BJ Penn “The Prodigy”

Photo of BJ Penn
Pro Record: 16-12-2 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Team: BJ Penn's MMA
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Height: 5' 9"
Weight: 160 lbs.
Out of: Hilo, HI
Born: Kailua, HI

BJ Penn is an American professional MMA fighter and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner. In 2000, Penn became the first American-born winner of the World Jiu-Jitsu Championship in the black-belt category. Penn is the second fighter in UFC history to win UFC titles in two different weight classes. He won the UFC Welterweight Championship against Matt Hughes by rear naked choke on January 31, 2004 and the UFC Lightweight Championship against Joe Stevenson by rear naked choke on January 19, 2008. Penn has been labeled one of the best lightweight fighters in the world by numerous MMA media outlets. Penn also appeared as a coach on the reality show, The Ultimate Fighter 5.

BJ Penn's Official Professional MMA Fight Record

Date Result Opponent Event Method Round Time
Official MMA Fight Results 06/25/2017 Loss Dennis Siver UFC Fight Night: Cheisa vs. Lee Decision
(Majority Decision)
Official MMA Fight Results 01/15/2017 Loss Yair Rodriguez UFC Fight Night: Rodriguez vs. Penn TKO/RSC
(Referee Stoppage)
2 0:24
Official MMA Fight Results 07/06/2014 Loss Frankie Edgar UFC TUF 19 Finale: Penn vs Edgar TKO/RSC 3 4:16
Official MMA Fight Results 12/08/2012 Loss Rory MacDonald UFC on FOX: Henderson vs. Diaz Decision
(Unanimous Decision)
Official MMA Fight Results 10/29/2011 Loss Nick Diaz UFC 137 : Penn vs. Diaz Decision
(Unanimous Decision)
Official MMA Fight Results 02/27/2011 Draw Jon Fitch UFC 127: Penn vs. Fitch Draw
(Majority Draw)
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 11/20/2010 Win Matt Hughes UFC 123: Jackson vs. Machida KO 1 0:21
Official MMA Fight Results 08/28/2010 Loss Frankie Edgar UFC 118: Edgar vs. Penn 2 Decision
(Unanimous Decision)
Official MMA Fight Results 04/10/2010 Loss Frankie Edgar UFC 112: Invincible Decision
(Unanimous Decision)
Official MMA Fight Results 12/12/2009 Win Diego Sanchez UFC 107: Penn vs Sanchez TKO/RSC
(Referee Stoppage from a Cut)
5 2:37
Official MMA Fight Results 08/08/2009 Win Kenny Florian UFC 101 Declaration Submission
(Rear Naked Choke)
4 3:54
Official MMA Fight Results 01/31/2009 Loss Georges St-Pierre UFC 94: St-Pierre vs Penn 2 TKO/RSC
(Referee Stoppage)
4 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 05/24/2008 Win Sean Sherk UFC 84: Ill Will TKO/RSC
(Didn't Answer the Bell for Round)
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 01/19/2008 Win Joe Stevenson UFC 80: Rapid Fire Submission
(Rear Naked Choke)
2 4:02
Official MMA Fight Results 06/23/2007 Win Jens Pulver UFC: The Ultimate Fighter 5 Finale Submission
(Rear Naked Choke)
2 3:12
NSF 09/23/2006 Loss Matt Hughes UFC 63: Penn vs. Hughes TKO/RSC 3 3:50
Official MMA Fight Results 03/04/2006 Loss Georges St-Pierre UFC 58: USA vs. Canada Decision
(Split Decision)
NSF 07/29/2005 Win Renzo Gracie K-1: World Grand Prix 2005 Decision
(Unanimous Decision)
NSF 03/26/2005 Loss Lyoto Machida K-1: Hero's Decision
(Unanimous Decision)
NSF 11/20/2004 Win Rodrigo Gracie Rumble On The Rock 6 Decision
(Unanimous Decision)
NSF 05/22/2004 Win Duane Ludwig K-1: MMA Championship Romanex Submission
1 1:45
Official MMA Fight Results 01/31/2004 Win Matt Hughes UFC 46: Super Natural Submission
(Rear Naked Choke)
1 4:39
NSF 10/10/2003 Win Takanori Gomi Rumble On The Rock 4 Submission
(Rear naked Choke)
3 2:38
Official MMA Fight Results 02/28/2003 Draw Caol Uno UFC 41: Onslaught Draw 5 5:00
NSF 09/27/2002 Win Matt Serra UFC 39: The Warriors Return Decision
(Unanimous Decision)
NSF 05/10/2002 Win Paul Creighton UFC 37: High Impact TKO/RSC
(Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
2 3:20
NSF 01/11/2002 Loss Jens Pulver UFC 35: Throwdown Decision
(Majority Decision)
NSF 11/02/2001 Win Caol Uno UFC 34: High Voltage KO
Official MMA Fight Results 06/29/2001 Win Din Thomas UFC 32: Showdown In The Medowlands KO
(Knee and Punches)
1 2:42
Official MMA Fight Results 05/04/2001 Win Joey Gilbert UFC 31: Locked and Loaded TKO/RSC
(Referee Stoppage from Punches)
1 4:58