Found December 12, 2012 on
Immediately following his dominate win over BJ Penn at UFC on Fox 5, Rory MacDonald turned his attention to avenging the only loss of his career. In the post fight interview MacDonald called out Carlos Condit while also targeting the rematch for the UFC’s next show in Montreal.
It looks like MacDonald will get what he had asked for. It was reported on Tuesday’s episode of UFC Tonight that Condit offered his response to the challenge by saying “I’m in”. As a guest on MMAJunkie.com Radio MacDonald stated that the fight with Condit was announced by UFC President Dana White and it would be held in Montreal. The event is tentative scheduled as UFC 158 in March.
MacDonald (14-1) and Condit (28-6) previously fought at UFC 115 in June 2010. MacDonald would suffer a technical knockout loss to Condit in which the bout was stopped with just seven seconds remaining in the final third round. Prior to the stoppage MacDonald had controlled the action against Condit for the first two rounds.
Condit, the former interim welterweight champion, is coming a loss to champion Georges St-Pierre at UFC 154. The loss snapped a fight five winning streak for Condit was also the WEC welterweight champion. During his UFC tenure Condit has recorded wins over Nick Diaz, Dan Hardy, Dong Hyun Kim and Jake Ellenberger.
BEST OF MAXIM
Rory MacDonald doesn't believe that he's been the same man since Carlos Condit TKO'ed him in Vancouver at UFC 115. MacDonald may have taken the first two rounds of the contest but it would end with 'The Natural Born Killer' finishing things with only 7 ticks remaining. Condit pulverized Rory Mac's face with punches and elbows until the referee had to save...
It's a wonderful life for Tristar teammates Georges St. Pierre and Rory MacDonald. Not only do they get to call out their next opponents, (both whom are coming off losses nonetheless) they also get to fight them in their home province of Quebec.
UFC President Dana White has offered contracts to both Welterweight Champion Georges St. Pierre, and Stockton Southpaw Nick Diaz...
Ask, and you shall receive. Rory MacDonald has been granted his wish and will rematch former interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit (Pictured) at UFC 158.
The 170-pounders will collide in MacDonald’s backyard of Montreal. Bell Centre hosts the March 16th festivities.
UFC president Dana White confirmed the scrap with MMAJunkie on Wednesday afternoon.
Just seconds after...
The sweat that Rory MacDonald barely broke in throttling BJ Penn last weekend wasn’t even wiped off MacDonald’s forehead before he called for a rematch with the only man alive who claims a win over him.
UFC president Dana White said the sequel interested him and the promotion would look to make it a reality. The third piece to the puzzle, former interim welterweight champion...
When: March 16th, 2013
Where: Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada
How: Pay-Per-View (10PM ET/7PM PT)
Carlos Condit vs. Rory MacDonald
For Matt Brown, Rory MacDonald, and Alexander Gustafsson, it was a night to remember. However, Mike Swick, BJ Penn, and Shogun Rua all had nights to forget Saturday night, and questions remain as to what’s next for each. Three seem to be at a crossroads and one seems likely to start over at the bottom.
Mike Swick has been on a heck of a ride since his fight with Paulo...
Stop me if you heard this one before. I think I’ll wait until see Georges St-Pierre and Nick Diaz in the octagon together before I get excited again about this UFC fight.
Entering this past Saturday’s scrap with BJ Penn, welterweight Rory MacDonald was challenged by Penn to undergo random drug testing conducted by VADA (Voluntary Anti-Doping Association). While MacDonald obliged with “The Prodigy’s” request, he admitted that the process was a bit “annoying.”
The distraction of having an agent pounding on his door unannounced demanding...