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Rory MacDonald on Tyron Woodley: Sometimes it’s not the rightful guy who gets UFC title shot

What is this, pile it on Tyron Woodley month?

A few weeks after Matt Brown slammed “The Chosen One,” dubbing him a “tomato-throwing bitch” who wasn’t worthy of a shot at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight title, Rory MacDonald chimed in on Tyron’s fight against Robbie Lawler, which is set to headline UFC 201 on July 30, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia.

It’s not that “Red King” doesn’t think Woodley is a worthy challenger for “Ruthless,” he just feels the title shot should have gone to Demian Maia because as he relayed to MMA Junkie, the submission specialist has been active and winning.

“I thought they were going to give it to Demian Maia. I was a bit surprised that Woodley got it. But the champ needs to stay busy, wants to fight, and Woodley was patiently waiting. He was ready. It’s how it plays out. Sometimes it’s not always the rightful guy gets the shot. You look at boxing, they have like tune-up fights in between their title fights. They’re not always fighting the No. 1 guy year around. It’s a little different in our sport. Everyone thinks it always has to be the next guy, because it’s the next top guy. Woodley’s a good challenge. I’m not saying it’s not going to be a good fight, I just would have expected Demian to be the next guy because of his success.”

Woodley is currently riding a two-fight win streak, but hasn’t competed since January of 2015. It’s through no fault of his own, however, as his fight against Johny Hendricks, which was set to go down at UFC 192 in October of last year, was scratched due to “Bigg Rigg’s” weight-cutting issues

As for Demian, he’s currently riding a five-fight win streak, most recently disposing of the aforementioned Brown at UFC 198 (see it).

Nevertheless, “The Chosen One” will look to make the most of his opportunity and silence all the naysayers who feel he shouldn’t be at the big dance to begin with when he faces perhaps the hardest-hitting 170-pound fighter in the game today.

For more on the UFC 201 pay-per-view (PPV) event — which also features Demetrious Johnson defending his flyweight title against Wilson Reis — click here.

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Mackenzie Dern gets opponent for MMA debut at Legacy FC 58

Multiple time jiu-jitsu and grappling champion Mackenzie Dern has an opponent set for her mixed martial arts debut at Legacy FC 58 on July 22.

Dern, an ADCC 2015 winner and IBJJF world champion, will take on fellow MMA newcomer Kenia Rosas in a 115-pound fight, Legacy FC announced Thursday.

The event, scheduled for the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino in Lake Charles, La., is headlined by Robert Drysdale. It will be his first fight since leaving the UFC, taking on Ryan Spann for the light heavyweight championship. In the co-main event, undefeated lightweight Oron Kahlon faces Josh Quayhagen.

The fight card, which airs live on AXSTV, also includes Ryan Hollis vs. Cody Williams, Jose Ceja vs. Trent Meaux, CJ Hancock vs. Brandon Allen, and Matt Mooney vs. Gage Duhon.

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Mackenzie Dern gets opponent for MMA debut at Legacy FC 58

Multiple time jiu-jitsu and grappling champion Mackenzie Dern has an opponent set for her mixed martial arts debut at Legacy FC 58 on July 22.

Dern, an ADCC 2015 winner and IBJJF world champion, will take on fellow MMA newcomer Kenia Rosas in a 115-pound fight, Legacy FC announced Thursday.

The event, scheduled for the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino in Lake Charles, La., is headlined by Robert Drysdale. It will be his first fight since leaving the UFC, taking on Ryan Spann for the light heavyweight championship. In the co-main event, undefeated lightweight Oron Kahlon faces Josh Quayhagen.

The fight card, which airs live on AXSTV, also includes Ryan Hollis vs. Cody Williams, Jose Ceja vs. Trent Meaux, CJ Hancock vs. Brandon Allen, and Matt Mooney vs. Gage Duhon.

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Mackenzie Dern gets opponent for MMA debut at Legacy FC 58

Multiple time jiu-jitsu and grappling champion Mackenzie Dern has an opponent set for her mixed martial arts debut at Legacy FC 58 on July 22.

Dern, an ADCC 2015 winner and IBJJF world champion, will take on fellow MMA newcomer Kenia Rosas in a 115-pound fight, Legacy FC announced Thursday.

The event, scheduled for the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino in Lake Charles, La., is headlined by Robert Drysdale. It will be his first fight since leaving the UFC, taking on Ryan Spann for the light heavyweight championship. In the co-main event, undefeated lightweight Oron Kahlon faces Josh Quayhagen.

The fight card, which airs live on AXSTV, also includes Ryan Hollis vs. Cody Williams, Jose Ceja vs. Trent Meaux, CJ Hancock vs. Brandon Allen, and Matt Mooney vs. Gage Duhon.

