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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 20, 2016 11:02 am

Exclusive Video | Max Holloway discusses the return of BJ Penn, and ‘UFC Hawaii’ card

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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 15, 2016 12:30 pm

Members of JacksonWink MMA Academy have a warm welcome for BJ Penn

UFC Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn has joined the JacksonWink MMA Academy for training with plans to return and fight in the Octagon. Fighters including Jon Jones, Holly Holm, Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone, and many more have welcomed “The Prodigy” to their gym. Check out some of the posts from members of the JacksonWink team...

Jan 13, 2016 9:03 pm

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

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Jan 13, 2016 8:55 pm

Nik Lentz responds to BJ Penn’s callout

It was revealed via social media recently that our namesake BJ Penn will be training at the Jackson-Winkeljohn academy in Albuquerque New Mexico. The move was in anticipation of a potential fight with fellow UFC featherweight Nik Lentz, however in an open letter to MMAFighting, Lentz has laid out his terms and conditions for a...

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 21, 2015 12:23 am

WATCH! Rafael dos Anjos aspires to be a lightweight legend like BJ Penn

UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos is well on his way to cementing himself as a lightweight legend in the sport of MMA. It took dos Anjos just 66 seconds to dispose of the tough and talented Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone on Saturday night at UFC on Fox 17. Dos Anjos took some time to speak...

Dec 12, 2015 4:06 pm

BJ Penn gets Birthday Surprise

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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

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Oct 20, 2015 12:12 pm

Why BJ Penn should be listed in the ‘Giving Back’ Hall of Fame

Our own BJ Penn was featured in an article from Impact Flow titled “These Four Professional Athletes Should Be In The ‘Giving Back’ Hall of Fame.” The article covered a short list of professional athletes that have uncovered their ability to make a positive difference in the world through their athletic abilities. The article lists...

Oct 16, 2015 5:34 pm

Old School BJ Penn pic with Mikyo Riggs, Leandro Nyza, Tony Desouza

Check out this Old School pic sent to us by Mikyo Riggs(2nd to right), BJ first met Mikyo when he started his jiu-jitsu journey in Mt. View, California at the Ralf Gracie BJJ Academy. He sent us this pic with the caption, “Some of the best training of my life out in Hilo, Hawaii”. On...

Oct 13, 2015 10:56 am

Rafael Cordeiro Compares The New Champ RDA to BJ Penn

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Oct 13, 2015 10:37 am

On The Road — BJ Penn Honored At Utah University Football Game

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Oct 12, 2015 9:38 am

On The Road — BJ Penn Delivers Speech At Utah University Team Practice

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Oct 8, 2015 10:44 am

On The Road — BJ Penn Visits Kings MMA

[ooyala code=”5yNXV2dzobqGWdFaAM7VbahwH-zLKclF” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”500″ height=”400″ auto=”false”] On The Road With BJ Penn is a new BJPENN.COM feature, which follows former UFC two-division champion BJ Penn around the world on adventure. There’s much more to come, so stay tuned to BJPENN.COM.