Archive: Rory MacDonald

Dec 7, 2012 9:07 pm

The Trials and Tribulations of an MMA Fan

  The buildup to tomorrow night’s UFC event has been incredible, it has been a painstaking process, but all of the hard work will culminate at The Key Arena in Seattle, WA at 8pm eastern. For the fighters and their camps all of the long hours working in the gym will be put to the...

Dec 7, 2012 6:15 pm

UFC on Fox 5 Weigh In Results: Diaz, Assuncao, Martinez Miss the Mark

Main event title challenger, Nate Diaz – failed to hit his target weight on the first attempt and was given two hours to cut the additional weight along with 2 other fighters. Making that a total of 3 fighters missing the mark. There is no one pound allowance for a title fight. Diaz weighed in...

Dec 7, 2012 3:27 pm

UFC on Fox 5 Main Card Predictions

  We are a little over 24 hours away from what will truly be a historic night in Seattle as the UFC invades the Key Arena with UFC on Fox 5: Henderson vs. Diaz. The whole card consists of 11 bouts with one airing on Facebook, six on FX and four on Fox. All four...

Dec 7, 2012 12:13 pm

UFC on Fox 5: Penn v MacDonald — a truly historic fight

By Dr. Johnny Benjamin UFC on Fox 5 is nearly here and to suggest that I’m more than just a bit excited would be a gross understatement! The card is stacked and I mean stacked from top to bottom and as an early Christmas or Chanukah gift it is FREE! Many are eagerly anticipating what...

Dec 6, 2012 5:16 pm

Exclusive: Rich Chou and Pedro Carrasco Join BJPenn.Com Radio from Seattle

  Last night we had two member of Team Penn join us on BJPenn.Com Radio live from Seattle. Former Strikeforce matchmaker and long time Penn family friend, Rich Chou and BJPenn.Com editor Pedro Carrasco called in to discuss how things were going in the days leading up to BJ’s return to the Octagon on Saturday...

Dec 6, 2012 10:37 am

Who’s on the Hot Seat: UFC on Fox 5 Edition

  We are just two days away from what could arguably be the most anticipated card of 2012. On Saturday night, December 8th, the UFC presents: UFC on Fox 5: Henderson vs. Diaz from Seattle, WA. The main card consists of four bouts where any of them could win Fight of the Night. Leading off...

Dec 5, 2012 10:50 am

Abel Trujillo Added to Tonight’s Stacked BJPenn.Com Radio Show

  With less than one week left before BJ Penn returns to the Octagon hosts Bryan Levick & Mitch Ciccarelli welcome five fantastic guest to the show on Wednesday night. Kyle Kingsbury will kick things off and with his engaging personality and great sense of humor our listeners are sure to be entertained. The 30-year-old...

Dec 4, 2012 8:39 am

UFC on Fox 5 moves Siver vs Phan to televised prelims

By Evan Stoumbelis The UFC has moved Dennis Siver vs Nam Phan to the televised prelims on FX for Friday’s UFC on Fox 5 card which features our own BJ Penn. UFC on Fox 5 takes place in Seattle with Benson Henderson defending his lightweight title against Nate Diaz in the main event. Facebook prelims...

Dec 4, 2012 6:58 am

VIDEO | UFC on FOX 5: Sneak Peak Of Show Opener | UFC NEWS

The UFC returns to Seattle for an epic night of free fights, headlined by a lightweight title bout between Benson Henderson and Nate Diaz. Plus a light heavyweight showdown between Shogun Rua and Alexander Gustafsson and BJ Penn returns to the Octagon to face rising star Rory MacDonald

Dec 3, 2012 11:40 am

Quick Twitt | UFC on FOX 5’s Mike Chiesa Off Card Due To Illness | UFC NEWS

“The Ultimate Fighter Live” winner Mike Chiesa has been forced off this weekend’s UFC on FOX 5 card due to an undisclosed illness. UFC officials took to twitter to confirm the news late yesterday evening. Chiesa joins Lavar Johnson and Rafaello Oliveira on the short list of scheduled UFC on FOX 5 fighters who were...

Dec 2, 2012 4:25 pm

VIDEO EXCLUSIVE | BJ’s Final Days In Hawaii – Heading To Seattle | UFC NEWS

It’s Fight Week!!! Multiple time UFC champion, BJ Penn, has done all he needs to do to prepare for his upcoming bout against Rory MacDonald this upcoming Saturday. All that’s left to do is step inside the cage and let the months of hard work speak for itself. In this latest video blog, BJ thanks...

Dec 1, 2012 11:11 am

UFC On FOX 5 Virtual Event Program | UFC NEWS

The good guys over at the UFC have put together this spectacular virtual program for next week’s UFC on FOX 5 event. Surf through the pages in full screen to get all the information you could ever dream of on each fighter and each scheduled bout!

Nov 30, 2012 9:31 am

For MacDonald, One Diaz Brother Isn’t Enough | UFC NEWS

“I would fight [Nick Diaz]. (He comes back ) in February, and I might be ready to fight in like March or something like that. He might be my next fight after B.J., you never know how it works… We’ll see, I’d love to fight him.” – Rory MacDonald via this week’s UFC on FOX...

Nov 29, 2012 9:59 am

Rory MacDonald Thinks Bout With Brazil’s Erick Silva Inevitable | UFC NEWS

“I’ve watched some of his fights and he’s a very good fighter,” MacDonald told ESPN. “Me and him will be matched up down the road for sure. “It’s inevitable, he’s one of the top guys, he’s young… actually, is he young? I think he’s like 30! He looks younger than me though! “If he’s around...