Rob MacDonald

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Rob MacDonald
Born (1978-09-05) September 5, 1978 (age 36)
Capreol, Ontario, Canada
Other names Maximus
Nationality Canadian
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg; 14.6 st)
Division Light Heavyweight
Heavyweight
Fighting out of Toronto, Ontario
Mixed martial arts record
Total 9
Wins 5
By knockout 2
By submission 2
Unknown 1
Losses 4
By knockout 1
By submission 2
By decision 1
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Robert Lawrence MacDonald (born September 5, 1978) is a Canadian mixed martial artist. He appeared on The Ultimate Fighter 2, a reality television show which aired on SpikeTV.[1]

Mixed martial arts career[edit]

MacDonald made his professional mixed martial arts debut on June 1, 2002, when he faced Zane Hagel at MFC 4: New Groundz. He won the fight via first round submission strikes.[2] After the impressive victory, MacDonald would win two more professional fights, defeating Victor Valimaki and Doug Sauer via TKO. MacDonald would take a three year hiatus before being signed by the Ultimate Fighting Championship in 2006.

Ultimate Fighting Championship[edit]

MacDonald signed with UFC in early 2006, and made his debut against Jason Lambert at UFC 58 on March 4, 2006. He lost the fight via first round kimura.[3] He then faced Kristian Rothaermel at UFC Ultimate Fight Night 5 on June 28, 2006. He won the fight via armbar submission.[4]

In his third fight in the promotion, MacDonald faced Eric Schafer at UFC 62 on August 26, 2006.[5] He lost the fight via arm-triangle choke,[6] and after dropping to 1–2, was subsequently released from the promotion.

Post-UFC career[edit]

In his first fight outside of the UFC, MacDonald challenged Eliot Marshall for the ROF Light Heavyweight Championship at Ring of Fire 31 on December 1, 2007.[7] He won the fight via second round TKO. MacDonald faced Hector Ramirez at HCF: Crow's Nest on March 29, 2008.[8] He lost the fight via unanimous decision.

He then faced Chuck Grigsby at VFC 26: Onslaught for the VFC Light Heavyweight Championship on February 20, 2009.[9] He lost the fight via KO.[10]

Championships and Accomplishments[edit]

  • Ring of Fire
    • ROF Light Heavyweight Championship (One time)

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 5–4 Chuck Grigsby KO (punches) VFC 26 - Onslaught February 20, 2009 1 4:21 Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States For the VFC Light Heavyweight Championship.
Loss 5–3 Hector Ramirez Decision (unanimous) HCF - Crow's Nest March 29, 2008 3 5:00 Gatineau, Quebec, Canada
Win 5–2 Eliot Marshall TKO (punches) Ring of Fire 31 December 1, 2007 2 1:41 Broomfield, Colorado, United States Won the ROF Light Heavyweight Championship.
Loss 4–2 Eric Schafer Submission (arm-triangle choke) UFC 62: Liddell vs. Sobral August 26, 2006 1 2:26 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 4–1 Kristian Rothaermel Submission (armbar) UFC Fight Night 5 June 28, 2006 1 4:01 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States Submission of the Night.
Loss 3–1 Jason Lambert Submission (kimura) UFC 58: USA vs. Canada March 4, 2006 1 1:54 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 3–0 Doug Sauer TKO (strikes) TFC 8: Hell Raiser June 6, 2003 1 1:28 Toledo, Ohio, United States
Win 2–0 Victor Valimaki TKO (towel) MFC 5: Sweet Redemption September 21, 2002 1 5:00 Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Win 1–0 Zane Hagel Submission (strikes) MFC 4: New Groundz June 1, 2002 1 N/A Calgary, Alberta, Canada

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rob Macdonald's Professional Record". mixedmartialarts.com. Retrieved 2010-02-10. 
  2. ^ "MFC 4 - New Groundz Official Results". sherdog.com. June 1, 2002. 
  3. ^ "UFC 58: Jason Lambert vs. Rob MacDonald". espn.go.com. March 4, 2006. 
  4. ^ "Ultimate Fight Night: Live Results". mmaweekly.com. June 28, 2006. 
  5. ^ "Sherdog.com Preview: UFC 62 Under Card". sherdog.com. August 25, 2006. 
  6. ^ "UFC 62: Eric Schafer vs. Rob MacDonald". tapology.com. August 26, 2006. 
  7. ^ "UFC's Rob MacDonald to Fight for Title at ROF 31". mmajunkie.com. November 9, 2007. 
  8. ^ "HCF Announces “Crow’s Nest” Fight Card". mmaweekly.com. March 13, 2008. 
  9. ^ "Rob MacDonald vs. Chuck Grigsby at VFC 26". mmafighting.com. January 15, 2009. 
  10. ^ "VFC 26: Onslaught Official Results". mixedmartialarts.com. February 20, 2009. 

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