Tag Archives | BJ Penn

BJ Penn vs. Yair Rodriguez set to headline UFC Fight Night 103

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer) 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 […]

BJ Penn aiming to return at UFC Phoenix this January

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer) 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 […]

UFC Manila cancelled after BJ Penn’s injury

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer) After losing its scheduled main event, the UFC has now cancelled the entire Fight Night 97, according to a report by FloCombat. The UFC has released a statement on the cancellation of the card, saying: “Athletes scheduled to compete on the Oct. 15 card will be rebooked at […]

VIDEO | Ricardo Lamas vs. BJ Penn staredown

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer) 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. Penn and Lamas recently had their first staredown, which you can see in the above video. The UFC Hall […]

BJ Penn: “To the doubters, go put all your money on Lamas!”

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer) Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn will return to the octagon on October 15 when he squares off with former UFC featherweight title challenger Ricardo Lamas in the main event of UFC Manila. The UFC Hall of Fame fighter, Penn, recently sat down with BJPENN.com’s Chris […]