Dilano Taylor Crushes Rory MacDonald To Punch Ticket To Finals – PFL 8 Results (Highlights)

"Red King" had no answer for the relentless striking pressure from "The Postman"

Rory MacDonald, Dilano Taylor
Credit: PFL (via Twitter)
Coming off a loss to Sadibou Sy, Rory MacDonald faced Dilano Taylor in the headlining bout of PFL 8 Playoffs.

PFL 8 Playoffs: Rory MacDonald vs. Dilano Taylor

Round 1

MacDonald opens with a level change and gets the grappling going. MacDonald going for the inside trip but fails. Dilano is on top. MacDonald has Taylor’s arm trapped looking to get a submission here. A triangle looked likely until Taylor defended the position. Taylor still on top. Taylor manages to get up and the two get back to trading strikes in the middle. Nice one two from Rory. Taylor with a sharp jab and a hook. Another jab from Taylor. MacDonald appears to want to grapple again. Taylor making good work off his jab. Taylor rushes in with a combo and connects just the straight right. Rory eats two quick jabs. Rory does not want to be in these exchanges as he keeps looking for openings to grapple. Huge right hand by Taylor sends MacDonald down. Light follow-up strikes on the ground forces the referee to call a stop to the contest.

Official Result: Dilano Taylor defeats Rory MacDonald via TKO (R1, 3:59).

Check out the highlights below:

Published on August 13, 2022 at 4:26 pm
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