Receiving a good gift is always fun, but sometimes it’s much better to give a great one. One young Michigan fan, Jason MacDonald, decided to buy his father tickets to the Ohio State-Michigan game this year (he also took care of the hotel room, which was great thinking) for his birthday. When giving him the gift, he recorded the reaction — in short, his dad was stunned (mild language...
Wednesday's main event battle between Brazilian jiu-jitsu blackbelts, Demian Maia vs. Jake Shields , has the potential for the same back-and-forth grappling wizardry that happened at UFC 87 when Maia took on "The Athlete" Jason MacDonald. At the time in 2008, both 2x Submission of the Night awarded middleweights squared off in a highly-anticipated match-up of submission...
As a professional athlete, nothing can prove more difficult than accepting the fact that the game has passed you by and it’s time to retire. For a fan, nothing is more heartbreaking than watching a fighter do it when it’s far too late.
However, nothing is more awkward than seeing a mixed martial artist’s retirement be announced for him when he hasn’t yet decided to hang...
Jason MacDonald vs. Tom Lawlor
Lawlor is 29 years old today. It'll be interesting to see if he can pick up a birthday win. High kick from MacDonald is blocked. He'll have a nice height and reach advantage. MacDonald shoots, but it's stuffed and Lawlor takes the neck for a moment. Good left from Lawlor right on the chin, and MacDonald is stunned. Then a right...
Main Card (Fuel TV 8:00 PM ET)
• Middleweight bout: Jason MacDonald (25-15) vs. Tom Lawlor (17-4)
• Light Heavyweight bout: Igor "The Duke" Pokrajac (24-8) vs. Fabio Maldonado (18-4)
• Bantamweight bout: Jeff Hougland (10-4) vs. Yves "Tiger" Jabouin (17-7)
• Lightweight bout: Donald "...
Jason MacDonald (25-15) vs. Tom Lawlor (7-4)
In an interesting middleweight affair, the Canadian veteran MacDonald seeks a much needed win against the charismatic crowd-pleaser Lawlor.
MacDonald, 36, is coming off a first-round loss to Alan Belcher in September. Prior to that setback, the Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt submitted Ryan Jensen with a triangle choke at UFC 129.
When: May 15th, 2012
Where: Patriot Center in Fairfax, Virginia
Tom Lawlor vs. Jason MacDonald
On Wednesday afternoon, the UFC announced they will be making their return to Patriot Center in Fairfax, Virginia on May 15th.
The breaking news didn’t stop there, as a middleweight bout between Tom Lawlor (Pictured) and Jason MacDonald was also confirmed for the lineup.
Although a name for the show was not reported, the trusty rumor mill is suggesting it could mark the Octagon’s...