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Mackenzie Dern gets opponent for MMA debut at Legacy FC 58

Multiple time jiu-jitsu and grappling champion Mackenzie Dern has an opponent set for her mixed martial arts debut at Legacy FC 58 on July 22.

Dern, an ADCC 2015 winner and IBJJF world champion, will take on fellow MMA newcomer Kenia Rosas in a 115-pound fight, Legacy FC announced Thursday.

The event, scheduled for the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino in Lake Charles, La., is headlined by Robert Drysdale. It will be his first fight since leaving the UFC, taking on Ryan Spann for the light heavyweight championship. In the co-main event, undefeated lightweight Oron Kahlon faces Josh Quayhagen.

The fight card, which airs live on AXSTV, also includes Ryan Hollis vs. Cody Williams, Jose Ceja vs. Trent Meaux, CJ Hancock vs. Brandon Allen, and Matt Mooney vs. Gage Duhon.

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Mackenzie Dern gets opponent for MMA debut at Legacy FC 58

Multiple time jiu-jitsu and grappling champion Mackenzie Dern has an opponent set for her mixed martial arts debut at Legacy FC 58 on July 22.

Dern, an ADCC 2015 winner and IBJJF world champion, will take on fellow MMA newcomer Kenia Rosas in a 110-pound fight, Legacy FC announced Thursday.

The event, scheduled for the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino in Lake Charles, La., is headlined by Robert Drysdale. It will be his first fight since leaving the UFC, taking on Ryan Spann for the light heavyweight championship. In the co-main event, undefeated lightweight Oron Kahlon faces Josh Quayhagen.

The fight card, which airs live on AXSTV, also includes Ryan Hollis vs. Cody Williams, Jose Ceja vs. Trent Meaux, CJ Hancock vs. Brandon Allen, and Matt Mooney vs. Gage Duhon.

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Friday Link Dump: Mayhem Miller Gets New Opponent, Bellator 155 Predictions, The Worst Games of All Time + More


(“The Notorious” Conor McGregor clears up his situation with UFC brass on Sportscenter.)

Controversial Former Fighter Detained for Raiding Brothels and Attacking Prostitutes in Russia (BloodyElbow)

Bellator 155 Predictions
(MMAFighting)

Did Michael Bisping deserve UFC Title Shot? Here’s his Resume, so You Be the Judge (MMAJunkie)

Floyd Mayweather Reportedly Offers Conor McGregor $ 50M for New Year’s Eve Fight
(Bleacher Report)

Mayhem Miller Makes 205, Gets New Opponent for Venator FC III (twitter/arielhelwani)

Ranking The Top Five Opponents For Nick Diaz’s Return (LowKick)

Is Daniel Craig REALLY Leaving James Bond? (Screen Junkies)

8 of the Worst Games of All Time
(Escapist)

The Best Mixed Drinks for Hot Summer Days
(Radass)

Oh Crap! Phoenix TV Reporter Arrested for Defecating on Someone’s Lawn (EveryJoe)

10 Things You Can Do in the Next 30 Days to Be a Better Boyfriend (MadeMan)

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Michael Bisping Finally Gets His Title Shot

At times it has seemed like it would never come, but finally – after about a hundred years of ups and downs in the Octagon – Michael Bisping is finally getting his title shot. The trash-talking Brit will step in for the injured Chris Weidman and take on Luke Rockhold in the main event of […]

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Michael Bisping Gets Short-Notice Title Shot Against Luke Rockhold at UFC 199

After 25 Octagon appearances, Michael Bisping will finally get his long-awaited UFC title shot.
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Friday Link Dump: UFC on FOX 20 Gets Its Main & Co-Main, The Rousey-Van Zant-Tate Drama Continues, Cocktails For Your Kentucky Derby Party + More


(Angela Lee vs. Mei Yamaguchi atomweight title fight from this morning’s ONE Championship 42: possibly the greatest women’s MMA fight in history.)

Holm vs. Shevchenko main event, Rumble vs. Teixeira targeted for UFC on FOX 20 (BloodyElbow)

Miesha Tate Explains ‘Shocking’ Incident between Ronda Rousey and Paige VanZant (MMAFighting)

No, Conor McGregor is Not Going to Box Floyd Mayweather (MMAJunkie)

Brendan Schaub and Bryan Callen, Riding the Whirlwind (Bleacher Report)

Top 10 Hottest Miesha Tate Photos (Lowkick)

4 Ways to Make the Puppet Master Reboot Not Suck (Screen Junkies)

8 of the Most Influential RPGs Ever Made (Escapist)

Get Ready: They Are Building Sex Theme Park Called Erotikaland (Radass)

10 Tasty Cocktails for Your Kentucky Derby Party (EveryJoe)

6 Awesome Trailers for Movies That Will Probably Suck (MadeMan)

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