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  • a year ago
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FORTALEZA, Brazil – When Demian Maia entered the sport of MMA, he brought with him true world-class submission skills. As time went on, the world-champion grappler seemed to move away from those core skills. That's not going to be the case anymore. read news >>

  • 5 years ago
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A source close to the camp of UFC middleweight contender Demian Maia has informed Cage Potato that the Brazilian is expected to be offered the next middleweight title shot against the winner of the Anderson Silva/Thales Leites bout (in other words, Silva) late this summer. read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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UFC Welterweight competitor Rick Story details his potential path to a UFC title shot. read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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It looks like Rory MacDonald will finally get his chance to prove that he is indeed the best welterweight in the world. Rory MacDonald finally got his wish. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White confirmed that "Ares" would indeed get the next shot at the welterweight title after he knocked out Tarec Saffiedine in the main event of UFC Fight Night 54, which went down last weekend (Sat., Oct. 4, 2014) in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Video highlights here. To sweeten the pot, R read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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It's all lining up for Rory MacDonald. After winning his third straight contest last Saturday, the gifted young Canadian will receive the next shot at the UFC welterweight title. He will also do so on his home soil in an event that could take place as soon as March. That's according to UFC president Dana White, who reported the news to Sportsnet.Ca on Wednesday. Robbie Lawler is set to challenge champion Johny Hendricks to a title rematch this December. MacDonald, White said, will face the winne read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Rory MacDonald called for a welterweight title shot after his UFC Fight Night 54 knockout of Tarec Saffiedine, and UFC President Dana White has granted his wish.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight wunderkind Rory MacDonald earned a crack at the 170-pound crown with a stunning, third-round technical knockout victory over Tarec Saffiedine in the UFC Fight Night 54 headliner last Saturday night (Oct. 4, 2014) on FOX Sports 1. Watch the video highlights here. MacDonald (18-2) will now wait to see what happens in the UFC 181 pay-per-view (PPV) main event, where Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler go to war for "Bigg Rigg's" belt in a championship read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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HALIFAX – The UFC welterweight title runoff of early 2014 has now whittled down to a few fighters, and Rory MacDonald thinks he’s at the top of the list. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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"I'm in the 'hunt' mode. I feel like right now in my last couple of fights, I'm really hungry. I'm really focused. I'm here for the kill. I'm coming for the belt and I'm going to demolish everyone I have to, to get to that point." -- Rory MacDonald Top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight contender Rory MacDonald is just five days away from his UFC Fight Night 54 showdown against longtime mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran Tarec Saffiedine, a five-round headliner that is scheduled for read news >>

  • a month ago
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If former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight kingpin Georges St. Pierre was still on the fence about making his return to mixed martial arts (MMA), after taking a break from combat sports and then injuring his knee, promotion president Dana White is adding a little something to sweeten the deal. Like a guaranteed welterweight title shot. "It would be tough to deny that GSP comes right back and doesn't fight for the title," White told The Download. "You know what I mean? GSP can do read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC welterweight competitor Demian Maia has been sidelined with a serious bone injury that will force him to undergo a six-week antibiotics treatment through IVs. It has been an ill fated few weeks for Demian Maia. Originally scheduled to meet Mike Pyle last week in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the Brazilian welterweight was forced to withdraw from the contest when he suffered a bone bruise that eventually morphed into a staph infection. If that was not bad enough, it would contaminate further and become a read news >>

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