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  • a year ago
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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 >>

  • 3 days ago
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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 >>

  • a month ago
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Rory MacDonald is going through an image remake as he waits for his shot at the UFC welterweight title.MacDonald (18-2), who is expected to face the winner of the Dec. 6 fight between champion Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler, is now sporting a new look with a Mohawk style haircut.He's also dumped his previous nickname, "Ares."It was reported Wednesday by UFC Tonight's Ariel Helwani that MacDonald will now be known as "Red King."His friend, lightweight Kajan Johnson, who, like MacDonald, is ori read news >>

  • 2 months 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 >>

  • 2 months 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 >>

  • 2 months 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 >>

  • 2 months 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 >>

  • 2 months ago
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Rory MacDonald thinks there's no one that deserves a title shot more than him, and he hopes the UFC took notice of his performance at UFC Fight Night Halifax. read news >>

  • 2 months 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 >>

  • 2 months ago
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HALIFAX – Everything is coming together for UFC welterweight contender Rory MacDonald. He’s won seven of his past eight fights, is days away from his first UFC main event and sits on the cusp of a 170-pound title shot. MacDonald (16-2 MMA, 8-2 UFC) arguably already (...) read news >>

  • 2 months 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 >>

  • 2 months 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 >>

  • 5 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 >>

  • 6 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 >>

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