twitter google

BJ Penn, Rory MacDonald Take Feud To Twitter Prior To Fight At UFC On FOX 5

Soon-to-be opponents BJ Penn and Rory MacDonald must have had a little free time between training sessions recently.

Penn, a former UFC champion who will return to the Octagon after a self-imposed retirement, will face MacDonald in December at UFC on Fox: Henderson vs. Diaz.

MacDonald made mention of his weight on Twitter, posting, “200lbs and (Penn) thinks I care if hes in shape for the fight or not.” Penn’s account replied back with, “Great!!! I (freaking) love knocking out 200 pounders.”

The Canadian prospect at welterweight didn’t stop there, replying back with, “(Penn) do u (mean) knockin back quarter pounders? Who r u kidding, certainly not yourself.” Penn fired back with, “Quarter pounders?? Really pimple boy? I won’t even (rear-naked choke) you…afraid of all the pimples on your back.”

The two have agreed to do special testing in an effort to rid the sport of performance enhancing drugs. It remains to be seen if these two continue to engage in verbal battles prior to stepping inside the Octagon.

Follow MMAConvert

Fight Cards

The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale

Event Date: December 12, 2014
Broadcast: FOX Sports 1

UFC on FOX 13: Dos Santos vs. Miocic

Event Date: December 13, 2014
Broadcast: FOX

UFC Fight Night 58: Machida vs. Dollaway

Event Date: December 20, 2014
Broadcast: FOX Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier

Event Date: January 3, 2015
Broadcast: Pay-per-view, Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

Bellator 132: Pitbull vs. Straus II

Event Date: January 16, 2015
Broadcast: Spike TV

UFC Fight Night 59: McGregor vs. Siver

Event Date: January 18, 2015
Broadcast: Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass