Old UFC title challenger and modern PFL welterweight Rory MacDonald acknowledged he’s start to a return to the Octagon in the shatter.
MacDonald is on the 2nd signed to PFL and will take part in the promotion’s upcoming third season on ESPN. Ever the consummate historic, “The Crimson King” is pointless to claim on the 2nd centered on a hit the PFL welterweight match and taking home the $1 million dollar mountainous prize. But when a fan asked him all the plot in which through a most up-to-date Q&A session if he would ever create a return to the UFC, MacDonald acknowledged he might per chance presumably well presumably be start to it.
“UFC comeback? Possibly. We’ll judge. I conception on doing some of my best doubtless fights in PFL in the subsequent couple of years whereas I’m with them, but you by no plot know what’s going to happen after that,” the 31-one year-primitive MacDonald acknowledged.
MacDonald (21-6-1) fought for the UFC from 2010 to 2016. He went 9-4 overall in the Octagon, with significant wins over BJ Penn, Tyron Woodley, Nate Diaz, Demian Maia, and Jake Ellenberger. After leaving the UFC, MacDonald joined Bellator as a high-profile free agent and proceeded to obtain the promotion’s welterweight title. General, MacDonald went 3-2-1 in Bellator, with significant wins over Douglas Lima, Paul Daley, and Neiman Gracie. He final fought in October 2019 when he misplaced to Lima.
After leaving Bellator, MacDonald signed with PFL and turned into once expected to compete in the promotion’s 2020 season. However, PFL held no occasions final one year so MacDonald has been on the shelf for moderately a whereas. Fortunately for the Canadian, PFL is now in a position to head for its third season and MacDonald confirmed his upcoming date. Fully refreshed and training at Sanford MMA, MacDonald is worked as much as salvage abet into the cage some other time.
“My upcoming fight is April 29 in, wait, I don’t know the set up it’s miles yet, but April 29 I judge. That will doubtless be will doubtless be my first round of the PFL strange season,” MacDonald acknowledged, noting Ray Cooper III and Magomed Magomedov as doubtless opponents.
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