|  News |  Columns |  Reports |  Video Reviews |  Title History |  News Report |
// The 11 Hottest Brazilian Women
// Chanel West Coast Instagrams New Bikini Booty Pic
// 411 Roundtable Preview: WWE Night of Champions 2014
// UFC Suspends Anthony Johnson Indefinitely
// Top 5 Video Game Songs


411mania RSS Feeds

Follow 411mania on Twitter!

Add 411 On Facebook

 411mania » MMA » News

BJ Penn Says Rory Macdonald Got Him Motivated to Get in Shape For Their Fight
Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 11.28.2012

BJ Penn recently spoke with MMAjunkie about his upcoming fight with Rory Macdonald at UFC on FOX 5 and more. Check out the highlights:

On Macdonald's disparaging tweets about Penn's physique: "That really lit a fire under my butt...We took my belly off. I think the best thing for me was the fight getting postponed."

On being pushed by Macdonald's rising reputation: "I realized I can't do this forever, so I might as well make the most of it. Everybody says he's going to be a champion soon, so ending up fighting somebody like Rory, it wasn't a tough decision."

On his fighting spirit: "Fighting is still not a sport for me. I don't know if I should be saying that on a conference call. Fighting is still a fight for me. It always has been. I'm not a great athlete that can play any sport. But one thing I could always do is fight back. This is a fight. This isn't putting a ball in a hole. This has always been a fight for me, and I just love it when it's that way. I love it when my opponent says that: He's fat, I'll end up killing him, he's nothing, this and that. It's all wonderful. I couldn't ask for anything more."


The 11 Hottest Brazilian Women

Ranking All 11 Kevin Smith Movies

The Maze Runner Review

comments powered by Disqus

Copyright (c) 2011 411mania.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
Click here for our privacy policy. Please help us serve you better, fill out our survey.
Use of this site signifies your agreement to our terms of use.