Rory McDonald Won’t Be Getting The Next Title Shot After All

It appears that UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler will likely face off against Johny Hendricks for a third time.

The news comes after UFC welterweight contender Rory MacDonald being told this week he wouldn’t be getting the next title shot after originally being named the No. 1 contender earlier in the year. MacDonald told sources that he was informed by the UFC that he would not be receiving the next crack at the belt despite standing next in line after his win over Tarec Saffiedine in October.

Heres what he said when asked about it:

“It’s all good. I’m just gonna light up whoever is next. Like always,”

Hendricks’ management team also said they haven’t yet been approached about the third fight with Lawler, but sources say preliminary discussions have started to put the fight together in the first half of 2015.
While nothing is in place it is thought that it will go down at the Memorial Day weekend show the UFC typically runs in May.

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