B.J. Penn could be on the brink of a career rebirth at 145 pounds on Sunday night, when he meets Frankie Edgar in his featherweight debut.
Or, the 35-year-old former welterweight and lightweight champion could be on the brink of retirement.
If Penn loses to Edgar in the main event of The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale at the Mandalay Bay Events Center, his boss is going to suggest he walk away.
"This is B.J. Penn's last fight possibly," UFC president Dana White said Tuesday on FOX Sports 1. "If he w more
At the same time, "The Prodigy" is sad that it came at the expense of his friend Chael Sonnen's two failed drug tests. On the heels of the news that Chael Sonnen had failed a second consecutive drug test, B.J. Penn had a smile on his face.
No, "The Prodigy" isn't elated that "The American Gangster" got caught -- they're actually good friends -- but because athletic commissions are now testing for human growth hormone (HGH) and erythropoietin (EPO); the two banned substances Sonnen tested positiv more
BJ Penn was on the TUF 19 conference call on Monday afternoon and discussed his excitement over the more stringent testing being conducted by commissions. B.J. Penn is "excited" about the prospect of a more even playing field in the wake of Chael Sonnen's recent drug fiasco.
"The Prodigy," a longtime advocate for drug testing in MMA, took part in a UFC 175/TUF 19 conference call, where he revealed his satisfaction at commissions' ability to detect drugs such as human growth hormone (HGH) and rec more
Though Chael Sonnen has yet to speak publicly in defense of his most recent failed drug test -- aside from an initial statement to MMA Fighting -- some fighters are weighing in on its significance. Namely former champion B.J. Penn, who has long been an advocate of cleaning up MMA.Penn was on the UFC 175/TUF 19 finale conference call on Monday, and when asked about Sonnen’s positive drug test – a test issued randomly by the Nevada Athletic Commission on June 5, where it was discovered Sonnen had 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
The Ultimate Fighter season 17 winner Kelvin Gastelum overcame on early onslaught by Nicholas Musoke to keep his undefeated record intact at UFC Fight Night 44 on Saturday. more
On the latest episode of The MMA Beat, the panel discusses a variety of topics including the half-year review, Vitor Belfort's ongoing pursuit for a title shot, BJ Penn's featherweight debut, and much more. more
Join Bloody Elbow Wednesday night for live discussion of The Ultimate Fighter: Team Edgar vs. Team Penn. Tonight, Corey Anderson vs. Patrick Walsh.
Join us tonight for episode 11 of The Ultimate Fighter: Team Edgar vs. Team Penn. The Ultimate Fighter airs on Fox Sports 1 starting at 10:00 p.m. ET. We'll have TUF discussion, right here at Bloody Elbow.
Last week, the semifinal round got underway. In an upset, Eddie Gordon advanced to the finals by defeating Middleweight favorite Cathal Pendred in more
Tonight, Cory Anderson takes on Team Edgar broski Patrick Walsh.
It's almost over.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns with episode 11 of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 19, coached by Frankie Edgar and BJ Penn, later this evening (June 25, 2014) at 10 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1.
Click here if you missed episode 10.
Tonight, it's round two of the semifinals as Cory Anderson collides with Team Edgar stablemate Pat Walsh, but what would TUF be without a little reality show drama?
Here's where we more