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Report: Rory MacDonald Headed To Bellator MMA

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Former UFC title contender Rory MacDonald’s next fight will take place in Bellator MMA.

The six-year UFC veteran is set to sign a new fight contract with the Spike TV promotion, according to a report by FloCombat. Other reports have stated that the UFC will not match the offer presented to the 27-year-old from Canada.

MacDonald completed his UFC deal earlier this year, falling to Stephen Thompson via decision. In 2015, he was bested by then-UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler in a “Fight of the Year” bout.

The Bellator welterweight champion is Andrey Koreshkov, who recently defended his title against former UFC lightweight titleholder Benson Henderson.