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UFC welterweight Rory MacDonald was a guest on Joe Rogan's podcast recently and spoke candidly about teammate Georges St-Pierre, along with a host of other things. Roy MacDonald is clearly one of the more misunderstood fighters in MMA. His demeanor outside the cage, and even inside it at times, has led many fans to conclude that he's a little bit off his rocker, for lack of a better term. It's not all that surprising that one of the first questions asked of him in a recent AMA on Reddit was in r read news >>

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And no amount of money will change his tune. You've heard it a million times before; Rory MacDonald and former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion, Georges St-Pierre, will never fight one another. While many, not all, understand that you simply can't expect teammates to fight one another for the sake of money, Rory says it's deeper than that. Appearing on Joe Rogan's podcast (via MMA Fighting), Rory says he isn't bout to stab Georges in the back after he welcomed him with read news >>

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For Rory MacDonald, fighting longtime friend and training partner Georges St-Pierre would be the same as stabbing him in the back. On paper, a potential UFC title fight between St-Pierre and MacDonald screams dollar signs. How could fans not obsess over seeing one of MMA’s all-time greats compete against his longtime pupil in a battle of generations? The proposal of the student vs. teacher matchup is a no-brainer for outsiders. MMA isn’t a team sport, and fighters are paid to fight. Why should a read news >>

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Although former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre and his protege Rory MacDonald claim to have never seriously discussed the matter, the pair has never wavered over refusing to fight one another. Calling St-Pierre 'one of the more welcoming people' during his 2010 move to Montreal's Tristar Gym, MacDonald says the then-champion never treated him like a future challenge. "He welcomed it," MacDonald told UFC commentator Joe Rogan Tuesday. "I never forgot it, either. A lot of people now a read news >>

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If top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight wunderkind Rory MacDonald is hoping to moonlight as a competitive grappler, he might want to cool it with all that "bones break before I do" kind of chatter. Especially when injuries are blamed for this. MacDonald was a featured combatant in last Sat. night's (Nov. 22, 2014) Metamoris 5 jiu-jitsu tournament, and found himself in all kinds of trouble against grappling whiz-kid J.T. Torres. "Red King" survived and battled to a draw, but it w read news >>

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LONG BEACH, Calif. -- In the co-main event of Metamoris 5, Rory MacDonald fought J.T. Torres to a draw despite a substantial size advantage for the UFC fighter. read news >>

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What Metamoris 5 lacked in finishes, it certainly made up for in action. The night concluded in a bit of a downer though, as PRIDE legends Renzo Gracie and Kazushi Sakuraba faced off against one another for the first time since Saku famously broke Gracie's arm at PRIDE 10. The match ended in a draw, as Renzo explained to commentator Kenny Florian post-fight that much of his inactivity and utilization of the closed guard was due to a dislocated knee he suffered in training camp. Gracie said he we read news >>

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Rory MacDonald will face the winner of Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler for the UFC title in 2015, but he won’t sit and wait for his next MMA fight. The UFC welterweight contender is set to challenge grappling wizard J.T. Torres at Metamoris 5 in Long Beach on Nov. 22, and Torres wants to ruin MacDonald’s perfect year. Torres, who fought to a draw with Victor Estima at Metamoris 2, wasn’t expecting to face MacDonald at the upcoming Metamoris event. "I was a little surprised when Metamoris offer read news >>

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Georges St-Pierre definitely has a vested interest in next month’s UFC 181 main event. Check out his thoughts on Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler II.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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Rory MacDonald has officially changed his nickname from ‘Ares’ to ‘Red King’ ahead of hi expected title shot. Rory MacDonald is looking to undergo a complete gimmick overhaul ahead of his anticipated UFC title shot in 2015. The Canadian welterweight, who appears to be next in line to face the winner between 170-pound champ Johny Hendricks and challenger Robbie Lawler, recently changed his hairstyle to a Mohawk, according to MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani, who reported the news on Wednesday's ed read news >>

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OMG! Guys, this one is hot off the press. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight No. 1 contender, Rory MacDonald, has a NEW nickname! [holds for applause] First he was "The Waterboy," then he was "Ares," now he is ... (wait for it) ... "RED KING." MMA Fighting has the exclusive straight from UFC Tonight: His friend, lightweight Kajan Johnson, who, like MacDonald, is originally from British Columbia in Western Canada, and traveled to the other end of the country to train in Montreal at read news >>

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