Jason MacDonald signs new four-fight deal with UFC
by MMAjunkie.com Staff on Sep 27, 2008 at 12:20 pm ET
Veteran UFC middleweight Jason MacDonald (21-10 MMA, 5-3 UFC) has signed a new four-fight deal with the organization.
MacDonald made the announcement in his blog on Sportsnet.ca (Sportsnet.ca
MacDonald is fresh off a solid victory over Jason Lambert at UFC 88 -- one that earned the 33-year-old fighter a $60,000 Submission of the Night bonus. MacDonald took the fight less than a month after his UFC 87 loss to Demian Maia.
Terms of his new deal were not disclosed.
MacDonald is 9-3 in his past 12 fights. He made his UFC debut in 2006 and garnered some early recognition by scoring submission victories over "TUF" notables Ed Herman and Chris Leben. Additional UFC victories have come over Rory Singer, Joe Doerksen and Lambert.
The UFC has not confirmed when MacDonald could next return to action, but MacDonald speculates in his blog that he has a "gut feeling" it could be against Michael Bisping or Alessio Sakara.
MacDonald also shared his plans for entering the promotional side of MMA, hosting a Nov. 22 in his hometown of Red Deer, Alberta.