BJ Penn Says He Has No Plans To Fight Ever Again


Former UFC Welterweight & Lightweight Champion BJ Penn was last seen in the Octagon at UFC Fight Night Oklahoma City, suffering a decision loss to Dennis Siver.

Penn, who hasn’t won a fight in over seven years, admits that there are no plans for him to return to action ever again.

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“I’ve got nothing scheduled,” said Penn to MMA NYTT. “I’m just cruising. I don’t know, I guess I don’t know what to say. The door is always open. The door is always open. I don’t ever want to say ‘never’ but I don’t have any plans on fighting. But if you’ve got an idea that you think would work well with me, give me a call.”

If Penn’s career is truly finished, it would mean a first round knockout win over Matt Hughes at UFC 123 would serve as the former champions final victory as a professional MMA fighter.

The Hawaiian would become the UFC Welterweight Champion when he earned a first round submission win over Matt Hughes at UFC 46, but would be stripped of the title for leaving the promotion a short time later. Penn would then capture the UFC Lightweight Title at UFC 80 and would defend it four times before losing to Frankie Edgar at UFC 112.

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