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After much speculation, Rory MacDonald will not be getting his first title shot in the UFC. According to UFC Tonight's Ariel Helwani, the UFC brass called MacDonald to update the status of his once-promised title shot. Dana White didn't just color MacDonald the No. 1 contender after his victory over Tarec Saffiedine in October, he said the fight would take place in MacDonald's home country. "It's pretty impossible to deny Rory that (title shot), whoever comes out of that Hendricks-Lawler fight, read news >>

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Tell us you didn't see this one coming from 10 miles away ... Remember when it was "pretty impossible" to deny Rory MacDonald the next Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Welterweight title shot and that it would "absolutely, positively, without a doubt" take place in Canada? We do, mainly because company president Dana White made the now-hollow guarantee just two months ago moments after "Red King" (not a typo -- he has a new nickname, remember!) scored a third round (technical) knockout victo read news >>

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In an announcement that may pave the way for a blockbusting rubber match next year, UFC welterweight contender Rory MacDonald confirmed Wednesday that he is not the next challenger for new champion Robbie Lawler. The news came via broadcaster Ariel Helwani on UFC Tonight, which airs on Fox Sports 1, and was later also reported by Damon Martin of Fox Sports: Rory MacDonald confirms that he will NOT be getting a title fight. The UFC informed him of this last week. — UFC Tonight (@UFCTonight) Decem read news >>

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Less than two months after he was promised the next UFC welterweight title shot in his native Canada, it appears now that Rory MacDonald won’t get the next crack at the gold.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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All signs point to a Lawler vs. Hendricks trilogy following news that Rory MacDonald won't be getting the next crack at the belt. Perhaps the real loser of the incredibly close rematch between Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler was actually Rory MacDonald. Lawler eked out a split decision to become the UFC's welterweight champion, but the decision was controversial enough that the thought of a rubber match between the two men did run through Dana White's head. Rory MacDonald was supposed to be th read news >>

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Approximately two months ago, UFC President Dana White said that Rory MacDonald was the logical No. 1 contender in the welterweight division. read news >>

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Sorry, Rory MacDonald, but you're going to have to wait. The UFC welterweight contender was recently told by UFC brass that he will not get the next shot at the 170-pound title, according to "UFC Tonight." read news >>

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Though he was operating the understanding that he'd be next in line for a title shot, welterweight contender Rory MacDonald has been informed he's going to have to wait a little longer. On Wednesday, UFC Tonight's Ariel Helwani reported that MacDonald was informed by the UFC last week that he will not be fighting for the belt next. MacDonald was cageside on Dec. 6 for Johny Hendricks' rematch with Robbie Lawler, and was right there to witness the belt changing hands. With the sequel in the books read news >>

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Because a win over "The Dragon" more than proves he's ready to vie for a championship. It's been a pretty successful year for C.B. Dollaway, reeling off two straight victories over Cezar Ferreira and top contender Francis Carmont. Those impressive wins earned "Doberman" his highest-profile fight to date, as he is set to challenge former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida at UFC Fight Night 58, which goes down this weekend (Sat., Dec. 20, 2014) in Sao Pa read news >>

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Following an upset victory over the strawweight division’s top contender, UFC President Dana White revealed that Joanna Jedrzejczyk would likely get the next title shot at Carla Esparza. In one of the most impressive performances on Saturday night's FOX card, Polish striker Joanna Jedrzejczyk edged the strawweight division's top contender with a split decision win to deny the Brazilian the first crack at the newly crowned champion Carla Esparza. Jedrzejczyk crashed the top contender with a fanta read news >>

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Does former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks deserve an immediate trilogy fight against the man who lifted his title by the slimmest of margins at UFC 181, Robbie Lawler? Or should the UFC move forward with its original plan to give Rory MacDonald the next title shot? Those are the questions upon which the entire welterweight division will hinge in 2015 (Okay, and also whether former champion Georges St-Pierre returns). Proponents of an immediate Hendricks rematch note that after 10 rou read news >>

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In the aftermath of his dominant unanimous decision victory over Nate Diaz at UFC on Fox 13, Rafael dos Anjos was the recipient of some very good news. read news >>

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PHOENIX – By the letter of the law, what Willie Gates did to John Moraga on Saturday night was perfectly legal. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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PHOENIX, Ariz. -- For six years, a UFC title shot has eluded Rafael dos Anjos. No longer. Following the Brazilian's lopsided victory over Nate Diaz at UFC on FOX 13, UFC President Dana White announced at Saturday night's post-fight press conference that dos Anjos, rather than injured No. 1 ranked Khabib Nurmagomedov, will be the next man to challenge lightweight champion Anthony Pettis. "Pettis texted me right after the fight and said ‘wow, [dos Anjos] murdered him. I'm ready to go. I'll fight e read news >>

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