Rory MacDonald

"Ares"
  • Weight: 169 lbs
  • Height: 5'11"
  • Reach: 194.31"
  • Age: 25
wins16
38% 6 Knockouts
31% 5 Submissions
31% 5 Decisions
losses2
50% 1 Knockouts
0% 0 Submissions
50% 1 Decisions
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  • Rory MacDonald The “Perfect” Fight For Tarec Saffiedine
    August 12, 2014

    Former Strikeforce welterweight champion Tarec Saffiedine will up the ante this October when he takes on top UFC contender Rory MacDonald at UFC Fight Night 54 in Canada. Saffiedine, who has fought just once since...

    Former Strikeforce welterweight champion Tarec Saffiedine will up the ante this October when he takes on top UFC contender Rory MacDonald at UFC Fight Night 54 in Canada. Saffiedine, who has fought just once since early in 2013, is coming off a decision win over Hyun Gyu Lim in his Octagon debut this past January. The soon-to-be 28-year old is on a five-fight win streak that includes victories over Nate Marquardt and Scott Smith. “Yeah I wasn’t really expecting to fight him, but at the same time, I asked...

  • Rory MacDonald To Welcome Tarec Saffiedine To Canada
    July 31, 2014

    A rumored welterweight scrap between contenders Rory MacDonald and Tarec Saffiedine has been officially announced by the UFC. The contest will take place October 4 from Nova Scotia, Canada and is expected to serve...

    A rumored welterweight scrap between contenders Rory MacDonald and Tarec Saffiedine has been officially announced by the UFC. The contest will take place October 4 from Nova Scotia, Canada and is expected to serve as the main event. It is the only fight announced to date for the card. MacDonald (17-2) has picked up two straight decision wins since a split decision loss to Robbie Lawler last November. Overall, the Canadian is 7-1 in his last eight fights, including wins over Tyron Woodley, Demian Maia and...

  • Rory MacDonald Serves Notice With UFC 174 Win
    June 15, 2014

    Rory MacDonald had one of his best performances in his career, completely dominating fellow top welterweight contender Tyron Woodley at UFC 174. Competing for the first time in Canada since a 2010 loss to Carlos...

    Rory MacDonald had one of his best performances in his career, completely dominating fellow top welterweight contender Tyron Woodley at UFC 174. Competing for the first time in Canada since a 2010 loss to Carlos Condit, MacDonald gave his native fans a reason to celebrate with a decision victory. "It went really well," said MacDonald, showing a large smile on his face after the win. "Everything we worked on came out in the fight. I respected Tyron a lot. You can't look past a guy like that. "He was one of...

  • Rory MacDonald Impressed With His Own Performance
    June 15, 2014

    Rory MacDonald stated that you can always tell how he's feeling by the look on his face. He made sure to let everyone know that his UFC 174 fight was one of his best yet. MacDonald dominated Tyron Woodley, earning...

    Rory MacDonald stated that you can always tell how he's feeling by the look on his face. He made sure to let everyone know that his UFC 174 fight was one of his best yet. MacDonald dominated Tyron Woodley, earning his second straight win since a split decision loss to Robbie Lawler. "I'm happy," he said, during the post-fight show on FOX Sports 1. "I felt like I was at my best. I am always honest with you guys. You can see it in my face when I am talking that I am telling the truth. "I've never felt...

  • Rory MacDonald Points To UFC 174 For Fight With Johny Hendricks
    March 16, 2014

    The UFC is planning to return to Canada with UFC 174 on June 14. Rory MacDonald sees that as a perfect time to attempt to win the welterweight title and bring it to his native country. Johny Hendricks downed...

    The UFC is planning to return to Canada with UFC 174 on June 14. Rory MacDonald sees that as a perfect time to attempt to win the welterweight title and bring it to his native country. Johny Hendricks downed Robbie Lawler Saturday night at UFC 171, taking the throne that Georges St-Pierre held for years. GSP announced his decision to vacate the belt last December, and his Tristar teammate wants the next shot. "Who wants to see me fight Johny Hendricks in Vancouver for the UFC welterweight title?"...

  • Rory MacDonald Deserves Next Title Shot, Says Georges St-Pierre
    February 28, 2014

    It might be a little biased, but Georges St-Pierre believes Tristar Gym teammate Rory MacDonald should get the winner of Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler. Hendricks and Lawler are set to meet next month to determine...

    It might be a little biased, but Georges St-Pierre believes Tristar Gym teammate Rory MacDonald should get the winner of Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler. Hendricks and Lawler are set to meet next month to determine the new UFC welterweight champion, a belt vacated by St-Pierre. MacDonald scored a decision victory over Demian Maia last weekend, improving his overall UFC record to 7-2. "I do believe Rory deserves the next title shot," said St-Pierre, in an interview with MMAjunkie.com while promoting...