Rory MacDonald out of BJ Penn fight with cut


The bad news broke on Twitter:

Brett Okamoto ‏@bokamotoESPN
Rory MacDonald suffered major cut, out of BJ Penn fight.

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At the UFC on FOX 4 post-event news conference, UFC President Dana White announced that Rory MacDonald suffered a major cut in training, that will keep him out of the UFC 152 fight with BJ Penn, which was to have taken place on Sept. 22 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto.

"Rory's out. He got cut open today. Wide open – 38, 48 stitches, something like that," said White. "No contact for a month. (The fight is) off. I found out tonight, halfway through the show."

White, who got the news during UFC on FOX 4, does not know if Penn will remain on the card.

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Mushroom Slap site profile image  

8/6/12 9:47 PM by Mushroom Slap


UGCTT_Winnson site profile image  

8/6/12 10:10 AM by UGCTT_Winnson

Hopefully his coaches can see their way through to removing ax-dodging from Rory's training schedule at least 2 months from his fights from now on.

UGCTT_Suess site profile image  

8/6/12 9:59 AM by UGCTT_Suess

 haha, classic UG.  bunch of geniuses in here.  

RyannVonDoom site profile image  

8/6/12 8:39 AM by RyannVonDoom


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8/6/12 5:52 AM by Choken Necks

Tito fought with a cracked skull. Just saying....

RandyDarsh126 site profile image  

8/6/12 3:54 AM by RandyDarsh126

the retard in this one is strong

GoodnightWorld site profile image  

8/6/12 3:47 AM by GoodnightWorld

You can't fight in seven weeks because you have a cut on your head? I fractured my fucking skull and was back in jiu jitsu in 3 weeks. While I wasn't training like it was a UFC fight, it was also a skull fracture and not a cut.To the people on this thread who say MacDonald should keep being tested, I am right with you. Knowing the insane range of injuries that fighters take into a bout...this is just too ridiculous.The injury is obviously real, and he is most likely using it to avoid testing positive. Remember back in gym when the kid with "asthma" wouldn't be able to play dodge ball? Convenient. That fucker could do all the easy shit. Remember when MacDonald couldn't fight because he cut his head two months before a fight? Exactly.

stonepony site profile image  

8/6/12 3:42 AM by stonepony

Was just reading through the comments... See what I mean?Damn.

chrris24 site profile image  

8/5/12 9:36 PM by chrris24

Knew it would happen, Rory talked the talk but wouldn't walk the walk. BJ knew it that's why he wanted VADA not to release the results. Rory should be tested weekly or the rest of his career and watch the losses start happening. Thank you BJ Penn for exposing Rory before I could start liking him. Fraud!

Ludelow site profile image  

8/5/12 8:53 PM by Ludelow

<blockquote>Stephen Holder - You know damn well when rory found out bj wasnt fuckin around with the vada testing he pulled a razor blade out his ric flair speedo n slashed his forehead, lol@ anyone believing this happened randomly. Same tards who believe the bullshit comin out of Overeem's mouth about horsemeat. This kind of shit has to stop. Legit badasses like BJ Penn have to consider retirement cuz of these pussies roiding. Dont kid yourself either, GSP is a juice head too.</blockquote><br /><br />for our childhood