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BJ PENN RUMORS & GOSSIP

B.J. Penn: 'I thought I was the best fighter on the whole planet'

It's tough to imagine now looking back at a Hall of Fame career that B.J. Penn actually had no plans to fight beyond his title bout with Jens Pulver back at UFC 35 in 2002. Penn came into the UFC in 2001 as a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu prodigy, who quickly rocketed to the top of the list as the best prospect in all of fighting after he blitzed Joey Gilbert, Din Thomas and Caol Uno in three...
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2 hours ago  |  Discuss

B.J. Penn: Sometimes I'll forget that I was the UFC champion

It was almost exactly a year ago that former welterweight and lightweight champion B.J. Penn called it a career and retired from the sport after one of the most iconic runs in the history of the UFC. Penn will go down as only the second ever multi-divisional champion in UFC history and he is regarded and one of the greatest fighters of all time. But like all great athletes, Penn...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

BJ Penn And Bas Rutten Amongst UFC Hall Of Fame 2015 Inductees

The UFC recently unveiled a new structure to their Hall Of Fame which includes four distinct categories and they’ve now unveiled who’ll be inducted into each wing this July during International Fight Week in Las Vegas. First up, heading into the ‘Modern Era’ wing will be former lightweight champion BJ Penn. “It is our honor to induct BJ Penn into the UFC Hall of Fame,...
Via Fight Of The Night
May 25, 2015  |  Discuss

B.J. Penn joins the UFC Hall of Fame class of 2015

Two-division champion B.J. Penn will officially join the ranks of the UFC Hall of Fame this July when he's inducted into the modern era wing as part of the festivities of International Fight Week 2015. Penn is considered mixed martial arts royalty after starting his UFC career all the way back in 2001 at UFC 31 where he also made his professional fighting debut. The Hawaiian would...
Via Fox Sports
May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

BJ Penn Inducted Into UFC Hall Of Fame

It was only a matter of time, but it happened Saturday night during UFC 187. Former lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn (pictured) will be inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame under the Modern Era wing. Penn completes the UFC Hall of Fame class of 2015. It was previously announced Bas Rutten will enter the Pioneer Era wing, former UFC commentator Jeff Blatnick makes...
Via 5thRound.com
May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Fight Capsule: B.J. Penn vs. Nick Diaz

After a competitive first round between two seasoned warriors of the sport, Nick Diaz decided to treat B.J. Penn’s head and body like a moving heavy bag. Diaz returns to competition next month after an extended lay off in a middleweight PPV main event against the former 10-time defending UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva. Silva-Diaz will look nothing like Penn-Diaz, that...
Via Fight Booth
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

BJ Penn Unloads on Mike Dolce

BJ Penn (pictured) might be done fighting, but the future UFC Hall of Famer isn’t done trashing MMA nutritionist Mike Dolce. After battling to cut down to 145 pounds, the lightest Penn has been in nearly two decades, only to get annihilated by Frankie Edgar at The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale, Penn said he would “never hire [Dolce] again for anything.” Penn looked slow, sluggish...
Via 5thRound.com
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Thank You BJ Penn

Very much like Randy Couture, BJ Penn had an impact on the sport that goes way beyond his fight record. Here’s a list of some of the things BJ Penn was able to accomplish in the fight game:Related Posts:Top Five BJ Penn Greatest UFC Moments & FightsBJ Penn UFC Retirement Talk Is MisguidedFrankie Edgar’s UFC TUF Gamble with BJ PennBJ Penn Accepts Rory MacDonald’s UFC Fight...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Your all-time favorite B.J. Penn moments

There are probably about a handful of fighters in the relatively short history of mixed martial arts that you could dub a ‘once in a lifetime’ fighter while keeping a straight face. B.J. Penn is one of those fighters. He may even be the first one that comes to mind for some. In light of him calling it a career this past Sunday night (it feels very real this time) we took to twitter...
Via Fight Booth
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch three TUF 19 'Team Penn vs. Team Edgar' trailers and get the complete roster reveal here

Immediately following the conclusion of the TUF Nations finale in Quebec City, a brand new season of The Ultimate Fighter will premiere. Your coaches, Frankie Edgar and B.J. Penn, will be in charge of 32 fighters this season - 16 light heavyweights and 16 middleweights. 31 have been given to us ahead of the April 16th air date, 1 remains a surprise that will be revealed during the...
Via hov-mma
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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