Bellator 206 promises to be fireworks with Rampage Jackson and rival Wanderlei Silva fight for a 4th time, the welterweight Grand Prix kicks off, and the main event is a whopper. Welterweight champion Rory MacDonald moves up to middleweight to face the division champ Gegard Mousasi. Tomorrow night the action commences but before then you can watch the weigh-ins for the event right here at 5PM ET.
Ben Askren is lways in the discussion of who is the best fighter to never compete in the UFC. Dana White never brought him in citing various reasons so we never got to see if he would stack up at 170 in the world’s top promotion. Rory MacDonald at one time was considered the heir … Read more
Rory MacDonald is facing Douglas Lima at Bellator 192. The event takes place January 20th from the Forum in Inglewood, CA. This will be Rory’s biggest fight since leaving the UFC and a chance to capture gold in a major organization. Here’s Bellator’s sitdown with the contender in advance of that.
It got real during a Reddit AMA yesterday when Rory MacDonald started fielding questions relating to steroids. He was asked whether or not he thought former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler was on the banned substances himself when they squared off. Robbie won that bloody war so maybe there is a little salt in the response. … Read more
Former UFC welterweight contender Rory MacDonald made his Bellator debut today in England. The 27-year-old Canadian faced-off with knockout specialist Paul “Semtex” Daley in the Bellator 179 main event from SSE Arena in London. MacDonald took the fight to where he had the biggest advantage, on the ground. He took Daley down, worked the ground … Read more
BJPenn.com spoke with Bellator’s Rory MacDonald about the UFC’s welterweight scene since he departed the company. MacDonald beat champ Tyron Woodley in June of 2014 via unanimous decision and from his perspective Woodley being champ is a bonus for him. It doesn’t bother me to much to see someone else who I have beaten as the … Read more
ANAHEIM, Calif. – Benson Henderson (24-6) finally earned his first victory since joining the Bellator MMA fray at Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif., Friday night. The victory was listed as a TKO due to Pitbull’s inability to continue from a broken tibia, as a result Henson was immediately declared the winner. The victory was awarded by … Read more
UFC Fight Night 89 weigh-ins are in the books as top welterweights Rory MacDonald and Stephen Thompson prepare to square off in the Octagon in Ottawa, Canada on Saturday, June 18. UFC Fight Night 89 will take place from TD Place Arena and will broadcast live on FOX Sports 1, with early prelims streaming on … Read more
Rory “Red King” MacDonald’s existing ZUFFA contract ends after his UFC Fight Night 89 headliner against Stephen Thompson, which takes place on Sat., June 18, 2016, inside The Arena at TD Place in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada on FOX Sports 1. Rory is the top Canadian fighter in the MMA game right now and if the UFC wants to keep … Read more
There are multiple reports that former UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre (25-2) is “itching” to come back to the sport that he dominated with nine title defenses. St. Pierre decided to vacate his welterweight title and walk away from the sport after a split decision win over Johny Hendricks in November 2013. If he does … Read more