Completed MMA Bout

Michael McDonald vs. Alex Soto

Preliminary Card | Bantamweight · 135 lbs | MMA

Michael "Mayday" McDonald
Alex "Extremo" Soto

Round 1

Michael McDonald Alex Soto

"Mayday" "Extremo"

13-1-0   Pro Record At Fight   6-0-1
Climbed to 14-1   Record After Fight   Fell to 6-1
-440 (Heavy Favorite)   Betting Odds   +350 (Moderate Underdog)
United States   Nationality   Mexico
Modesto, California   Fighting out of   San Diego, California
20 years, 10 months, 4 days   Age at Fight   27 years, 9 months, 4 days
136.0 lbs (61.7 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   135.0 lbs (61.2 kgs)
5'9" (176cm)   Height   5'6" (168cm)
70.0" (178cm)   Reach   70.0" (178cm)
Last Stand Fight Team   Gym   Team Hurricane Awesome
UFC 139
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC 139: Shogun vs. Henderson
  • Date: Saturday 11.19.2011 at 09:00 PM ET
  • Referee: Josh Rosenthal
  • Venue: HP Pavilion
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: San Jose, California, United States
  • Bout Billing: Preliminary Card (fight 6 of 12)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 135 lbs (61.2 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Mike Goldberg, Joe Rogan
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Prelims
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Joe Rogan
  • McDonald Total Disclosed Pay: $84,000
  • Soto Total Disclosed Pay: $6,000
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McDonald vs. Soto Wiki Update Wiki

The sixth bout of UFC 139 and first to air on the Spike TV preliminary card featured Michael McDonald taking on Alex Soto in a bantamweight matchup.

McDonald landed a quick right hand and then a nice combination to follow it up. A huge right from McDonald dropped Soto to his back and McDonald opened up with a big series of punches as Soto stood back to his feet. Soto crumpled to the mat and referee Josh Rosenthal stepped in to save him from further punishment.

Speaking with Joe Rogan in the post-fight interview, McDonald commented, "That's one of my favorite moves, I'm always looking for it [the right hand] especially when someone's coming forward aggressively... I was trying to finish him but he grabbed a hold of me pretty good, he kept his composure, I was impressed."

Last updated 09.26.2012, 11:44 PM ET
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McDonald vs. Soto Fighter Tweets

If fighters from this bout were talking on Twitter before or after the fight, this is where you can find it. Below are all the Tweets we've recorded near the date of the bout.

Hmm.. - Is anyone besides me in love with the new iPhone update?… I traded my jailbrokeness for it and i am...
5 days and 44 seconds
Man, we got an amazing God :) - I am just sitting here, and reviewing some of the attitudes throughout the...
4 days, 3 hours, and 36 minutes
there we go ;) - works great :)
4 days, 2 hours, and 47 minutes
K that worked well... - Now lets try something loner… see if this works for my twitter and my Facebook… i’m...
4 days, 2 hours, and 45 minutes
Hmm.. - Still trying out my tumblr… Please have patience with me ;)
4 days, 2 hours, and 40 minutes
good day world :) what to do today?
4 days, 1 hour, and 8 minutes
Great day today! Got some running around and then Celebrate Recovery at church tonight! My favorite day of the week :)
2 days, 23 hours, and 40 minutes
Official Mayday McDonald shirts are out at !! :) hoodies and t shirts available!
1 day, 10 hours, and 45 minutes
Hey guys I had a few people ask for interviews. If you are still interested please contact my manager at @tom_call
1 day, 10 hours, and 41 minutes
Oh my gosh! I won KO of the night!!! Ahhhh! :D @ufc139
8 hours and 22 minutes
I'm being held hostage :/
5 hours and 33 minutes
RT @sprawlshorts: @SPRAWLshorts and @MaydayMcDonald - Give me the shorts! #followSPRAWL
2 hours and 17 minutes
RT @sprawlshorts: Ok- let's do it- To be entered, you must tweet the following and be following both @SPRAWLshorts and @MaydayMcDonald
2 hours and 17 minutes
Good morning world :)
3 hours and 22 minutes
It's funny how food in your stomach makes you feel so much better :)
20 hours and 11 minutes
One hour and ten minutes until I can drink water and eat! Praise God.
22 hours and 2 minutes
This morning's breakfast... 1 grape.
1 day, 3 hours, and 40 minutes
Good morning world... Today... I can eat! I look forward to this moment! Lol
1 day, 3 hours, and 44 minutes
I usually don't post my own articles... But I really like this one :) if you guys have a second feel free to read :)
2 days and 56 minutes
.... Craving some garlic noodles and sweet and sour chicken from PF Chang's like no tomorrow! I am definitely eating there after the fight!
2 days, 1 hour, and 46 minutes
His love endures forever
2 days, 1 hour, and 51 minutes
“@deacontao: @MaydayMcDonald Morning Brother hope its an enjoyable breakfast..Good luck this wkend and God Bless :)” thx man. Ill do my best
3 days, 2 hours, and 51 minutes
Good morning world :) a coffee and breakfast on the way :)
3 days, 3 hours, and 25 minutes
@NickPaceMMA dude you shoulda watched Dick Tracy. It just ended lol
3 days, 13 hours, and 49 minutes
The battle is the Lord's.
3 days, 22 hours, and 53 minutes
Congratulations to @onecheeseburger for winning the charity raffle consisting of 2 tickets to UFC 139, and some awesome MMA artwork! :)
4 days, 15 hours, and 26 minutes
Attention everyone! I just got the news that my fight will be free on Spike TV this Saturday on the UFC 139 prelims. :) woohoo! Good stuff!
4 days, 21 hours, and 7 minutes
Am I the only one who's dreams were broken when Krillin's destructo disc shattered on contact with Cell's neck? That was a horrible day lol.
1 week, 1 day, 3 hours, and 32 minutes
“@Greg1010: @MaydayMcDonald Last minute replacements are not fun! What do we know about Soto?” really aggressive, and he's got good cardio!
1 week, 1 day, 13 hours, and 52 minutes
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