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

UFC 187: Johnson vs. Cormier

Event Date: May 23, 2015
Broadcast: Pay-per-view, Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 67: Condit vs. Alves

Event Date: May 30, 2015
Broadcast: Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 68: Henderson vs. Boetsch

Event Date: June 6, 2015
Broadcast: Fox Sports 1, Fox Sports 2

UFC 188: Velasquez vs. Werdum

Event Date: June 13, 2015
Broadcast: Pay-per-view, Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

Bellator 138: Slice vs. Shamrock

Event Date: June 19, 2015
Broadcast: Spike TV

UFC Fight Night 69: Jedrzejczyk vs. Penne

Event Date: June 20, 2015
Broadcast: UFC Fight Pass