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Robbie Lawler plans to finish Rory MacDonald in UFC 189 rematch for 170-pound title

Sorry mixed martial arts (MMA) judges, but Robbie Lawler wants nothing to do with you. The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight kingpin is coming off a pair of decision wins in his last two fights, and while they were both...Show More Summary

Robbie Lawler Wants Finish in Rematch with Rory MacDonald

Looks like Rory MacDonald will get his once-promised shot at the UFC welterweight strap after all. On February 18, the UFC announced No. 2-ranked Rory MacDonald would face off with current 170-pound champion Robbie Lawler in the co-main event of July's stacked UFC 189 card in Las Vegas. Show More Summary

Robbie Lawler to Defend UFC Welterweight Title July 11 Against Rory MacDonald

Robbie Lawler will defend his UFC welterweight title against Rory MacDonald July 11 at UFC 189, according to UFC President Dana White. White announced the news Wednesday during a press conference in Las Vegas that aired live on UFC Fight Pass and FOX Sports 1. This fight against MacDonald will mark Lawler 's first attempt at defending the UFC strap. Show More Summary

Robbie Lawler vs Rory MacDonald title fight booked for UFC 189 on July 11 in Las Vegas

Hector Lombard's loss is Rory MacDonald's gain... After going through the gauntlet time and again, Rory MacDonald will finally get his chance to vie for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight title. That's according to UFC president Dana White, who announced during today's (Feb. Show More Summary

Dana White Nixes Benson Henderson vs. Rory MacDonald, Says Rory Has Opponent

You have to say this for Benson Henderson: The guy knows how to dream big. In the moments after his impressive welterweight debut Saturday night—a fourth-round submission of touted prospect Brandon Thatch at UFC Fight Night 60—the former...Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 60: Benson Henderson calls out Rory MacDonald, Dana White shoots bout down

It appears the former lightweight champion may want to stay at welterweight after all. After an awe-inspiring performance in the main event of UFC Fight Night 60 last night (Sat., Feb. 14, 2015) live on FOX Sports 1 from the 1STBANKShow More Summary

Trainer: Rory MacDonald was still willing to fight Hector Lombard at UFC 186 following steroid controversy

Now, it's just one less contender in front of "Red King's" road to the title. You can't say Rory MacDonald isn't game. After hearing that his bout against Hector Lombard had been scratched from the UFC 186 event on April 25, 2015 inShow More Summary

Hector Lombard popped for steroids following UFC 182 drug test

Well, now we know why his 170-pound showdown against Rory MacDonald was so hastily removed from UFC 186. Former Bellator middleweight champion Hector Lombard, who seemed destined to make waves in the UFC welterweight division, suffered a serious career setback earlier today (Tues., Feb. Show More Summary

Rory MacDonald vs. Hector Lombard pulled from UFC 186, replaced with Demetrious Johnson vs. Kyoji Horiguchi

Oh, Canada. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has yanked the welterweight showdown between Rory MacDonald and Hector Lombard from its upcoming UFC 186 pay-per-view (PPV) event, slotted for April 25, 2015 inside the Bell Centre inShow More Summary

MacDonald vs. Lombard Off, Mighty Mouse vs. Horiguchi New Co-Main at UFC 186

UFC 186 just added a little more shine to its lineup. According to the UFC, the originally scheduled co-main event between top-five welterweights Rory MacDonald (18-2) and Hector Lombard (35-4-1, 1 no-contest) has been called off due to unknown circumstances. Show More Summary

Rory who? Dana White says Kelvin Gastelum could get next welterweight title shot by defeating Tyron Woodley

Dear Rory MacDonald, Nobody likes you! Signed, UFC Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White is "very excited" about the future of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 17 winner Kelvin Gastelum, who dropped down from middleweight...Show More Summary

'Heartbroken' Rory MacDonald won't believe anymore of UFC's promised title shots, ready to 'f--k someone up'

It's one bump in the road after another for Rory MacDonald After getting promised a shot to face either Johny Hendricks or Robbie Lawler for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight title, Rory MacDonald got the wrong end...Show More Summary

UFC Booking Alert: Rory MacDonald vs. Hector Lombard at UFC 186

(Photo via Getty) Rory MacDonald's next fight will be against the resurgent Cuban judoka and former Bellator middleweight champ, Hector Lombard at UFC 186 in Montreal this April. The initial report came from Vendetta Fighter, but was...Show More Summary

UFC 186: Rory MacDonald vs. Hector Lombard possible for April 25 in Montreal

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has added a blockbuster welterweight showdown to its upcoming UFC 186 pay-per-view (PPV) event, slotted for April 25, 2015 inside the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. That's where Rory MacDonald and Hector Lombard will compete for the right to be crowned division No. Show More Summary

Report: Rory MacDonald Will Face Hector Lombard This April at UFC 186

Rory MacDonald, the UFC's most talented young welterweight, and Hector Lombard, maybe the division's most fearsome knockout artist, will face off this April at UFC 186 in MacDonald's adopted home town of Montreal. The news was first reported Saturday by Jay Russell of Vendetta Fighter. Show More Summary

Following UFC 182, Hector Lombard vs. Rory MacDonald the Fight to Make

Hector Lombard has three wins as a UFC welterweight and has already put himself into a place to be considered a top contender within the weight class. He took a decision victory over Josh Burkman at UFC 182 to continue his current run. Show More Summary

Dana White confirms Robbie Lawler vs. Johny Hendricks trilogy, expects Rory MacDonald to fight again

So close, yet so far. Despite working his way back into the No. 1 contender spot, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight title will once again be decided between Robbie Lawler and Johny Hendricks -- not Rory MacDonaldShow More Summary

UFC 182: Hector Lombard Looks to Be Fighting for a Faceoff with Rory MacDonald

UFC 182 will be Hector Lombard's chance to prove his spot in the welterweight rankings. Everything leading up to the event looked like it would be Rory MacDonald, the UFC's No. 2-ranked contender, who would be next in line for the championship. Show More Summary

UFC 181 PPV buys may explain demise of Rory MacDonald welterweight title fight

The estimated pay-per-view (PPV) buys are in for UFC 181, which took place earlier this month in Las Vegas, Nevada. And they ain't too shabby. Headlined by the Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler 170-pound title fight, as well as the lightweight championship showdown between Anthony Pettis vs. Show More Summary

Why Rory MacDonald Isn't Getting His Title Shot Against Robbie Lawler

After much speculation, Rory MacDonald will not be getting his first title shot in the UFC. According to UFC Tonight's Ariel Helwani, the UFC brass called MacDonald to update the status of his once-promised title shot. Dana White didn't just color MacDonald the No. Show More Summary

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