Siyar Bahadurzada Wants B.J. Penn Fight Bad Enough He'll Donate Fight Purse To Charity

With Rory MacDonald pulling out of the UFC 152 bout with B.J. Penn after sustaining a very bad cut in training, the question is if the UFC will move the bout to either 153 (as Penn wants) or 154 (as MacDonald wants), or if they'll just give Penn a new opponent.

Siyar Bahadurzada crushed Paulo Thiago in 42 seconds in his UFC debut and now he'd like to be the man who gets to fight B.J.:

(1/2) The only reason I wanna fight @bjpenndotcom is to test my will and warrior spirit vs his. I'm not fighting for money! @UFC @danawhite
Aug 06 via Twitter for iPhone Favorite Retweet Reply

(2/2) I'm willing to donate my fight purse to a charity to prove that it's not for financial reasons & will take VADA tests! @UFC @danawhite
Aug 06 via Twitter for iPhone Favorite Retweet Reply

Can we all just admit and appreciate that Siyar is a giant badass? He wants to fight a UFC legend to test himself, he'll take the advanced drug testing and he'll do it for free?!

I'd love to see the fight. Both because it'd be good action and because Siyar just fully won me over. But I worry he doesn't quite have the name recognition they're looking for to make for a big fight.

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