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UFC: No Title Shot For Rory MacDonald

Things in life are never promised, especially in the sports world. This week UFC welterweight contender Rory MacDonald learned this first hand. For MacDonald he thought (and had been told) he had done enough to earn his shot at a welterweight world title. His last outing consisted of beating Tarec Saffiedine at UFC Fight Night 54 a few months ago. The powers that be advised that...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rory MacDonald No Longer Getting Next Welterweight Title Shot

Rory MacDonald has suffered a blow after it was revealed that he won’t be getting the next shot at new welterweight champion Robbie Lawler after all. Dana White had confirmed MacDonald as next in line to fight the winner of the Lawler Vs Johny Hendricks rematch just a couple of months ago following three wins in a row against Demain Maia, Tryon Woodley and Tarec Saffiedine left...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Reneges on Promise, Rory MacDonald Won’t Get Next Welterweight Title Fight

Well, Christmas won’t be as merry around the Rory MacDonald (pictured) household this year. On this week’s edition of “UFC Tonight,” it was reported MacDonald’s next dibs at the UFC welterweight title card has been revoked. This news comes two months after UFC president Dana White promised MacDonald would face the winner of the UFC 181 rematch between then-champ Johny...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rory MacDonald will not get the next welterweight title shot

It appears a trilogy is afoot. Following a second back-and-forth war to close out 2014, new UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler will likely meet Johny Hendricks for a third time. The news comes in two parts with the first being UFC welterweight contender Rory MacDonald being told this week that he would not receive the next shot at the title after originally being named the No...
Via Fox Sports
4 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
October 09, 2014  |  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...
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October 05, 2014  |  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)...
Via No Coast Bias
October 05, 2014  |  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
October 05, 2014  |  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...
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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