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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 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...

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 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...

Jan 13, 2016 9:03 pm

MUST SEE! Jon Jones welcomes BJ Penn to Jackson-Winkeljohn

It was revealed on social media recently that our namesake BJ Penn would be training at the Jackson-Winkeljohn academy in Albuquerque New Mexico alongside pound for pound king Jon Jones, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm, and numerous other elite level fighters. In the video above you can see Jon Jones welcoming BJ Penn to...

Jan 13, 2016 2:15 am

BJ Penn to train with JacksonWink Academy for return fight?

BJ “The Prodigy” Penn has recently said that he was looking to get back in fighting shape and see how he feels in training, and possibly get another fight in the Octagon. Penn spoke with fellow UFC Hall of Fame legend Frank Trigg and mentioned that he would like to take every advantage from all...

Dec 12, 2015 4:06 pm

BJ Penn gets Birthday Surprise

Tomorrow we celebrate the 37th birthday of our namesake, BJ Penn! This morning The Penn Hawaii Youth Foundation had a surprise for BJ, which you can see above. The Penn Hawaii Youth Foundation was established back in 2004, and aims to “encourage positive values in Hawaii’s youth through the martial arts way … and foster...

Dec 9, 2015 11:52 am

Must See! BJ Penn Video Interview: Future looks bright for Penn in 2016

In the history of combat sports, there have been many warriors that have stepped into the octagon. Only two can say they’re two division champions and only one has transcended the sport of MMA to where it is today. BJ Penn knows no limits regardless if it’s a scrap in the octagon or how he...

Dec 3, 2015 6:56 pm

Join us TODAY for the UFC Gym BJ Penn 3rd anniversary in Honolulu

This Saturday December 5th is the 3rd anniversary of the UFC GYM BJ Penn in Honolulu Hawaii! To celebrate the occasion, all are welcome to attend the event from 9am-4pm which will include guest appearances from UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes, and our very own BJ Penn. In addition there will be a spider...

Nov 20, 2015 10:24 am

BJ Penn sends words of encouragement to Ronda Rousey

Since Holly Holm put a brutal beating on Ronda Rousey at UFC 193 this past weekend, fans have been quick to criticize the former champ. On the other hand numerous iconic fighters such as Mike Tyson, George Foreman, Floyd Mayweather, and now our very own BJ Penn, have been sending words of support to Rousey....

Nov 20, 2015 8:54 am

On This Day: BJ Penn knocks out Matt Hughes in trilogy fight

#OnThisDay in 2010: Two legends, @matthughes9x & BJ Penn collided for a 3rd time! Watch: https://t.co/Fxo5RXA0bj https://t.co/UoJ0AzsmeP — UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) November 20, 2015 On this day 5 years ago our very own BJ Penn collided with former UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes for the 3rd time inside the Octagon. Penn knocked out Hughes in the...

Nov 6, 2015 10:44 am

Weight specialist Lou Giordano offers service to BJ Penn and Johny Hendricks

Lou Giordano, a weight management specialist based in New Jersey has offered his service to recent Mike Dolce clients who were unhappy about Dolce’s weight and nutrition services. With both of those fighters being former UFC champions in BJ Penn and Johny Hendricks, there is a lot at stake in being the best you can...

Nov 1, 2015 3:58 pm

Exclusive Video: Watch what happens when BJ Penn re-visits Ralph Gracie Jiu-Jitsu school

BJPenn.com’s very own LayzieTheSavage joined our namesake BJ Penn in California to visit the Ralph Gracie Jiu-Jitsu school. The Ralph Gracie Jiu-Jitsu school is where Penn began his storied Jiu-Jitsu career that saw him win the World Jiu-Jitsu Championship, becoming the first non-Brazilian to do so. This will likely be the coolest video you’ll see...