TAG: Rory MacDonald fight videos

2019 MMA fight – Rory MacDonald vs Neiman Gracie – full fight Video Bellator 222

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2019-06-14, some good exchanges on the ground but it is not enough to get three stars: Rory MacDonald vs Neiman Gracie gets two.

The black belt in Bjj and current Bellator Ww champion Rory MacDonald entered this fight with a professional mma record of 20-5-1 (70% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.10 welterweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Kamaru Usman). In his last three bouts he has beat Douglas Lima (Douglas Lima vs Rory MacDonald), lost to Gegard Mousasi (trying to move up in weight class to the middleweight division, Gegard Mousasi vs Rory MacDonald) and tied with Jon Fitch (Rory MacDonald vs Jon Fitch).
His opponent, the undefeated black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Neiman Gracie, has a perfect record of 9-0-0 (89% submission victory rate – he has never won via ko/tko) and he entered as the No.99 in the same weight class. In his last three bouts he has defeated Zak Bucia, Javier Torres (Neiman Gracie vs Javier Torres) and Ed Ruth (Neiman Gracie vs Ed Ruth). MacDonald vs Gracie, main event of Bellator 222, is the semi-final of the Bellator Ww World Grand Prix tournament and it is valid for the Bellator welterweight title (MacDonald’s second defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2019 MMA fight – Rory MacDonald vs Jon Fitch – full fight Video Bellator 220

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2019-04-27, close fight but not so exciting: Rory MacDonald vs Jon Fitch gets two stars.

The black belt in Bjj and current Bellator Ww champion Rory MacDonald entered this fight with a professional mma record of 20-5-0 (70% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.10 welterweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Kamaru Usman) but he won just two out of his last five bouts, against Paul Daley (MacDonald vs Daley) and Douglas Lima (Douglas Lima vs Rory MacDonald); after this fight he has lost to Gegard Mousasi (trying to move up in weight class to the middleweight division, Gegard Mousasi vs Rory MacDonald).
His opponent, the former Wsof/PFL Ww champion Jon Fitch, has an official record of 32-7-1 (37% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.15 in the same weight class. He suffered his last loss when he faced Rousimar Palhares in 2014 (Palhares vs Fitch) since then he has won five consecutive fights defeating Paul Daley in 2018 (Jon Fitch vs Paul Daley). MacDonald vs Fitch, main event of Bellator 220, is the quarter-final of the Bellator welterweight World Grand Prix tournament and it is valid for the Bellator Ww title (MacDonald’s first defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Gegard Mousasi vs Rory MacDonald – full fight Video Bellator 206

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-09-29, pretty good finish between Gegard Mousasi and Rory MacDonald but it is not enough to get three stars: it gets two.

The black belt in judo, former Strikeforce light-Hw and current Bellator Mw champion Gegard Mousasi entered this fight with a professional mma record of 44-6-2 (84% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.4 middleweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Robert Whittaker). He lost to Uriah Hall in their first fight in 2015 (Mousasi vs Hall I) but then he has won seven bouts taking revenge on Hall in 2016 (Mousasi vs Hall 2) and beating Chris Weidman (Weidman vs Mousasi), Alexander Shlemenko (Gegard Mousasi vs Alexander Shlemenko) and Rafael Carvalho in his last three (Rafael Carvalho vs Gegard Mousasi).
His opponent, the black belt in Bjj and current Bellator Ww champion Rory MacDonald, has an official record of 20-4-0 (70% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.8 welterweight. He lost two consecutive bouts between 2015 and 2016, against Robbie Lawler (Lawler vs MacDonald 2) and Stephen Thompson (MacDonald vs Thompson), but then he has defeated Paul Daley (MacDonald vs Daley) and Douglas Lima (Douglas Lima vs Rory MacDonald). Mousasi vs MacDonald, main event of Bellator 206, is valid for the Bellator middleweight title (Mousasi’s first defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Douglas Lima vs Rory MacDonald – full fight Video Bellator 192

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-01-20, fight not particularly good between Rory MacDonald and Douglas Lima: it gets two stars.

The black belt in Bjj and current Bellator Ww champion Douglas Lima entered this fight with a pro mma record of 29-6-0 (83% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.8 welterweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Tyron Woodley). He lost to Andrey Koreshkov in their first fight in 2015 (=Lima vs Koreshkov I) but then he has won three fights beating Paul Daley (=Daley vs Lima), taking revenge on Koreshkov (=Koreshkov vs Lima 2) and defeating Lorenz Larkin (=Lima vs Larkin).
His opponent, Rory MacDonald (black belt in Bjj as well), has an official record of 19-4-0 (74% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.13 in the same weight class. He lost two consecutive bouts between 2015 and 2016, against Robbie Lawler (=Lawler vs MacDonald 2) and Stephen Thompson (=MacDonald vs Thompson), but he came back to win in 2017 with Paul Daley (=MacDonald vs Daley). Lima vs MacDonald, main event of Bellator 192, is valid for the Bellator welterweight title (Lima’s second defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 MMA fight – Rory MacDonald vs Paul Daley – full fight Video Bellator 179

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-05-19, good finish between Rory MacDonald and Paul Daley: it gets three stars.

