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Rory MacDonald praises his former opponent BJ Penn: “I always respected him.” – MMA Sports

PFL welterweight Rory MacDonald praised his former opponent, BJ Penn, and said he was a respected person for playing in the sport.

McDonald’s will return to the cage later this month when he will face David Michaud in a welterweight match as part of Season 3 of the PFL... McDonald’s is a former UFC title challenger and former Bellator welterweight champion, but he brought his talent to the PFL in search of new challenges and the temptation of a $ 1 million grand prize. For those who have fought the world’s best welterweights for the past decade, McDonald’s chance to go to the PFL and win another world title was something he couldn’t miss.

Of course, McDonald’s is still best known for his runs in the UFC from 2010 to 2016, fighting some of the best fighters in the world in the Octagon overall 9-4. While at UFC, McDonald’s defeated Tyron Woodley, Demian Maia, Nate Diaz, Jake Ellenberger and, of course, BJ Penn, who lost in the UFC at FOX 5 in December 2012. Helen Yi, McDonald’s chose to fight Penn as one of the most memorable of his career. He takes advantage of the fact that he fought and defeated many legends in the game as a motivation for performing PFL.

“I had to fight a lot of top guys. When I started watching MMA, I always respected him when I was a young teen, so the BJ Penn is really big for me It was a thing. I was able to fight a lot of the best guys. I think it’s a big blessing. I’m going to climb that ladder again and return to the top of the welterweight division. That’s my big goal. ” Said McDonald’s.

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Rory MacDonald praises his former opponent BJ Penn: “I always respected him.”

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