Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2021-06-17, pretty good mma fight: Rory MacDonald vs Gleison Tibau gets three stars (take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2021).
Tibau vs MacDonald is the main event of PFL 5 – Professional Fighters League. 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 22-6-1 (68% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.12 welterweight in the world.
He lost to Douglas Lima in their rematch in 2019 (Rory MacDonald vs Douglas Lima 2) but he came back to win with Curtis Millender in April 2021 (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.
Gleison Tibau record
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Gleison Tibau, has an official record of 35-15-0 (51% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.111 in the welterweight division.
He won just two out of his last seven matches beating Efrain Escudero in 2018 and Will Brooks in 2019; after this bout he has lost to Joao Zeferino in 2021.
MacDonald’s next fight: Rory MacDonald vs Ray Cooper III
MacDonald vs Tibau full fight video / highlights
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PFL 5 info
Event: PFL 5: 2021 Regular Season
Where: Ocean Casino Resort, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
Division: welterweight (170 lbs, 77 kg)
MacDonald vs Tibau result
Gleison Tibau defeated Rory MacDonald via split decision. Scores were 29-28, 28-29, 29-28.