“The Prodigy” BJ Penn Full MMA Record and Fighting Statistics
“The Prodigy” BJ Penn Full MMA Record and Fighting Statistics

“The Prodigy” BJ Penn

MMA Record: 16-14-2

WINS
16
7
6
3
KO/TKO
SUBMISSIONS
DECISIONS
LOSSES
14
4
1
9
KO/TKO
SUBMISSIONS
DECISIONS

FINISH RATE
82%
Age
43
Reach
70'
(177.8 cm)
Height
69.3'
(176 cm)
Country
USA

“The Prodigy” BJ Penn is a 43 year old Male fighter from United States with a 16-14-2 pro MMA record. Penn most recently fought Clay Guida at UFC 237 on Saturday May 11, 2019. BJ Penn lost to Clay Guida by Decision at 5:00 of Round 3 in the Lightweight division.

BJ Penn has 16 wins with a 82% finish rate, including 7 by knockout, 6 by submission, 3 by decision.

BJ Penn is currently on a 7 fight losing skid.


BJ Penn's Last Fight

Loss • Clay Guida DEF BJ Penn by Decision R3 5:00

“The Prodigy” BJ Penn full mixed martial arts record

Result Record Opponent Method Event Date Weight class Org
Loss
16-13-2 Clay Guida
DEC
R3 5:00
UFC 237 2019-05-11 Lightweight UFC
Loss
16-12-2 Ryan Hall
SUB
R1 2:46
UFC 232 2018-12-29 Lightweight UFC
Loss
16-11-2 Dennis Siver
DEC
R3 5:00
UFC Fight Night 112 2017-06-25 Featherweight UFC
Loss
16-10-2 Yair Rodriguez
KO/TKO
R2 0:24
UFC Fight Night 103 2017-01-15 Featherweight UFC
Loss
16-9-2 Frankie Edgar
KO/TKO
R3 4:16
The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale 2014-07-06 Featherweight UFC
Loss
16-8-2 Rory MacDonald
DEC
R3 5:00
UFC on FOX 5 2012-12-08 Welterweight UFC
Loss
16-7-2 Nick Diaz
DEC
R3 5:00
UFC 137 2011-10-29 Welterweight UFC
Draw
16-7-1 Jon Fitch
DEC
R3 5:00
UFC 127 2011-02-26 Welterweight UFC
Win
15-7-1 Matt Hughes
KO/TKO
R1 0:21
UFC 123 2010-11-20 Welterweight UFC
Loss
15-6-1 Frankie Edgar
DEC
R5 5:00
UFC 118 2010-08-28 Lightweight UFC
Loss
15-5-1 Frankie Edgar
DEC
R5 5:00
UFC 112 2010-04-10 Lightweight UFC
Win
14-5-1 Diego Sanchez
KO/TKO
R5 2:37
UFC 107 2009-12-12 Lightweight UFC
Win
13-5-1 Kenny Florian
SUB
R4 3:54
UFC 101 2009-08-08 Lightweight UFC
Loss
13-4-1 Georges St. Pierre
KO/TKO
R4 5:00
UFC 94 2009-01-31 Welterweight UFC
Win
12-4-1 Sean Sherk
KO/TKO
R3 5:00
UFC 84 2008-05-24 Lightweight UFC
Win
11-4-1 Joe Stevenson
SUB
R2 4:02
UFC 80 2008-01-19 Lightweight UFC
Win
10-4-1 Jens Pulver
SUB
R2 3:12
The Ultimate Fighter 5 Finale 2007-06-23 Lightweight UFC
Loss
10-3-1 Matt Hughes
KO/TKO
R3 3:53
UFC 63 2006-09-23 Welterweight UFC
Loss
10-2-1 Georges St. Pierre
DEC
R3 5:00
UFC 58 2006-03-04 Welterweight UFC
Win
9-2-1 Renzo Gracie
DEC
R3 5:00
K-1 2005-07-29 Lightweight K-1
Loss
9-1-1 Lyoto Machida
DEC
R3 5:00
K-1 HERO'S 2005-03-26 Heavyweight K-1
Win
8-1-1 Rodrigo Gracie
DEC
R3 5:00
Regional circuit 2004-11-20 Middleweight ROTR
Win
7-1-1 Duane Ludwig
SUB
R1 1:45
K-1 2004-05-22 Lightweight K-1
Win
6-1-1 Matt Hughes
SUB
R1 4:39
UFC 46 2004-01-31 Welterweight UFC
Win
5-1-1 Takanori Gomi
SUB
R3 2:35
Regional circuit 2003-10-10 Lightweight ROTR
Draw
5-1-0 Caol Uno
DEC
R5 5:00
UFC 41 2003-02-28 Lightweight UFC
Win
4-1-0 Matt Serra
DEC
R3 5:00
UFC 39 2002-09-27 Lightweight UFC
Win
3-1-0 Paul Creighton
KO/TKO
R2 3:23
UFC 37 2002-05-10 Lightweight UFC
Loss
3-0-0 Jens Pulver
DEC
R5 5:00
UFC 35 2002-01-11 Lightweight UFC
Win
2-0-0 Caol Uno
KO/TKO
R1 0:11
UFC 34 2001-11-02 Lightweight UFC
Win
1-0-0 Din Thomas
KO/TKO
R1 2:42
UFC 32 2001-06-29 Lightweight UFC
Win
0-0-0 Joey Gilbert
KO/TKO
R1 4:57
UFC 31 2001-05-04 Lightweight UFC
“The Prodigy” BJ Penn MMA Record: 16-14-2

