Former lightweight champion BJ Penn has sent a special message to his fans at after falling to his second defeat to current belt holder Frankie Edgar at UFC 118 last night.

“I just wanna send a message to all my fans, say thank you for all the support over the years. Thank you for all the support last night.

I know things didn’t go my way last night so I’m just going to sit back, relax, spend some time with the family and let everything sort itself out from there and just enjoy my time, relaxing a little bit.

I wanted to fight as often as possible but right now I’m just going to relax, take it easy and see what’s coming up next. I’m sure everything will figure it’s way out from there, but I just want to thank all the fans, thank you guys for all the support over the years, and thanks for the support last night.”

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  1. BJ’s corner needs to be put in a pillory. They had no right to be in BJ’s corner, and were only there because BJ is too nice fire friends/family and they know it. They are taking advantage of BJ’s niceness and loyalty just so that can make some $. These guys need to be punished.

  2. I think if BJ wants to get serious about becoming a champion again then he needs to go to a new camp as life is definitely too easy for him in Hawaii.