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BJ Penn Returns Against Lightweight Veteran Nik Lentz Later This Year

BJ Penn Returns Against Lightweight Veteran Nik Lentz Later This Year

UFC Hall Of Famer BJ Penn And Nik Lentz Agreed To Meet Eachother Later This Year

A former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion B.J. Penn is currently riding on a seven-fight losing streak, despite that he’s returning to Octagon later this year against lightweight veteran Nik Lentz.

UFC head honcho Dana White confirms in a recent interview with TSN’s Aaron Bronsteter that “Prodigy” and Lentz verbally agreed to square off; however, date and venue has yet to be determined yet.

BREAKING: Per
@danawhite
, BJ Penn will return to the Octagon.

He will be facing Nik Lentz, both sides have verbally agreed.

Date and location TBD.

Penn, 40, last scored a knockout win over Matt Hughes back in 2010, since then he has gone 0-7-1 in the UFC. “Prodigy” last fought back in May of 2019 where he suffered a decision loss against Clay Guida at UFC 237.

UFC veteran Nik Lentz is coming off a second-round TKO loss over Charles Oliveira this past May. Since returning to the lightweight division, Lentz has gone 5-3 in the past eight-fight.

Guys, what do you think of this matchup? Feel free to drop early predictions.

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