“The Prodigy” BJ Penn's last five professional MMA fights

Recent form for BJ Penn

“The Prodigy” BJ Penn's MMA career highlights

“The Prodigy” BJ Penn's Professional MMA debut

Penn made his professional debut against Joey Gilbert on May 4, 2001, fighting on the main card of UFC 31: Locked and Loaded.

He made a winning start to his career, defeating Joey Gilbert who carried a 1-1-1 professional MMA record into the fight.

BJ Penn beat Joey Gilbert by KO/TKO at 4:57 of Round 1.

“The Prodigy” BJ Penn's Ultimate Fighting Championship Career

Penn made his debut in the UFC against Joey Gilbert on May 4, 2001, fighting on the main card of UFC 31: Locked and Loaded having compiled a 0-0-0 professional MMA record.

BJ Penn beat Joey Gilbert by KO/TKO at 4:57 of Round 1.

Since his debut, Penn has gone on to fight a total of 27 more times in the UFC. His UFC record stands at 12-13-2.

Failed UFC title challenge: UFC Lightweight Championship loss to Jens Pulver

Penn lost his 1st lightweight title challenge, losing to Jens Pulver on January 11, 2002 at UFC 35: Throwdown.

BJ Penn lost to Jens Pulver by Decision at 5:00 of Round 5.

UFC Vacant Lightweight Championship

BJ Penn vs Caol Uno ended in draw by Decision at 5:00 of Round 5.

Outside the UFC

After his UFC stint, Penn took his next fight at ROTR on October 10, 2003, fighting against Takanori Gomi on the main event of the regional circuit.

BJ Penn beat Takanori Gomi by Submission at 2:35 of Round 3.

Return to Ultimate Fighting Championship

After 1 fights outside of the promotion, Penn returned to the UFC on January 31, 2004, fighting against Matt Hughes on the co-main event of UFC 46: Supernatural.

At the time of his UFC return, his professional MMA record stood at 6-1-1

BJ Penn beat Matt Hughes by Submission at 4:39 of Round 1.

Winning the belt: UFC Welterweight Championship against Matt Hughes

Penn won the UFC Welterweight Championship defeating Matt Hughes on January 31, 2004 at UFC 46: Supernatural.

This was Penn's 3rd UFC championship fight.

BJ Penn beat Matt Hughes by Submission at 4:39 of Round 1.

