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MacDonald Opens Up On PFL Elimination, Vows To Return Next Season

Rory MacDonald has released a statement following his unanimous decision loss in the PFL welterweight tournament. After getting his PFL career off to a good start with a submission win over Curtis Millender, Rory MacDonald suffered defeat to Gleison Tibau in what is widely considered to be one of the...

What If Tibau Was To Khabib What Adriano Martins Is To Makhachev?

When 23-year-old Khabib Nurmagomedov had his hand raised as the winner of a unanimous decision over Gleison Tibau at UFC 148, he broke down in tears as if he had just won the championship. In reality, what he had won was even more valuable to him: his perfect record...

Tibau Backtracks On Admission Of Surprise At MacDonald Win

PFL welterweight Gleison Tibau appears to have taken a sizeable U-turn on his view of his controversial decision win over Rory MacDonald. Tibau was awarded a split decision victory over "Red King" at PFL 5 last week. The judges' scoring left all sections of the MMA community baffled, with most...

Tibau: PFL 5 Decision Over MacDonald Was A Big Surprise

Welterweight Gleison Tibau has admitted that his split decision victory over Rory MacDonald at PFL 5 came as a "big surprise." Tibau secured one of the year's biggest upsets against "Red King" last week, but it wasn't without controversy. Fans, fighters and members of the media were enraged when the Brazilian...

Rory MacDonald Wants Investigation Into Loss to Gleison Tibau

Rory MacDonald wants an investigation into his recent loss to Gleison Tibau. The two competitors competed Thursday on the 2021 PFL 5 card at the Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City, N.J. Many believed MacDonald was comfortably winning and seemed to be cruising to an easy unanimous decision win; however,...

PFL 5 Results & Highlights: Gleison Tibau Upsets Rory MacDonald

PFL 5 took place tonight from the Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City, N.J. The main event saw Gleison Tibau pull off the upset with a controversial split-decision victory over Rory MacDonald. Despite the loss, MacDonald still qualifies to participate in the playoffs. We've got all the highlights from the...

Rory MacDonald: I Want To Be The #1 Welterweight In The World

Former UFC title challenger and Bellator Welterweight World Champion Rory MacDonald says he wants to be the best in the world at 170-pounds. MacDonald's statement on his aspirations comes ahead of his 2021 PFL 5 main event against Gleison Tibau, set for Thursday at the Ocean Casino resort in Atlantic...

Rory MacDonald Vs. Gleison Tibau Scheduled To Headline 2021 PFL 5

PFL welterweight Rory MacDonald is back for another fight in his new promotion but this time against a fellow UFC veteran in Gleison Tibau. The organization first announced that the two welterweights would clash on Wednesday. Additionally, the company made it clear that the welterweight battle will headline the...

Gleison Tibau Explores Free Agency As 12-Year UFC Run Ends

After 12 years and 28 fights in the UFC, Gleison Tibau is no longer in the UFC. Gleison Tibau, who went 16-12 during his 12-year UFC run has shared the octagon with names like reigning lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, Nick Diaz, Rafael dos Anjos, Jeremy Stephens and several others. As...

Gleison Tibau Says USADA Suspension Was Worst Two Years of His Life

Gleison Tibau admits his two-year suspension was rough. Back in Nov. 2015, Tibau initially earned a submission win over Abel Trujillo. The win was overturned to a disqualification loss as Tibau tested positive for erythropoietin. Tibau was then suspended for two years by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). Tibau recently told MMAFighting.com...
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American Top Team Make an Appearance on Global Force Wrestling’s Destination X

Dan Lambert, Colby Covington and other members of American Top Team appeared at Global Force Wrestling's Destination X event to confront Jeff Jarrett. Bobby Lashley, who trains with ATT and is a member of the Impact Wrestling active roster, was also present during the backstage altercation. Lashley is signed to...

Video: Gleison Tibau vs. Michael Johnson From UFC 168 (Full Fight)

Ahead of his battle against fellow highly-regarded UFC Lightweight contender Dustin Poirier in the main event of this Saturday's UFC Fight Night 94 event, Michael Johnson is featured in the latest "Free Fight" released by the UFC on Monday. Featured below is the complete Gleison Tibau vs. Michael Johnson fight...

Video: Brock Lesnar Backstage At UFC 184 With Tony Ferguson

The former UFC Heavyweight Champion wishes his former TUF student good luck before his fight.

UFC 184 Predictions & In-Depth Analysis

Looking at this Saturday's UFC 184 fight card.

UFC Fight Night 51 “Fight Of The Night” Winner Piotr Hallmann Fails Drug Test

The UFC lightweight is suspended for nine months for testing positive for drostanolone.