UFC 199: BJ Penn vs Dennis Siver
- Posted by indyman on Apr 12, 2016
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BJ Penn comes out of retirement to fight featherweight Denis Siver at UFC 199 on June 4th.
Penn last fought in July 2014 when he was TKO'd by Frankie Edgar.
This year, Penn began training the Jackson Wink gym in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Penn and Randy Couture are the only 2 fighters to hold UFC belts in 2 different wegiht clasases. Penn has fought at 145, 55, 70, 85, and fought Lyoto Machida at heavyweight.
UFC 199 also Rockhold vs Weidman, Cruz vs Faber, and Dustin Poirier vs Bobby Green.
Joao Carvalho passed away two days after his TKO loss to Charlie Ward, who is Conor McGregor's teammate. McGregor felt the fight should have been stopped earlier.
Stephen Thompson and Rory MacDonald were in Ottawa promoting their fight on June 18th.
Miesha Tate receives a special championship cupcake.
Chad Mendes training.
A potential next opponent for Mendes could be Max Holloway. Holloway is the only fighter in the top 5 that Mendes hasn't fought yet. Chad and Max are also the only fighters