Josh Koscheck: 'Rory MacDonald should fight me, but I doubt the UFC wants to see him get his ass kicked'

Michael Nagle

Rory MacDonald is the cat's meow at 170 pounds, but don't expect any bowls of milk from former division number one contender Josh Koscheck, who offered to fight "Ares" following his win over B.J. Penn at UFC on FOX 5 last Saturday night in Seattle.

Top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight prospect Rory MacDonald put the screws to B.J. Penn in a lopsided affair as part of the UFC on FOX 5 main card held last Saturday night (Dec. 8, 2012) at the KeyArena in Seattle, Washington.

Josh Koscheck was not impressed.

In fact, the former division number one contender went so far as to say "Ares" should step up and face him inside the Octagon -- though he doubts their employer would be willing to expose the young buck in a showdown opposite the longtime veteran.

Koscheck (17-6) is coming off a close split decision loss to Johny Hendricks earlier this year in New Jersey.

While a portion of the mixed martial arts (MMA) community may scoff at Koscheck's tweet, his friend and former training partner, Jon Fitch, essentially did the same thing, derailing the hype train of Erick Silva, who like MacDonald, was destined for bigger and better things in the division before hitting a major roadblock at UFC 153 in Brazil.

Could "Kos" also play spoiler against the up-and-coming Canadian?

To see what all the fuss is about, check out their fight video highlights here, as well as our analysis of the Rory MacDonald vs. BJ Penn fight here. For the rest of the UFC on FOX 5 results and blow-by-blow coverage of the main card match ups click here.

Koscheck vs. MacDonald ... who wants it?

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