Dana White Drops the Bomb, Rory MacDonald Out of BJ Penn Fight (Video)


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Rory MacDonald got cut open in training and is forced to withdraw from his fight with B.J. Penn at UFC 152.

MMAWeekly.com was present when Dana White revealed MacDonald’s injury to reporters, which was immediately met with several “wait, what?!” reactions.

Check out the video below …



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