BJ PENN RUMORS & GOSSIP

UFC Fight Night 97: Lamas vs. Penn

UFC Fight Night 97: Lamas vs. Penn When: October 15th, 2016 Where: SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay, Manila, Philippines How: Fox Sports 1 Who: Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Ali Bagautinov Derrick Lewis vs. Marcin Tybura Ricardo Lamas vs. BJ Penn The post UFC Fight Night 97: Lamas vs. Penn appeared first on 5thRound.com.
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BJ Penn Gets Six-Month Suspension For Illegal IV Use

On Monday, the USADA announced UFC veteran BJ Penn (pictured) has accepted a six-month suspension for his illegal use of intravenous infusion during March 25’s out-of-competition drug test. “During an out-of-competition test on March 25, 2016, Penn declared the use of an intravenous infusion of a non-prohibited substance,” the USADA expressed in a statement (obtained by MMAFighting...
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June 27, 2016  |  Discuss

BJ Penn accepts six-month suspension for doping violation

BJ Penn will be eligible to fight again as early as September 25 after accepting a six-month suspension from USADA (United States Anti-Doping Agency) on Monday.USADA revealed that Penn has accepted a six-month sanction after voluntarily admitting a prohibited use of an IV ahead of a drug test that was administered back in March."During an out-of-competition test on March 25, 2016...
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June 27, 2016  |  Discuss

BJ Penn wants Georges St-Pierre in a trilogy bout at UFC 205

Over the course of his UFC career, BJ Penn has twice fallen to former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre, but he would like to get one more shot  -- this time at lightweight.St-Pierre said in a recent interview that he could easily make the cut down to 155 pounds to fight in the UFC after insisting that his body is still considered small for the welterweight division.Hearing...
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June 27, 2016  |  Discuss

BJ Penn pulled from UFC fight due to ‘potential’ violation

That BJ Penn’s potential comeback fight is being scuttled should not come as a surprise. The guy is 37, hadn’t fought since 2014, and has been under investigation for alleged sexual assault. There was a lot going against him. But the reason for Penn’s comeback fight being put on hold is quite interesting. Penn is under suspension by USADA — the US Anti-Doping Agency, which...
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May 24, 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...
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February 18, 2016  |  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...
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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
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