UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks came to mixed martial arts as a wrestling standout, but it didn’t take him long to develop true knockout power, as Jon Fitch found out at UFC 141. 74 more words
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Rory MacDonald was sitting on the couch watching television when he received a text message with arguably the biggest news of his life.
It said MacDonald (18-2 MMA, 9-2 UFC) had been granted a shot at the UFC welterweight title and will fight the winner of UFC 181’s headliner between Johny Hendricks (16-2 MMA, 11-2 UFC) and Robbie Lawler (24-10 MMA, 9-4 UFC) for the belt next year. 842 more words
In this week’s Twitter Mailbag, answers to questions on the continuing fallout from Cung Le’s drug test plus thoughts on Rory MacDonald grabbing the spot at the front of the UFC’s welterweight line, Royce Gracie becoming a Bellator “brand ambassador,” and more. 2,510 more words
Fighting in his home country of Canada for the second consecutive fight, Rory MacDonald left little doubt that he’s a threat to bring the UFC welterweight title back north of the border. 202 more words