BJ Penn Dead or Still Alive? Following his release from the UFC, BJ Penn’s death hoax has gone viral on the internet. Let’s look into his broad details in this article.
Jay Dee “B.J.” Penn was born on December 13, 1978. He is an American professional mixed martial artist and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner.
Penn has competed in both K-1 and the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
Penn was the first American to win a gold medal at the World Jiu-Jitsu Championship. And he’s one of only seven UFC fighters to have won belts in multiple weight classes.
BJ Penn Dead or Still Alive? Death Hoax After Being Cut By UFC
The story of the MMA fighter’s death is spreading on social media after the UFC cut him. Let us be clear: BJ Penn is not dead, and the rumor is nothing more than a fake.
Penn is still alive and thriving, and he is in excellent health.
— bjpenndotcom (@bjpenndotcom) December 4, 2021
On the other hand, BJ Penn’s UFC career is set to come to an end after the former two-division champion was released from his contract.
According to Kevin Lole of Yahoo Sports, UFC President Dana White confirmed the change on Thursday.
The news comes after TMZ Sports received the video of the UFC Hall of Famer getting into a street brawl earlier this month.
Is BJ Penn Married? Wife Details Explored
BJ is unmarried and has never had a wife. He was, however, involved with Shealen Uaiwa, his estranged lover.
Shealen Uaiwa, Penn’s estranged girlfriend, sought a restraining order against him in October, alleging years of physical and sexual abuse against her.
The injunction was issued in February 2019 and will continue until October 2021.
Aside from that, Penn has two daughters with the same mother. He claims they have never married, and “it doesn’t matter that much in Hawaii.”
BJ Penn Net Worth Details: How Rich Is MMA Fighter?
Penn is a professional mixed martial artist who has participated in the Ultimate Fighting Championship and K-1, according to celebritynetworth.com. B.J. Penn has a $4 million net worth.
He is one of only seven fighters in UFC history to win belts in various weight classes, and he is primarily regarded as one of the finest fighters in the sport’s history.
Penn also trained Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and was the first American to win the World Jiu-Jitsu Championship gold medal in 2000.
Penn is also the co-author of Mixed Martial Arts: The Book of Knowledge, mixed martial arts combat instructional book.
In 2010, he co-authored Why I Fight: The Belt Is Just an Accessory with Dave Weintraub.
Being a fighter and Author, he has collected good fortune.