Archive: Rory MacDonald

Jun 9, 2014 5:00 am

Countdown to UFC 174: Demetrious Johnson vs. Ali Bagautinov

UFC Countdown takes you behind the scenes before UFC 174 as six stars try to redefine their divisions on Saturday, June 14. Undefeated at flyweight, Demetrious Johnson makes his fourth title defense against surging Russian Ali Bagautinov. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Jun 6, 2014 5:35 am

UFC 174 Headliner Denies Reports Of Drug Testing Failure

According to reports coming out of Russian website,, UFC 174 headliner Ali Bagautinov has a prior drug test failure in his athletic history. The report detailed the use of a common stimulant, which could aid in giving the user an extra surge of strength and energy. Ali, in an interview with FOX Sports denied...

Jun 5, 2014 6:28 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO: Arlovski vs. Brink

Go back in time as Andrei Arlovski make his UFC debut at UFC 28 against Aaron Brink. Then, catch his upcoming fight with Brendan Schaub at UFC 174. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

May 28, 2014 5:14 am

Dana White Breaks Down The UFC’s Welterweight Pecking Order

  The UFC just announced a massive welterweight fight slated for July 26, 2014 in San Jose, California. Yes, Matt brown will face off against fellow knockout artist Robbie Lawler at UFC on FOX 12. Fans are already going nuts about this fight and Dana White made it even better when he announced that the...

May 28, 2014 5:09 am

UFC 174 on Pay-Per-View Preview

The UFC Flyweight title is on the line Saturday, June 14th at UFC 174 as the champ, Demetrious Johnson takes on Ali Bagautinov who is on an 11 fight win streak. The co-main event is a pivotal welterweight bout as Rory MacDonald takes on Tyron Woodley. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Apr 25, 2014 9:05 pm

PHOTO | UFC 174 Poster Released

UFC officials have released the officials ‘UFC 174: Johnson vs. Bagautinov’ poster for the upcoming pay-per-view event set for June 14. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Apr 24, 2014 11:15 am

‘Mighty Mouse’ Defends UFC’s Contender Decisions

“It’s not like Mortal Kombat where before you fight Shao Khan you have to fight Kintaro. It’s not like that, if it was like that everybody would have to fight John Dodson and Joseph Benavidez and they wouldn’t get passed those guys. That’s how it is. If Ali Bagautinov would have to beat those guys...

Apr 23, 2014 8:17 am

PHOTO | Tyron Woodley & Rory MacDonald Staredown

Yesterday the UFC held a pre-sale ticket conference for the upcoming UFC 174 event. Tyron Woodley and Rory MacDonald stared down after it was over. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Apr 15, 2014 10:08 am

MacDonald Ready for Johny Hendricks After A Win Over Woodley

Welterweight rising star Rory MacDonald is dripping confidence about his upcoming fight with powerhouse Tyron Woodley at UFC 174 this summer. MacDonald has been hovering around the top spot in the division for a long time now, never seeming to get over the final plateau to a championship fight and a belt. But now, Rory...

Apr 8, 2014 7:21 pm

MacDonald vs. Woodley Official For UFC 174 Title Eliminator

Late last month we reported the UFC’s intentions with Tyron Woodley and Rory MacDonald. Those plans have now been finalized and the two welterweight fighters will indeed square off at UFC 174 in June. The bout has also been deemed a number-one-contender clash, putting the winner up against, Johny Hendricks, the UFC’s welterweight champion. Our...

Mar 27, 2014 9:11 am

Report: Rory MacDonald vs. Tyron Woodley In The Works

We now know who Johny Hendricks’ first title defense will be against. Kind of. MMA Junkie‘s Steven Marocco reports that Rory MacDonald and Tyron Woodley will square off during the UFC’s first trip to Canada this year (UFC174 in June), for a presumed number-one contender’s match. The fight makes sense not only on paper, but...

Mar 19, 2014 8:38 pm

Serra Calls For MacDonald vs. Lombard Title Eliminator

The UFC’s welterweight division has never looked so promising. With GSP out of the picture, the list of potential challengers for new champ, Johny Hendricks, has grown substantially. Everyone wants their shot and Matt Serra, who played co-host tonight on ‘UFC Tonight’ this evening, offered up his thoughts. Check it: “This was nuts. Robbie Lawler...

Mar 19, 2014 8:29 pm

VIDEO | Joe Rogan OnThe Evolution Of The MMA Fighter

UFC commentator, Joe Rogan, discusses that special spark in some athletes that allows them to succeed inside the UFC’s Octagon. The clip is an outtake from Conor McGregor’s upcoming documentary. Enjoy! Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Mar 19, 2014 8:22 am

Woodley Thinks The UFC Wants Rory MacDonald To Replace The GSP Void

“I think that anybody is in some form of media and spectators, the good stories always make the front page. What people fail to realize is that it was seven minutes into the fight, I was winning the fight, I won the first round, I won the first two minutes of the second round, and...

Mar 17, 2014 6:17 am

Joe Rogan Responds To Fans’ Complaints About UFC 171 Comments

After every UFC event, fans will flood their favorite MMA forums, and let their opinions fly. This weekend was no different, but the focal point of most posts seemed to be centered on Joe Rogan, and several of his comments during the UFC 171 show. Fans took issue with Joe’s critique of Hector Lombard, as well...

Mar 10, 2014 2:13 pm

GSP: ‘TRT Is A Joke, Should Have Been Banned Long Ago’

“It should have been done a long time ago. There’s not another sports that accepts it. It’s a joke. For our sport, I don’t want to accuse individuals. Never once have I accused a person. I don’t want to accuse the organization. The problem is the system. One of the reasons why I stopped (fighting)...

Mar 7, 2014 7:55 am

VIDEO | First Video Of GSP Starring In Captain America Film

Cap and Black Widow infiltrate an ocean liner taken over by Batroc (GSP) in a special extended, four minute look at Marvel’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” in theaters April 4! Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Mar 7, 2014 5:54 am

Woodley: Rory MacDonald & Nick Diaz ‘Are Sharing The Same Bag Of Weed’

In recent news former top contender Rory MacDonald stated that he believed himself deserving of the number one contender spot and first in line to face the winner of Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler for the newly abandoned UFC welterweight title. Hendricks and Lawler are set to face off on March 15 in Dallas, Texas...

Mar 5, 2014 7:00 am

VIDEO | Georges St-Pierre teaches fighting techniques

MMA fighter Georges St-Pierre teaches basic fighting techniques to a group of prize winners during the “Get in the Cage” event at the legendary Tristar Gym in Montreal on Friday, February 28, 2014. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Feb 27, 2014 10:37 am

PHOTO | GSP Scribes A Woman’s Exposed Breasts With His Autograph

The sidelines are fun for the former champ, Georges St-Pierre. Since his UFC exodus, we’ve seen him partying in Miami, training in NY and hanging in Brazil while keeping his brand in-tact and enjoying his much-needed escape from the UFC’s grasp. In the photo, we have just the latest in the life of the former...

Feb 26, 2014 12:40 pm

GSP: ‘Rory Deserves Next Title Shot, He Will Be Champion’

“I do believe Rory deserves the next title shot. I think he deserves it, and I do believe Rory will be champion. The loss to Robbie Lawler made Rory a far more experienced and skilled martial artist. He has all the tools to be champion. I think he actually beat Lawler, who is one of...