Archive: Macdonald

Jun 17, 2014 3:30 pm

Hendricks Eyeing Fall Return, Puts Contenders On Notice

UFC Welterweight champion Johny Hendricks underwent surgery for a torn bicep shortly after winning the vacant title against Robbie Lawler. Hendricks spoke to USA Today Sports about how it feels being sidelined while fighters in his division tear it up. “It sucks being on the sidelines, knowing these guys are all fighting to get to...

Jun 16, 2014 5:09 pm

UFC 174 Medical Suspensions: Jimmo, Bang, Letorneau Receive Long Layoffs

UFC 174 took place last weekend and there were some brutal matches, from Ryan Jimmo snapping his arm blocking a kick to Brendan Schaub’s face being totally disfigured after his bout with Andrei Arlovski. Check out the full suspensions below. Ali Bagautinov: Suspended 30 days with no contact for 30 days. Rory MacDonald: 14-day mandatory...

Jun 16, 2014 11:37 am

UFC 174 Has Lowest Gate In Vancouver

The UFC’s return to Vancouver this past Saturday at UFC 174 fell short of spectacular, particularly when it came to the gate and attendance. The UFC had a total of 13,506 people attend the event, and the gate was just 1.14 million. This is compared to UFC 131, which also took place in Vancouver drew...

Jun 16, 2014 10:27 am

Rory MacDonald: No One’s Going To Stop Me

Rory MacDonald moved one step closer to a title shot this past weekend at UFC 174 when he defeated Tyron Woodley via decision. After the fight Rory spoke about his performance as well as on the topic of the difficulty of getting a title shot in a stacked division. “I appreciate there are other guys...

Jun 10, 2014 5:34 pm

Tyron Woodley: Title Shots Need Consistency

UFC 174 co-headliner Tyron Woodley spoke to The Sherdog Radio Network about the lack of consistency in how title shots are awarded, and how the UFC should develop a rubric or system for how title shots are awarded saying rematches take away from who deserves a shot at the title, and take up time. “I...

Jun 9, 2014 8:29 am

Countdown to UFC 174: MacDonald vs. Woodley (Video)

UFC 174: Johnson vs. Bagautinov takes place this weekend, and as always the UFC’s ‘Countdown’ series has stared airing to hype the event. Below is the segment from the co-main event: Rory MacDonald vs. Tyron Woodley.

Jun 4, 2014 5:00 am

Tyron Woodley Looks Ready For MacDonald Fight (Video)

Tyron Woodley gave fight fans a glimpse into his fight camp ahead of his matchup with Rory MacDonald at UFC 174 on June 14th via his official Instagram today. Check the post out below. Woodley is riding a two-fight win streak into his bout with MacDonald, most recently he defeated Carlos Condit after The Natural...

Jun 3, 2014 4:57 am

Tyron Woodley Wants Memorable Win Over MacDonald

Tyron Woodley had hoped that his win over Carlos Condit would put him in talks of a shot at the welterweight title, however that was not the case. Now Woodley hopes that an impressive win over Rory MacDonald will get him the shot, he feels, he rightfully deserves. Woodley joined Ariel Helwani on The MMA...

Jun 2, 2014 11:14 am

Rory MacDonald, Mike Ricci Engage in Twitter Beef with Askren & War Machine

Tristar teammates Rory MacDonald and Mike Ricci teamed up on Twitter after MacDonald questioned War Machine’s manhood due to the fact that War Machine cried after a recent fight of his. After that, Ben Askren jumped in to talk some smack, which led Mike Ricci to get involved and tell Askren to behave himself. Hit...

Nov 18, 2013 1:57 pm

Coach Believes Robbie Lawler Is The Best Welterweight In The World

“It’s unfortunate some are discrediting Rory McDonald now. I thought he was gonna break and he showed me he had a lot of heart. Much respect to him. He will be back in the winning column soon. He just faced one of the strongest guys in the division, someone that can’t be bullied or pushed...

Nov 15, 2013 7:00 am

VIDEO | UFC 167: Robbie Lawler Isn’t Amazed by Career Turnaround

Robbie Lawler talks about his UFC 167 fight against Rory MacDonald, why he’s not amazed by his career turnaround in 2013, why he always thought he’d return to the UFC, his thoughts on Rory MacDonald’s last fight, MacDonald as an opponent, and more.