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by Mike Chiappetta | source:

As the world watched the terrible news of another horrific earthquake -- this one epicentered in central Chile, and waited for news of a follow-up tsunami expected to hit Hawaii, UFC lightweight champion BJ Penn and his website became a legitimate news outlet for information.

Penn, who incorporates frequent video blogs as part of his website, live streamed video footage of Hilo Bay on his website throughout the day. His videos were picked up by CNN and Fox News and broadcast to a worldwide viewing audience, and Penn was also interviewed by CNN regarding conditions in his area.

"It's the biggest news in the world and it's coming from our iPhones," a member of Penn's entourage could be heard saying while shooting video of the bay.

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Mmanizzle site profile image  

2/27/10 10:54 PM by Mmanizzle

BJ, smart guy to seize the opportunity to get more hits on his website!!!

BzGrappla site profile image  

2/27/10 8:25 PM by BzGrappla

dude scientist have been on all fuckin day.. if you were watching u would know that.they interviewed bj for like 5 minutes. settle down

Haole site profile image  

2/27/10 6:02 PM by Haole

 the scientists all ran uphill, BJ had the view brah, p4p

Wade Hampel site profile image  

2/27/10 5:43 PM by Wade Hampel

What a team BJ Penn and CNN

sewich site profile image  

2/27/10 5:38 PM by sewich

question, why are these news stations interviewing BJ penn about a potential tsunami instead of scientists who accually might have a clue about whats going on?

cravincane site profile image  

2/27/10 5:34 PM by cravincane

It's on

JustPeed site profile image  

2/27/10 5:21 PM by JustPeed

Anyone got video/audio of BJ Penn's CNN Interview?

Pink Bunkadoo site profile image  

2/27/10 5:16 PM by Pink Bunkadoo

oh wow...on the feed they just said "the water is getting so low" def won't be too long now...damn

ohferfuxsakes site profile image  

2/27/10 5:14 PM by ohferfuxsakes 

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2/27/10 5:13 PM by ohferfuxsakes

they've been saying that dangerous receding waters were reported in Hilo...hope all is alright