Rory on PFL Format

Rory on PFL Format


December 29, 2019 Sports Daily

Early last week, it was announced that Rory MacDonald left Bellator to join the Professional Fighters League. Set to debut next season, MacDonald is to be a feature of the league’s welterweight division. Looking to win a title and the $1 million prize. “The Red King” will provide the PFL with a lot of positive publicity.

A true question that will be answered right away is whether MacDonald  (21-6-1) is right for the tournament format of the PFL.

“The Red King” is coming off of a unanimous decision loss to Douglas Lima at Bellator 232 during the finals of the Bellator Welterweight Grand Prix. He ended up 3-2-1 with the promotion, winning the Welterweight Title once. MacDonald ended his UFC run at 9-4. While his toughness is never questioned, it is his durability that can be put into question.

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