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RORY MACDONALD RUMORS

Hector Lombard no longer wants Patrick Cote, still wants Rory MacDonald

Last year Hector Lombard called Patrick Cote out, for no real apparent reason. After his TKO win over Josh Burkman Sunday in Saskatoon, Cote returned the favor and let Lombard know that he'd be waiting for him when the Cuban was back from his steroid suspension. However, Lombard told UFC Tonight that he is no longer interested in fighting the man he not long ago asked to fight. Lombard...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Renan Barão, Rory MacDonald, and Fighter Purgatory

The past month has seen two viable contenders, both worthy of their title shots and both deserving of the opportunity, fall to the better foes for a second time. Both Rory MacDonald, dubbed the future of the welterweight division, and Renan Barão, a former champion clinging to his validity as a title contender, took on their respective champions in rematches they previously lost...
Via The Sports Post
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Rory MacDonald Suffers Broken Nose and Foot In UFC 189 Loss (Pic)

Former UFC welterweight top contender Rory MacDonald (pictured) simply can’t catch a break. Actually, he suffered two breaks in Saturday’s TKO loss to champion Robbie Lawler. Lawler and MacDonald put on a thrilling back-and-forth show. Lawler had the lead early, then MacDonald unexpectedly turned the tables with one head kick, but Lawler rallied to finish things off in the...
Via 5thRound.com
July 12, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 189: Robbie Lawlor, Rory MacDonald Show Respect In Hospital Photo

For five rounds Saturday night, Robbie Lawlor and Rory MacDonald were mortal enemies, bludgeoning each other with waves of crushing blows. Once the fight was over, though, that animosity morphed quickly into respect. Lawlor knocked out McDonald in the fifth round of their UFC 189 co-main event at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, successfully defending his welterweight crown...
Via NESN.com
July 12, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 189: Robbie Lawler KO’s Rory MacDonald Defends Belt

Robbie Lawler and Rory MacDonald took turns punishing each other throughout their UFC 189 co-main event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Saturday night, but it was the champion who left with the belt, Lawler successfully defending his welterweight crown for the first time with a fifth-round knockout. “That was the accumulation of a beatdown,” Lawler said. “It wasn’t...
Via NESN.com
July 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Rory MacDonald nose busted up in photo with Robbie Lawler

Rory MacDonald’s nose was JACKED up in his TKO loss to Robbie Lawler at UFC 189 in Las Vegas Saturday, and this photo shows just how bad the damage was to each fighter. The two men battled through a brutal fight before Lawler prevailed with a fifth round TKO. Lawler suffered a cut lip, bruising...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Robbie Lawler TKO’s Rory MacDonald In Bloody War UFC 189

Robbie Lawler and Rory MacDonald just put on one of the best title fights we’ve seen in quite some time at UFC 189, and both men looked to have gained the ascendancy at times in this bloody battle, but in the end if was the champion who prevailed with a fifth round TKO finish. Round One: Lawler with a couple of punches over the top to start. MacDonald with a nice right hand....
Via Fight Of The Night
July 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Rory MacDonald: 'I'm ready to win the title and defend it'

The day Rory MacDonald arrived in the UFC and made short work of Mike Guymon in his debut, the young Canadian was already being hailed as the future of the welterweight division. Eventually, MacDonald teamed up with coach Firas Zahabi at the Tristar gym in Montreal where he began working alongside former UFC champion Georges St-Pierre and it didn't take long for him to become the...
Via Fox Sports
July 03, 2015  |  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
October 05, 2014  |  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
October 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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