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Monday, May 17, 2004

Bj Penn Stripped Of Welterweight Title


From Zuffa/UFC:


BJ PENN STRIPPED OF WELTERWEIGHT TITLE

BJ Penn
LAS VEGAS, NV, May 17, 2004…. Zuffa, LLC, owner of the Ultimate Fighting Championship&reg, announced that due to BJ Penn’s reported signing with the K-1 organization, Penn would no longer compete in UFC events. Additionally, Penn’s actions have resulted in him being stripped of his title.

"I am looking forward to moving on and crowning a champion," stated UFC president, Dana White.

An announcement will be made soon regarding who will compete for the welterweight championship.

posted by Full Contact Fighter @ 8:00 pm
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