966 Search Results for rory macdonald

Dec 26, 2012 11:50 am

Condit Bitter Towards MacDonald Over Rematch After Nearly Defeating Welterweight King

  UFC welterweight Carlos Condit has a lot to be proud of this year. After coming off of a 4-0 winning streak in the past three years, Condit won the interim welterweight championship after a hard-fought decision victory against Nick Diaz at UFC 143. This win granted him a highly anticipated title shot against longtime...

Dec 13, 2012 10:54 am

MacDonald gets his wish, rematch with Condit set for March 2013 | UFC News

Rory MacDonald (14-1 MMA, 5-1 UFC) had one request after defeating B.J. Penn via unanimous decision last weekend in Seattle. He wanted a rematch with the man who handed him his first and only loss, Carlos Condit (28-6 MMA, 5-2 UFC). Yesterday it was announced that both MacDonald and Condit had been offered the fight, and according to sources,...

Dec 12, 2012 11:56 am

Condit Shares Just Two Words For MacDonald: “I’m in” | UFC NEWS

Following his UFC on FOX 5 victory, Rory MacDonald, took to the mic and sent out a challenge to the only man to defeat him, Carlos Condit. During last night’s “UFC Tonight” broadcast on FUEL TV, reporter, Ariel Helwani relayed a message to MacDonald from Condit: “I’m in.” That’s all Carlos Condit said. He said...

Dec 11, 2012 10:52 am

Afraid Of No Man: Condit Will Accept MacDonald Rematch If Asked | UFC NEWS

“Carlos Condit doesn’t back down from any man. If the UFC asks us to fight Rory MacDonald, Carlos will take the fight.” In a quick two line statement issued to MMAWeekly.com, Carlos Condit’s manager, Malki Kawa went on record and said his client would gladly accept any fight the UFC requests of him, including a...

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. http://youtu.be/PDwsI1IsbEA “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...

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 10, 2017 7:29 am

Report | Gegard Mousasi has found a new home

Gegard Mousasi’s impressive – if controversial – UFC 210 TKO defeat of former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman marked the final obligation on his UFC contract. With his contract completed, Mousasi then entered a renegotiation period with the UFC. Despite the fact that Mousasi holds the number-four spot in the UFC middleweight rankings, the promotion...

Jul 5, 2017 11:24 am

Bellator improves light heavyweight roster with former Strikeforce champ, UFC vet “Feijao”

Bellator MMA has picked up yet another high profile free agent in former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion and five-time UFC veteran Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante. This signing was first reported by BloodyElbow.com. Cavalcante earned his contract with Bellator MMA by knocking out Dan Konecke at World Fight Tour – Road to Bellator, a feeder league for the ever...

Jul 5, 2017 6:06 am

Paul Daley says he’s waiting for Lorenz Larkin to accept a fight

If a recent Facebook post from British knockout artist Paul Daley is to be believed, Bellator MMA is working on an absolutely dynamite welterweight scrap. In his post, Daley suggested that he had agreed to a fight with former UFC welterweight contender and recent Bellator title challenger Lorenz Larkin, and that he’s just waiting for...

Jul 4, 2017 6:40 am

Former WSOF champ Justin Gaethje explains why he picked the UFC over Bellator

This Friday, in the main event of the Ultimate Fighter 25 Finale, former World Series of Fighting lightweight champion Justin Gaethje will make his anticipated debut in the UFC’s Octagon. The undefeated debutant will do so against the UFC’s sixth-ranked lightweight contender, Michael Johnson. If things had unfolded just a little bit differently, of course,...

Jul 3, 2017 8:38 am

Chael Sonnen gets called out by Bellator middleweight champ Rafael Carvalho

Last weekend, in the main event of Bellator NYC, three-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen took on one of his fiercest rivals in Wanderlei Silva. Though he was rocked badly by a punch mid-way through the fight, Sonnen dominated with his wrestling through the rest of the encounter, and ultimately won himself a unanimous decision...