Return to Ultimate Fighting Championship

After 4 fights outside of the promotion, Penn returned to the UFC on March 4, 2006, fighting against Georges St. Pierre on the main card of UFC 58: USA vs Canada.

At the time of his UFC return, his professional MMA record stood at 10-2-1

BJ Penn lost to Georges St. Pierre by Decision at 5:00 of Round 3.

Failed UFC title challenge: UFC Welterweight Championship loss to Matt Hughes

Penn lost his 1st welterweight title challenge, losing to Matt Hughes on September 23, 2006 at UFC 63: Hughes vs Penn.

BJ Penn lost to Matt Hughes by KO/TKO at 3:53 of Round 3. Both fighters earned a post-fight bonus, after the bout was awarded Fight of the Night.

Winning the belt: UFC Vacant Lightweight Championship against Joe Stevenson

Penn won the UFC Vacant Lightweight Championship defeating Joe Stevenson on January 19, 2008 at UFC 80: Rapid Fire.

This was Penn's 5th UFC championship fight.

BJ Penn beat Joe Stevenson by Submission at 4:02 of Round 2.

Title defence #1: Successfully defended the UFC Lightweight Championship against Sean Sherk

Penn defended his belt against Sean Sherk on May 24, 2008 at UFC 84: Ill Will.

This was Penn's first successful UFC lightweight title defence.

BJ Penn beat Sean Sherk by KO/TKO at 5:00 of Round 3.

Failed UFC title challenge: UFC Welterweight Championship loss to Georges St. Pierre

Penn lost his 2nd welterweight title challenge, losing to Georges St. Pierre on January 31, 2009 at UFC 94: St-Pierre vs. Penn 2.

BJ Penn lost to Georges St. Pierre by KO/TKO at 5:00 of Round 4.

Title defence #2: Successfully defended the UFC Lightweight Championship against Kenny Florian

Penn defended his belt for the 2nd time against Kenny Florian on August 8, 2009 at UFC 101: Declaration.

BJ Penn beat Kenny Florian by Submission at 3:54 of Round 4.

Title defence #3: Successfully defended the UFC Lightweight Championship against Diego Sanchez

Penn defended his belt for the 3rd time against Diego Sanchez on December 12, 2009 at UFC 107: Penn vs. Sanchez.

BJ Penn beat Diego Sanchez by KO/TKO at 2:37 of Round 5.

Title loss: Losing the UFC Lightweight Championship to Frankie Edgar

Penn lost his UFC Lightweight title to Frankie Edgar on April 10, 2010 at UFC 112: Invincible having previously made 3 title defences.

BJ Penn lost to Frankie Edgar by Decision at 5:00 of Round 5.

Failed UFC title challenge: UFC Lightweight Championship loss to Frankie Edgar

Penn lost his 2nd lightweight title challenge, losing to Frankie Edgar on August 28, 2010 at UFC 118: Edgar vs. Penn 2.

BJ Penn lost to Frankie Edgar by Decision at 5:00 of Round 5.

When was BJ Penn's last win?

Penn's last win came against Matt Hughes at UFC 123 on Saturday November 20, 2010. BJ Penn beat Matt Hughes by KO/TKO at 0:21 of Round 1.

Who is BJ Penn's next opponent?

Penn is not currently booked for any fights.

When was BJ Penn's last loss?

Penn's last loss came against Clay Guida at UFC 237 on Saturday May 11, 2019. BJ Penn lost to Clay Guida by Decision at 5:00 of Round 3.

How many UFC fights has BJ Penn had?

Penn has fought 27 times in the UFC. His UFC record stands at 12-13-2.

How many pro MMA knockouts does BJ Penn have?

Penn has knocked out 7 opponents.

How many pro MMA submissions does BJ Penn have?

Penn has submitted 6 opponents.

How many times has BJ Penn been knocked out?

Penn has been knocked out 4 times.

How many times has BJ Penn been submitted?

Penn has been submitted 1 times.