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"I wanna move to 145, beat Frankie Edgar, and fight for that title." - B.J. Penn In this video Dana tells us who was originally slated to coach TUF 19 and how Penn and Edgar ended up coming out of it. He also reveals to us that Penn has signed a new deal (details of which have yet to be divulged) and how Edgar wasn't the first name that he asked for. Check it out below!   Video: Dana White announces upcoming Ultimate Fighter judges

BJ Penn's suprise return to TUF

In a bombshell announcement, B.J. Penn has returned to the UFC and will drop two weight classes, from 170 to 145, in order to coach opposite Frankie Edgar on season 19 of The Ultimate Fighter before facing him in an April 2014 matchup. The news was announced on Wednesday's edition of UFC Tonight. Penn has been inactive since Dec. 8, 2012, when he lost to Rory MacDonald at a...

The story behind BJ and Frankie

Unless you've been living under a rock, you've probably heard that 'The Progidy', 'The Prodidy' ' The Prodigy' BJ Penn and his nemesis, Frankie Edgar, have signed on to be the coaches of The Ultimate Fighter season 19. After taking an extended hiatus from fighting after his 3 round drubbing at the hands of one of MMA's finest young talents, Rory...

BJ Penn and Frankie Edgar Coach TUF 19, Fight in 2014 at Featherweight

Well, color me surprised. On this week’s edition of “UFC Tonight,” it was announced former UFC welterweight and lightweight champion BJ Penn (pictured) has decided to cut his retirement short (again). Penn will coach opposite Frankie Edgar on “The Ultimate Fighter 19.” The rivals will collide in a featherweight affair in 2014. “The Prodigy” initially wanted to return...

B.J. Penn, Frankie Edgar to coach TUF 19; fight at 145

It's been 9 months since B.J. Penn has competed inside of the octagon. It was inevitable that an announcement was coming soon on whether or not he would be returning to competition, or hanging up his gloves and ending his Hall of Fame career. That announcement came today on Wednesday's edition of UFC Tonight via Ariel Helwani.  Helwani reported on the weekly FOX Sports...

News: BJ Penn and Frankie Edgar Revealed as TUF 19 Coaches, Will Fight at 145lbs.

The Ultimate Fighting Championships revealed on ‘UFC Tonight’ that two-division champ BJ Penn will drop to featherweight and will be coaching the next season of The Ultimate Fighter opposite Frankie Edgar – the man who took his lightweight title back in 2010.  BJ Penn is a former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion, who ruled the lightweight division with wins over the...

BJ Penn Signs New UFC Deal to Coach TUF 19

  Ariel Helwani ?@arielhelwani23m BREAKING: B.J. Penn & Frankie Edgar will coach the 19th season of TUF + then fight each other in a FEATHERWEIGHT bout next April #ufctonight   We will bring you more details as they arrive:  As seen on UFC Tonight and confirmed via MMA Award Winning Journalist Ariel Helwani, The Prodigy BJ […]

BJ Penn And Frankie Edgar To Fight At 145 Following Stint As TUF 19 Coaches

  It was revealed earlier on an episode of UFC Tonight that former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn (16-9-2, pictured) will make his return to the octagon, with the veteran set to coach opposite Frankie Edgar (16-4-1) on the upcoming Ultimate Fighter 19 season, before the pair square off together in the 145 […]

Dana White announces How BJ Penn’s Return Came About

Dana White announces upcoming Ultimate Fighter judges Dana White joins UFC Tonight to discuss the decision to name BJ Penn and Frankie Edgar next season’s Ultimate Fighter judges. UFC President Dana White on how Edgar vs. BJ Penn got put together: “We were trying to do Urijah Faber vs. Frankie Edgar, but Edgar didn’t want to […]

TUF 19: Coaches Announcement Video

  Did you miss the UFC Tonight announcement from Dana White, where he revealed that Frankie Edgar (16-4-1, pictured) and BJ Penn (16-9-2) would be the coaches for the upcoming Ultimate Fighter 19 season? Catch up with how it all came about straight from the horse’s mouth in the video below. The UFC recently held tryouts for the 19th […]

B.J.Penn Drops Down To 145, Will Fight And Coach TUF 19 Opposite Frankie Edgar

The MMA world thought we had seen the last of B.J.Penn after losing soundly to Rory MacDonald at UFC on Fox 5 last December. We were all mistaken as the UFC announced that the former two division champion will be returning to the UFC, but this time as a featherweight as he will coach the 19th season of The Ultimate Fighter alongside former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar....
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