Top-ranked Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight and Canadian mixed martial arts (MMA) star Rory MacDonald was tapped to throw out the first pitch for the Toronto Blue Jays baseball team on Tuesday night (April 12, 2016) inside Rogers Centre.
Have a look:
. @MStrooo6 thanks for catching my first pitch! @BlueJays pic.twitter.com/kd3I5yTa3f— Rory MacDonald (@rory_macdonald) April 12, 2016
Thanks to #1 @ufc Welterweight contender @rory_macdonald for throwing out tonight's first pitch! pic.twitter.com/sraEzAB9Vx— Toronto Blue Jays (@BlueJays) April 12, 2016
.@bringerofrain20 interviewing @rory_macdonald @BlueJays pic.twitter.com/1EuxilBXh4— UFC Canada (@UFC_CA) April 12, 2016
Rogers Centre is where "Red King" whooped Nate Diaz at this landmark UFC event.
MacDonald returns to the Octagon to face streaking kickboxing import Stephen Thompson in the UFC Fight Night 89 main event, emanating from Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, on June 18, 2016.
For much more on that upcoming five-round welterweight headliner click here.