Representing Kelowna?

Quesnel-native Rory MacDonald takes on the best in Seattle in the UFC.

Despite what you may have read, UFC headliner Rory McDonald is not from Kelowna, but a local boy.

This Saturday, MacDonald takes on (The Prodigy) BJ Penn in Seattle.

The odds makers are on the side of the Canadian this time, at almost a 3-1 favourite.

This will be MacDonald’s sixth time in the octagon for the UFC, with ontly a single loss to his name.

MacDonald came to MMA at 14, taking part in his first professional bout at 16, which his parents had to sign a waiver for, before moving to Montreal to continue his training.

The bout will be showing on Sports Net at 2 p.m.

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