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At 8-1 in his past nine fights, Jake Ellenberger has been on a tear, and he's done it against some of the best talent in the UFC's welterweight division. That's why he isn't viewing his July fight with Rory MacDonald as the toughest of his career. He's simply not sold on "Ares" as a legitimate contender. read news >>

  • 13 hours ago
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When the UFC touches down in Halifax, Nova Scotia this Saturday, they are bringing with them the fight that may determine the next contender for the welterweight title. No. 2-ranked Rory MacDonald takes on No. 9-ranked Tarec Saffiedine in the main event of UFC Fight Night 54, and with a win, MacDonald should secure a shot at the welterweight championship, and the winner of Hendricks vs. Lawler at UFC 181. Around this time last year, Rory MacDonald was gearing up for his UFC 167 fight, alongside read news >>

  • a day 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 >>

  • 2 months ago
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That folks, is proof that it never hurts to call someone out. Tarec Saffiedine recently took a shot and called out top welterweight contender Rory MacDonald for a fight inside the Octagon. And it looks like it may have paid off. Speaking to "UFC Tonight," MacDonald said he's all for a fight against the last man to hold the Strikeforce welterweight title, as long as UFC matchmakers concur that it gets him closer to his much-desired title shot. "He thought the fight made sense for him but would le read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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With a convincing win against a fellow contender, did Rory MacDonald do enough to cut the line and get the next UFC welterweight title shot?Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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That honor will likely go to the winner of Robbie Lawler vs. Matt Brown. Top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight contender Rory MacDonald was able to defeat fellow 170-pound rising star Tyron Woodley in the co-main event of the UFC 174: "Johnson vs. Bagautinov" pay-per-view (PPV) event last Saturday night (June 14, 2014) inside Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. And he had a little help from "The Chosen One." Woodley spent a majority of the fight with his back aga read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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The race for the next title shot in the welterweight division is rolling full throttle, and Rory MacDonald is within striking distance of championship gold...even if that particular picture isn't necessarily clear at the current time. Over the past four years, the talented young Canadian has blazed his way through the competitive ranks of the welterweight fold—a weight class that is widely considered to be the most talent-rich division under the UFC banner—and established himself as one of the t read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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A title shot may not be on the line, but the stakes will still be high for Rory MacDonald and Tyron Woodley when they square off in the co-main event of UFC 174 this Saturday night (June 14, 2014) from Vancouver. How can each top contender pick up the pivotal win? Read our fight preview to find out! This Saturday night (June 14, 2014), Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweights Rory MacDonald and Tyron Woodley will go to war in the co-main event of UFC 174, airing live on pay-per-view (P read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Otherwise, that spot could end up going to the winner of Robbie Lawler vs. Matt Brown next month in San Jose. Do you wanna be a f---ing title contender? Rory MacDonald will battle Tyron Woodley in the co-main event of UFC 174: "Johnson vs. Bagautinov," which takes place this Sat. night (June 14, 2014) inside Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. See a full video preview here. Mixed martial arts (MMA) fans -- and media -- were under the impression that the winner of MacDonald vs. W read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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"The Chosen One" hopes to defeat Rory MacDonald at UFC 174, while outperforming Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown in their No. 1 contender fight at UFC on FOX 12, for a crack at the welterweight title. Winning two fights in a row, first against Josh Koscheck at UFC 167 and more recently against Carlos Condit at UFC 171 (video), Tyron Woodley was on the fast track to a welterweight title shot. All he had to do was get through his next foe, as "The Chosen One" was booked to face Rory MacDonald in a No. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Throughout his 13 years as a professional mixed martial artist, there have been many different tag lines attached to Robbie Lawler's name. When the young powerhouse first emerged from the Bettendorf, Iowa-based Miletich Fighting System in 2001 and blasted his way onto the UFC scene behind brutal knockout power and a relentless fighting spirit, the sky seemed to be the limit. MMA was a fledgling sport in those days and as Lawler's profile began to take shape, he drew comparisons to a young Mike T read news >>

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