心水博 _UFC: As BJ Penn announces his retirement we say goodbye to a legend of mixed martial arts

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ed as foundational bouts for the promotion’s current global domination. Eventually, however, Penn【跑狗图6654COm 】 settled at lightweight. There he w【6合社区官网 】as a seemingly unstoppable force of nature, possessing knockout po【第二十九期马报图 】wer, fluid, almost effortl【六合四肖精准无错 】ess striking, and a takedown defence that seeming【2016香港挂牌全篇记录 】ly defied logic. Video LoadingVideo Unavailab【六开彩119期开奖结果查询 】leClick to playTap to playThe video will start in8CancelPlay 【精准六肖中特50期 】now Alas, like all great c【开马王中王开奖记录 】hampions, his time had to come to an end【53期跑狗图出了吗 】. I【今日特马新跑狗图 】n the desert heat of Abu Dhabi, the man who defeated him was Frankie ‘The Answer’ Edgar, 【八面玲珑打一生肖 】and, in truth, his decision victory in their first fight was not only close, it was probably incorrect. However, the damage was d

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oncern about going home to his family looking bruised and beaten. However, earlier this year he made a surprise plea to Dana White to drop to featherweight to fight Edgar one last time. Video LoadingVideo UnavailableClick to playTa【二四六马会生活幽默官网 】p to playThe video will start in8CancelPlay now The fight itself was a particularly difficult spe【肖准中 】ctacle to endure. In the end, the【六开彩153期开奖结果 】 stoppage in favour of Edgar was a merciful one, as was the subsequent announcement of his retirement. B.J. Penn fought 28 times in his career. He won 16, lost 10, and drew twice. He was never knocked o【3d小军彩图库 】ut and never submitted. His future induction into the UFC hall of fame is both inevitable and deserved.

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