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A Prodigal Return

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A Prodigal Return

HONOLULU – BJ Penn is coming back.  After being issued a challenge by 22-year old fighter Rory MacDonald, Penn put out the response on his website, BJPenn.com. 

"Rory, I accept your challenge".

Penn has been in retirement since losing to Nick Diaz in October 2011.  However, he has stayed close to the fight game with the opening of his latest gym on Oahu.

MacDonald measures in at 6 feet even, and 170lbs when fighting.  He has a record of 13-1, with 6 KO's 6 submissions, and 1 decision.

The bout is proposed for the UFC's return to Toronto, Ontario Canada on September 22 for UFC 152. No venue has been selected at this time.

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