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UFC Guarantees Rory McDonald Title Shot in Early 2015

Rory MacDonald made it clear after his knockout of Taric Saffiedine last weekend that he wanted his next fight to be a title fight; the UFC quickly obliged. Rory isn’t the type to boisterously rant and rave for a fight but his words after the fight made his wishes quite clear. “I really don’t see anyone else,” MacDonald said. “I beat some really good guys this year, and...
Via BlackSportsOnline
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Rory MacDonald Confirmed For 170lb Title Shot In 2015

Hot off of his latest victory in the main event of UFC Fight Night 54 this past Saturday night, Rory MacDonald has been confirmed as the next welterweight title contender. MacDonald TKO’d Tarec Saffiedine with a well placed uppercut in the third round of their fight to rack up his third win in a row at 170lbs, and with only one loss in his last nine fights it’s hard to argue...
Via Fight Of The Night
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Rory MacDonald Finally Gets UFC Title Shot, Fights Johny Hendricks-Robbie Lawler Winner

All eyes will be on the octagon on December 6, but there will be one set of eyeballs taking extensive notes when welterweight champion Johny Hendricks grants Robbie Lawler a rematch at UFC 181. Rory MacDonald (pictured) said he should get next crack at the crown following Saturday’s TKO victory over Tarec Saffiedine, and UFC president Dana White agrees. The Canadian Press confirmed...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Rory MacDonald’s time has finally come

Upon entering the cage to begin the first main event of his UFC career, Rory “Ares” MacDonald lulled the man who would stand across from him into his world before their fist fight even started. His opponent, Belgium’s Tarec Saffiedine, was bouncing around in the cage before the Canadian entered. As he continued to stare into the soul of Saffiedine, a “Sponge” from Brussels...
Via Fight Booth
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Title Shot For Rory MacDonald? I Don’t Think So.

This past Saturday the #2 ranked Welterweight, Rory “Ares” MacDonald, knocked out #9 Tarec Saffiedine in the 3rd round. Many people after this fight believe that it was enough to finally get MacDonald his long-awaited title shot after Hendricks and Lawler battle in December at UFC 181 for Welterweight gold. I for one though, am [&hellip (Visited 2 times, 2 visits today) The...
Via No Coast Bias
15 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night: MacDonald vs Saffiedine Results

UFC Fight Night: MacDonald vs Saffiedine Oct 4, 2014 Scotiabank Centre Halifax, Canada (click on fighter’s name for detailed scouting report) (number in brackets is the betting odds: ‘-’ denotes the favorite – lines from BestFightOdds)   Main Card (Fox Sports 1/SN360-Canada - 10:00 pm Eastern) Welterweights (five rounds): Rory MacDonald (17-2, #3 ranked welterweight...
Via MMA Manifesto
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Rory MacDonald TKO’s Tarec Saffiedine In 3rd Round At UFC Fight Night 54

Rory MacDonald opted to stand and trade with kickboxing specialist Tarec Saffiedine in the main event of UFC Fight Night 54 last night and proved himself up to the task, edging the action in the opening rounds before TKO’ing the former Strikeforce champion out-of-the-blue with a big uppercut early in the third. Round One: MacDonald feeling out with the jab as the main event gets...
Via Fight Of The Night
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Rory MacDonald, Olivier Aubin-Mercier, Chad Kelades and Patrick Holohan Earn Bonuses at UFC Fight Night 54

Rory MacDonald (pictured), Olivier Aubin-Mercier, Chad Kelades and Patrick Holohan each pocketed an additional $50,000 for their special performances Saturday at “UFC Fight Night: MacDonald vs. Saffiedine.” Kelades and Holohan went at it for 15 exciting minutes to take “Fight of the Night.” Kelades also scored a unanimous decision victory. Aubin-Mercier submitted Jake...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Rory MacDonald crushes Tarec Saffiedine by TKO, calls for next title shot

Rory MacDonald stepped into his first UFC main event on Saturday night needing to make a strong statement that he was ready for a title shot against the winner of the upcoming fight between Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler. The Canadian often dubbed as 'the future of the welterweight division' got the job done with an emphatic third round TKO over former Strikeforce champion...
Via Fox Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Tarec Saffeidine Steals The Thunder From Rory MacDonald At UFC Fight 54 Weigh-ins

Rory MacDonald squares off against Tarec Saffiedine at the UFN 54 weigh-ins (Mandatory Credit: Martin Blais/H4TV NEWS) All 24 fighters on the UFC Fight Night 54: MacDonald vs. Saffiedine card made weight. But the routine formality of the event does not mean the event lacked its fair share of intrigue. The more than one thousand fans who arrived to witness the official kick-off of...
Via The Sports Journal
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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