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Rory MacDonald out of UFC 152

Updated: August 5, 2012, 7:12 AM ET
By Brett Okamoto | ESPN.com

LOS ANGELES -- UFC welterweight Rory MacDonald has suffered a deep facial cut while training and is out of a highly anticipated fight against B.J. Penn scheduled for Sept. 22.

UFC president Dana White confirmed MacDonald's withdrawal during a press conference on Saturday. It remains unknown whether Penn will remain on the UFC 152 card in Toronto.

"Rory is out," White said. "He got cut open today -- wide open. No contact for a month."

White added the cut required, "38 to 48 ...

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