VIDEO | BJ Penn reveals which fighter motivated his return and plans to win featherweight title

December 9, 2016 5:39 pm by Russell Ess

UFC Hall of Famer and two-division champion, BJ Penn, will make his anticipated return back to the octagon on January 15 at UFC Fight Night 103 against Yair Rodriguez. As the former UFC welterweight and lightweight champion, Penn will be eyeing to win his third title, now in the featherweight division.

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On December 8, he spoke to Helen Yee of Eyes On The Game. He discussed which fighter motivated his return, his plan to win the featherweight title, Conor McGregor recently relinquishing his featherweight belt, and more.

Author: Helen Yee
Born and raised in Las Vegas, Helen was a former athlete for 10 years and a 2-time state champion swimmer. She produces and hosts Eyes On The Game Sports Radio, which airs on NBC Sports AM920 every Tuesday from 2-3pm PT. She loves sports and food (pizza is her favorite).

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