644 Search Results for rory macdonald

Aug 12, 2015 7:24 am

Rory MacDonald Has Intersting Take On Robbie Lawler Fight

“The greatest moment of my life. The best experience, it was a real experience, it showed me who I was. It was the best moment of my entire life. Obviously I’m disappointed that I didn’t win, I wasn’t able to push through and stop him, but at the end of the day, it was just...

Jul 13, 2015 4:24 pm

UFC 189 Medical Suspensions: Rory MacDonald Served 6 Month Layoff

“UFC 189” could easily go down as the greatest event in Ultimate Fighting Championship history. Conor McGregor became the new king of the featherweight division while an injured Jose Aldo watched from the sidelines and the co main-event was a contender for “Fight of the Year”. Unfortunately, Robbie Lawler and Rory MacDonald will pay the...

Jul 12, 2015 12:16 pm

Rory MacDonald’s Face the Day After UFC 189 Is Brutal

Rory MacDonald’s face sports the cuts, bruises and breaks of a five round war with a welterweight champion. Believe it or not, MacDonald was on his way to winning the fight by way of judges’ decision if he made it out of the last round. UFC Welterweight Champion Robbie Lawler landed 69 significant strikes throughout...

Jul 12, 2015 5:45 am

REPLAY! Robbie Lawler vs. Rory MacDonald (Highlights)

Robbie Lawler’s first defense of the UFC Welterweight Championship may have been one of the most entertaining fights in the division’s rich history. “Red King” Rory MacDonald proved he has one of the toughest chins in the division when he repeatedly got tagged and continued to press forward. Check out the highlights of the fight...

Jul 10, 2015 7:33 am

Rory MacDonald Signs With Reebok Ahead Of UFC 189

UFC welterweight Rory MacDonald is the latest fighter to reach an individual sponsorship deal with Reebok. UFC officials released the news yesterday and said the deal takes effect for MacDonald’s title shot this Saturday at UFC 189, against Robbie Lawler. MacDonald also shared the news via Twitter, saying that he was excited and looked forward...

Jul 8, 2015 2:09 am

Rory MacDonald Doesn’t Compare Himself To GSP

“It’s a compliment to be compared to him, but I don’t compare myself to Georges (St. Pierre). I’m my own person, I’ve got my own fighting style. I try to keep myself away from the whole comparison. I’m not trying to be Georges (St. Pierre).” UFC welterweight and teammate of former champion Georges St. Pierre,...

Jul 6, 2015 5:42 am

REPLAY! Countdown to UFC 189: Robbie Lawler vs. Rory MacDonald

UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler, fresh off his win against Johny Hendricks to claim the strap, is set for his first title defense against Canadian Rory MacDonald. Go inside the fight camps of both co-main event stars in this edition of Countdown. Kings Of Volume — Punches In Bunches With Nate Diaz And Richard Perez

Jun 26, 2015 7:34 am

REPLAY! Rory MacDonald vs Tarec Saffiedine (FULL)

‘One of the welterweight division’s fastest rising stars, Rory MacDonald looks to further his climb to the top, but first he must face a dangerous opponent in Tarec Saffiedine, who has one all of his last five. Catch Rory fight for the title in his upcoming fight against Robbie Lawler at UFC 189.’ “The Crippler”...

Jun 24, 2015 9:11 am

Rory MacDonald: ‘Dangerous Condit More Deserving Of Title Shot Than Hendricks’

“I think Carlos is a more dangerous fighter, personally. Not that Johny’s not (dangerous); he’s great, he’s a top contender, and he was a champion for a reason.” “Because I think Carlos is one of the best in the division and the most dangerous fighter with a five-round fight. He’s a very dangerous fighter.” UFC...

Jun 18, 2015 6:32 am

Rory MacDonald Has Been Tested Twice Ahead Of Title Fight

“I’ve been tested twice. Yesterday in the afternoon, and then not last Saturday, but the Saturday before that. (I gave) blood and urine.” “I think it’s a good thing; cheaters need to be punished for what they’re doing. The system that they’re using, it was just so lenient that the guys would cheat anyway and...

Mar 27, 2015 2:02 am

UFC 189: Rory MacDonald Feels Like a ‘Killer Right Now’

At the UFC 189 tour stop in NYC, Rory MacDonald discusses his current mental state heading into UFC 189, his new hair cut, not fighting in Montreal, how he has improved since his first fight against Robbie Lawler, and much more.

Feb 20, 2015 11:46 am

Lawler “Not Worried” About What Rory MacDonald’s Going To Do

“I’m very far away from worrying about what Rory is going to do, so no offense to Rory, but I’m just going to worry about myself. I’m not worried about what his game plan is or what his Xs and Os are. I’m just going to concentrate on getting better as a fighter.” “It’s exciting...

