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Bellator champ Rory MacDonald targeted for February return after another broken nose

Posted On: Oct 11, 2018   |   Posted By: MMAjunkie

Bellator champ Rory MacDonald targeted for February return after another broken nose

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NEW YORK - Bellator President Scott Coker has confirmed that Rory MacDonald suffered another broken nose in his Bellator 206 loss to Gegard Mousasi.
MacDonald , the current Bellator welterweight champion, is coming off a second-round TKO loss to middleweight champ Mousasi this past month. It was a one-sided affair, with MacDonald taking lots of punishment before he was finally stopped with strikes.
Unfortunately, MacDonald, 29, has dealt with nose injuries throughout his career, suffering multiple breaks against the likes of Robbie Lawler and Stephen Thompson. The issue persisted in the fight with Mousasi, and while the Canadian hopes to compete again soon, Coker said he wants to slow play it.
“Yeah, he broke his nose,” Coker told MMAjunkie following today's Bellator 208 press conference. “I know that whatever he needed to do, he already did it. He said, ‘I'm ready to go, I'm...

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