Tag Archives | Rory MacDonald

VIDEO | Rory MacDonald was tired of being a “UFC Robot”

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer) Former UFC welterweight title challenger Rory MacDonald recently jumped ship and signed a deal to fight under the Bellator banner. “The Red King” talked about his decision to leave the UFC at yesterday’s Bellator 160 event stating that he felt like a “robot” during his final fights with […]

Rory MacDonald is no longer a UFC fighter

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer) Wednesday morning, news surfaced that the UFC had removed Rory MacDonald from their official welterweight rankings. This led to much speculation regarding MacDonald signing with Bellator MMA, given that Bellator MMA President Scott Coker stated recently that negotiations with MacDonald were going well. Now, FrontRowBrian has confirmed in […]

GSP: “I still believe Rory will be world champion one day”‏

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer)       UFC 189 took place earlier this month in Las Vegas and produced a number of memorable fights and exciting finishes. The welterweight title fight between champion Robbie Lawler and challenger Rory MacDonald stole the show, as the pair went to war for over twenty minutes. […]

Robbie Lawler vs. Rory MacDonald Set For UFC 189‏

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer)       A welterweight title fight between Rory MacDonald and champion Robbie Lawler has been booked for July’s UFC 189 event in Las Vegas. Lawler and MacDonald previously fought at UFC 167 in November of 2013, where “Ruthless” earned a close split-decision victory over the Canadian standout. […]

Dana White: Hendricks not MacDonald to get next shot at Lawler

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer)       UFC President Dana White confirmed today that the promotion has decided to do a trilogy bout between current UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler and former title holder Johny Hendricks. Prior to their second fight at December’s UFC 181 event, it was thought that the winner […]

What’s next for new UFC champ Robbie Lawler?

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer)       Robbie Lawler is finally a UFC champion! The “Ruthless One” scored a hard-fought split-decision win over Johny Hendricks in the main event of last weekend’s UFC 181 event in Las Vegas, thus becoming the promotions welterweight champ.  Just like their first contest, Lawler vs. Hendricks 2 […]