Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2021-08-13, mma fight not particularly good: Rory MacDonald vs Ray Cooper III gets two stars (take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2021).
Cooper vs MacDonald is the main event of the evening and it is the semifinal of 2021 PFL welterweight tournament – PFL 7. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Rory MacDonald record
The black belt in Bjj and former Bellator Ww champion Rory MacDonald entered this fight with a professional mma record of 21-8-1 (71% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.17 welterweight in the world.
He lost two out of his last three matches, against Douglas Lima in their rematch in 2019 (Rory MacDonald vs Douglas Lima 2) and with Gleison Tibau in June 2021 (Rory MacDonald vs Gleison Tibau); between these two bouts he beat Curtis Millender (Rory MacDonald vs Curtis Millender).
If you want to watch one of MacDonald’s best fights, here is one match ranked in the top 10 Users’ mma Fights of the Year 2015: Robbie Lawler vs Rory MacDonald 2.
Ray Cooper III record
His opponent, the 2019 PFL Ww champ Ray Cooper III, has an official record of 22-7-1 (95% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.28 in the welterweight division.
He lost to John Howard in 2019 but then he has collected one draw and four consecutive victories beating Jason Ponet and Nikolay Aleksakhin in 2021.
PFL 7 info
Event: PFL 7: 2021 Playoffs
Where: Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Hollywood, Florida, USA
Division: welterweight (170 lbs, 77 kg)
PFL 7 fight card
Here is the PFL 7 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN 2)
Rory MacDonald vs Ray Cooper III
Sadibou Sy vs Magomed Magomedkerimov
Clay Collard vs Raush Manfio
Loik Radzhabov vs Alexander Martinez
Curtis Millender vs Gleison Tibau
Darrell Horcher vs Olivier Aubin-Mercier
Tyler Hill vs Brett Cooper
Magomed Umalatov vs Micah Terrill
Kyron Bowen vs Michael Lombardo
Elvin Espinoza vs Hopeton Stewart
MacDonald vs Cooper full fight video / highlights
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MacDonald vs Cooper result
Ray Cooper III defeated Rory MacDonald via unanimous decision. Scores were 30-27, 30-27, 30-27.