BJ Penn Willing To Fight Again If UFC Gives Him Beatable Opponent


Former two division UFC champion BJ Penn hasn’t picked up a victory in almost eight years, with his last Octagon appearance being a loss to Dennis Siver at UFC Fight Night Oklahoma City.

The Hawaiian fighter is willing to step in the Octagon again, but would like the promotion to provide him with a beatable opponent.

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“I don’t know. You never know,” Penn told media at the 2018 UFC Hall Of Fame Ceremony. “You never know what I’m going to do, but no plans, nothing scheduled. Give me a guy that I can beat and I’ll come back.”

Penn’s last win came over former UFC Welterweight Champion Matt Hughes at UFC 123 in November of 2010.

It took awhile for Penn to get in the gym after the loss to Siver last year, but that has started to change in recent times.

“I wasn’t training for the whole time (after the fight), but I just started training the last month or two, because I get just so depressed when I’m out of the gym,” he said. “I gotta get in and work out.”

No beatable opponents have stepped up to fight in the UFC at this time, but there may be someone in the three divisions that Penn has competed at, which include featherweight, lightweight and welterweight.

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