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Dana White on Rory MacDonald's Cut: "He Got 38-48 Stitches"

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As noted earlier, the BJ Penn (16-8-2) - Rory MacDonald (14-1) fight scheduled for UFC 152 in September is off after MacDonald was injured in training.

"Rory MacDonald is out," said Dana White. "He got cut wide-open today. He got 38-48 stitches today [August 4] and has no contact for a month. The fight's off."

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According to White, he sustained the injury during training and the injury is right above the eyebrow.

White found out about the injury halfway through the UFC on Fox 4 show, just as Maurício Rua was walking out to the Octagon.

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Penn vs. MacDonald was set to take place at UFC 152 on September 22.

No information was given as to whether Penn will fight a replacement fighter on the card, or if a possible future date for the fight will be set.

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