TUF 19 Finale: Frankie Edgar Stops BJ Penn, Former Champ Announces Retirement
By FCF Staff
Here are the results from tonight’s TUF 19 Finale card in Las Vegas, Nevada, which saw Frankie Edgar score his third win over BJ Penn.
The former lightweight champ, turned featherweight, went on to stop Penn in the third round, who proceeded to announce his retirement following the loss.
The 35 year-old Penn hangs up the gloves having gone 16-10-2 in a career, which included winning both the UFC lightweight and welterweight championship.
Eddie Gordon won the TUF 19 middleweight tourney by stopping Dhiego Lima in the opening round, and in the light-heavyweight final, Corey Anderson TKO’d Matt Van Buren.
TUF 19 Finale
Frankie Edgar def. B.J. Penn via TKO (strikes) R3, 4:16
Corey Anderson def. Matt Van Buren via TKO (punches) R1, 1:01
Eddie Gordon def. Dhiego Lima via TKO (punches) R1, 1:11
Derrick Lewis def. Guto Inocente via TKO (punches) R1, 3:30
Dustin Ortiz def. Justin Scoggins via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Kevin Lee def. Jesse Ronson via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)
Leandro Issa def. Jumabieke Tuerxun via submission (armbar) R3, 3:49
Adriano Martins def. Juan Manuel Puig via knockout (punch) R1, 2:21
Patrick Walsh def. Dan Spohn via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Sarah Moras def. Alexis Dufresne via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Robert Drysdale def. Keith Berish via submission (rear-naked choke) R1, 2:03