UFC 129: Rory MacDonald Hands Nate Diaz His Second Straight Loss

Rory MacDonald slams Nate Diaz at UFC 129.In a very impressive showing for a young fighter, Rory MacDonald earned the biggest victory of his mixed martial arts career, dominating Nate Diaz at UFC 129.

The fight was a blowout; the judges scored it 30-26, 30-27 and 30-26 in favor of MacDonald. At age 21, MacDonald looks tremendous. He really poured it on in the third round and slammed Diaz hard to the ground three times, using wrestling-style belly-to-back suplexes to send Diaz crashing to the canvas.



The loss was the second in a row for Diaz, who simply doesn't look strong enough to deal with good opponents at 170 pounds. Diaz needs to move back down to lightweight or else he's going to keep getting overpowered, as he did against both MacDonald and Dong Hyun Kim in his last fight.

The victory improved the 21-year-old MacDonald to 11-1 in his MMA career. He has a great future ahead of him.

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