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UFC 198's Demian Maia isn't a stepping stone, wants title shot with win over Matt Brown

Since losing back-to-back fights to Jake Shields and Rory MacDonald, Demian Maia hasn't exactly been given the biggest names to compete against. While highly-talented, fighters such as Neil Magny, Gunnar Nelson, and Ryan LaFlare haven't been making headlines and dominating the rankings. Show More Summary

Rory MacDonald on UFC negotiations: 'I'm the guy in the Canadian market right now'

If Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) wants to maintain its considerable presence in Canada, it may want to open its checkbook to retain the top mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter (not named Georges St-Pierre) in that market, who just...Show More Summary

Bellator's Scott Coker interested in soon-to-be free agent Rory MacDonald

Top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight contender Rory MacDonald has gone on record to state that when the time comes to test free agency, he will sign with the promotion that is willing to show him the money. And thatShow More Summary

Bellator's Scott Coker: Time's right for UFC vets like Rory MacDonald to test free agency

LONDON – In June, UFC welterweight Rory MacDonald will fight the final bout on his current contract with the industry-leader, starting a countdown to free agency that’s by now become a familiar story to MMA observers.Filed under: Bellator, Featured Videos, News, UFC, (...)

Conor McGregor Supported by Rory MacDonald in Battle with UFC

UFC welterweight Rory MacDonald tweeted his support for featherweight champion Conor McGregor on Saturday after the UFC pulled McGregor from his scheduled rematch with Nate Diaz at UFC 200 for refusing to meet certain promotional obligations...Show More Summary

More money, title shot, win over Thompson pushing UFC Fight Night 89’s Rory MacDonald

UFC welterweight Rory MacDonald said his mentality changed after an unsuccessful bid for the title this past July.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos

My First Fight: Rory MacDonald

Photo by Brandon Magnus/Zuffa LLC Everyone—or almost everyone—loves a good origin story. From the New Testament to the neverending deaths of Bruce Wayne’s parents and Peter Parker’s uncle, we’re fascinated by the catalysts, epiphanies,...Show More Summary

Pic: UFC 'Ottawa' headliner Rory MacDonald throws out first pitch for Toronto Blue Jays

Top-ranked Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight and Canadian mixed martial arts (MMA) star Rory MacDonald was tapped to throw out the first pitch for the Toronto Blue Jays baseball team on Tuesday night (April 12, 2016) inside Rogers Centre. Have a look: . Show More Summary

Latest UFC Fight Night 89 fight card and rumors for 'MacDonald vs Thompson' on June 18 in Ottawa

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will try to elevate Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson to a 170-pound title shot by going through top division contender Rory "Ares" MacDonald, who may not be willing to lay down in front of a hometown crowd this June on FOX Sports 1. Show More Summary

After Rory MacDonald Bombshell, Is MMA's Free-Agent Market About to Heat Up?

It’s hard to imagine Rory MacDonald fighting anywhere but the Octagon. The British Columbia native has long been regarded as the heir apparent to Georges St-Pierre and the likeliest man to re-energize the UFC’s once-formidable Canadian...Show More Summary

Rory MacDonald Is the Most Relevant UFC Fighter to Test Free Agency

Photo by Brandon Magnus/Zuffa LLC Rory MacDonald’s whole career has been geared towards claiming the UFC’s welterweight title, which made his revelation on yesterday’s edition of The MMA Hour all the more shocking. The Tristar titleShow More Summary

Rory MacDonald: 'Secretive' Georges St-Pierre would make UFC return for right amount of money

Georges St-Pierre hasn't committed to a return to mixed martial arts (MMA), despite the fact he's always training and has maintained his physique since calling it quits a few years ago. But after he was spotted at UFC 196, the rumor mill started turning, giving fight fans hope for an eventual return. Show More Summary

Top UFC Welterweight Rory MacDonald Could Be Latest to Test Free Agency

Rory MacDonald's contract negotiations with the UFC have not borne fruit, and now the top welterweight contender says he's open to signing with another promotion. That's according to MacDonald himself, who talked about the negotiations...Show More Summary

Rory MacDonald on looming free agency: 'I'll sign with whoever pays me the most'

The upcoming welterweight fight between Rory MacDonald and Stephen Thompson at UFC Fight Night 89 on June 19, 2016, may not be for the division title, but there are huge stakes involved for both parties. For "Wonderboy," a win over MacDonald...Show More Summary

Stephen Thompson: Rory MacDonald is like my brother, but I'll punch him in the face anyway

Stephen Thompson admits he was bummed when he didn't get the call to face Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight titleholder Robbie Lawler for his next bout. Still, fighting the next best guy in the division, Rory MacDonald,...Show More Summary

Rory MacDonald vs Stephen Thompson headlines UFC Fight Night 89 event in Ottawa on June 18

Who says you can't go home? No. 1-ranked welterweight contender and former title challenger Rory MacDonald (18-3) will put his position atop the 170-pound division on the line against streaking kickboxing import Stephen Thompson in the...Show More Summary

Rory MacDonald vs. Stephen Thompson headlines UFC Fight Night 89

A welterweight clash between onetime title challenger Rory MacDonald and the surging Stephen Thompson will headline UFC Fight Night 89.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC

Stephen 'Wonderboy' Thompson KOs Ex-Champ Johny Hendricks, Asks for Title Shot

The welterweight divisional elite are largely names that have been among the best for years. Robbie Lawler. Carlos Condit. Rory MacDonald. Demian Maia. Tyron Woodley. Even the specter of a Georges St-Pierre return looms over the division. But now, a new name joins them. Show More Summary

Hector Lombard: 'Smart' Rory MacDonald doesn't want to fight me because I hit HARD

Rory MacDonald isn't opposed to taking on heavy hitters. In fact, his last outing forced him to go toe-to-toe with perhaps the heaviest hitter in all of the welterweight division, Robbie Lawler, in a championship fight that saw him go...Show More Summary

UFC's Hector Lombard: I wanted to fight Rory MacDonald, but he doesn’t want to

UFC welterweight Hector Lombard is fighting Neil Magny at UFC Fight Night 85 and is happy to be returning to his adopted homeland of Australia. But he’s headed back knowing another matchup eluded him.Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC

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