Did Frankie Edgar or BJ Penn win last night (Sun., July 6, 2014) in The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 19 Finale main event from Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada? MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE stream round-by-round full-fight blog coverage of the five-round featherweight showdown on FOX Sports 1 which pits "The Answer" against his fellow ex-lightweight titleholder and Hawaiian "Prodigy." Be sure to check back often (full main event results are below) for latest round-by-round updates to find out who w more
On Sunday night at the finale of season 19 of The Ultimate Fighter, former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar faced off against the man he took the title from, former lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn.
Penn had been out for 19 months after a semi-retirement, and this was his first career fight at featherweight. Edgar had been out one year to the day, and his last fight, which won Fight of the Night, was a unanimous decision victory over Charles Oliveira.
In a completely dominant figh more
Following a third-round TKO loss at the hands of Frankie Edgar Sunday night, BJ Penn decided to put an end to his UFC career.
The 35-year-old legend announced the news inside the Octagon following The Ultimate Fighter 19 finale, and Fox Sports' Mike Chiappetta captured a quote: UFC president Dana White commented on the decision via MMAFighting.com:
Penn finishes his career at 16-10-2 overall. Although, with five losses and a draw in his last seven fights, his final record doesn't exactly do him more
The rivalry between Frankie Edgar and BJ Penn is a unique one in the realm of combat sports because the two have always kept their fire confined to the Octagon. more
Last call! "This is B.J. Penn's last fight possibly. If he wins, we'll see what he does from there, but if he loses, I will actually push for him to retire.... It could be possibly watching Michael Jordan playing his last basketball game. It could be Tiger Woods' last golf game." -- Stop me if you've heard this one before ... okay, don't. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White appeared on FOX Sports 1 (via MMAFighting.com) earlier this evening to promote the organization's upc more
On Saturday, Chris Weidman will look to defend his middleweight title against Lyoto Machida, and Ronda Rousey will look to defend her title against Alexis Davis.
The next day, Frankie Edgar and BJ Penn will meet for the third time, following their coaching gig on The Ultimate Fighter.
Penn and Edgar first fought at UFC 112, where Edgar won Penn's lightweight title by unanimous decision. Penn was granted an immediate rematch, and Edgar won a second unanimous decision, and he was more dominant tha more
Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar expects a different BJ Penn but the same result in their third fight at The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale on July 5. more
The Ultimate Fighter 19 season finale takes place on Sunday, and it is headlined by a battle of the coaches.
For the third time, Frankie Edgar and BJ Penn will step inside the cage to oppose each other. The first two times both went the way of Edgar by unanimous decision.
This time they meet at 145 pounds.
UFC 112 was the site of the first meeting between the two legends, but Edgar was not yet a legend. In a close battle, Edgar got the nod on the judges' scorecards, but many felt like Penn did e more
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) held its weigh in event earlier today (Sat., July 5, 2014) at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, for those fighters competing at the TUF 19 Finale: "Edgar vs. Penn 3" event, which is scheduled to take place tomorrow night live on Fox Sports 1.
For complete TUF 19 Finale weigh in results and video click here.
The staredowns were nothing to write home about, though BJ Penn made the analysts covering the event -- Daniel Cormier, Brian Stann -- more