Monday, January 11, 2010
B.C.'s Own Rory MacDonald Victorious in UFC Debut
The fight occurred on the untelevised portion of the undercard, but journalists present at Ultimate Fight Night 20 reported that Kelowna, B.C's Rory MacDonald (10-0) defeated Mike "The Joker" Guymon (11-3-1) by arm bar at 4:27 seconds of the first round.
The detailed play-by-play, available at Sherdog.com (middle of page), paints a picture of a very close fight. Rory began by scoring an early takedown. He then landed a solid knee from the clinch as the two fighters returned to their feet. At that point, Rory got clipped and briefly dropped by Guymon, but recovered quickly and returned to his feet. MacDonald then caught an incoming kick from "The Joker" and returned the scrap to the mat.
From there it was all MacDonald as he proceeded to rain down blows and ultimately finished with a late armbar that cut-short the thirty-five-year-old Guymon's long-awaited octagon debut.
Congratulations, Rory! Rumble, Young Man, Rumble!
That makes ten finishes in a row without a single loss!
B.C. MMA Fan.com can't wait to see what you do next!
Picture Props: Dave Mandel of Sherdog.com