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  • 2 years ago
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In a surprising move to many, BJ Penn made the decision to end his retirement, he says, because of a "dream fight" with Rory MacDonald. Retweet this Share on Facebook • Email • StumbleUpon • Reddit • Technorati read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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After BJ Penn's final fight was over, after BJ made his retirement official, his brother, Jay Dee Penn, spoke with MMAWeekly.com about his brother's Hall of Fame career and his future. read news >>

  • a year ago
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After having been out of the Octagon for more than a year and having lost four of his last six fights, the question swirling over BJ Penn’s head has been: why come back? Why did you step out of retirement and back into the cage? read news >>

  • a month ago
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More details have emerged regarding the arrest of former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn, who was taken into custody last Saturday night (Jan. 17, 2015) after allegedly getting "inebriated" and brawling with his buddy, Kuuipo Mokiao, in a hotel parking lot. Get the initial report here. Mokiao claims Penn's assault -- which came after a night of good times at Kauhale's Bar in Kihei -- sent him to the emergency room at Maui Memorial Medical Center read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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It was the last time Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight Nick Diaz tasted victory, but it was oh-so-sweet. That's because the UFC 183 headliner was able to beat the stuffing out of fading legend BJ Penn at UFC 137 back in 2011 (recap). After two consecutive losses and an extended vacation, Diaz will return to the cage next month in Las Vegas, Nevada, to try to get his groove back -- at middleweight -- against the surgically-repaired Anderson Silva. Win, lose, or draw, expect firewo read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Before his anticipated clash with Anderson Silva at UFC 183, watch Nick Diaz's Fight of the Night performance against B.J. Penn at UFC 137 on Oct. 29, 2011 at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nev. Diaz won the fight against Penn via unanimous decision (29-27 x2, 29-28). read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Two of the best welterweights in the world squared off at UFC 137, as Nick Diaz faced two-division champion BJ "The Prodigy" Penn. read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Former UFC champion BJ "The Prodigy" Penn lost to Frankie Edgar at The Ultimate Fighter 19 finale one month ago today, Aug. 6, and the Hawaiian superstar promptly retired from the sport after the bout. In a recent interview with BJPenn.com, Penn talked about his fight with Edgar, his decision to drop to featherweight for the fight at The Ultimate Fighter 19 finale and his stylistic changes for the bout. Speaking about the fight itself, Penn gave no clues as to why he performed poorly, instead ch read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Looking back on one of MMA's most skilled, beloved and controversial fighters I suppose it's like the ticking crocodile, isn't it? Time is chasing after all of us. - J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan We like to quantify greatness. We're not just interested in who is the "greatest of all time", we want to be able to count from #1 to #2 to #3. In combat sports, we count up wins and losses, weigh up methods of victory and strength of competition. B.J. Penn was once in the conversation as one of the greatest i read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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On episode 46 of "The MMA Beat," the panel discuss the implications of cancelling UFC 176, BJ Penn's unceremonious retirement from the sport, whether Ronda Rousey is the Mike Tyson of MMA, Conor McGregor and more. read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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BJ Penn's boxing coach Jason Parillo talks about Penn's performance in his final fight. read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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  • 7 months ago
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If nothing else, UFC legend B.J. Penn took home a nice chunk of change for his Sunday night swan song, as the former lightweight champion earned $150,000 in a losing effort at The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale, according to figures released to MMAFighting.com by the Nevada Athletic Commission. An extremely emotional Penn announced his retirement from mixed martial arts following the main event bout, which saw the 35-year-old Hawaiian get outclassed by Frankie Edgar en route to an uncomfortable thir read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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A third fight between Frankie Edgar and BJ Penn never made much sense. Less and less so every second they actually spent together in the cage. Edgar was declared the winner on Sunday after three miserable rounds of lopsided action, but even he didn’t feel much like celebrating. He’d battered and humiliated the fan-favorite Penn en route to a TKO in the main event of the TUF 19 live finale, and he understood it brought a melancholy end to a weekend of UFC events on back-to-back nights. “It’s a bi read news >>

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