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Earlier this month, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White named The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 17 winner Kelvin Gastelum as one of the next contenders for the welterweight title, currently held by "Ruthless" Robbie Lawler. Probably not a good sign when the person you nominated won't back you up. "Honestly, I believe that Rory MacDonald should get it," Gastelum told MMA Fighting. "That's my own personal opinion. He deserves it. He's [on] a three-fight winning streak, beat some of read news >>

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LAS VEGAS -- In a world where even unranked fighters on losing streaks plead their case for a title shot, Kelvin Gastelum is taking the opposite approach. The UFC welterweight is undefeated and has won five straight in the UFC. He's currently ranked No. 7 in the organization's official 170-pound rankings and has a chance to take a big step up if he beats Tyron Woodley at UFC 183 on Saturday. But Gastelum is not calling his own number for the next shot against champion Robbie Lawler. Not even clo read news >>

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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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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 >>

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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 >>

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Dear Rory MacDonald, Nobody likes you! Signed, UFC Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White is "very excited" about the future of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 17 winner Kelvin Gastelum, who dropped down from middleweight after gradating the combat sports reality show and has since gone 4-0 (10-0 overall). In fact, he's in line for a shot at the welterweight title when champion Robbie Lawler returns this summer. "No doubt about it," White told LaAficion (via MMA Fighting). "He coul read news >>

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

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

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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 >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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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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Hector Lombard is going to get the fight that he felt "made more sense," as he and Rory MacDonald have reportedly agreed to fight at UFC 186 in Montreal. read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has added a blockbuster welterweight showdown to its upcoming UFC 186 pay-per-view (PPV) event, slotted for April 25, 2015 inside the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. That's where Rory MacDonald and Hector Lombard will compete for the right to be crowned division No. 1 contender, according to Vendetta Fighter, while Robbie Lawler and Johny Hendricks tidy up their unfinished business the month before (more on that fight here). MacDonald (18-2) has been read news >>

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