Feb 20, 2015 10:33 am

GSP Reacts To Rory MacDonald’s UFC Title Shot

Earlier this week the UFC announced Rory MacDonald as the next title challenger to welterweight champion Robbie Lawler. The significance of the bout, at least for MacDonald, is huge. The Canadian star has a chance to recapture the welterweight world championship recently held by his mentor, and training partner, Georges St-Pierre. GSP took to twitter...

Feb 18, 2015 10:55 am

Robbie Lawler vs. Rory MacDonald Set For UFC 189

A welterweight title fight between Rory MacDonald and champion Robbie Lawler has been booked for July’s UFC 189 event in Las Vegas. Lawler and MacDonald previously fought at UFC 167 in November of 2013, where “Ruthless” earned a close split-decision victory over the Canadian standout. The Lawler vs. MacDonald rematch is the second title fight...

Feb 15, 2015 7:29 am

Rory MacDonald Reacts To Henderson’s Callout

Last night, following his 4th round submission win over Brandon Thatch, Benson Henderson called for a bout against Rory MacDonald. MacDonald was slated to fight Hector Lombard at UFC 186 in April, however it was discovered that Lombard tested positive for PEDs following his win over Josh Burkman at UFC 182 in January. Henderson said...

Jan 30, 2015 11:50 am

Gastelum: ‘Rory MacDonald deserves the next title shot’

“Honestly, I believe that Rory MacDonald should get it. That’s my own personal opinion. He deserves it. He’s [on] a three-fight winning streak, beat some of the best guys in the division and I believe he deserves it.” “I think I haven’t proven it to anybody to get the next title shot.” In a new...

Jan 12, 2015 6:56 pm

Rory MacDonald Calls For Changes To Process Of Awarding Title Shots

Rory MacDonald was admittedly “heartbroken” when he found out he had been passed up for a title shot again, in order for a trilogy match between Robbie Lawler and Johny Hendricks to take place. The process of awarding title shots is a very inconsistent one, which is something that has been long-discussed in the MMA...

Jan 12, 2015 4:40 pm

Rory MacDonald “Heartbroken” After Announcement Of Lawler-Hendricks Trilogy Bout

Going in to UFC 181: Lawler vs. Hendricks, it was believed Rory MacDonald would be fighting the winner of the bout for the UFC welterweight title. Things didn’t play out that way however. A split decision win that saw Robbie Lawler awarded the UFC welterweight championship was not decisive enough in the eyes of many,...

Jan 10, 2015 1:15 pm

Report: Rory MacDonald vs. Hector Lombard In The Works For UFC 186

A welterweight bout between two of the UFC’s elite is reportedly in the works for the their upcoming return to Montreal in April. Multiple reports are indicating that both Rory MacDonald and Hector Lombard have agreed to fight, however the UFC is stopping short of announcing this bout as official. UFC 186 is set to go...

Dec 17, 2014 6:51 pm

Rory MacDonald Told He Will Not Fight For The Title

Top UFC welterweight fighter Rory MacDonald has been informed by the UFC that he will not be booked for a slot against Robbie Lawler. UFC Tonight on FOX Sports 1 broke the news this evening during their weekly broadcast. MacDonald was originally promised the winner of UFC 181’s main event. The Canadian was even sitting...

Nov 23, 2014 4:27 pm

Rory MacDonald wants to return to Metamoris in the future

Last night, at Metamoris 5, Rory MacDonald grappled JT Torres for a full 20 minutes to a draw. During the course of the match however, Torres sunk in a tight armbar, that many fans expected MacDonald to tap to. He spoke to Sherdog to discuss his desire to compete at Metamoris again in the future,...

Nov 3, 2014 5:13 pm

Rory MacDonald Admits He Wants To Emulate Conor McGregor

The hype surrounding Conor McGregor is undeniable. McGregor, who is currently on a 12-fight winning streak, is 5-0 in the UFC, and should he defeat Dennis Siver at UFC Fight Night Boston in January, will likely face Jose Aldo for the featherweight championship. McGregor has an extremely unique, and impressive style of standup, one that...

Nov 3, 2014 4:57 pm

Rory MacDonald Is A Fan Of Ronda Rousey, But Not WMMA

Top ranked UFC welterweight Rory MacDonald admits that he isn’t a huge fan of women’s MMA (WMMA), however even MacDonald cant help but be a fan of Ronda Rousey. He spoke to Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour to discuss his viewepoint: “I don’t know what it is. I find it that they fight with...

Oct 23, 2014 11:29 am

Profile – Rory MacDonald Title Challenger

The folks over at Fightland put together this feature on Rory MacDonald. Get to know the UFC’s number one welterweight contender, by hitting play above.

Oct 20, 2014 8:23 am

PHOTO | Rory MacDonald Going Hunting

Rory MacDonald is a headhunter in the cage, and is also apparently a hunter outside of the cage as well. MacDonald posted the following picture on his Instagram of himself firing a rifle with a new setup.