Longtime UFC Fighter, Ex Lightweight and Welterweight BJ Penn is ‘excited’ about HGH and EPO testing in this piece down below:
“I’m really excited that they can test for the HGH and the EPO,” Penn said on the call. “I’ve always suspected that people were doing those things and not just a steroid. So it’s very exciting and very gratifying to finally see that they playing field is…people are going to start thinking twice about what they put in their bodies, and the playing field will be much more equal. And that’s just huge.”
BJ Penn (16-9) Has seven knockouts, six submissions and three decision victories. He has been knocked out twice and lost by decision seven times. The longtime UFC Fighter has been with the promotion since 2001.
“Chael Sonnen is actually a personal buddy of mine, and it’s sad to see what Chael Sonnen is going through,” he said. “But if you want to talk about the future of the sport, the safety of the fighters…and I’ve always spoke out against it. It’s just I’m so excited now that they can get the HGH and the EPO. That put a smile on my face.”
Penn is scheduled to face Frankie Edgar this Sunday. More details down below!
TUF 19 Finale goes down this Sunday night on Fox Sports 1. MMA Frenzy will have the latest news leading up to, during and after the event, as well as having the latest and greatest live play-by-play coverage of the event. From the first fight of the prelim side of the card on Fox Sports 1 and to the fight the big fights on the main card that airs on Fox Sports 1. he headlining fight is Frankie Edgar VS. BJ Penn, the co-main event will see the the middleweight division winner be crowned and also the light heavyweight tournament winner be crowned. The event airs from Las Vegas, Nevada at the Mandalay Bay Events Center. The show starts with Jumabieke Tuerxun vs. Leandro Issa at 7 p.m. ET on UFC Fox Sports 1 and then starting the real fights with the main card at 9 p.m. ET with Adriano Martins vs. Juan Manuel Puig Carreon. We will be providing live play-by-play coverage for each fight, as well as having minute to minute updates through the night and after the fights happen. Also, stay tuned for the post event news.