Rory MacDonald got his first real taste of the limelight in early 2012 when he got co-headlining duties against Che Mills at the UFC 145 pay-per-view event.

With his highest placement on a fight card, MacDonald capitalized on the opportunity and delivered Mills a crushing loss in the April bout.

Check out the finish above.

And catch MacDonald (14-1 MMA, 5-1 UFC) back in action at Saturday’s UFC on FOX 8 event, where he meets fellow welterweight contender Jake Ellenberger (29-6 MMA, 8-2 UFC) in a network-televised co-headliner.

For the latest on UFC on FOX 8, stay tuned to the UFC Rumors section of the site.

view original article >>

Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

Josh Barnett vs. Ben Rothwell Set to Go Down at UFC on FOX 18

  • 18 hours ago

A heavyweight match-up between Josh Barnett and Ben Rothwell has been booked for UFC on FOX 18, according to a report on Tuesday evening. read news >>

Alex Caceres vs. Masio Fullen joins January's UFC on FOX 18 lineup

  • 13 days ago

A bout between Alex Caceres and Masio Fullen is the latest addition to January’s UFC on FOX 18 lineup.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Donald Cerrone Gets First Whereabouts Failure Prior to UFC on Fox 17 Title Bid

  • 15 days ago

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone has one strike against him per USADA code. The UFC lightweight title contender picked up his first of three allotted whereabouts failures recently. Cerrone told Tait Fletcher read news >>

Jimmie Rivera hoping for spot on UFC on FOX 18 card in New Jersey after Brazil win

  • 15 days ago

SAO PAULO – After his upset of Pedro Munhoz on Saturday in enemy territory, Jimmie Rivera still isn’t ready to start calling out opponents. Sort of. Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

Anthony Johnson vs. Ryan Bader Fight Announced for UFC on Fox Newark Card

  • 20 days ago

Anthony Johnson will fight fellow light heavyweight contender Ryan Bader in the headline clash in the first UFC on Fox event of 2016 on Jan. 30. The five-round fight will take place at the Prudential read news >>

Light Heavyweights Anthony Johnson and Ryan Bader Headline UFC on Fox 18 on Jan. 30

  • 20 days ago

Top-ranked light heavyweight Anthony Johnson (20-5) faces third ranked Ryan Bader (20-4) in the the UFC on Fox 18 main event in New Jersey on Jan. 30. read news >>

Anthony Johnson gets wish, meets Ryan Bader in UFC on FOX 18 headliner on Jan. 30

  • 20 days ago

Anthony Johnson campaigned hard for a matchup with fellow UFC light heavyweight contender Ryan Bader. His desire has come to fruition in the form of a five-round main event at UFC on FOX 18. Filed un read news >>

Rory MacDonald Willing to Fight Anyone at Welterweight or Middleweight

  • 21 days ago

Top-ranked UFC welterweight Rory MacDonald believes his next opponent will be Hector Lombard, but is willing to fight anyone in the welterweight or middleweight divisions. read news >>

Rory MacDonald Believes 19-Year-Old UFC Newcomer Sage Northcutt Has Bright Future

  • 27 days ago

Nineteen-year-old Sage Northcutt wowed UFC president Dana White when the promotion’s executive attended Legacy Fighting Championship 42 over the summer. read news >>

Rory MacDonald confident GSP can still hang with best, suggests title wouldn't be priority

  • 28 days ago

Rory MacDonald is adamant he doesn't know if Georges St-Pierre will commit to a return to the octagon. What MacDonald does know, however, is that should St-Pierre ever decide to end his hiatus and ma read news >>