The former UFC lightweight champion BJ Penn continues to train hard back in Hilo, Hawaii as he prepares to fight for the title against Frankie Edgar at UFC 118. Although we haven’t heard much from ‘The Prodigy’ since his loss to Edgar back at UFC 112 in Abu Dhabi, Penn tells us that he has one thing in his mind and that is to get back the 155-pound belt with a dominating performance.
From BJ Penn:
“If anyone thinks I’m in Hilo sitting on my ass, they’re crazy. They don’t have much to work with, they’ve only got Frankie Edgar. I’m not afraid to exchange with him in any way [but] I don’t think he wants to exchange with me. He’s going to be running around. He’s just going to try and jazz up what he did last time. A little quicker, a little better, maybe throw a kick. He can run around all he wants, sooner or later he’s going to have to step up to me and he’s going to have to do something and when that happens, that’s going to be the time. I’m going to knock him out or submit him or slam him on his head and have him get knocked out from that. I’m all about finishing my guy and I cannot wait to finish him. After it’s done I want him to look at me and think ‘That’s what it’s like to fight BJ Penn, that’s what it’s like to fight the world champion.”