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  • 3 days ago
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The finger pointing continues. Following what looks to be the final bout of a Hall of Fame career, everyone who contributed to B.J. Penn's bizarre performance against Frankie Edgar in July has looked to distance themselves as much as possible. While Penn's altered striking style was blamed (perhaps unjustly so) on longtime trainer Jason Parillo, Penn has been critical of nutritionist Mike Dolce. After saying in August that he regretted ever hiring Dolce to help make the drop to featherweight, Pe read news >>

  • 5 days ago
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Former UFC lightweight champion, B.J. Penn responds to Mike Dolce's claims that improper training may have led to his loss against Frankie Edgar. UFC every-weight, B.J. Penn is still making waves in the MMA world months after his retirement. Just in case you aren't up on the latest news, Penn made the declaration that he would never seek out nutrition coach, Mike Dolce's services again after working with him to make his first official cut to 145 in preparation for his fight with Frankie Edgar. A read news >>

  • 5 days ago
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BJ "The Prodigy" Penn will not be calling up Mike Dolce for nutrition advice anytime soon. And even if he did, according to Penn, Dolce probably wouldn't answer his call. In a recent interview with BJPenn.com, The Prodigy opened up, detailing his issues with the creator of The Dolce Diet. "I figured that paying this guy $1,000 a day, I could just focus on the fight, and Dolce would focus on the food and weight cut," Penn said. "But I guess that was my job to focus on the food, and my weight, and read news >>

  • 5 days ago
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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) two-division titleholder, BJ Penn, retired from mixed martial arts (MMA) last July, following a technical knockout loss to Frankie Edgar, which marked the Hawaiian's 145-pound debut. To help him reach his new weight class, "The Prodigy" hired famed weight-cutting expert Mike Dolce. But from what he told BJPenn.com, it sounds like a case of buyer's remorse. "I hadn't been to 145 (pounds) in 18 years and that cut was intimidating. I wanted to get it righ read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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Diet and nutrition guru, Mike Dolce has finally given his accounting of working with B.J. Penn and why he felt B.J. might have performed so poorly against Frankie Edgar. Shortly after B.J. Penn's last fight, he informed the media that he would "never hire Mike Dolce for anything again." Dolce had been hired by the Prodigy to assist him in his first cut down to 145 in preparation for his fight with Frankie Edgar (fight took place 7/6/2014), and leading up to the fight, all seemed to be running sm read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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The cat, as they say, is out of the bag. B.J. Penn recently came out and said that he "would never hire Mike Dolce for anything again." Dolce, a man who has made a name for himself for helping top mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters make weight for their fights, assisted "The Prodigy" in his cut down to 145-pounds for his featherweight bout against Frankie Edgar, which went down at The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 19 Finale on July 6, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Though Penn never clarified why he put Dol read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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B.J. Penn is retired from MMA, but still, conversations regarding his pre-fight preparations refuse to die, particularly after an all-time worst performance in his final bout. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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In a candid interview with his own website, former UFC welterweight and lightweight champion B.J. Penn discussed his troubling performance against Frankie Edgar at The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale in July and hinted at issues with nutritionist and weight cut guru Mike Dolce. "I keep going back about a lot of things," said Penn. "Was it even smart to go down to 145 pounds in the first place? Were you going to have the energy all sucked out, you know? I haven't been to 145 in about 18 years but besi read news >>

  • a month ago
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This, despite the fact that Dolce helped "The Prodigy" make a successful weight cut down to the featherweight division. B.J. Penn decided to call it quits (this time for real) following a third round technical knockout loss to Frankie Edgar in the main event of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 19 Finale, which took place on July 6, 2014, inside Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Watch video highlights here. It was an unceremonious return to mixed martial arts (MMA) action after two years read news >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month ago
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Following his most recent loss, BJ Penn gave his thoughts, on fighting Frankie Edgar, cutting to 145, and working with Mike Dolce. It sounds like BJ Penn is pretty content in his retirement. His last fight may not have gone the way he wanted it to, but he's hardly itching to get back in the cage. Or at least that's the way it comes across in his recent interview with BJPENN.com. Penn last fought in July as the headliner of the TUF 19 finale, where he took a two round beating from Frankie Edgar b read news >>

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