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Rory MacDonald shuts down Michael Page: Pay your dues, then you get the bigger fights

Bellator MMA standout Michael Page thought he was going to have his toughest test to date in his next outing, as he was briefly linked to face Paul Daley in the headlining bout at Bellator 179 on May 19, 2017, inside SSE Arena in London,...Show More Summary

Why Rory MacDonald and not Michael Page next? Bellator 179's Paul Daley explains

Paul Daley has long been among the best welterweight fighters in the world. He has a chance to legitimize himself in a whole new way this spring, though, when he clashes with former UFC title challenger Rory MacDonald in Bellator’s 179 main event.Filed under: Bellator, (...)

Bellator 179: Paul Daley vs Rory MacDonald main event set for May 19 in London

I guess Bellator turned (down) the Page. Ask and you shall receive. Veteran welterweight power puncher Paul Daley will finally get his wish, now that Bellator MMA has paired him off against Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) import...Show More Summary

Sorry, 'MVP': Paul Daley vs. Rory MacDonald set for Bellator 179 return to London in May

The fight Paul Daley wanted, he’s going to get. Filed under: Bellator, Featured, News

Dana White on Ryan Bader's free agency: He belongs in Bellator MMA

Bellator MMA has resembled a combat vulture over the past year or so. Not only did the mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion lock down notable names like Benson Henderson, Phil Davis, Josh Thomson, Matt Mitrione and Rory MacDonald in 2016,...Show More Summary

Bellator 170: Rory MacDonald responds to Paul Daley’s callout, amused by KO threats

After knocking out Brennan Ward via flying knee at last night’s (Sat., Jan. 21, 2017) Bellator 170 event in Los Angeles, California (video replay here), Paul Daley proceeded to call out the company’s newly-acquired free agent, Rory MacDonald. Not only that, he predicted he would knock out the former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) standout. Show More Summary

Bellator 170 results: Paul Daley knocks out Brennan Ward with flying knee, calls out Rory MacDonald

INGLEWOOD, Calif. – Paul Daley promised to end his fight with Brennan Ward in spectacular fashion. That’s exactly what happened when he scored a highlight-reel flying knee knockout. Filed under: Bellator, News

Report: Bellator MMA set to offer free agent Ryan Bader contract next week

Last year proved to be a good year for mixed martial arts (MMA) free agents like Rory MacDonald, Benson Henderson and Matt Mitrione, as the former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) standouts all signed with front line competitor Bellator MMA. Show More Summary

Robbie Lawler Leaves ATT, What’s Next For The Former Champ?

Most people know Robbie Lawler 3.0, the well rounded striker that has beaten names like Rory MacDonald, Johny Hendricks, and most recently Carlos Condit. What they don't know is that this comes at the tail end of 16 year career in which his style has seen many rebirths. Show More Summary

Bellator champ Michael Chandler focused on Thomson but 'would love' MacDonald at 170

Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler still has his sights set on the highly awaited scrap with Josh Thomson, but he also eyes a 170-pound encounter with newly signed Rory MacDonald.Filed under: Bellator, News

UFC 205's Tyron Woodley: 'I plan on annihilating everyone in this division'

EW YORK – UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley says his UFC 174 bout with Rory MacDonald in July 2014 will be the final time in his career that he’s defeated. Woodley is predicting a lengthy title reign, and that starts with Stephen Thompson at UFC 205.Filed under: (...)

Bellator's Paul Daley 'not interested' in Josh Koscheck rematch, wants newly signed Rory MacDonald

Although Paul Daley came up short in a key fight with Douglas Lima earlier this year that would have put him in a Bellator welterweight title fight against champ Andrey Koreshkov, “Semtex” remains bullish about his big-fight prospects.Filed under: Bellator, (...)

UFC 206: Examining Canadian Disenchantment with the Promotion

Rory MacDonald has gone to Bellator. Tom Wright got axed. Georges St-Pierre might never have an organized fight outside of a courtroom again. Canadian fans are outright boycotting an event in the nation’s biggest city. It is a dark time for the UFC in Canada, and it’s been a long time coming. Show More Summary

Stephen Thompson won't underestimate Tyron Woodley, even though he got 'schooled' by Rory MacDonald

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight No. 1 contender, Stephen Thompson, will fight reigning 170-pound kingpin, Tyron Woodley, in the UFC 205 pay-per-view (PPV) co-main event, locked and loaded for Nov. 12, 2016 inside Madison...Show More Summary

What Kind of Impact Can Chael Sonnen Make for Bellator?

Little by little, Bellator has chipped away at the UFC’s stable of talent, taking a supporting player here, a headliner there. From Phil Davis to Benson Henderson to Rory MacDonald, the additions have given Bellator more recognizable...Show More Summary

Opinion: Time for the UFC to Look Over its Shoulder

The recent defections of Chael Sonnen, Benson Henderson and Rory MacDonald to Bellator MMA have exposed cracks in the foundation, writes Andreas Hale.

Chael Sonnen's Bellator MMA conference call recap: 'American Gangster' says he wants Rory MacDonald, Tito Ortiz and Fedor Emelianenko

Bellator MMA held a conference call earlier today (Fri., Sept. 16, 2016) to announce former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) superstar Chael Sonnen joining the promotion, as we bring you a complete recap full of smack talk and memorable quotes. Show More Summary

Four Non-UFC Fighters You Should Keep Your Eye On

Photo by Justin Ford-USA TODAY Sports With Rory MacDonald signing a deal with Bellator and Benson Henderson having just fought there for a second time, the fighting world outside of the UFC seems like it is on the up and up. Add that...Show More Summary

Mysterious UFC Matchmaker Joe Silva Is Retiring

Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC Rory MacDonald may definitely be gone and Georges St-Pierre may possibly be back, but the biggest piece of UFC news this week, the one that will resonate for years to come, doesn’t involve a fighter but...Show More Summary

Rory MacDonald: Bellator allows for more self-promotion than 'boring' UFC

For years, Rory MacDonald had been a fixture near the top of the UFC’s welterweight division and one of the most exciting fighters in the sport.Filed under: Bellator, News, Videos

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