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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...

Feb 18, 2016 8:06 am

UFC releases statement on BJ Penn

Last month, former UFC champion BJ Penn announced that he was officially ending his retirement and going after the 145 pound belt. Penn teamed up with Greg Jackson and Mike Winkeljohn at Jackson-Wink MMA for his highly anticipated return. While he was initially supposed to return on March 5th, the UFC pushed the bout back...

Feb 12, 2016 8:23 am

WATCH! Greg Jackson opens up on BJ Penn’s training to Frank Trigg

Last month former UFC lightweight kingpin BJ Penn announced that he was coming out of retirement to pursue the UFC featherweight championship. Penn was welcomed with open arms to the Jackson-Wink MMA team in New Mexico. Jon Jones, Holly Holm, and many other fighters welcomed Penn to the team. In a new interview, coach Greg...

Feb 11, 2016 2:03 pm

Greg Jackson on BJ Penn: ‘I believe in his comeback 100 percent’

UFC Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn recently announced his decision to come out of retirement with a goal of becoming the only fighter in UFC history to win three weight division’s titles. Penn, who already has two titles in separate weight classes along with fellow UFC Hall of Fame legend Randy Couture has been...

Feb 8, 2016 9:28 am

BJ Penn announces a change in his fight plans

Hilo, Hawaii’s UFC Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn recently announced his decision to come out of retirement for a run in the UFC’s stacked 145-pound division. Penn, who was expected to be back for his return to fight at UFC 196 on March 5, hit a slight speed bump in his road back to...

Feb 5, 2016 1:39 am

EXCLUSIVE | BJ Penn reveals a major pitfall of his past fight camps

UFC Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn recently announced he will be returning to the Octagon for a run at the UFC featherweight title. In his attempt to do so, “The Prodigy” has taken a step outside of his comfort zone and has enlisted under the coaching of Greg Jackson and Mike Winklejohn at the...

Feb 4, 2016 8:15 am

UPDATES! BJ Penn, Alexander Gustafsson, Yoel Romero, and John Dodson

With the UFC’s packed schedule it’s easy to get left behind in the ever changing world of MMA news. Ariel Helwani joined ‘UFC Tonight’ to give updates on just what’s going on with several top-ranked fighters. In the video above you can get updates on the following situations: First up is our namesake BJ Penn,...

Jan 28, 2016 8:47 am

Chad Mendes sounds off on the return of BJ Penn

It was announced recently that our namesake BJ Penn would be returning to the UFC for yet another fight. News then emerged that Penn had verbally agreed to a bout, however no further details were given. On a recent episode of Chael Sonnen’s “You’re Welcome!” podcast, he was joined by 3-time UFC featherweight title challenger...

Jan 26, 2016 10:34 am

BJ Penn has verbally agreed to an opponent for UFC 197

It looks like things are moving forward for our UFC Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn in his return to the Octagon. With BJ training in New Mexico with some of the greatest MMA fighters in the world at the JacksonWink MMA Academy, he is preparing to be his best and revealed some information on...

Jan 23, 2016 8:16 am

Nik Lentz responds to BJ Penn once again

Recently it was announced that our namesake BJ Penn would be coming out of retirement to chase the featherweight championship. With Greg Jackson in his corner, Penn hopes to capture the featherweight championship and become the first man in UFC history to hold a championship belt in 3 weight classes. While a fight with Nik...

Jan 21, 2016 11:37 am

Greg Jackson on BJ Penn: ‘I think he’s just beginning to evolve again’

BJ “The Prodigy” Penn’s recent announcement to come out of retirement for a run at the UFC featherweight title has had fans on the fence on Penn’s return to the Octagon. While Penn has had the highest of highs throughout his career, he has struggled in his recent years in his bouts in the Octagon....

Jan 19, 2016 11:51 am

BJ Penn officially ends retirement: I want that 145-pound belt

There has been much speculation as to whether or not our namesake BJ Penn would be coming out of retirement for a fight with Nik Lentz. Recently, Lentz penned an open letter to ‘The Prodigy’ in which he stated his terms for a fight, and that a fight wouldn’t happen unless Penn agreed to those...