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Aug 15, 2016 1:59 am

UFC officially announces BJ Penn to headline UFC Fight Night Manila

The UFC announced early Monday that Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn is set to return to the Octagon at UFC Fight Night Manila. Penn, the former UFC welterweight and lightweight champion will meet UFC #4 ranked featherweight Ricardo Lamas in the main event of the card, which takes place on October 15. JUST ANNOUNCED:#UFCManila...

Aug 1, 2016 12:36 pm

BREAKING! BJ Penn targeted to return at UFC Manila this October

Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn will return to the octagon on October 15 in Manila, Philippines, when he meets former UFC featherweight title challenger Ricardo Lamas. The UFC Hall of Fame fighter, Penn, has not stepped foot in the cage since his July 2014 loss to Frankie Edgar. The BJ Penn vs....

Jul 28, 2016 8:36 am

BJ Penn responds to Dana White’s criticism

Earlier this year, UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn officially ended his retirement, revealing his intention to make a run at the featherweight title with the help of coaches Greg Jackson & Mike Winkeljohn. With his eyes set on a November return to the Octagon, Penn found himself criticized by UFC President Dana White recently...

Jul 27, 2016 2:23 pm

Meet UFC Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn at the Mililani Town Center

Right now is your chance to meet UFC Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn if you happen to be on Oahu. “The Prodigy” is on the island to give a sneak peak of the new BJ Penn UFC Gym in Mililani, Hawaii. An announcement was just made to remind everyone about their chance to meet...


Jul 26, 2016 12:39 pm

VIDEO | Dana White: BJ Penn should have been one of the best ever

With one of the most impressive resumes in the history of mixed martial arts, BJ Penn is undoubtably one of the greatest fighters of all time. The UFC Hall of Famer, who is one of only two men to hold UFC championships in two weight classes, is still widely regarded as one of the top...

Jun 27, 2016 6:01 pm

BJ Penn makes his case for welcoming Georges St-Pierre to lightweight

BJ Penn issued a formal challenge to fight Georges St-Pierre at 155 pounds late Sunday after hearing GSP say he could easily make the lightweight limit on a recent episode of “The MMA Hour.” On Monday, “The Prodigy” followed up with another tweet making his case for welcoming the former welterweight king to the UFC...

Jun 27, 2016 1:38 pm

BJ Penn and USADA come to agreement on suspension term for IV violation

The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) released a statement on Monday addressing the suspension terms for BJ Penn for his admitted IV violation. USADA’s statement: USADA announced today that Jay Dee (“BJ”) Penn of Hilo, Hawaii, an athlete in the UFC, has accepted a 6-month sanction for an anti-doping policy violation for his use of a...

Jun 26, 2016 9:13 pm

BJ Penn calls Georges St-Pierre out for a fight at 155 pounds

After hearing Georges St-Pierre tell Ariel Helwani on a recent episode of “The MMA Hour” that he could easily fight at lightweight, our namesake, BJ Penn took to twitter to cordially ask “Rush” for another fight in the Octagon. Penn tweeted, “Hey @GeorgesStPierre if you can make 155 easily, I’m free in November and would...

Jun 2, 2016 8:03 pm

VIDEO | Cole Miller talks about BJ Penn’s USADA IV violation

Cole Miller is facing Alex Caceres this weekend at UFC 199 but was supposed to be fighting BJ Penn in a featherweight bout. Miller, who got in on the UFC 199 card on short notice came to fill in for Penn’s original opponent, Dennis Siver after Siver was injured in training. Miller was given a...

May 29, 2016 1:17 pm

EXCLUSIVE | BJ Penn details the IV that forced him out of his fight at UFC 199

We would not being doing our job as journalists if we did not track down BJ Penn and ask him what everyone is wondering, which is why he took the IV back in March. “Ok do you want the short version or the long version?” asked Penn. Of course BJPENN.com always demands the full version. So we...

May 25, 2016 8:57 am

Urijah Faber reacts to BJ Penn’s USADA violation

Unfortunate news broke earlier this week that UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn had been pulled from his scheduled UFC 199 scrap with Cole Miller on June 4th after voluntarily revealing that he used an IV back in March. While there hasn’t been any word in regards to whether or not Penn will be suspended...

May 24, 2016 10:30 am

EXCLUSIVE | BJ Penn addresses his fans about the USADA IV violation

Yesterday it was announced that former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn had been pulled from his scheduled UFC 199 bout with Cole Miller due to a USADA IV violation. We caught up with the UFC Hall of Fame fighter earlier today to discuss the USADA violation and what will come next in the...

