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  • 13 days ago
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Word to all UFC fighters, when you change your phone number, make sure those at the Zuffa offices have your updated info. When a mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter chooses a walkout song before heading to the cage, they usually select one that either hypes them up to do battle, or maybe gives them the peace and tranquility the need before engaging in fisticuffs. For Rory MacDonald, the songs he walked out to early on in his MMA career weren't of that much importance. Which is why the welterweight read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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UFC top welterweight contender, Rory MacDonald details how an unknown fan chose his walkout music for years. Walkout music isn't huge business in MMA, but it is an associative identifier to certain fighters, lending it some level of importance. When I hear "Sandstorm", I think of Wanderlei Silva. When I hear "Bad reputation", I think of Ronda Rousey. A fighter's music serves another purpose in that it helps put them in the zone or amps them up for the impending violence they are about to engage read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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A look at the October 4th UFC Fight Night in Halifax, Nova Scotia, where Rory MacDonald takes on Tarec Saffiedine in a welterweight main event. Would you believe that Rory MacDonald has been in the UFC since 2010 and has never fought in a main event? Well that ends this October, when MacDonald fights fellow welterweight contender Tarec Saffiedine in the UFC Fight Night Halifax headliner. Another big bout slated for this event is a bantamweight showdown between Raphael Assuncao and Bryan Caraway. read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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Walkout music comes before the fighter. You often hear it before you see then either on the broadcast or in person at a live event. It sets the tone, sometimes sends a message and, on rare occasions, define who a fighter is in ways nothing else can (e.g. B.J. Penn). Of course, that all presumes the fighter is the one picking their entrance music. In the case of UFC welterweight Rory MacDonald, that hasn't been his experience, at least not until relatively recently. The story is a bit strange - a read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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When you're intently focused or on a mission or devoted to a cause, you simply don't have time for many distractions. That's the position UFC welterweight Rory MacDonald, 25, finds himself in today. After rebounding against Tyron Woodley at UFC 174 with a sensational unanimous decision victory, MacDonald tangles with former Strikeforce welterweight champion Tarec Saffiedine in October at the UFC's first show in Halifax, Canada. In fact, part of the reason the two are matched-up is because Saffie read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Rory MacDonald looks ahead to his Oct. 4 fight against Tarec Saffiedine. read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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Which is why "Ares" doesn't mind getting challenged by the rest of the welterweight division, including his upcoming opponent, Tarec Saffiedine. After plenty of lobbying, Tarec Saffiedine got just what he wanted, a chance to fight top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight contender, Rory MacDonald, in a fight set to go down at the UFC Fight Night 54 event in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, on Oct. 4, 2014, on FOX Sports 1. See their first staredown here. And though Rory admits he doesn read news >>

  • 22 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: 1:00 p.m. ET -- UFC middleweight contender Luke Rockhold will discuss Michael Bisping's win over Cung Le, his trip to Asia and what's next for him. 1:25 p.m. -- Lightweight Bobby Green will talk about getting bumped from UFC 178 for Eddie Alvarez and when he'll fight again. 1:45 p.m. -- Bellator interim lightweight champion Will Brooks will talk about Alvarez's release and what's next for him. 2: read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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Gentlemen's staredown. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) held a special pre-fight press conference to introduce local fans and media to the fighters expected to compete at the upcoming UFC Fight Night 54: "MacDonald vs. Saffiedine" event on FOX Sports 1, which takes place on Sat., Oct. 4, 2014. For the press conference video replay click here. MacDonald (17-2) came into UFC as a top prospect and has proven to be a very dangerous fighter after building a solid 8-2 record within the promotion, read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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At the UFC Fight Night 54 press conference, Rory MacDonald and Tarec Saffiedine will discuss their upcoming fight on Oct. 4 at the Scotiabank Centre. The video above will begin at 10 a.m. ET. read news >>

  • a month ago
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UPDATED CARD AND TICKET PRICES RELEASED FOR UFC FIGHT NIGHT™: MACDONALD vs. SAFFIEDINE    TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, AUGUST 22 read news >>

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