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Feb 20, 2015 11:46 am

Lawler “Not Worried” About What Rory MacDonald’s Going To Do

“I’m very far away from worrying about what Rory is going to do, so no offense to Rory, but I’m just going to worry about myself. I’m not worried about what his game plan is or what his Xs and Os are. I’m just going to concentrate on getting better as a fighter.” “It’s exciting...

Feb 20, 2015 10:33 am

GSP Reacts To Rory MacDonald’s UFC Title Shot

Earlier this week the UFC announced Rory MacDonald as the next title challenger to welterweight champion Robbie Lawler. The significance of the bout, at least for MacDonald, is huge. The Canadian star has a chance to recapture the welterweight world championship recently held by his mentor, and training partner, Georges St-Pierre. GSP took to twitter...

Feb 18, 2015 10:55 am

Robbie Lawler vs. Rory MacDonald Set For UFC 189

A welterweight title fight between Rory MacDonald and champion Robbie Lawler has been booked for July’s UFC 189 event in Las Vegas. Lawler and MacDonald previously fought at UFC 167 in November of 2013, where “Ruthless” earned a close split-decision victory over the Canadian standout. The Lawler vs. MacDonald rematch is the second title fight...

Feb 15, 2015 7:29 am

Rory MacDonald Reacts To Henderson’s Callout

Last night, following his 4th round submission win over Brandon Thatch, Benson Henderson called for a bout against Rory MacDonald. MacDonald was slated to fight Hector Lombard at UFC 186 in April, however it was discovered that Lombard tested positive for PEDs following his win over Josh Burkman at UFC 182 in January. Henderson said...

Jan 30, 2015 11:50 am

Gastelum: ‘Rory MacDonald deserves the next title shot’

“Honestly, I believe that Rory MacDonald should get it. That’s my own personal opinion. He deserves it. He’s [on] a three-fight winning streak, beat some of the best guys in the division and I believe he deserves it.” “I think I haven’t proven it to anybody to get the next title shot.” In a new...

Jan 12, 2015 6:56 pm

Rory MacDonald Calls For Changes To Process Of Awarding Title Shots

Rory MacDonald was admittedly “heartbroken” when he found out he had been passed up for a title shot again, in order for a trilogy match between Robbie Lawler and Johny Hendricks to take place. The process of awarding title shots is a very inconsistent one, which is something that has been long-discussed in the MMA...

Jan 12, 2015 4:40 pm

Rory MacDonald “Heartbroken” After Announcement Of Lawler-Hendricks Trilogy Bout

Going in to UFC 181: Lawler vs. Hendricks, it was believed Rory MacDonald would be fighting the winner of the bout for the UFC welterweight title. Things didn’t play out that way however. A split decision win that saw Robbie Lawler awarded the UFC welterweight championship was not decisive enough in the eyes of many,...

Jan 10, 2015 1:15 pm

Report: Rory MacDonald vs. Hector Lombard In The Works For UFC 186

A welterweight bout between two of the UFC’s elite is reportedly in the works for the their upcoming return to Montreal in April. Multiple reports are indicating that both Rory MacDonald and Hector Lombard have agreed to fight, however the UFC is stopping short of announcing this bout as official. UFC 186 is set to go...

Dec 17, 2014 6:51 pm

Rory MacDonald Told He Will Not Fight For The Title

Top UFC welterweight fighter Rory MacDonald has been informed by the UFC that he will not be booked for a slot against Robbie Lawler. UFC Tonight on FOX Sports 1 broke the news this evening during their weekly broadcast. MacDonald was originally promised the winner of UFC 181’s main event. The Canadian was even sitting...

Nov 23, 2014 4:27 pm

Rory MacDonald wants to return to Metamoris in the future

Last night, at Metamoris 5, Rory MacDonald grappled JT Torres for a full 20 minutes to a draw. During the course of the match however, Torres sunk in a tight armbar, that many fans expected MacDonald to tap to. He spoke to Sherdog to discuss his desire to compete at Metamoris again in the future,...

Nov 3, 2014 5:13 pm

Rory MacDonald Admits He Wants To Emulate Conor McGregor

The hype surrounding Conor McGregor is undeniable. McGregor, who is currently on a 12-fight winning streak, is 5-0 in the UFC, and should he defeat Dennis Siver at UFC Fight Night Boston in January, will likely face Jose Aldo for the featherweight championship. McGregor has an extremely unique, and impressive style of standup, one that...

Nov 3, 2014 4:57 pm

Rory MacDonald Is A Fan Of Ronda Rousey, But Not WMMA

Top ranked UFC welterweight Rory MacDonald admits that he isn’t a huge fan of women’s MMA (WMMA), however even MacDonald cant help but be a fan of Ronda Rousey. He spoke to Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour to discuss his viewepoint: “I don’t know what it is. I find it that they fight with...

Oct 23, 2014 11:29 am

Profile – Rory MacDonald Title Challenger

The folks over at Fightland put together this feature on Rory MacDonald. Get to know the UFC’s number one welterweight contender, by hitting play above.

Oct 20, 2014 8:23 am

PHOTO | Rory MacDonald Going Hunting

Rory MacDonald is a headhunter in the cage, and is also apparently a hunter outside of the cage as well. MacDonald posted the following picture on his Instagram of himself firing a rifle with a new setup. Loading First shots with the new 30-06 setup View on Instagram

Oct 14, 2014 11:17 am

Rory MacDonald Talks Metamoris Match

Some confusion has amerged over the Metamoris rules. Rory not being familiar with the event discuss what he understands he has signed up for.

Oct 10, 2014 5:52 pm

Rory MacDonald Ready To Represent Canada As UFC Champ

“It’s big news. I kind of expected it. I felt it was a natural fit for me to get in there, but to get confirmation from the organization. It feels good. I feel secure in my spot now.” … “This is an exciting time on the horizon for me and for Canada. I want to...

Oct 8, 2014 5:59 pm

Rory MacDonald Gets Title Shot In Canada

Canada has its next shot at a UFC world title, and it comes in the form of the welterweight strap, once held by GSP. Montreal’s Rory MacDonald has been slated to face the winner of Hendricks vs. Lawler II, and he gets to do it in his hometown. The Canadian Press broke the news today following...

Oct 7, 2014 2:05 pm

QUICK TWITT | Hector Lombard Calls Out Rory MacDonald

Top UFC welterweight Hector Lombard has gotten over his obsession with Matt Brown, and set his sights on a new top 5 opponent in Rory MacDonald. Currently booked to face the returning, Josh Burkman, Lombard’s hoping for a number-one contender slot next. Check it: ‘Rory after I’m done with burkman fight me for the number...