|Nickname The Prodigy||Birthdate 12/13/1978|
|Height / Weight 5'9" - 155||Place of Birth Hilo, Hawaii, United States|
UFC 137 results: Nick Diaz defeats B.J. Penn by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-27, 29-28)
B.J. Penn is a former UFC welterweight and lightweight champion, one of only two men to win UFC belts in two weight classes. Nicknamed "The Prodigy," Penn is a Jiu-Jitsu master who burst onto the UFC scene in 2001. Penn has been vocal in his ambition to be the best fighter in the world, and has jumped between weight classes in pursuit of his goal.