tarec Saffiedine could earn him a title shot against the winner of the Johny Hendricks Vs Robbie Lawler...
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Renzo Gracie vs. Sakuraba, Rory MacDonald highlight next Metamoris grappling event

Rory MacDonald better hope he doesn't get hurt against Tarec Saffiedine. The top UFC welterweight contender will compete at Metamoris V against jiu-jitsu stalwart J.T. Torres, it was announced Wednesday. The bout with Torres will come just six weeks after MacDonald's fight with Saffiedine in the main event of UFC on FOX Sports 1 on Oct. 4 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada....
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rory MacDonald vs Tarec Saffiedine Set To Headline UFC Fight Night Show In Nova Scotia

The UFC announced early Thursday on Twitter that top ranked welterweights Rory MacDonald and Tarec Saffiedine will headline UFC Fight Night 54 on October 4 at the Halifax Metro Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Are you ready Atlantic Canada? @rory_macdonald & @tarecfighter to headline in Halifax! — UFC Canada (@UFC_CA...
Via Between The Ropes
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Rory MacDonald Vs Tarec Saffiedine Official for UFC Fight Night 54

A welterweight fight between Rory MacDonald and Tarec Saffiedine has been announced for UFC Fight Night 54 in Nova Scotia, Canada on October 4th. MacDonald is currently the No.2 ranked contender at 170lbs after wins over Demain Maia and Tyron Woodley so far in 2014, leaving him with an 8-2 record overall in the Octagon. The Canadian fighter faltered once before in his bid to earn...
Via Fight Of The Night
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC174 Recap: The good, the bad and the ugly

On Saturday, June 14, in Vancouver, Canada, UFC 174 took place, headlined by Flyweight champion Demetrius Johnson defending his title against fourth ranked Ali Bagautinov. The card was stacked with talent and matchups set for fireworks that the Canadian crowd could indulge. Some of the fighters proved their spot in the rankings true and even raised their stock while other fighter...
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Rory MacDonald handily defeats Tyron Woodley by unanimous decision

VANCOUVER -- Rory MacDonald showed up to UFC 174 with a mission to prove he deserved to be in the conversation to earn the next crack at the welterweight title and champion Johny Hendricks. While MacDonald's performances have been uneven in fights against opponents such as Jake Ellenberger and Robbie Lawler, he looked like a completely confident fighter standing toe-to-toe with...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

MacDonald still refuses to face GSP

The minute Rory MacDonald sat down after his open workout on Wednesday, it was just a matter of time before somebody asked the inevitable question: so you still won't fight Georges St-Pierre? This go round, MacDonald's feet barely hit the floor before the question came flying in asking the young Canadian if there is any circumstance where he would finally set friendship...
Via Fox Sports
November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Rory MacDonald Unfazed by Negative Fan Response

Skyrocketing UFC welterweight Rory MacDonald (Pictured) confirmed a few things on Saturday night; 1) He is arguably MMA’s most fashionable fighter. 2) He is one bad mofo. 3) He couldn’t care less if fans dislike him. En route to trouncing BJ Penn in a landslide unanimous decision victory, MacDonald was caught taunting the future UFC Hall of Famer on a couple of separate occasions...
December 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Rory MacDonald Annoyed with VADA Testing Process

After getting publicly challenged by BJ Penn to undergo voluntary drug testing leading up to their December 8th shootout, up-and-comer Rory MacDonald (Pictured) had no qualms with allowing VADA to conduct random screenings. However, now that the pop quizzes have begun, MacDonald wasn’t too pleased with the rude awakening he received to kick off the festivities. “It already started...
November 05, 2012  |  Discuss
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