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BJ Penn to sit down with FS1, exclusively, Nov. 24 on 'UFC 1 on 1'

BJ Penn became a living fight legend long before he retired, last year. He is one of just three men to win MMA world titles in two different weight classes.In all, Penn competed in five different weight classes, from featherweight to heavyweight, fighting the best he could find, no matter their size. As UFC President Dana White has said, "BJ Penn was born to fight. That's what he...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

BJ Penn, Nik Lentz and why this fight should not happen

When BJ Penn (16-10-2) took to UFC Tonight on Wednesday to call out respected MMA nutritionist Mike Dolce and UFC vet Nik Lentz (25-7-2), it came as a bit of a surprise to fans who believed Penn had hung up his gloves for good after an emotional loss to Frankie Edgar last summer in Las Vegas. How did Dolce and Lentz react to Penn’s words? Let’s just say one took the high road...
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October 01, 2015  |  Discuss

B.J. Penn is back, wants grudge match at 145 lbs

“The Prodigy” is at it again. When B.J. Penn makes an appearance, it’s usually followed by a bunch of headlines. When Penn paid a visit to the UFC Tonight studio on FOX Sports 1, the Hall of Famer had some harsh words for the man who helped him get to 145 lbs in the final fight of his career, weigh-cut coach and nutritionist Mike Dolce, and one of Dolce’s clients, Nik Lentz...
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September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Max Holloway Thinks A UFC Hawaii Event Could Bring BJ Penn Out Of Retirement

Just when you thought UFC legend BJ Penn was retired for good, fellow Hawaiian Max Holloway has brought up the possibility that ‘The Prodigy’ could yet return to the Octagon for a special one-off event. “I heard Dana White talking about UFC: Hawaii,” Holloway said during a video chat on Periscope. “I heard he said it was already on the agenda and just needed to get over...
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September 08, 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...
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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...
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...
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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...
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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...
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

The 50th Anniversary Of The First Ever MMA Fight With “Judo” Gene LaBell vs Milo Savage (Video)

Roots of Fight – Gene LeBell vs Savage featuring Ronda Rousey from Roots of Fight on Vimeo. The UFC was started 20 years ago last month and that has been recognized by this generation as to when MMA first started. That isn’t true though as 50 years ago yesterday, an American judoka by the name of Gene LaBell responded to an advertisement in a magazine to face a boxer, Milo Savage...
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

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