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Nov 30, 2016 7:42 pm

EXCLUSIVE | BJ Penn on upcoming comeback fight: I think Yair Rodriguez will be surprised

Earlier this month, it was announced that UFC Hall-of-Famer and former two-division champion BJ Penn would be making his long awaited return to the Octagon against Mexican featherweight prospect Yair Rodriguez. The two will share the main event honors of the UFC’s upcoming return to Phoenix Arizona on January 15. As this massive showdown draws...

Nov 30, 2016 11:12 am

EXCLUSIVE | BJ Penn doesn’t care who 145 champ is: ‘I am going for the belt’

The MMA community recently received word that former two division UFC champion, UFC Hall of Famer, BJ Penn would be returning to the Octagon in January at ‘UFC Fight Night: 103’ as he steps into the Octagon to face streaking featherweight prospect Yair Rodriguez. Penn announced earlier this year that he was ending his retirement,...


Nov 21, 2016 1:03 pm

BREAKING! BJ Penn returns to headline January’s UFC Fight Night event in Phoenix

Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn (16-10-2) will return to the octagon this January in Phoenix, Arizona. UFC officials just announced that Penn will be squaring off with Yair Rodriquez (9-1 MMA) in the main event of UFC Fight Night 103 which takes place January 15 at Phoenix’s Talking Stick Resort Arena. The...

Nov 17, 2016 12:32 pm

Report | BJ Penn aiming to return this January at UFC Phoenix

Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn (16-10-2) was expected to make his octagon return against former UFC featherweight title challenger Ricardo Lamas at last month’s scheduled UFC Fight Night 97 event. However, due to an injury suffered in training camp, “The Prodigy” was forced to pullout of the contest and October’s UFC Manila...

Nov 7, 2016 3:45 pm

BJ Penn cleared of charges in sexual assault case

On Monday, TMZ reported that BJ Penn has been cleared of charges related to a sexual assault case stemming from an alleged incident that took place in 2015. TMZ reported that the County of Hawaii prosecuting attorney said that the case has “officially been declined for prosecution because we ‘don’t have sufficient evidence to charge...

Oct 11, 2016 8:38 am

Ricardo Lamas reacts to fight with BJ Penn being cancelled

On Saturday, former featherweight title challenger, and top ranked featherweight Ricardo Lamas was slated to step into the Octagon in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Manila’ to square off against UFC Hall of Famer, BJ Penn. The fight was supposed to be Penn’s highly anticipated return to the Octagon after partnering with famed...

Oct 5, 2016 10:37 pm

Bryan Caraway offers to replace BJ Penn against Ricardo Lamas at UFC: Manila

With our namesake BJ Penn officially out of the fight with Ricardo Lamas, fellow UFC featherweight Bryan Caraway has offered to take his place. Caraway took to Twitter immediately after the news was announced and offered his services in a polite yet enthusiastic call-out: @arielhelwani 100% #Respect I WANT THIS FIGHT! #UFC #UFCManila @RicardoLamasMMA is...

Sep 26, 2016 7:30 pm

UFC Fight Night 97 lineup set, Ricardo Lamas vs. BJ Penn headlining main event

UFC Fight Night 97 returns to the Phillippines on October 15. Our namesake, BJ Penn makes his return to the Octagon for the first time since July 2014 as he takes on #4 UFC ranked featherweight Ricardo Lamas in the main event of the evening. Penn is looking to make a big statement against the...

Sep 17, 2016 5:36 am

Exclusive | BJ Penn Reacts to Potential Fights with Aldo, Pettis and Holloway

In just one month’s time, former two-division UFC champion BJ Penn will make his long-awaited return to the Octagon. He’ll be taking on the talented Ricardo Lamas in the five-round, featherweight main event of the UFC’s October 15 return to the Philippines. Should Penn win this bout with Lamas, who has long stood out as...

Sep 16, 2016 6:10 pm

Exclusive | BJ Penn on Chael Sonnen’s Move to Bellator: I’m Gonna Watch What Chael Sonnen Does

Last night, news broke that former UFC middleweight and light heavyweight title challenger Chael Sonnen had signed with Bellator MMA. Shortly thereafter, Sonnen took to Twitter to address this surprising move, while several notable reporters announced that the fan favorite mouth-piece had already called for a bout with Bellator light heavyweight Tito Ortiz. The Rulers...

Sep 16, 2016 11:11 am

Exclusive | BJ Penn on GSP: That’s Why Nobody Will Remember His Name

We’re now just one month away from the hotly anticipated Octagon return of MMA legend B.J. Penn. The Hawaiian great will be taking on dangerous featherweight Ricardo Lamas in the main event of the UFC’s return to Manila on October 15. As we eagerly await Penn’s comeback, another legend of the sport appears to be...

Sep 8, 2016 11:43 am

VIDEO | Ricardo Lamas vs. BJ Penn first staredown

With nearly a month to go until ‘UFC Fight Night: Manila’, where #4 ranked featherweight Ricardo Lamas, and UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn will have their highly anticipated featherweight showdown, the pair had their first staredown for the fight. The fight is a pivotal one for both men. Earlier this year, Penn formally ended...

Sep 8, 2016 11:33 am

VIDEO | RVCA // BJ Penn – Inspired By

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Sep 7, 2016 8:34 am

VIDEO | Ricardo Lamas and BJ Penn surprise fans

With over a month to go until ‘UFC Fight Night: Manilla’, the anticipation is building for what many expect to be a thrilling fight. In the main event, former UFC featherweight title challenger Ricardo Lamas will square off against UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn as he makes his highly anticipated return to the Octagon...

Sep 1, 2016 12:19 pm

PHOTO | Ricardo Lamas vs. BJ Penn fight poster

We are now just over a month away from the highly anticipated UFC return out our namesake, BJ Penn. Penn, who ended his retirement earlier this year to make a run at the UFC featherweight championship with the help of famed coaches Greg Jackson and Mike Winkeljohn, is returning against a tough opponent in former...

Aug 31, 2016 8:17 am

Max Holloway backs fellow Hawaiian BJ Penn in hopes for Hawaiian UFC event

Hawaiian featherweight Max Holloway sticks with his own when it comes to other fighters, as he threw his support behind fellow Hawaiian BJ Penn in his comeback fight against Ricardo Lamas. “BJ is a legend, it should be a fun fight. If Ricardo tries to stick and move on BJ, take him down and get...

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...