BJ Penn is Taking Time to Consider Future Following Loss to Ryan Hall
By FCF Staff
After incurring his sixth straight defeat at UFC 232, BJ Penn is going to take some time to consider what’s next for the UFC’s former lightweight and welterweight champ.
Penn took on noted grappler Ryan Hall at the recent event, and was submitted with a first round, heel hook. Since then, the legend spoke with his own site, BJ Penn.com, and the 40-year-old reported he injured his ankle, and not his knee, during the bout. In addition, Penn also said this:
“You know I felt like I had one of the greatest training camps in my life for this fight. Training in Brazil at Nova Uniao was nothing short of amazing. I can’t thank Leo Santos and coach Andre Pederneiras enough for their efforts. We had practiced everything, including leg locks, and I felt great. It just didn’t work out this time around.”
“…I just got back home to Hawaii. I’m going to let my ankle heal up and then I will contemplate what is next for my life.”
Penn hasn’t won a fight now since 2010, when he knocked out Matt Hughes.