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BJ PENN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Mike Dolce responds to "propaganda" from B.J. Penn

The back and forth between B.J. Penn and noted nutritionist and weight cutting guru Mike Dolce ratcheted up this week when the former two-weight class UFC champion went as far as to threaten his former coach via Twitter. The exchange happened after Penn heard several interviews where Dolce detailed the work he did with the Hawaiian ahead of his July 6 loss to Frankie Edgar at the...
Via Fox Sports
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC legend B.J. Penn threatens MMA diet guru Mike Dolce on Twitter

Well, this escalated quickly. B.J. Penn and Mike Dolce have both spoken publicly about how things went sour between them back in July. Penn hired Dolce, an MMA fitness and nutrition guru, to help him make 145 pounds for his bout with Frankie Edgar at the TUF 19 Finale. That's about all the two can agree on at this point -- and Penn took things to the next level Wednesday. Penn, who...
Via Fox Sports
October 22, 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

Frankie Edgar Leads TUF 19 Salaries

On Sunday night at The Ultimate Fighter 19 finale, Frankie Edgar pummeled BJ Penn into retirement winning by a third round stoppage. Edgar for his night’s work led all fighter salaries raking in $260,000, with $130,000 coming in form of a win bonus. Penn for his efforts made a flat $150,000. Here the released salary figures for The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale given to BetweenTheRopes...
Via Between The Ropes
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

BJ Penn Breaks Down As He Confirms Retirement At Post-Fight Presser

One of the UFC’s biggest ever stars BJ Penn broke down in tears last night at the TUF 19 Finale post-fight press conference as he confirmed that it was time to hang up his gloves for good after a one-sided loss to Frankie Edgar in their trilogy fight. “I’m thinking to myself, ‘Why did you step back into the Octagon after the beating that Rory MacDonald gave you?’” Penn...
Via Fight Of The Night
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

B.J. Penn Mana debuts on FS1 this Sunday (Promo)

FOX Sports 1 is set to debut a one-hour special that will delve deep into the compelling career of B.J. Penn. The one time special is titled “Mana,” and will air at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT this coming Sunday night. The word Mana, a very powerful word to many, especially Polynesian and Hawaiian culture, dates back to the mid 180o’s. Here’s a nice little description via wiki: In...
Via Fight Booth
June 19, 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

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...
Via Between The Ropes
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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