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Sorry mixed martial arts (MMA) judges, but Robbie Lawler wants nothing to do with you. The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight kingpin is coming off a pair of decision wins in his last two fights, and while they were both in his favor, the "Ruthless" titleholder is not getting paid by the hour, and wants to be in and out of the Octagon as quickly as possible. Starting with Rory MacDonald at UFC 189 on July 11 in Las Vegas, Nevada (via FOX Sports): "Rory's one of the top guys and my read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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Looks like Rory MacDonald will get his once-promised shot at the UFC welterweight strap after all. On February 18, the UFC announced No. 2-ranked Rory MacDonald would face off with current 170-pound champion Robbie Lawler in the co-main event of July's stacked UFC 189 card in Las Vegas. The two previously fought at UFC 167, with Ruthless earning a split-decision victory. While he emerged from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in November 2013 victorious, Lawler doesn't plan on leaving anything to chanc read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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Their first encounter was a close affair and might have left a few open questions, but Robbie Lawler and Rory MacDonald will meet again at UFC 189. And this time, the "Ruthless" UFC welterweight champion wants to make a statement and finish the Canadian contender. UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler has made a career of knocking people out. They don't call him "Ruthless" for nothing. Yet, the hard-hitting southpaw wasn't able to finish Canadian standout Rory MacDonald when they met for the f read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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Robbie Lawler will defend his UFC welterweight title against Rory MacDonald July 11 at UFC 189, according to UFC President Dana White. White announced the news Wednesday during a press conference in Las Vegas that aired live on UFC Fight Pass and FOX Sports 1. This fight against MacDonald will mark Lawler's first attempt at defending the UFC strap. He won the title at UFC 181, taking a split-decision victory over then-champion Johny Hendricks in a rematch of their UFC 171 classic, which Hendrick read news >>

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Hector Lombard's loss is Rory MacDonald's gain ... After going through the gauntlet time and again, Rory MacDonald will finally get his chance to vie for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight title. That's according to UFC president Dana White, who announced during today's (Feb. 18, 2015) press conference to talk about the recent string of failed drug tests (video here), that "Red King" will challenge current division kingpin, Robbie Lawler, at UFC 189 on July 11, 2015, in Las Ve read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced on Wednesday that welterweight champion Robbie Lawler would defend his belt against second-ranked Rory MacDonald at UFC 189 on July 11. read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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Rory MacDonald is getting his title shot after all. The Canadian star will take on UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler with the belt on the line in the co-main event of UFC 189 on July 11 in Las Vegas, UFC president Dana White announced Wednesday during the UFC's performance-enhancing drug press conference. The Lawler-MacDonald will co-headline the event since a featherweight title fight between champion Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor has also been announced for the same card. UFC 189 at the M read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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Rory MacDonald will challenge Robbie Lawler for the UFC welterweight title on July 11th at UFC 189 in Las Vegas. The next welterweight title fight is set. At today's UFC press conference that was apparently just going to be about drug testing, UFC president Dana White announced that Rory MacDonald will challenge Robbie Lawler for the title on July 11th at UFC 189. It is the second title fight set for the card as of right now. MacDonald (18-2) has faced Lawler once before, dropping a split decisi read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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July’s big UFC 189 event will be a blockbuster and now boasts a second title fight as welterweight champion Robbie Lawler takes on Rory MacDonald.Filed under: Featured, MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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You have to say this for Benson Henderson: The guy knows how to dream big. In the moments after his impressive welterweight debut Saturday night—a fourth-round submission of touted prospect Brandon Thatch at UFC Fight Night 60—the former UFC lightweight champ called out one of the best welterweights alive: top contender Rory MacDonald. "I hear there's a big MacDonald up in Canada who needs a fight," Henderson told broadcaster Jon Anik in the cage after the fight. "If he wants it, I'm game." It d read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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It appears the former lightweight champion may want to stay at welterweight after all. After an awe-inspiring performance in the main event of UFC Fight Night 60 last night (Sat., Feb. 14, 2015) live on FOX Sports 1 from the 1STBANK Center in Colorado (results here), that saw former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson submit rising welterweight contender Brandon Thatch in the fourth round, you just knew "Smooth" would have something special to offer in the post-fight interview. After field read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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BROOMFIELD, Colo. – After beating Brandon Thatch, Benson Henderson floated the idea of fighting Rory MacDonald for his second appearance at welterweight. But that won’t happen.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Ben Henderson called out Rory MacDonald, and the welterweight contender has responded. Unfortunately Dana Whtie says the bout isn't happening. Shortly after going up in weight and choking out Brandon Thatch -- where he had a toothpick in his mouth the entire time -- Ben Henderson called out the number one welterweight contender. Instead of talking about going back down a division after facing a much larger and stronger opponent, Smooth asked for Rory MacDonald. "I hear there's a big name in Cana read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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The latest episode of The MMA Beat features a panelist discussion regarding the growing trend of PED-related issues in MMA, Rory MacDonald's odd placement in the welterweight division, and UFC Fight Night: Broomfield. read news >>

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