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Early on, Penn pressed forward with MacDonald and clinched with him. And from there, MacDonald used his legs and hands to basically gain points on his adversary in spots from a distance. Penn did land some nice rights and a left. He also netted a very short-lived takedown. But MacDonald outdid him, seeming to dizzy the former champ with an elbow late in the stanza.
MacDonald wins round one.
MacDonald dominated the final two rounds from there as well, beating Penn up on his feet with both his hands and feet, not to mention some ground and pound sprinkled in. Penn showed a lot of toughness just getting through.
Penn was great. MacDonald is the new deal.
Rory MacDonald defeats BJ Penn by unanimous decision.