Robbie Lawler and Rory MacDonald engaged in a 5 round war on their welterweight title fight at UFC 189. It was a thrilling back and forth contest that ended up as an instant classic, but both men ended up taking a lot of damage and some really nasty injuries.
Rory MacDonald 'didn't know what year it was'
After one of the greatest title fights in UFC history, Rory MacDonald didn't know that it was 2015 after taking a severe beating at the hands of Robbie Lawler.
Lawler got badly cut on his lip, which was stitched up by the doctors. Before photo as tweeted by Dana White:
This was tough to look at last night but the Dr did an AMAZING job fixing it. Lawler looked great tonight. pic.twitter.com/HFubRvy37s— Dana White (@danawhite) July 13, 2015
After getting stitched up:
MacDonald, on the other hand, is in far worse shape. Here's a photo from the fight that he tweeted out from his account:
Apart from the obvious broken nose from the bout, Rory also suffered a broken foot from the contest. He shared the news and showed a photo of how his face looked just hours after the contest.
broken nose broken foot but ill be back pic.twitter.com/KAakEC0qTh— Rory MacDonald (@rory_macdonald) July 12, 2015