BJ PENN RUMORS & GOSSIP

BJ Penn: It is an honor to fight again

Former two-division champion BJ Penn is set to return to the cage in June against Dennis Siver after coming out of retirement. Though the German striker may not have Penn's resume, "The Prodigy" isn't taking him lightly."He's just a guy, and a tough guy at that. that's what Dennis represents for us, right now," Penn told MMAFighting, recently."In no way is this an easy fight. In...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawaii police begin second-degree sexual assault investigation of BJ Penn

MMA Fighting reports that the police in former lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn's home town have begun a sexual-assault investigation of allegations made against the fighter by the girlfriend of the former editor of his website. "Hilo (Hawaii) Police Department has launced a second-degree assault investigation into the UFC legend stemming from allegations made by the...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Why BJ Penn should not fight again

As a fan, BJ Penn is one of my favorite fighters of all-time. For my money, he's the most well-rounded MMA athlete in history.He has peerless bravery, scary killer instinct and his record of opponents may be the strongest schedule anyone in the sport has ever gone through. With all that said, I never want to see him fight, again.He will, though, as the UFC recently announced that...
Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

BJ Penn Vs Dennis Siver Booked For UFC 199

BJ Penn will make his return to fighting against Dennis Siver at UFC 199 in Los Angeles on June 4th. Penn seemed to have settled for retirement following a TKO loss to Frankie Edgar in his featherweight debut back in 2014. That was his third defeat in a row, though the other two had taken
Via Fight Of The Night
17 days ago  |  Discuss

BJ Penn returns from retirement to face Dennis Siver at UFC 199

UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn will officially return to action at UFC 199 in Los Angeles when he faces Dennis Siver in a featherweight fight on June 4.UFC president Dana White confirmed the fight to Yahoo Sports on Tuesday.Penn will fight for the first time since 2014 when he fell by TKO to Frankie Edgar and retired after the bout was over.The loss came at the end of the hardest streak...
Via Fox Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

BJ Penn Returns Against Dennis Siver At UFC 199

UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn (pictured) coming out of retirement for the third time is now a reality. On Tuesday, UFC president Dana White told Yahoo! Sports that Penn will face Dennis Siver at UFC 199 in a featherweight affair. The event takes place June 4 inside the Forum in Inglewood, California. Unlike in Penn’s previous returns to the cage, there’s some controversy swirling...
Via 5thRound.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

BJ Penn’s Camp Claims Extortion In Sexual Assault Allegations

Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn (pictured) has been radio silent since Tuesday’s sexual assault allegations were made public, which forced the UFC to delay Penn’s return to action until after the MMA icon has been cleared of any wrongdoing, but that didn’t stop someone from Penn’s camp from coming to his defense. A representative from Penn’s camp...
Via 5thRound.com
February 19, 2016  |  Discuss

BJ Penn return delayed due to sexual assault allegation

BJ Penn’s return to the octagon is no longer a sure thing. Everything seemed to be going well for the Hawaiian as he began preparation for another return to the sport that made him a household name in the world of mixed martial arts. Penn began training in Albuquerque, New Mexico with the superstar cast over at Jackson Wink MMA Academy in an effort to become the first 3-division...
Via Fight Booth
February 18, 2016  |  Discuss

UFC investigating BJ Penn over sexual assault allegations

BJ Penn is one of the most recognizable names in the UFC today and he was at one point considered the face of the company. It looks like he has run into a bit of trouble with the company and a former writer on his website. Pedro Alex Carrasco took to Twitter to air his grievances against Penn, saying that he had sexually assaulted his girlfriend. Came to my home when I wasn't there...
Via Campus Sports Net
February 18, 2016  |  Discuss

UFC Addresses BJ Penn Sexual Assault Allegations

Two days after a former writer for BJPenn.com accused former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn (pictured) of sexually assaulting his girlfriend, the UFC has decided to postpone Penn’s return to the cage until after an independent third party conducts a thorough investigation into the shocking claims. “UFC is aware of the recent allegations made against BJ Penn...
Via 5thRound.com
February 18, 2016  |  Discuss
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