May 23, 2016 6:28 pm

UFC releases statement on BJ Penn being pulled from UFC 199 for USADA IV violation

Late Monday, BJPENN.COM learned that UFC Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn was pulled from his UFC 199 bout with Cole Miller after his admitted use of an IV to the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). The UFC gave the following statement regarding Penn’s USADA IV violation: The UFC organization was notified today that the U.S....

May 23, 2016 5:59 pm

BJ Penn pulled from UFC 199 bout for USADA IV violation

Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn was scheduled to come out of retirement at UFC 199 on June 4 in a featherweight bout against Cole Miller. Penn who last fought Frankie Edgar in 2014 is looking to make some noise in the featherweight division but will have to be put on the sideline...

May 21, 2016 10:51 am

BJ Penn on FLOGRAPPLING’s ‘America’s Most Successful Black Belt of All Time’

BJ “The Prodigy” Penn got his nickname early on in his martial arts career and for good reason. Our namesake was the first non-Brazilian to win gold at the World Jiu-Jitsu Championships back in 2000, which catapulted his career in mixed martial arts. Penn then went on to achieve great accolades in the world of...

May 12, 2016 10:30 am

Cole Miller’s statement on fighting BJ Penn

American Top Team’s Cole Miller is now officially set to face BJ Penn in a featherweight bout on June 4 in the UFC 199 event at The Forum in California. Miller stepped in with just over three weeks notice for the fight after Penn’s original opponent Dennis Siver pulled out after suffering an injury in...

May 11, 2016 6:25 pm

BJ Penn officially receives new opponent for UFC 199

Tuesday evening news broke that Dennis Siver was forced out of his UFC 199 scrap with BJ Penn due to an undisclosed injury. While speculation began flying as to who would step up and face the UFC Hall of Famer on such short notice, it appears we now have an answer! American Top Team’s Cole...

May 11, 2016 5:13 pm

Report: UFC targeting Cole Miller to fight BJ Penn at UFC 199

Late Tuesday, BJPENN.COM released news that Dennis Siver was out of the scheduled UFC 199 featherweight bout with BJ Penn after suffering an injury leading up to the fight. While the UFC has yet to make any official announcement regarding a new opponent for UFC 199, our namesake BJ Penn obviously knows what fights are...

May 11, 2016 10:24 am

Conor McGregor’s teammate calls out BJ Penn

The UFC is searching for a new opponent for UFC Hall of Fame legend and former two-time UFC champ BJ Penn for a UFC 199 bout on June 4. Penn’s originally scheduled opponent, Dennis Siver, pulled out of the fight due to suffering an injury. Now, with just over three weeks out from the fight,...

May 10, 2016 7:43 pm

BREAKING: Dennis Siver out of fight with BJ Penn, UFC searching for new opponent

More injuries are causing problems for the UFC. After a late report on Tuesday that Anderson Silva was forced to pull out of his UFC 198 bout against Uriah Hall, BJPENN.COM has learned that UFC featherweight Dennis Siver has pulled out of his UFC 199 bout with BJ Penn. Penn said he received a call...

May 10, 2016 2:50 pm

BJ Penn releases statement regarding being on UFC 199 prelims

Tuesday afternoon news broke that UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn’s fight against Dennis Siver at UFC 199 would take place on the televised prelims, as opposed to the Pay-Per View section of the card, as many expected. According to MMAFighting, Penn vs. Siver will serve as the main event of the preliminary card before...

Apr 14, 2016 10:29 am

UFC releases statement on BJ Penn

Good news surfaced earlier this week that our namesake, BJ Penn, had been cleared to fight again by the UFC, and would meet Dennis Siver in a featherweight bout at UFC 199 on June 4th. The UFC released a statement through UFC.com on allegations made towards Penn, which they discovered to be false. UFC announced...

Apr 13, 2016 1:34 pm

UFC posts UFC 199 BJ Penn vs. Dennis Siver photo

On Tuesday, news broke that UFC Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn will be making a return to the Octagon against Dennis Siver at UFC 199 on June 4th. The bout will take place at 145 pounds in the featherweight division at The Forum in Los Angeles. The UFC just posted a promotional photo of...

Apr 12, 2016 12:18 pm

JacksonWink Exclusive Interview with BJ Penn – Is he ready? Red Chili or Green?

UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn has been training at the JacksonWink MMA Academy in Albuquerque New Mexico for his highly anticipated return to the Octagon. When Penn officially ended his retirement several months ago, he revealed that he planned on making a run at the UFC featherweight championship with Greg Jackson and Mike Winkeljohn...

Apr 12, 2016 8:59 am

BJ Penn vs. Dennis Siver set for UFC 199

Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn (16-10-2) will return to the octagon this summer when he squares off with Dennis Siver (22-11 MMA) in a featherweight bout at June’s UFC 199 pay-per-view event in Inglewood, California. UFC officials just made the announcement. “The Prodigy” will return to the octagon for the first time since...