Jason MacDonald Retires from MMA

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Jason MacDonaldJason MacDonald has retired from MMA.

According to a Sportsnet report, MacDonald has informed the UFC of his decision on Thursday.  MacDonald, who fights out of Red Deer, Alberta, finished his career with a 25-16 record and was 6-8 in 14 UFC bouts.

Few can forget JMac’s UFC debut where he submitted The Ultimate Fighter’s Ed Herman.  In his first few UFC fights, MacDonald thrilled Canadian fans while becoming the TUF Killer beating Herman, Chris Leben, and Rory Singer.   The Nova Scotia-born fighter went on to beat fighters such Joe Doerksen, Jason Lambert, and Ryan Jensen.  He lost to Tom Lawlor in his last MMA fight.

MacDonald retires with the fifth most wins in the UFC by a Canadian (6), third in the number of UFC fights by a Canadian (14), and tied for first in submission wins in the UFC by a Canadian (4, w/ Mark Bocek).

Top MMA News would like to thank Jason MacDonald for all of his entertaining fights and contributions to the sport and wish him best of luck in his future endeavors.

8 Responses to “ Jason MacDonald Retires from MMA ”

  1. dan chambers says:

    truly one of the nicest guys in the sport. paved the way for this countrys mma future. .. congrats jmac wish you all the best

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  2. Advin Omic says:

    Jason’s a great guy, I’ve always looked up to him. He has done so much for the sport and it was awesome to have learned so much from him in training. He did so much for all us guys here in Red Deer, congrats on a great career Jay and best of luck in the future!

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  3. fitnessplus says:

    Jason is a great representative of Canadian MMA. Hardworking, entertaining and humble. I enjoyed watching your career. Best of luck in your future plans.

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  4. LBoutin says:

    Great fighter ! Always exciting to watch. Congrats on a fantastic career.

    I loved the J-Mac vs The Butcher rivalry back in the day. I was always sad we never got to see the rubber match.

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  5. Robin Black says:

    Great athlete. Great fighter. Great dude.

    This guy inspired tons of Canadians, myself included.

    Put on great shows and accomplished so much.

    Should go down in history as one of the great Canadian fighters.

    All the best to Jason in his future.

    Thank you for everything Jason.

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  6. Jay Kay says:

    I remember Jay from MFC cards long before he was famous. Great guy and always willing to help.

    Best wishes in whatever he does next!

    jk

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  7. Dwight Roux says:

    Thanks for all the help, guidance and the motivation you inspire.

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  8. Jerobe says:

    Mad respect goes out to J-Mac. A true pioneer of Alberta MMA who made it too the big league and was successful. Best of luck J-Mac

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