Rory MacDonald responds to fellow top ranked UFC welterweight Tarec Saffiedine, who recently called him out.
Former Strikeforce welterweight champion Tarec Saffiedine is looking for another fight after successfully making his UFC debut earlier this year. He defeated Hyun Gyu Lim in an entertaining fight of the night performance, and as he looks for a top contender on his next bout, he recently called out Rory MacDonald.
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That folks, is proof that it never hurts to call someone out. Tarec Saffiedine recently took a shot and called out top welterweight contender Rory MacDonald for a fight inside the Octagon.
And it looks like it may have paid off.
Speaking to "UFC Tonight," MacDonald said he's all for a fight against the last man to hold the Strikeforce welterweight title, as long as UFC matchmakers concur that it gets him closer to his much-desired title shot.
"He thought the fight made sense for him but would le more
UFC welterweight competitor Tarec Saffiedine has been on the sidelines since January but believes he will be fit to return to the octagon in September. Tarec Saffiedine may have been on the sidelines for the better part of the past six months, but he certainly is not looking for any warm-up fights when he makes his return to the octagon.
The former Strikeforce welterweight champion has been out of competition since a January win over Hyun Gyu Lim in Singapore. Twice the welterweight was slotted more
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They call them the Fighting Irish for a reason.
Boston-born Dubliner Cathal Penrded first electrified the sellout crowd at the O2 Arena on Saturday with his Octagon walkout. Then the middleweight brought them to his feet again during the fight, as he shook off a 10-8 first round and submitted Mike King at 3:33 of the second at UFC Fight Night 46.
"This is all about believing in yourself and working hard," said Pendred. "This is where it pays off." More Coverage: UFC Fight Night 46 Results | UFC more
A raucous, partisan crowd in Dublin, Ireland welcomed Conor McGregor to his first UFC main event, but would it be a successful one?
The UFC's first trip to Ireland was headlined by countryman and local superstar Conor McGregor against TUF 14 winner Diego Brandao. Fireworks were expected, a supremely loud crowd was on hand to witness this big featherweight fight at the O2 Arena in Dublin.
In a wild first 30 seconds, both men showed off their striking creativity as they flashed spinning kicks and more
Conor McGregor carried the weight of the expectations of his entire country into the Octagon with him on Saturday at Dublin's O2 Arena.
But if the bombastic Irish featherweight was nervous, he never showed it. McGregor fed off one of the most raucous atmospheres in UFC history and finished former Ultimate Fighter champion Diego Brandao in the main event of UFC Fight Night 46.
"I said I was going to put him away in the first round," said McGregor (15-2). "I put him away in the first round."
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UFC featherweight Conor McGregor spoke with MMAFighting.com’s Ariel Helwani following his TKO victory over Diego Brandao in the main event of UFC: Dublin, and discussed a variety of topics including his emotions following the win, fighting in his hometown and much more. more