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Rory MacDonald not retiring, ‘moving forward’ in Bellator welterweight Grand Prix

Despite a truly honest assessment of his recent title defense over the weekend and how he has been feeling mentally when it comes to the fight game, Rory MacDonald is not retiring. After competing to a majority draw in Saturday’s Bellator 220 headliner with Jon Fitch, the Bellator welterweight champion stated that “I don’t know if I have that same drive to hurt people anymore.” That statement opened a lot of eyes in the MMA community which […]

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Rory MacDonald tops the list as Bellator 220 salaries are revealed

Bellator 220 went down Saturday night from the SAP Center in San Jose, California. In the main event, welterweight champion, Rory MacDonald was taking on Jon Fitch in the final fight of the first round in the welterweight grand prix. Ultimately, the two fought to a majority draw, meaning MacDonald will advance due to the fact he is the champion. In the co-main event, women’s flyweight champion, Ilima-Lei MacFarlane fought Veta Arteaga and won the fight via […]

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Champ Ilima-Lei Macfarlane excited for ‘barn burner brawl’ in Bellator 220 title defense vs. Veta Arteaga

Ilima Lei-Macfarlane is not only the Bellator women’s flyweight champion, she has also become one of the faces and stars of the organization. That means the target on her back is only going to get bigger, and that makes Macfarlane very excited. “The Iliminator” spoke with MyMMANews.com to discuss her upcoming title defense against top contender Veta Arteaga this Saturday night at Bellator 220. The women’s flyweight title bout will serve as the co-main event of the […]

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