First reported by Kevin Iole from Yahoo sports its been confirmed by UFC President Dana White that UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn will return to the octagon to take on Dennis Siver at UFC 199 June 4 in LA. This card is headlined by Middlweight Champion Luke Rockhold who will take on former Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman.
Former Welterweight/ Lightweight Champion BJ Penn has been training preparing for his fight at Jackson and Winklejohns alongside Jon Jones, Holly Holm, Diego Sanchez and Donald Cerrone in preparation for this fight. Penn was expected to fight at UFC 196 but those plans were soon derailed when he was in involved in an alleged altercation with a female.
BJ Penn has a MMA record of 16-10-2 and a UFC record of 13-9-1. Penn holds notable wins over Diego Sanchez, Matt Hughes, Kenny Florian, Caol Uno, Sean Sherk and Jens Pulver. His latest fight was a TKO loss in round 3 to Frankie Edgar at the TUF Finale back in 2014.
Dennis Siver has a MMA record of 22-11-1 and a UFC record of 12-8-1(NC). His latest fight was a loss to Tatsuya Kawajiri via unanimous decision at UFC Berlin back in June of 2015.