The black belt in Bjj Rory MacDonald entered this fight with a pro mma record of 18-4-0 (72% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.14 welterweight in the world but he comes off two consecutive losses, against Robbie Lawler (=Lawler vs MacDonald 2) and Stephen Thompson (=MacDonald vs Thompson).
His opponent, Paul Daley, has a record of 39-14-2 (79% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.39 in the same weight class. ‘Semtex’ Daley lost to Douglas Lima last year (=Daley vs Lima) but he came back to win in 2017 against Brennan Ward (4-stars fight, Daley vs Ward). Rory MacDonald vs Paul Daley is the main event of Bellator 179. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2016 MMA fight – Rory MacDonald vs Stephen Thompson – full fight Video UFC FN 89

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2016-06-18, some good single shots between Stephen Thompson and Rory MacDonald but it is not enough to get three stars, it gets two.

The black belt in no-gi Bjj Rory MacDonald entered this fight with a professional mma record of 18-3-0 (72% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.6 welterweight in the world but he comes off the loss against #1 Ufc champion Robbie Lawler (=Lawler vs MacDonald 2).
His opponent, the black belt in karate and former Wako kickboxing world champion Stephen Thompson, has an official record of 12-1-0 (67% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.2 in the same weight class. His only loss occurred when he faced Matt Brown in 2012, since then he has won six consecutive fights beating Jake Ellenberger (=Ellenberger vs Thompson) and Johny Hendricks in his last two (=Hendricks vs Thompson). MacDonald vs Thompson is the main event of the UFC Fight Night 89. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2015 MMA fight – Robbie Lawler vs Rory MacDonald 2 – full fight Video UFC 189

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2015-07-11, tremendous exchanges in the second part of the fight but the first part was not so exciting: Robbie Lawler vs Rory MacDonald 2 gets three stars (UFC Fight of the Night).

Robbie Lawler entered this fight with a pro mma record of 25-10-0 (80% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.1 welterweight in the world. He fought four times last year losing to Johny Hendricks (=Hendricks vs Lawler) but then he won three consecutive bouts beating Jake Ellenberger (=Lawler vs Ellenberger), Matt Brown (=Lawler vs Brown) and taking revenge on Hendricks (in a fight valid for the Ufc Ww belt Hendricks vs Lawler 2).
His opponent, the black belt in no-gi Brazilian jiu-jitsuRory MacDonald, has an official record of 18-2-0 (72% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.3 in the same weight class. He suffered his last loss in 2013 when he faced for the first time Robbie Lawler (via split decision MacDonald vs Lawler), after this bout he has won three bouts beating Tarec Saffiedine in his last one (=MacDonald vs Saffiedine). Lawler vs MacDonald 2 is valid for the Ufc welterweight title (Lawler’s first defense); undercard of Chad Mendes vs Conor McGregor – UFC 189. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2014 MMA fight – Rory MacDonald vs Tarec Saffiedine – full fight Video UFC FN 54

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Fight rated 3 stars by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-10-04, pretty good finish between Rory MacDonald and Tarec Saffiedine: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night). The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Rory MacDonald entered this fight with a professional mma record of 17-2-0 (71% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.3 welterweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Georges St Pierre); he suffered his last defeat at the end of 2013 when he faced Robbie Lawler (=MacDonald vs Lawler) but he came back to win in 2014 beating Demian Maia (=MacDonald vs Maia) and Tyron Woodley (=MacDonald vs Woodley).
His opponent, the former Strikeforce Ww champion Tarec Saffiedine, has an official record of 15-3-0 (40% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.17 in the same weight class, the last time he lost was in 2011 when he faced Tyron Woodley, since then he has won five consecutive fights, beating in his last bout Hyun Gyu Lim (=Saffiedine vs Lim). MacDonald vs Saffiedine is the main event of UFC Fight Night Halifax – UFC FN 54. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2014 MMA fight – Rory MacDonald vs Tyron Woodley – fight Video UFC 174

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Fight rated 2 stars by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-06-14, some good single shots between Rory MacDonald and Tyron Woodley but it is not enough to get three stars: it gets two. The balck belt in Bjj Rory MacDonald entered this fight with a pro mma record of 16-2-0 (75% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.4 welterweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Georges St Pierre), he suffered his second defeat in his last bout of 2013, against Robbie Lawler via split decision (=MacDonald vs Lawler), but he came back to victory in 2014 beating Demian Maia (=MacDonald vs Maia).
His opponent, Tyron Woodley, has an official record of 13-2-0 (69% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.5 in the same weight class, he also suffered his second and last loss last year when he faced Jake Shields (=Shields vs Woodley); after that bout he has won twice beating Josh Koscheck in 2013 (=Koscheck vs Woodley) and Carlos Condit in 2014 (=Condit vs Woodley). MacDonald vs Woodley is on the undercard of Demetrious Johnson vs Ali Bagautinov – UFC 174. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2014 MMA fight – Rory MacDonald vs Demian Maia – full fight Video UFC 170

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Fight rated 3 stars by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-02-22, close and tough fight with some nice exchanges and a good work on the ground (in the first part): Rory MacDonald vs Demian Maia gets three stars (UFC Fight of the Night). Rory MacDonald entered this fight with a professional mma record of 15-2-0 (80% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.4 welterweight in the world, he is a black belt in brazilian jiu-jitsu and last year he fought twice: he beat Jake Ellenberger in July (=Ellenberger vs MacDonald) but then he lost to Robbie Lawler in November (=MacDonald vs Lawler).
His opponent, the 36-year-old Demian Maia (12 more than MacDonald), has an official record of 18-5-0 (67% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.6 in the same weight class (currently the #1 in this division is Georges St Pierre). Like MacDonald, Maia is also a black belt in bjj and he fought twice in 2013: winning the first bout against Jon Fitch (=Fitch vs Maia) and then losing to Jake Shields (=Maia vs Shields). MacDonald vs Maia is on the undercard of Ronda Rousey vs Sara McMann – UFC 170. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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