Tag Archives | Rory MacDonald

Kelvin Gastelum vs. Tyron Woodley set for UFC 183 co-main event

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer)       A key welterweight bout between Kelvin Gastelum and Tyron Woodley will co-main event January’s UFC 183 event in Las Vegas. UFC officials announced the booking yesterday. Undefeated welterweight Kelvin Gastelum (10-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC) was most recently seen in action at this past weekend’s UFC […]

Matt Brown vs. Tarec Saffiedine headlines UFC Fight Night 60‏

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer)     A welterweight bout featuring Matt Brown taking on Tarec Saffiedine will headline ‘UFC Fight Night 60’ on February 14 in Broomfield, Colorado. UFC officials announced the bout yesterday during their special ‘UFC: The Time is Now’ press conference. Matt Brown (19-12 MMA, 12-6 UFC) is coming […]

Metamoris 5: Rory MacDonald vs. Jonathan Torres preview

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer)       Kalapaki Joe’s sponsored fighter Rory MacDonald will compete later this month at the Metamoris 5 event, where he will face off with Jonathan Torres. Here is a preview of their sure to be epic submission match: Rory MacDonald was last seen in action at October’s UFC […]

Rory MacDonald gets title shot against Lawler vs Hendricks 2 winner‏

By: Chris Taylor       Kalapaki Joe’s sponsored fighter, Rory MacDonald (18-2 MMA, 9-2 UFC), called for a title shot following his UFC Fight Night 54 main event win over Tarec Saffiedine. Apparently “Ares” request did not fall on deaf ears, as UFC president Dana White confirmed to The Canadian Press yesterday that Rory […]

Rory MacDonald smashes Saffiedine, earns 3rd round TKO

By: Chris Taylor     Kalapaki Joe’s sponsored fighter Rory MacDonald (18-2 MMA, 9-2 UFC) defeated Tarec Saffiedine (15-4 MMA, 1-1 UFC) via third-round TKO in yesterday’s UFC Fight Night 54 main event in Halifax. MacDonald was quick to take control of the center of the octagon in this one. Both fighters were tentative in the early minutes, […]

“UFC Fight Night 54 MacDonald vs. Saffiedine” Results

By: Chris Taylor         The UFC capped off their second event of the day in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada yesterday evening. The event, UFC Fight Night 54, was headlined by a welterweight fight featuring perennial contender Rory MacDonald taking on former Strikeforce welterweight champion Tarec Saffiedine. In the co-main event, bantamweights Raphael Assuncao […]