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Old 04-09-2011, 03:16 PM   #1
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Default B.J. Penn won’t fight at UFC 132

With Jon Fitch hurt, B.J. Penn won’t fight at UFC 132 in July


B.J. Penn (16-7-2 MMA, 12-6-2 UFC) will not fight at UFC 132.
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Penn had been expected to take part in a rematch at the July 2 event with Jon Fitch (23-3-1 MMA, 13-1-1 UFC), but the perennial welterweight contender in March was forced to withdraw from the bout with a shoulder injury.


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Old 04-09-2011, 03:21 PM   #2
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If this is penns decision then all respect to him. The rematch isn't in BJs favour.
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Old 04-09-2011, 03:24 PM   #3
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If this is penns decision then all respect to him. The rematch isn't in BJs favour.
I wanted to see him take on someone else but i guess the ufc wasn't interested. If gsp decides to move up after the shields fight then this could turn into a title fight.
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Old 04-09-2011, 03:40 PM   #4
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Penn is the one that pulled out because of his shoulder, and probably more so because of his desire for some extra time off. It wasn't that the UFC wasn't interested. go to BJ's website and there is a video blog of him telling why he pulled out.
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Old 04-09-2011, 04:28 PM   #5
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Penn is the one that pulled out because of his shoulder, and probably more so because of his desire for some extra time off. It wasn't that the UFC wasn't interested. go to BJ's website and there is a video blog of him telling why he pulled out.
i thought so i read that BJ was injured and pulled out now they say fitch wont fight cuz he is the one who pulled out...
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Old 04-10-2011, 10:57 AM   #6
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So its Penn who's injured and not Fitch ??

The elusive question still remains .............. can Penn make 55 , if he can there is a whole host of fights id like to see BJ in , im assuming and presuming he cannot however !!

He himself maybe thinking about Nick Diaz , surely they could have Penn fight Diaz for the SF WW title
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Old 04-10-2011, 11:06 AM   #7
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Judging by the show last night we'll be seeing UFC/SF unifications and superfights sooner rather than later and BJ V Gil is one of the fights Ive been wanting to see for the past two years or so

But can/will Penn make 155, I hope so
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Penn is the one that pulled out because of his shoulder, and probably more so because of his desire for some extra time off. It wasn't that the UFC wasn't interested. go to BJ's website and there is a video blog of him telling why he pulled out.
Can you post the link i cant find this ??
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Judging by the show last night we'll be seeing UFC/SF unifications and superfights sooner rather than later and BJ V Gil is one of the fights Ive been wanting to see for the past two years or so

But can/will Penn make 155, I hope so
would love to see that but melendez wants edgar next. I would love to see a unification title fights between these 2 also.
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