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BJ Penn vs. Diego Sanchez

Main Event | UFC Lightweight Championship | 155 lbs

BJ Penn defeats Diego Sanchez via KO/TKO at 2:37 of Round 5

Mmaweekly large "The Prodigy" BJ Penn
Mmaweekly large Diego "Lionheart" Sanchez

Penn
KO/TKO
Round 5

BJ Penn Diego Sanchez

"The Prodigy" "Lionheart"

14-5-1   Pro Record At Fight   21-2-0
Climbed to 15-5   Record After Fight   Fell to 21-3
-268 (Moderate Favorite)   Betting Odds   +225 (Moderate Underdog)
Champion   Title   Challenger
Us United States   Nationality   Us United States
Hilo, Hawaii   Fighting out of   Albuquerque, New Mexico
30 years, 11 months, 1 day   Age at Fight   27 years, 11 months, 4 days
155.0 lbs (70.3 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   154.5 lbs (70.1 kgs)
5'9" (176cm)   Height   5'10" (178cm)
70.0" (178cm)   Reach   72.0" (183cm)
Israel Kamakawiwo'ole - Hawaii '78 into E Ala E   Walkout Music   Don Omar feat. Tego Calderón - Bandoleros
Jackson Wink MMA   Gym   Jackson Wink MMA
UFC 107
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC 107: Penn vs. Sanchez
  • Date: Saturday 12.12.2009
  • Referee: Herb Dean
  • Venue: FedEx Forum
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
  • Bout Billing: Main Event (fight 11 of 11)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 155 lbs (70.3 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Mike Goldberg, Joe Rogan
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Joe Rogan
  • Penn Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • Sanchez Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • Title on Line: UFC Lightweight Championship
  • Belt Status Before Fight: Held by Penn
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Videos & Highlights

    Interview  |  Diego Sanchez UFC 107 pre-fight interview video report dead link

    Watch this pre-fight interview video for the UFC 107 BJ Penn vs. Diego Sanchez fight.

  • Interview  |  BJ Penn UFC 107 pre-fight interview video report dead link

    Watch this pre-fight interview video for the UFC 107 BJ Penn vs. Diego Sanchez fight.

  • Video Blog  |  Diego Sanchez UFC 107 video blog part 1 report dead link

    Watch the official video blog for Diego Sanchez ahead of his lightweight title fight at UFC 107.

  • Video Blog  |  Diego Sanchez UFC 107 video blog part 2 report dead link

    Watch the official video blog for Diego Sanchez ahead of his lightweight title fight at UFC 107.

  • Interview  |  BJ Penn post-fight interview video UFC 107 report dead link

    BJ Penn discusses his victory over Diego Sanchez at UFC 107 at the post-fight press conference.

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