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Dec 7, 2012 12:13 pm

UFC on Fox 5: Penn v MacDonald — a truly historic fight

By Dr. Johnny Benjamin UFC on Fox 5 is nearly here and to suggest that I’m more than just a bit excited would be a gross understatement! The card is stacked and I mean stacked from top to bottom and as an early Christmas or Chanukah gift it is FREE! Many are eagerly anticipating what...

Nov 30, 2012 9:31 am

For MacDonald, One Diaz Brother Isn’t Enough | UFC NEWS

“I would fight [Nick Diaz]. (He comes back ) in February, and I might be ready to fight in like March or something like that. He might be my next fight after B.J., you never know how it works… We’ll see, I’d love to fight him.” – Rory MacDonald via this week’s UFC on FOX...

Nov 27, 2012 12:53 pm

UFC on FOX 5: MacDonald Dishes Out Words for War Against BJ Penn | UFC NEWS

The anticipation continues to rise as we approach the December 8th return of “The Prodigy” BJ Penn. Standing opposite of Penn in the UFC octagon on that upcoming December night will be the rising Tri-Star gym standout, Rory “Ares” MacDonald. The fight, which will be featured on the main card of the upcoming UFC on...


Aug 5, 2012 1:33 pm

In His Exact Words | Penn Wants MacDonald Fight Booked As Soon As Possible

With news of the UFC 152 bout cancellation between Rory MacDonald and BJ Penn the world has been left to speculate and wonder when the two top welterweights would enter into a new bout agreement. Initially it was thought that the UFC and Penn would seek a replacement opponent for the two-division champion’s return from...

Jun 26, 2012 9:45 pm

VADA Sponsors BJ Penn – BJ Invites Rory | UFC News

VADA (Voluntary Anti-Doping Association) an independent organization founded to offer and promote effective anti-doping programs in boxing and mixed martial arts, contacted BJ Penn directly 2 weeks ago and requested the former UFC champion to be the first UFC fighter to go through the voluntary participation. Dear Mr. Penn, The Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA) selectively...

Jun 13, 2012 9:52 am

VIDEO | BJ Penn Explains Motivation For MacDonald On FUEL TV | UFC NEWS

A quick video of BJ Penn on FUEL TV’s “UFC Tonight,” talking about getting back in the octagon opposite the Tri Star camp on UFC 152. “Why was Rory the opponent that got you back to the octagon?”  asked Todd Harris BJ Penn: “The reason why I came back to fight Rory, after he put...

Jun 9, 2012 10:20 am

UFC President Confirms Penn vs. MacDonald At UFC 152 | UFC NEWS

BJ Penn has officially come out of retirement and is slated to fight top Canadian prospect, Rory MacDonald at UFC 152 on September 22nd at Air Canada Center. Dana White stated at the post-fight press conference at UFC on FX 3 that the highly anticipated welterweight fight will in fact happen and will likely serve as the co-main event...

Jun 6, 2012 3:09 pm

BJ Penn: “Rory, I accept your challenge!!” | UFC NEWS

Yesterday afternoon on MMAFighting.com’s “The MMA Hour”, one of the UFC’s top welterweight fighters, Rory MacDonald took to the airwaves to call out an MMA Legend. In his interview with host, Ariel Helwani, the Canadian based fighter proclaimed, “Right now I feel there’s a guy that I want to fight before he leaves the sport...

Apr 20, 2012 8:00 am

PREVIEW | MacDonald vs. Mills: UFC 145 Co-Main Event

By Adam Conklin: Main events usually cast a shadow that covers most of the main card. However, this shadow should not block the talent on the undercard. This is unfortunately the case with this weekends UFC 145 event, headlined, of course, by Jon Jones defending his title against Rashad Evans. Before I travel to far...

Apr 11, 2012 3:36 pm

With GSP And Zahabi’s Support, MacDonald Poised To Inherit Crown In Two Years

By Micah Hinchliffe: During last night’s airing of Ultimate Insider we got to take a peak into the renowned Tristar camp and hear from some of it’s most successful fighters as they prepare for UFC 145 in Atlanta, April 21st. Among these fighters was welterweight contender Rory “Ares” Macdonald, whom many believe to be the...

Jul 30, 2016 10:15 pm

VIDEO | Tyron Woodley calls out Nick Diaz, shuts down Stephen Thompson

While Stephen Thompson may be the welterweight #1 contender following his unanimous decision win over Rory MacDonald earlier this year, newly crowned welterweight champion Tyron Woodley is looking for a money fight with MMA veteran Nick Diaz. Diaz, whose suspension recently ended, is on a 2-fight losing streak, with his most recent fight being a...

Jul 28, 2016 12:36 pm

GIF | Psychotic-looking Robbie Lawler laughs after getting punched in the face

The man who took the win in the UFC’s 2015 Fight of the Year may already have secured the same award for 2016. UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler has been in some brutally exciting fights as the reigning champion of the 170-pound division. His second fight with Rory MacDonald in 2015 and fight with Carlos...

Jul 28, 2016 2:04 am

Updated UFC rankings – Holly Holm drops while Ronda Rousey moves up

The UFC rankings were updated after the UFC on FOX 20 event that took place over the weekend. The divisions that seen the most change were the women’s bantamweight division and the men’s featherweight division. Holly Holm fell two spots to #4 after being beaten by Valentina Shevchenko, who jumped up four spots to #3....

Jul 27, 2016 8:38 am

Carlos Condit eyes title shot with win over Demian Maia

Prior to Carlos Condit’s UFC 195 welterweight title fight with Robbie Lawler, the ‘Natural Born Killer’ revealed that the fight very well could be his last before retiring. After losing a controversial split decision, Condit stated that unless he got an immediate rematch with Lawler, he was on hiatus until further notice. The UFC opted...

Jul 22, 2016 11:19 am

VIDEO | UFC 201: Robbie Lawler vs. Tyron Woodley (extended preview)

With just over a week to go until UFC 201, where Robbie Lawler will look to once again defend his welterweight championship as he faces Tyron Woodley, take a look at the extended preview for the event. Lawler enters the bout on a 5-fight win streak, that has seen him defend his welterweight championship against...

Jul 3, 2016 10:29 am

Stephen Thompson: “What else do I have to do for a title shot?”

Following his recent victory over former title challenger Rory MacDonald, top welterweight contender Stephen Thompson is still awaiting word on what his next from the UFC. “Wonderboy” has reeled off seven straight victories, including a first-round knockout of former champion Johny Hendricks this past February. Thompson spoke to Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour where...

Jun 25, 2016 9:29 am

Stephen Thompson: “I know I can knock Robbie Lawler out”

Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson put the welterweight division on notice earlier this month when he picked up a unanimous decision win over Rory MacDonald in Ottawa, Canada. The win was an extremely impressive one for Thompson, who picked apart MacDonald, stuffed several takedowns, and fought out of a few submissions, over the course of the fight....