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Video: Watch UFC 201 headliner Robbie Lawler's 'Fight of the Year' with Rory MacDonald

It was competitive, bloody and, at times, tough to watch. It also earned widespread “Fight of the Year” acclaim, including in MMAjunkie’s 2015 year-end awards.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos

Watch Robbie Lawler vs Rory MacDonald full fight video from UFC 189 bloodbath

Here's one that never gets old. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion Robbie Lawler put his 170-pound title up for grabs in the UFC 189 pay-per-view (PPV) co-main event, which took place roughly one year ago inside...Show More Summary

Bellator boss says 'nothing imminent' with Rory MacDonald, but discussions 'going well'

LONDON – Bellator officials remain interested in the most high-profile free agent fighter on the market today, and the talks are reportedly “going well.”Filed under: Bellator, News, UFC

UFC 201: Robbie Lawler not interested in fighting ‘old school’ Nate Diaz -- he's too busy cheering for him

Since 2014, Robbie Lawler has two "Fight of the Year" awards to his credit following his wars against Johny Hendricks at UFC 171 and his unforgettable bout against Rory MacDonald at UFC 189. He also had two five-round "Fight of the Night"...Show More Summary

Bellator President Scott Coker expresses 'definite interest' in UFC free agent Rory MacDonald

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Welterweight contender Rory MacDonald not only broke his nose in a five-round loss to Stephen Thompson back at UFC Fight Night 89, but the Canadian may have fought his last battle inside of the Octagon. After all, prior to his No. Show More Summary

John Kavanagh reveals Conor McGregor injured knee before UFC 189 after sparring with Rory MacDonald

Conor McGregor is undoubtedly one of the very best fighters in mixed martial arts (MMA) today. But even beyond his natural skill set, the Irishman is as tough as they come. Leading into his UFC 189 showdown with then Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Featherweight titleholder Jose Aldo, McGregor hinted that he was fighting through injury. Show More Summary

Stephen Thompson confident in his ability to finish UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler

The stars are aligning for Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Welterweight contender Stephen Thompson. With a recent five-round dissection of perennial title hunter Rory MacDonald back at UFC Fight Night 89, "Wonderboy" has now won seven in a row in a crowded 170-pound division. Show More Summary

USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie Rankings, June 21: 'Wonderboy' nipping on Lawler's heels

After turning in a scintillating victory over Rory MacDonald, Stephen Thompson is now the clearcut No. 1 contender in the UFC’s welterweight division.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, Bellator, MMA Rankings, UFC, WSOF

UFC boss Dana White: If you didn't like MacDonald vs Thompson fight, you're a f---ing idiot!

Stephen Thompson and Rory MacDonald engaged in a 25-minute welterweight scrap this past weekend (Sat., June 18, 2016) in the main event of UFC Fight Night 89 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, one that saw "Wonderboy" bust up "Red King' toShow More Summary

Weighing the Options of Rory MacDonald

Photo by Andre Ringuette/Zuffa LLC ? Back in July of 2015, in the co-main event of UFC 189, welterweight champion Robbie Lawler and number-one-contender Rory MacDonald delivered one of the greatest fights of all time. And while MacDonald...Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 89 medical suspensions: Stephen Thompson and Rory MacDonald sidelined 60 days

After a wild event, seven fighters have been sidelined for at least 60 days.Filed under: News, UFC

Thompson, Cerrone and Calderwood: The Best of Karate and Muay Thai in MMA

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC Stephen Thompson is next in line to fight for the title. It might not have come from the most spectacular showing of his knockout filled MMA career, but by shutting out Rory MacDonald, Thompson proved that he can hold any man at the mercy of his distancing. Show More Summary

Fight Night 89 Results/Highlights: Thompson Outguns MacDonald, Cerrone Batters Cote + More

(via UFC on FOX) In Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson vs. Rory "I Refuse to Write His Nickname" MacDonald, we were expecting one of the more technical battles you'll ever see in the octagon; one was a kickboxing and karate master with a wealth...Show More Summary

In the Name of Beauty, Stephen Thompson Needs to Fight Demian Maia Next

Photo by Buda Mendes/Zuffa LLC After upsetting Rory MacDonald Saturday night, Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson did his MMA due diligence and called for a title shot against the winner of the UFC 201 fight between champion Robbie Lawler and Tyron Woodley. Show More Summary

10 Burning Questions Heading into UFC 200 Triple-Header

UFC Fight Night 89 is in the books. The results are as follows (h/t B/R's own Craig Amos): Fight Night 89 Main Card Stephen Thompson def. Rory MacDonald, unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 48-47) Donald Cerrone def. Patrick Cote, TKO (Round 3, 2:35) Steve Bosse def. Show More Summary

Monday Morning Hangover: What's next for Rory MacDonald after losing final fight of UFC contract?

Another weekend of fisticuffs has come and gone, as UFC Fight Night 89 went down last Saturday night (June 18, 2016) from inside TD Place Arena in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. For complete coverage of the entire UFC Fight Night 89: "MacDonald vs. Show More Summary

Joe Silva’s Shoes: What's next for Stephen Thompson, UFC Fight Night 89's other winners?

Stephen Thompson earned his third straight UFC main event victory when he bested Rory MacDonald by unanimous decision at UFC Fight Night 89 on Saturday.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos

Thoughts & Shots from UFC Ottawa

Unfortunately for the Canadian MMA fans, neither Rory MacDonald nor Patrick Cote were able to notch what could have been a career-defining victory. It was a rough night, to say the least, for the Canadian contingent atop the card.

UFC Fight Night 89 results recap: What's next fight for Stephen Thompson?

Stephen Thompson earned his seventh straight victory this past Saturday night (June 18, 2016), staking his claim as the No. 1 contender in UFC's Welterweight division by handily defeating Rory MacDonald via unanimous decision at the TD Place Arena in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 89: Rory MacDonald breaks nose against Stephen Thompson, may need surgery

Though he didn't come out looking like Franken-Rory -- much like he did after his memorable fight against Robbie Lawler last year -- Rory MacDonald suffered some bumps and bruises during his Welterweight showdown against Stephen Thompson...Show More Summary

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