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  1. Condit still a major player at 170 pounds

    Franklin McNeil

    There are only two welterweights who can claim to be better than Carlos Condit and neither is named Martin Kampmann. Condit not only exacted revenge Wednesday night at Bankers Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, he dominated Kampmann en route to a fourth-rou...

    Blog | August 29, 2013
  2. Josh Koscheck, Tyron Woodley to meet Nov. 16 at UFC 167

    Franklin McNeil

    Former top welterweight contenders Josh Koscheck and Tyron Woodley will look to take a step toward returning to the title picture when they meet Nov. 16 at UFC 167, promotion officials announced Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2013
  3. Welterweight contender Rory MacDonald, Robbie Lawler featured on ...

    Franklin McNeil

    Fast-rising welterweight contender Rory MacDonald will carry a five-fight win streak into the cage Nov. 16 when he meets hard-hitting Robbie Lawler at UFC 167 in Las Vegas, the promotion announced Tuesday night.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2013
  4. No love lost between Ellenberger, MacDonald

    Franklin McNeil

    It's hard to put a finger on, but there is something about Rory MacDonald that just rubs Jake Ellenberger the wrong way. Maybe it has to do with MacDonald calling out certain fighters; maybe it's the comparisons to welterweight champion Georges S...

    Blog | July 22, 2013
  5. Ellenberger still working his way up

    Franklin McNeil

    They don't look alike. They don't act alike. They don't think alike. And they don't fight alike. When Jake Ellenberger and Rory MacDonald step into the Octagon on July 27 in Seattle for the co-main event at UFC on Fox 8, it will be very easy to t...

    Blog | May 03, 2013
  6. Condit takes opponent switch in stride

    Franklin McNeil

    It's not the situation Carlos Condit expected to find himself in next month at UFC 158, but he isn't complaining. Rather, he's embracing it. Condit was slated to fight Rory MacDonald in the March 16 co-main event. But MacDonald, who called out Co...

    Blog | February 20, 2013
  7. Condit fired up over MacDonald rematch

    Franklin McNeil

    For the past few months, welterweight contender Rory MacDonald made it known that he craved a rematch with Carlos Condit. Then on Dec. 8, MacDonald put on arguably his most impressive performance with a dominating win over BJ Penn. At that point,...

    Blog | December 24, 2012
  8. Move to Montreal paying dividends for MacDonald

    Franklin McNeil

    If the opportunity for a rematch with Carlos Condit presents itself, fast-rising welterweight contender Rory MacDonald will leap at it. MacDonald wants that rematch, and isn't shy about expressing his sentiment: Condit is the only fighter to beat...

    Blog | December 05, 2012
  9. UFC heavyweight Lavar Johnson out of Dec. 8 fight with pulled gro...

    Franklin McNeil

    : Heavyweight Lavar Johnson pulled a groin that has forced him out of a Dec. 8 bout with Brendan Schaub.

    Story | Conversation | November 30, 2012
  10. Benson Henderson to defend title vs. Nate Diaz on Dec. 8

    Franklin McNeil

    UFC lightweight champion Ben Henderson will make the second defense of his title Dec. 8 against Nate Diaz, promotion officials revealed Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2012
  11. UFC -- Talks under way for Rory MacDonald-B.J. Penn bout

    Franklin McNeil

    The postponed welterweight bout between contender Rory MacDonald and former titleholder B.J. Penn could take place on Dec. 8.

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2012
  12. B.J. Penn up to Rory MacDonald's challenge for UFC 152

    Franklin McNeil

    B.J. Penn enters his fight against Rory MacDonald at UFC 152 in Toronto with a chip on his shoulder.

    Story | Conversation | July 08, 2012
  13. Welterweight contender Rory MacDonald to face former champion B.J...

    Franklin McNeil

    Fast-rising welterweight contender Rory MacDonald issued a challenge to former champion B.J. Penn on Monday. And Penn quickly accepted.

    Story | Conversation | June 08, 2012
  14. Jones settles feud, defends title over Evans

    Franklin McNeil

    Jon Jones retained his light heavyweight title Saturday with a unanimous decision over Rashad Evans at UFC 145 in Atlanta. Evans could never mount a consistent attack and lost by judges' scores of 49-46, 49-46 and 50-45. scored the fight...

    Blog | April 22, 2012
  15. Rory MacDonald withdraws from UFC 140 fight vs. Brian Ebersole

    Franklin McNeil

    Fast-rising welterweight Rory MacDonald suffered an injury that has forced him to pull out of a fight against Brian Ebersole at UFC 140, the promotion announced on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | November 09, 2011
  16. Rashad Evans shakes off rust to dominate Tito Ortiz

    Franklin McNeil

    "Suga" Rashad Evans defended his No. 1 contender status by overwhelming Tito Ortiz in two rounds at UFC 133 on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2011