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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...

Mar 25, 2016 8:00 pm

PHOTO | Unbelievable BJ Penn fan art

While the MMA world anxiously awaits the return of UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn, the anticipation to see ‘The Prodigy’ once again in action has the MMA community buzzing. Penn has been training at the JacksonWink MMA Academy in Albuquerque New Mexico under famed coaches Greg Jackson and Mike Winkeljohn, who will be coaching...

Mar 22, 2016 2:45 am

Greg Jackson says that BJ Penn still ‘got a few good years left in him’

Former two-weight UFC world champion and UFC Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn has been far away from the tropical paradise he calls home. The Hilo boy has been in Albuquerque, New Mexico training at JacksonWink MMA with Greg Jackson and Mike Winklejohn in preparation for his return to the Octagon. Jackson spoke with MMA...

Mar 10, 2016 9:48 pm

PHOTO | Jon Jones and BJ Penn sharing knowledge

Martial arts is all about mastering techniques. UFC Hall of Fame and two-weight UFC champion BJ Penn along with former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones are seen along with jiu-jitsu world champion Roberto Alencar and wrestling coach Israel Martinez in Jones’ most recent post to Instagram. Jones captioned his photo, “Words can’t explain how...

Mar 3, 2016 3:55 pm

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Spinning Back Kick Drills with Holly Holm, BJ Penn and Jon Jones

It’s no secret that the Jackson-Wink MMA team has some of the most elite fighters on the planet. Ahead of Holly Holm’s UFC 196 title defense against Miesha Tate on Saturday, several members of the Jackson-Wink team took time to work on spinning back kicks. As we’ve seen in numerous fights, spinning back kicks are...

Feb 26, 2016 2:13 pm

Exclusive Video | BJ Penn gives his prediction for Anderson Silva vs. Michael Bisping

Saturday afternoon in London, Anderson Silva and Michael Bisping will square off in the main event of ‘UFC London’ on UFC Fight Pass. The event could potentially determine the next middleweight contender to face the winner of June’s Luke Rockhold vs. Chris Weidman II bout. Heading into UFC London, things have been quite tense between...

Feb 26, 2016 12:49 pm

Exclusive Video | BJ Penn gives his prediction for Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz

The MMA world was thrown into confusion earlier this week when it was announced that Rafael dos Anjos had broken his foot and would be unable to fight Conor McGregor in the main event of UFC 196 on March 5th. Ultimately the UFC selected Nate Diaz as a replacement opponent for McGregor, and the bout...

Feb 22, 2016 12:45 pm

Video: Dennis Bermudez thinks ‘it’d be really cool’ to fight idol BJ Penn

Dennis “The Menace” Bermudez is back in the win column after dropping 2 straight against Ricardo Lamas and Jeremy Stephens. Bermudez (15-5 MMA) was on a tear with a 7 fight win streak with notable wins over Max Holloway (2013) and Clay Guida (2014) to name a few. The unanimous decision victory over Tatsuya Kawajiri...

Feb 18, 2016 9:26 pm

BJ Penn’s statement to recent allegations

The allegations that Pedro and his girlfriend are making against BJ Penn simply aren’t true. Penn trusted Pedro to run his website for almost a decade and considered him family. He was fired last year for unethical behavior and was provided a severence that ended on February 16, 2016. One day later allegations appeared in...