Archive: 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 15, 2012 9:22 pm

Johny Hendricks vs. Jake Ellenberger set for UFC 158 in Montreal | UFC News

It appears that Johny Hendricks (14-1 MMA, 9-1 UFC) will not sit back and wait for a title shot after all. “Big Rigg” will instead take on welterweight contender Jake Ellenberger (28-6 MMA, 7-2 UFC) this March at UFC 158 in Montreal. Ironically, Hendricks will now throw down on the same card as welterweight champ Georges St....


Dec 13, 2012 12:53 pm

UFC on FOX 5 Medical Suspensions Report: 13 Combatants Forced On The Sidelines | UFC NEWS

Last weekend’s UFC on FOX 5 event was filled with non-stop, wall-to-wall action. However, all that blood, sweat and tears wasn’t without consequence. 13 UFC on FOX 5 fighters have received medical suspensions ranging from a mere 7 days and going up to indefinite 60 day suspensions. The list of medical suspensions is as follows:...

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 11:51 am

BJPenn.Com Radio Talks to Three Journalists About BJ Penn’s Future

  Saturday night was a tough night for all members of Team Penn. It’s not the loss that hurts so much, but watching BJ lose after he worked so hard to get in shape and prove to himself and everyone else he still has what it takes to be successful was the toughest part. No...

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 10, 2012 1:45 pm

My UFC on Fox 5 M.V.P.

  UFC on Fox 5 was met with great anticipation and for the most part the card delivered a lot of great action and exceptional performances. Many of the fighters made huge statements on Saturday night so it wasn’t easy to determine who my MVP was going to be. The undercard began with what was...

Dec 10, 2012 10:40 am

Quick Twitt | Josh Koscheck Calls Out Rory MacDonald | UFC NEWS

Longtime UFC welterweight standout Josh Koscheck took to twitter to throw his name in the hat as a possible opponent for the fast rising Rory MacDonald. Rory wants his rematch with Condit, but if that can’t happen is Kos a suitable option?

Dec 9, 2012 6:50 pm

Photo: BJ Penn – Not Without A Fight | UFC NEWS

Last night in front of a sold out KeyArena in Seattle, BJ Penn returned to action against the talented Rory MacDonald. It didn’t go our way. As the BJPENN.COM director I always do a post-fight thought. After UFC 94 I told the Penn Nation to hold their heads high. After the first Edgar loss I...

Dec 8, 2012 9:25 pm

Video | UFC on Fox 5 Henderson vs Diaz: Post-Fight Press Conference Highlight

The presser begins with UFC an attendance announcement of 14,412 for a gate of $1,522,600 a complete sell out at Key Arena. Yves Edwards earns Knockout of the Night for his first-round finish of Jeremy Stephens. Scott Jorgensen took home both Submission of the Night and Fight of the Night for his show-opening battle with...

Dec 8, 2012 8:43 pm

UFC on Fox 5 post-fight bonus’

By Evan Stoumbelis Tonight Mixed Martial Arts fans were given an outstanding night of fights. We saw Benson Henderson retain his lightweight title in a dominant performance over Nate Diaz, Alexander Gustafsson solidify his place as a top light heavyweight contender with his performance over Shogun Rua, Rory MacDonald call out Carlos Condit, and Matt...

Dec 8, 2012 8:16 pm

Video | LIVE! UFC on Fox 5 Post Fight Press Conference

BJ Penn.com streams the UFC on Fox 5 Post Fight Press Conference Live. Watch as UFC President Dana White announces the winners of the Fight of the Night, Knockout of the Night and Submission of the Night bonuses, and fighters who earned thieir W’s.

Dec 8, 2012 7:46 pm

Alchemist Management Announces the Signing of Jimi Manuwa

  While speaking to Alchemist Chairman Jeff Aronson about making good on the wager we has, he told me that they recently signed UFC light heavyweight Jimi Manuwa. The 32-year-old Nigeria native who now makes his home in London, England and made his UFC debut at UFC on Fuel: Struve vs. Miocic back in September...

Dec 8, 2012 6:21 pm

Rory MacDonald Defeats BJ Penn Via Dominant Decision

The Seattle crowd at the Key Arena was electric with anticipation of the fight that most MMA fans declared to be the best match-up of the card. The return of a legend seeking to revitalize his already amazing career, and the greatest test put before a ferocious young competitor from MMA’s new breed of talent. What could have been a main...

Dec 8, 2012 11:34 am

UFC on FOX Live Results and Play by Play

Sean McClure will be providing live play by play results for tonight’s UFC on FOX card. JOHN ALBERT VS. SCOTT JORGENSEN Scott Jorgensen wins via RNC at 4:59 of round 1. NAM PHAN VS. DENNIS SIVER The judges score the bout 30-24, 30-25 and 30-26 for the winner by unanimous decision, Dennis Siver. MARCUS LEVESSEUR...