Round 5 and Pavelich Sports Entertainment on Thursday announced that
"Since we are based in Ontario, I am particularly excited that Jason MacDonald is the first Canadian to sign with Round 5," said
MacDonald's figurine is expected to be released as part of a Round 5 series later this year. To date, two Series have been issued:
MacDonald began his career with a series of dominating performances in Canada's largest MMA organization, the Maximum Fighting Championship. He then burst onto the international stage with an impressive triangle choke victory over
Now sporting a 21-11 record (5-4 in the UFC), MacDonald is set to take on
As in the earlier series, MacDonald will maintain creative control of his likeness, including the pose, facial design and shorts. He will be instrumental in creating the final design and will benefit from a royalty agreement that gives him a considerable portion of the sale of his figurines.
Round 5 plans to release three additional series of athletes in 2009, one during each quarter. In addition to those noted above,