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The mixed martial arts (MMA) community is mostly infatuated by the Irishman Conor McGregor, and you can bet MMA fans across the globe were glued to their television sets last Sunday (Jan. 18, 2015) as "The Notorious" one put a beating on featherweight veteran Dennis Siver (watch it). Amid the hoopla of fight week, you may have missed UFC brass signing the last man to defeat McGregor, Irishman Joseph Duffy. The Cage Warriors Fighting Championship (CWFC) veteran is 12-1 in his career, boasting 11 read news >>

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The UFC's brass waited less than a month after Dominick Cruz's ACL injury to find a new challenger for bantamweight champ T.J. Dillashaw. Per a report by UFC.com, Dillashaw will attempt to defend his title for the second time when he tangles with top-ranked bantamweight and former champ Renan Barao in a rematch in the main event at UFC 186 at the Bell Centre in Montreal on Feb. 14. A bout between Canadian second-ranked welterweight Rory MacDonald and former Olympic judoka and fifth-ranked Hector read news >>

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A bantamweight title rematch between T.J. Dillashaw and Renan Barao will headline UFC 186 in Montreal. read news >>

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Montreal's Rory MacDonald will fight in his adopted hometown after all when the UFC pulls through town on April 25. But he'll be in the evening's co-feature bout. The UFC made official the main event and co-main event bouts for UFC 186 at the Bell Centre. In the main event, T.J. Dillashaw will defend his bantamweight title against former champion Renan Barao. MacDonald, in the co-feature, will face Hector Lombard in a welterweight showdown, as was originally reported last weekend by MMAFighting. read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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UFC today announced several bouts for its next event in Canada, UFC 186, and a bantamweight championship rematch between T.J. Dillashaw and Renan Barao is set to top the bill.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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According to Dana White, the more impressive winner from the two biggest upcoming welterweight bouts will be facing champion Robbie Lawler in his next fight. The welterweight title picture is quite muddled, to say the least. In October, it looked like Rory MacDonald was set to fight the winner of Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler 2 after he stopped Tarec Saffiedine, but then that shot was revoked when Dana White stated that a rubber match between Lawler and Hendricks was likely. As it turns out, read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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The way ex-UFC welterweight champ Johny Hendricks sees it, it’s only fair to work his way back to another fight with Robbie Lawler, the man who took his belt.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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Now that Johny Hendricks will be fighting Matt Brown at UFC 185 in March, just who gets the next crack at current champion Robbie Lawler's title is back up in the air. According to a report on UFC Tonight on Wednesday, the welterweight division's next contender won't be determined until both the Hendricks-Brown and Hector Lombard-Rory MacDonald fights play out. The former happens at UFC 185 on March 14 in Dallas, Texas, while the latter is tentatively slated for April 25 at UFC 186 in Montreal, read news >>

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Top Canadian welterweight Rory MacDonald explains why was skeptical about getting the next UFC title shot. read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Rory MacDonald discusses not getting a title shot after all and what's next for him. read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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It's one bump in the road after another for Rory MacDonald After getting promised a shot to face either Johny Hendricks or Robbie Lawler for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight title, Rory MacDonald got the wrong end of the deal once again. That's because the ZUFFA-owned company opted to stage a trilogy fight between Hendricks and Lawler after "Ruthless" dethroned "Bigg Rigg" at UFC 181 in Dec. 2014 via unanimous decision (see it again here). The choice didn't sit too well with read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Rory MacDonald isn't the first fighter to see a promised UFC title shot evaporate on the whims of the company, and he certainly won't be the last. Rather, he's simply the latest. After announcing last October that MacDonald would fight the winner of UFC 181's rematch between Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler, the UFC recently reneged on its promise, instead electing to stage a trilogy fight between the only two men who have fought for the welterweight title since Georges St-Pierre's retirement i read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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The MMA Hour is back in your life on Monday. Below is a rundown of who will be stopping by and when: 1 p.m. ET -- Jon Jones' striking coach Brandon Gibson will give us an update on "Bones" after his tumultuous week. 1:25 p.m. -- SBG Ireland head coach John Kavanagh will preview Conor McGregor vs. Dennis Siver, as well as his other big fights Sunday night. 1:45 p.m. -- We'll go Inside the Vault and look back at one of our classic interviews. 2:05 p.m. -- Cathal Pendred will look ahead to his UFC read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Two of the world's best welterweights have been scheduled for a bout this spring. Initially reported by Vendettta Fighter, but since confirmed by MMAFighting, Hector Lombard and Rory MacDonald have a fight booked. Rory MacDonald was briefly slated to be the next challenger for the 170lb strap, right up until Robbie Lawler wrested it from Johnny Hendricks' hands. Lawler's own recent victory over MacDonald suddenly made MacDonald's challenger status a little less interesting. Now, he's set to face read news >>

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