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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

UFC informs Rory MacDonald he will not get next Welterweight title shot, setting up Robbie Lawler vs Johny Hendricks 3

Tell us you didn't see this one coming from 10 miles away... Remember when it was "pretty impossible" to deny Rory MacDonald the next Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Welterweight title shot and that it would "absolutely, positively,...Show More Summary

Hendricks-Lawler Trilogy? Rory MacDonald Won't Get Next Welterweight Title Shot

In an announcement that may pave the way for a blockbusting rubber match next year, UFC welterweight contender Rory MacDonald confirmed Wednesday that he is not the next challenger for new champion Robbie Lawler. The news came via broadcaster...Show More Summary

UFC champ Robbie Lawler prefers Johny Hendricks trilogy over Rory MacDonald rematch

Robbie Lawler is the new Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight kingpin, thanks to a split-decision win over Johny Hendricks at the UFC 181 pay-per-view (PPV) event back on Dec. 6, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada (watch it here). And...Show More Summary

UFC rankings updated after UFC 181: Johny Hendricks still better than Rory MacDonald

Unfortunately for "Red King," he is still one spot behind Hendricks in the eyes of the voters, despite the fact that "Bigg Rigg" coughed up the welterweight title to Robbie Lawler. The official Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) rankings have been updated following UFC 181, which went down this past weekend (Sat., Dec. Show More Summary

Dana White on Hendricks vs. Lawler 3: 'Trilogy Wouldn't Be a Bad Idea'

Rory MacDonald may not be a lock for a title shot after all. UFC President Dana White is mulling over the possibility of an immediate rematch between Robbie Lawler and Johny Hendricks following a controversial decision at UFC 181 in another epic slugfest. “I don’t know. Show More Summary

Dana White: Robbie Lawler vs Johny Hendricks 3 next not 'a bad idea' despite Rory MacDonald assurances

31 fights after his UFC debut, Robbie Lawler earned the UFC welterweight title with a razor-close split decision victory over former champion Johny Hendricks in their highly anticipated rematch in the main event of UFC 181 this past Saturday night (Dec. Show More Summary

Rory MacDonald won't 'stab Georges St-Pierre in the back' by fighting him inside the Octagon

And no amount of money will change his tune. You've heard it a million times before; Rory MacDonald and former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion, Georges St-Pierre, will never fight one another. While many, not...Show More Summary

Rory MacDonald: I'd Never Stab GSP in the Back

For Rory MacDonald, fighting longtime friend and training partner Georges St-Pierre would be the same as stabbing him in the back. On paper, a potential UFC title fight between St-Pierre and MacDonald screams dollar signs. How couldShow More Summary

Rory MacDonald hoping for Metamoris return, prefers broken bones over submission losses

If top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight wunderkind Rory MacDonald is hoping to moonlight as a competitive grappler, he might want to cool it with all that "bones break before I do" kind of chatter. Especially when injuries are blamed for this. MacDonald was a featured combatant in last Sat. Show More Summary

UFC welterweight title contender Rory MacDonald wants you to call him ‘Red King’ now

Say goodbye to “Ares.” UFC fighter Rory MacDonald wants fans to call him the “Red King” now, as he prepares to fight for the welterweight title. But before you think MacDonald thought it up while trying to figure out who the “Yellow King” was on “True Detective,” there’s a better explanation for it. Per MMAFighting.com: […]

BREAKING UFC NEWS: Rory MacDonald has a NEW nickname!

OMG! Guys, this one is hot off the press. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight No. 1 contender, Rory MacDonald, has a NEW nickname! [holds for applause] First he was "The Waterboy," then he was "Ares," now he is... (wait for it)... Show More Summary

Matt Brown vs. Tarec Saffiedine Being Eyed for UFC Sweden Event in January

(Pictured left: Matt Brown's son reacts as Tarec Saffiedine's son kicks a corner stool in half off-camera. Photo via Getty.) On the heels of tough losses to Robbie Lawler and Rory MacDonald, respectively, it looks like top welterweight...Show More Summary

Rory MacDonald a Fan of Ronda Rousey, Not Women's MMA

Rory MacDonald isn't watching much women's MMA these days unless the bout features UFC women's bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey. The armbar -snatching, blonde -headed bombshell's star power can be matched with that of any male currently competing in the UFC. Show More Summary

Rory MacDonald not a fan of women's MMA, but wouldn't mind training with Ronda Rousey

Despite its booming popularity and obvious presence in the sport, women's mixed martial arts (MMA) isn't everyone's cup of tea. Whether it's former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion, Georges St-Pierre, admitting...Show More Summary

Latest UFC/MMA rankings (welterweight), Oct. 2014: Askren and Shields move up, Maia returns

Same as it ever was? Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) continues to reshuffle its welterweight rankings in the wake of recent events like UFC Fight Night 54, where Rory MacDonald slept Tarec Saffiedine on FOX Sports 1. Unfortunately,...Show More Summary

Rory MacDonald: Georges St-Pierre won't be fighting for UFC title so long as I'm champ

Because of "respect," so you can all get the thought of the two training partners fighting inside the Octagon out of your head once and for all. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White recently confirmed that Rory MacDonald...Show More Summary

John Lineker Ready to Be Next Flyweight Title Challenger Should He Get by McCall

In recent weeks the Ultimate Fighting Championship has been quick to announce No.1 contenders for their stable of champions. Rory MacDonald is poised to face the winner of the bout between Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler at UFC 181...Show More Summary

6 Post-Fight Celebrations Rory MacDonald Should Consider [w/GIFS]

(Woah. He almost looked human there for a second.) We know exactly two things about Rory MacDonald right now: He will "absolutely, positively, without a doubt" face the winner of Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler II for the welterweight...Show More Summary

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