Rory MacDonald looks ahead to his Oct. 4 fight against Tarec Saffiedine. read news >>
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 >>
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 >>
With the UFC's welterweight division teeming with contenders, it's a choose your own adventure within the top ten while Robbie Lawler-Johny Hendricks II plays out. And right now, Hector Lombard, who sits at No. 6 in the UFC's media-driven rankings, has his eyes on UFC Fight Night 54, which takes place Oct. 4.
Lombard spoke to UFC Tonight's Ariel Helwani, and said that he fancies taking on the winner of the Tarec Saffiedine-Rory MacDonald bout, which will be the main event in Halifax, Nova Scotia read news >>
Assuming he doesn't choke.
Former Strikeforce welterweight champion Tarec Saffiedine will be looking to get himself into the 170-pound title hunt at the UFC Fight Night 54 event, expected to air on Fight Pass and FOX Sports 1, on Oct. 4, 2014 inside Halifax Metro Centre, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
And the fastest way to do that is by disposing of Rory MacDonald.
That's because "Ares" is the uncrowned heir to the division throne, which will once again be up for grabs in early 2015 when Robb read news >>
The race for title contention in the UFC's welterweight division has been on fire in 2014, and Rory MacDonald and Tarec Saffiedine have been scrapping their way toward a championship opportunity. Both have been building momentum as of late, picking up big wins in crucial fights, and it appears their paths are set to cross in the coming months.
On Thursday, the UFC announced via Twitter (h/t MMA Fighting) MacDonald vs. Saffiedine will serve as the main event for Fight Night 54, which takes place read news >>
The UFC’s first trip to Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, now has a main event, as welterweight contenders Rory MacDonald and Tarec Saffiedine will meet in the main event. read news >>
Rory MacDonald will take part in his first ever UFC main event, as he battles fellow welterweight contender Tarec Saffiedine in Halifax, Nova Scotia on October 4th.
The UFC's first trip to Halifax now has a very important main event.
It's been confirmed today by UFC officials that Canadian welterweight contender Rory MacDonald will fight for the 3rd time this year, as he takes on the dangerous Belgian kickboxer Tarec Saffiedine in a five-round fight on October 4th. Are you ready Atlantic Canada? read news >>
A welterweight contest pitting Rory MacDonald against Tarec Saffiedine is now official, making it the first bout added to Ultimate Fighting Championship’s Oct. 4 card in Halifax, Canada. read news >>
A pivotal clash atop the UFC welterweight division is set for a planned UFC Fight Night event in Canada on October 4th, the promotion announced today. The UFC welterweight division has become a wild and exciting division since the retirement of former longtime kingpin Georges St. Pierre, with new fighters frequently presenting themselves as legitimate title contenders.
With that in mind, it's harder than ever to get a title shot in the division, and seeing that Robbie Lawler will assuredly be fi read news >>
Four months after its last trip to Canada, UFC returns to the country with Rory MacDonald in the main event.
The UFC announced Thursday that the Canadian welterweight is set to clash against the last Strikeforce welterweight champion Tarec Saffiedine in Halifax, Nova Scotia, on Oct. 4.
MacDonald (17-2) enters the cage coming off back-to-back victories over Tyron Woodley and Demian Maia, and a win over Saffiedine could earn the Canadian prospect a shot at the welterweight gold. He has won seven o read news >>