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Rory MacDonald Vs Hector Lombard In The Works For Early 2016

A welterweight fight between Rory MacDonald and Hector Lombard is currently being considered for sometime in the early stages of 2016 according to a report last night on the UFC Tonight show. MacDonald is coming off a five round war against Robbie Lawler, coming off second best against the champion for the second time in his career, this time by TKO. Losses to ‘Ruthless’ aside...
Via Fight Of The Night
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Rory MacDonald vs. Hector Lombard in early talks for 2016 fight

It looks like Hector Lombard might get his wish when he returns to action in 2016 as preliminary talks have started to match up the former Olympian with Rory MacDonald in a featured welterweight matchup next year. According to a report via UFC Tonight, the fighters are both on board with the matchup but it's still very early in the process to actually making the bout official. Lombard...
Via Fox Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Renan Barão, Rory MacDonald, and Fighter Purgatory

The past month has seen two viable contenders, both worthy of their title shots and both deserving of the opportunity, fall to the better foes for a second time. Both Rory MacDonald, dubbed the future of the welterweight division, and Renan Barão, a former champion clinging to his validity as a title contender, took on their respective champions in rematches they previously lost...
Via The Sports Post
August 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Rory MacDonald Suffers Broken Nose and Foot In UFC 189 Loss (Pic)

Former UFC welterweight top contender Rory MacDonald (pictured) simply can’t catch a break. Actually, he suffered two breaks in Saturday’s TKO loss to champion Robbie Lawler. Lawler and MacDonald put on a thrilling back-and-forth show. Lawler had the lead early, then MacDonald unexpectedly turned the tables with one head kick, but Lawler rallied to finish things off in the...
July 12, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 189: Robbie Lawlor, Rory MacDonald Show Respect In Hospital Photo

For five rounds Saturday night, Robbie Lawlor and Rory MacDonald were mortal enemies, bludgeoning each other with waves of crushing blows. Once the fight was over, though, that animosity morphed quickly into respect. Lawlor knocked out McDonald in the fifth round of their UFC 189 co-main event at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, successfully defending his welterweight crown...
July 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Rory MacDonald nose busted up in photo with Robbie Lawler

Rory MacDonald’s nose was JACKED up in his TKO loss to Robbie Lawler at UFC 189 in Las Vegas Saturday, and this photo shows just how bad the damage was to each fighter. The two men battled through a brutal fight before Lawler prevailed with a fifth round TKO. Lawler suffered a cut lip, bruising...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Ben Henderson Won’t Be Fighting Rory MacDonald Next

Ben Henderson impressed with a submission victory against Brandon Thatch in his first fight at welterweight in the main event of UFC Fight Night 60 last night, then turned up the heat by offering to fight the division’s No.2 contender Rory MacDonald at UFC 186 in April. It wasn’t just a random call-out – early this week MacDonald did have a fight with Hector Lombard shelved...
Via Fight Of The Night
February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Rory MacDonald’s time has finally come

Upon entering the cage to begin the first main event of his UFC career, Rory “Ares” MacDonald lulled the man who would stand across from him into his world before their fist fight even started. His opponent, Belgium’s Tarec Saffiedine, was bouncing around in the cage before the Canadian entered. As he continued to stare into the soul of Saffiedine, a “Sponge” from Brussels...
Via Fight Booth
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Rory MacDonald TKO’s Tarec Saffiedine In 3rd Round At UFC Fight Night 54

Rory MacDonald opted to stand and trade with kickboxing specialist Tarec Saffiedine in the main event of UFC Fight Night 54 last night and proved himself up to the task, edging the action in the opening rounds before TKO’ing the former Strikeforce champion out-of-the-blue with a big uppercut early in the third. Round One: MacDonald feeling out with the jab as the main event gets...
Via Fight Of The Night
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Tarec Saffeidine Steals The Thunder From Rory MacDonald At UFC Fight 54 Weigh-ins

Rory MacDonald squares off against Tarec Saffiedine at the UFN 54 weigh-ins (Mandatory Credit: Martin Blais/H4TV NEWS) All 24 fighters on the UFC Fight Night 54: MacDonald vs. Saffiedine card made weight. But the routine formality of the event does not mean the event lacked its fair share of intrigue. The more than one thousand fans who arrived to witness the official kick-off of...
Via The Sports Journal
October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

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