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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...

Apr 9, 2016 8:45 am

VIDEO | BJ Penn talks UFC return on Inside MMA

The UFC world has been anxiously awaiting the return of UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn. Several months ago, Penn announced his intentions to return to the UFC and chase the featherweight championship. ‘The Prodigy’ headed to the JacksonWinkeljohn MMA Academy in Albuquerque New Mexico, and partnered with Greg Jackson and Mike Winkeljohn in order...

Apr 1, 2016 6:25 am

BJ Penn vs. Georges St. Pierre 3 set for UFC 200 at 155-pounds

July’s UFC 200 event in Las Vegas just added another blockbuster fight. Former  UFC lightweight and welterweight title holder BJ Penn (16-10-2 MMA) will return to the octagon on July 9 to take on bitter rival Georges St. Pierre (25-2 MMA). The bout will reportedly take place in the UFC lightweight division (155-pounds). “The Prodigy” will fight for...

Mar 28, 2016 6:07 pm

Dennis Bermudez wants BJ Penn or Ricardo Lamas at UFC 200

UFC featherweight Dennis Bermudez is coming off a unanimous decision victory over Tatsuya Kawakiri at last month’s UFC Fight Night 83 event in Pittsburgh. Following the victory, Bermudez called out former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn by politely saying that it would be “really cool” to fight a legend who was also one of his...

Mar 27, 2016 8:12 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones vs. BJ Penn swimming race

In anticipation of his highly anticipated return to the Octagon, UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn has been training at the Jackson Winkeljohn MMA Academy in Albuquerque New Mexico alongside MMA greats such as Jon Jones, Holly Holm, Carlos Condit, Donald Cerrone, and many others! While Penn currently doesn’t have a fight booked inside the...