Rory MacDonald London Real PART 1/2
In the sport of mixed martial arts, there’s no doubting Rory MacDonald’s standing as one of the world’s elite welterweights. The Canadian born former UFC fighter, who is now contracted to Bellator MMA. Sat down to talk with Brian Rose at London Real. Delving deep into all manner of interesting topics in and around the sport, his life, his relationships and his future with Bellator MMA.
Rory talks about his reasons for stepping away from the UFC, how it was handled by the UFC management. And his new home under the guidance of Scott Coker. Discussing his first impressions after the new signing, as well as his upcoming fight against top-ranked Paul Daley. Brian mentions how Daley had said he was somewhat star struck when first meeting MacDonald, something which he was quite surprised to hear.
MacDonald also goes on to talk about his relationship with Georges St Pierre. Along with training under the tutelage of Firas Zahabi at Tristar. He gives his take on steroids in the sport, as well as his opinion on the Conor McGregor effect. Seeing the rise of the Irishman through the ranks and how it has altered the wider sports world.
An In-depth Interview With Rory MacDonald
It’s an all-encompassing in-depth interview with one of the sport most unassuming, yet deadliest fighters. MacDonald opens up and talks about topics we don’t normally hear MMA fighters get to talk about. And while Rory may be a man of few words, he is most definitely and very carefully considers those few words. Making them all that more impactful when spoken.
We look forward to his upcoming fight against one of the UK’s most destructive punchers on May 19th for Daley vs MacDonald. And his mantra once inside the cage of “Kill or be Killed.” Which he may very well need against the Brit.