765 Search Results for rory macdonald

Oct 7, 2014 9:24 am

QUICK TWITT | Hear From Last Weekend’s UFC Losers

Last weekend the UFC hit two fight towns with two separate events. UFC Fight Night Stockholm went down Sweden and featured an epic battle between Rick Story and Gunnar Nelson. Across the pond in Canada, the UFC returned to action with UFC Fight Night Halifax. In the evening’s main event, Rory MacDonald made his case...

Oct 5, 2014 10:37 am

PHOTO | Fan Gets UFC Fight Night Halifax Tattoo

Yesterday night the UFC hit Halifax Nova Scotia for UFC Fight Night 53, featuring a headlining bout between Canada’s own Rory MacDonald, and Tarec Saffiedine. One fan found the event so important, he even had it permanently tattooed on his arm, right above a silhouette of Chuck Liddell. Check it out:

Oct 4, 2014 2:01 pm

UFC Fight Night 53: Story Snaps Nelson’s Undefeated Streak

Rick Story was once “The Next Big Thing” in the welterweight division. A loss to Charlie Brenneman in 2011 derailed his fast-track to the title and he was never able to regain his momentum after that. Gunnar “Gunny” Nelson was experiencing the same amount of attention from fans and media— and it was well deserved....

Oct 1, 2014 4:07 pm

FREE FIGHT VIDEO: Tarec Saffiedine vs. Hyun Gyu Lim

Former Strikeforce welterweight champion Tarec Saffiedine makes his Octagon debut against Korea’s rising star Hyun Gyu Lim. Watch Saffiedine battle Rory MacDonald in the main event at UFC Fight Night Halifax.


Sep 29, 2014 5:01 am

Gaudinot Out Of Fight Night 54, UFC Seeks Replacement

Louis Gaudinot is out of Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 54, leaving the UFC to seek a last minute replacement for the event. MMAJunkie broke the news, which came from an inside source who spoke anonymously. According to MMAJunkie, The UFC is currently seeking a North American replacement for the bout, which was scheduled to kick...

Sep 9, 2014 5:01 am

Rob Font Replaces Aljamain Sterling At UFC Fight Night 54

Rob Font is stepping in for an injured Aljamain Sterling at UFC Fight Night 54 against Mitch Gagnon. Rob Font is coming off a KO over George Roop in his UFC debut earlier this summer. The win extended Font’s win streak to 10, something he will be looking to build on in his fight against...

Sep 4, 2014 1:15 pm

Booking Roundup: UFC Books Eight New Bouts Across Five Weight Classes

The UFC’s matchmaking department has been busy this week, matching 16 of their roster holders to future opponents and fight cards. In the latest booking roundup, we have new fights in the UFC’s flyweight division (125lbs) all the way through Heavyweight (265lb limit). Here’s the breakdown: Top UFC flyweight’s Ian McCall (pictured) and John Lineker...

Sep 2, 2014 11:56 am

White Believes Faber And Dillashaw Will Fight

“It’s no different than GSP and Rory Macdonald… You don’t run around saying ‘I’ll fight him tomorrow. I want his belt.’ and all these stuff. And all of these guys believe they can beat each other in the back of their minds, since they all train together.” “But when it all comes down to it,...

Aug 31, 2014 3:20 pm

Dana White Guarantees Faber And Dillashaw Would Fight Eachother

“It’s no different than GSP and Rory Macdonald… You don’t run around saying ‘I’ll fight him tomorrow. I want his belt.’ and all these stuff. And all of these guys believe they can beat each other in the back of their minds, since they all train together.” “But when it all comes down to it,...

Aug 30, 2014 11:02 am

Tyron Woodley Speaks on Hometown of Ferguson, MI

  Tyron Woodley recently sat down with Steph Daniels from Bloodyelbow.com to discuss a wide range of topics, including the Rory MacDonald fight, his ATT teammates, and his opinion of Bellator MMA’s new boss, Scott Coker. During the course of the interview, more sensitive matters came up, namely the confusing and highly controversial state of...

