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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 >>

  • 14 days ago
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Rory MacDonald is getting his title shot after all. The Canadian star will take on UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler with the belt on the line in the co-main event of UFC 189 on July 11 in Las Vegas, UFC president Dana White announced Wednesday during the UFC's performance-enhancing drug press conference. The Lawler-MacDonald will co-headline the event since a featherweight title fight between champion Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor has also been announced for the same card. UFC 189 at the M read news >>

  • a month ago
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Earlier this month, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White named The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 17 winner Kelvin Gastelum as one of the next contenders for the welterweight title, currently held by "Ruthless" Robbie Lawler. Probably not a good sign when the person you nominated won't back you up. "Honestly, I believe that Rory MacDonald should get it," Gastelum told MMA Fighting. "That's my own personal opinion. He deserves it. He's [on] a three-fight winning streak, beat some of read news >>

  • a month ago
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The way ex-UFC welterweight champ Johny Hendricks sees it, it’s only fair to work his way back to another fight with Robbie Lawler, the man who took his belt.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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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 >>

  • 2 months ago
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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 >>

  • 2 months ago
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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 >>

  • 2 months ago
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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 >>

  • 2 months ago
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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 >>

  • 2 months 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 >>

  • 3 months 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 >>

  • 4 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 >>

  • 4 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 >>

  • 4 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 >>

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