BJ Penn

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Birthday
13, 1978
Birthplace
Kailua, HI
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
13, 1978 (age 39)
Birthplace
Kailua, HI

About

Mixed martial artist who became the second fighter in UFC history to hold belts in two different weight classes.

Before Fame

He was introduced to Jiu-Jitsu by a family friend at age 17.

Trivia

He became the first non-Brazilian man to win the World Jiu-Jitsu Championships in 2000.

Family Life

He had two daughters, Aeva and Kulia, with his longtime partner Shealen Uaiwa.

Associated With

His bout with Matt Hughes on September 23, 2006 was ranked one of the top fights of the decade by numerous publications; Hughes came out on top.