Aug 12, 2014 5:02 am

Jingliang Li vs. Nordine Taleb Set For Fight Night 54

UFC Fight Night 54, which takes place October 4th from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada just picked up another bout. TUF vet Nordine Taleb will face Jingliang ‘The Leech’ Li. Li is coming off a split decision win in his UFC debut earlier this summer over David Michaud at UFC 173. Taleb on the other hand...

Aug 8, 2014 10:39 am

Caraway Books Assuncao For October Bout

A battle of bantamweights has been booked for the UFC’s upcoming Fight night 54 event in Canada. Both Bryan Caraway and Raphael Assuncao have agreed to fight. UFC Fight Night 54 goes down on October 4 at Halifax Metro Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. In the headlining slot, Rory MacDonald takes on Tarec Saffiedine....

Aug 6, 2014 5:20 pm

One Month Removed; Penn Breaks his Silence

It’s been exactly one month since we saw The Prodigy “SCRAP” for the last time inside the famed UFC octagon, that same octagon in which he helped build. The fight, Penn’s third battle against fellow former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar, was what many are calling his worst performance to-date. And for the first time...

Aug 4, 2014 3:18 pm

QUICK TWITT: UFC Pros React To Jones Cormier Brawl

Earlier today during the UFC’s Ultimate Media Day, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier came to blows when a stare down became heated and Cormier shoved Jones. UFC fighters sounded off on the incident on Twitter. Check it out: Note to self. When having the #1 and #2 light heavyweights in the world face-off don't put...

Jul 22, 2014 7:49 pm

Thomson Disses Heavier Weight Classes, Says They Aren’t Mixed Martial Artists

UFC lightweight Josh Thomson made an interesting statement to Fox Sports, he said that the higher weight classes you get into, the more one dimensional the fighters are. His words: “This is what I say — when you go up in weight, you should be saying it to those guys. Because those guys all have...

Jul 14, 2014 5:59 pm

A Look Back at B.J. Penn’s Amazing Mixed Martial Arts Career

Former UFC lightweight & welterweight champion B.J. Penn retired from the sport of mixed martial arts, this following his third career loss to Frankie Edgar, which he suffered on July 6th at the TUF 19 Finale in Las Vegas. It was a disappointing end to what was an incredible mixed martial arts career for the...

Jul 14, 2014 8:41 am

QUICK TWITT | Josh Burkman Engages In Twitter Beef With Fight Fans

WSOF welterweight champion Josh Burkman got into a back and forth battle of words with a Twitter user yesterday. Check out the series of Tweets below: [email protected]: Tarec Saffiedine wants Rory MacDonald: 'I know I can beat that guy' #MMA #UFC” I will beat both of them. — Joshua Burkman (@JoshBurkman) July 12, 2014 I...

Jul 8, 2014 3:56 pm

BJ Penn: A Fighter Retires

By: Thomas Gerbasi via UFC.com : There was always a running joke among a couple members of the UFC production team and myself when it came to BJ Penn. Event after event we would trade our war stories, trying to top each other by revealing the journey it took to finally track down the ever-elusive “Prodigy.” After it was...

Jul 7, 2014 8:11 am

B.J. Penn: I Needed Closure

Following a disappointing loss to Frankie Edgar, BJ Penn spoke to the media about why he got back in the Octagon for another fight saying: “I’m thinking to myself, why did you step back into that octagon after the beating that Rory MacDonald gave you? The reason is because I really needed to find out....

Jul 2, 2014 1:47 pm

Hendricks Cleared To Train, Wants Lawler, Puts Division On Notice

UFC Welterweight champion Johny Hendricks has been cleared to return to MMA training, and put the welterweight division on notice when talking to The MMA Fight Corner earlier today, including taking a jab at former welterweight kingpin Georges St Pierre “Don’t get me wrong, I’ll throw with whoever’s the No. 1 contender. I’ll fight them....