UFC and Bellator vet Michael McDonald announces retirement from MMA at age 27

All good things must come to an end. Unfortunately for the Modesto, California native Michael ‘Mayday’ McDonald, his good thing is ending sooner rather than later. The 27-year old McDonald is 19-4 in his professional MMA career and once fought for a world title against Renan Barao in 2013. Since then, things have been less than […]

Michael McDonald gives update on broken hand, requires yet another surgery

When it comes to hand injuries, Michael “Mayday” McDonald just can’t seem to catch a break. Actually…I guess that’s literally the problem. The former UFC bantamweight title challenger has had issues with hand injuries dating back to his tenure with the UFC but they have since followed him to his new home of Bellator. McDonald […]

PHOTOS | Michael McDonald Undergoes Successful Surgery

In the second round of his unanimous decision victory over Peter Ligier at Bellator 191, debutant and former UFC Bantamweight title challenger, Michael McDonald broke his hand. A break so bad that it required surgery… If you missed the picture of the x-ray, here it is: McDonald stated this along with the picture on Twitter: […]

Michael McDonald's Broken Hand Could Not Have Felt Good...

Former UFC Bantamweight title challenger, Michael “Mayday” McDonald made his Bellator MMA debut last Friday in the Bellator 191 main event against Peter Ligier. A fight that McDonald succeeded in by winning a unanimous decision across three rounds. But despite the win for McDonald, he will be facing yet another setback due to injuries. Sometime […]

Former UFC Title Challenger turned Bellator Fighter, Michael McDonald: "If you don’t win a UFC bonus, you’re starving."

Michael “Mayday” McDonald was at a time one of the UFC’s brightest young stars. At 135 lbs, his power and speed seemed unmatched for almost everyone he fought. McDonald went on an impressive eight-fight winning that consisted of six finishes(five KO/TKOs and one submission) before earning his first and only UFC title shot against the […]