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2021 PFL 2 Results & Main Event Highlights: MacDonald Submits Millender

The second event of the PFL's 2021 regular season took place from the Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City, N.J, and we've got the results for you right here. The main event saw Rory MacDonald make a successful PFL debut by submitting Curtis Millender. Check out the finish below! https://twitter.com/espnmma/status/1387960048136167427 Here are...

Curtis Millender Steps in to Face Rory MacDonald at PFL 2

Curtis Millender will face Rory MacDonald at PFL 2 to replace his original opponent 2019 welterweight finalist, David Michaud.  Millender coming in to replace Michaud inserts him into the PFL’s seasonal format which has had fighters compete every year since they began in 2018 to become champions of their respective...

Rory MacDonald and David Michaud Headline PFL 2

Rory MacDonald draws David Michaud in his first fight in the Professional Fighters League (PFL) 2021 season. The  PFL announced their full fight card for the April 29 event, PFL 2 which is headlined by MacDonald and Michaud along with some other familiar welterweights and light-heavyweights. At the end of...

PFL Announces Welterweight & Light Heavyweight Roster for 2021 Season

The Professional Fighters League (PFL) has announced the welterweight and light heavyweight rosters for the upcoming 2021 season. The PFL will return to ESPN platforms (ESPN 2, ESPN Deportes, ESPN+) on April 23, and the welterweights and light heavyweights will be featured on the April 29 broadcast. The promotion announced...

Rory MacDonald Plans on Being Boss of The PFL Welterweight Division

Rory MacDonald is far from being done competing as a welterweight in MMA. Having lost his title at the end of his Bellator run and not re-signing with the promotion, he seems to have plans to dominate in the Professional Fighters League (PFL). News broke about his signing weeks...

Scott Coker Says It Was Time For Bellator To Move On From Rory MacDonald

Bellator president Scott Coker has offered some perspective on Rory MacDonald's exit from the promotion. Fight fans were surprised to hear the news of MacDonald's decision to sign with the PFL after his Bellator contract expired. MacDonald told ESPN's Ariel Helwani that Bellator didn't even give him a formal offer...

Rory MacDonald Explains Why He’s No Longer With Bellator

Rory MacDonald is no longer a member of the Bellator roster and he has explained why. MacDonald turned a lot of heads when he revealed that he has signed a multi-fight deal with the PFL. MacDonald's Bellator contract expired after losing his welterweight gold to Douglas Lima in their rematch...

Bellator Champion Douglas Lima Disappointed With Rory MacDonald’s PFL Signing

Douglas Lima admits he's a bit surprised and disappointed that Rory MacDonald has left Bellator. Earlier today, ESPN's Ariel Helwani was able to confirm that MacDonald signed with PFL. MacDonald's Bellator contract ran out after his Grand Prix finals bout with Lima back in October. MacDonald had a six-fight stint...

Rory MacDonald Signs With PFL

Rory MacDonald has left Bellator and signed with the Professional Fighters League. Following his title fight loss to Douglas Lima, MacDonald was a free agent and early signs indicated he would return to the Viacom-owned promotion. Yet, that is not the case as he has signed with the PFL,...

Scott Coker Refutes Rory MacDonald’s Claim That Bellator Contract Expired

Bellator president Scott Coker denies that Rory MacDonald's Bellator contract is up. MacDonald competed on the Bellator 232 card this past Saturday night (Oct. 26). "Red King" put his welterweight gold on the line against Douglas Lima in a rematch. This also serves as the final bout in the Bellator...

Rory MacDonald Speaks On Bellator 232 Loss To Douglas Lima

Rory MacDonald was defeated by Douglas Lima in their rematch and he feels he knows what went wrong. MacDonald and Lima had their rematch last night (Oct. 26) in the main event of Bellator 232. Not only was the welterweight title on the line, but so was the Bellator Welterweight...

Bellator 232 Results: Douglas Lima Defeats Rory MacDonald

Bellator 232 is upon us. The card will take place tonight (Oct. 26) inside the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT. You can view the Bellator 232 weigh-in results here. With it brings the Welterweight World Grand Prix Final. Rory MacDonald and Douglas Lima face each other in a rematch that...

Rory MacDonald Talks Fighting, Faith, & Following Through at Bellator 232 (Interview)

Rory MacDonald has learned a lot since the last time he fought Douglas Lima.  The two have built a competitive rivalry in the welterweight Grand Prix where they both seemed to always know that they would be facing one another in the end. Now that Bellator 232 is here,...

Bellator 232’s Douglas Lima Not A Fan Of How Fighters Are Ranked (Interview)

Douglas Lima and Rory MacDonald have a chance to walk away as welterweight champion and tournament champion Saturday night (Oct. 26). With a title and $1 million on the line at Bellator 232, Lima knows the winner will have done something unique in the sport of mixed martial arts...

Rory MacDonald Plans on Doing His Job For a While

Rory MacDonald and Douglas Lima recently sat down with Robin Black to discuss their rematch at Bellator 232 this weekend at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. They headline Bellator’s back-to-back events on the second night where they are not only fighting for the welterweight title but the...