UFC Statement on BJ Penn

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Thursday February 18, 2016– As we all know there’s been some major controversy surrounding BJ Penn. A former writer named Pedro Alex Carrasco worked for Bjpenn.com, and he is making some serious accusations as seen on the screen shot below. 

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The UFC is aware of this and they have officially released a statement.

UFC Statement on BJ Penn
February 18, 2016

“UFC is aware of the recent allegations made against BJ Penn. The organization requires all athletes who compete in the UFC to act in an ethical and responsible manner, as detailed in the UFC Fighter Conduct Policy. UFC will not tolerate violations of the policy. Every athlete is deserving of proper review and this situation, as with any serious allegation, will be investigated by an independent party and thoroughly reviewed by the UFC. The UFC organization will also cooperate with any law enforcement investigation. In light of the serious allegations, UFC has postponed plans to book Penn for an upcoming bout until more details are determined.

UFC holds athletes who compete in the organization to the highest standard and will continue to take appropriate action, if and when warranted. It is important to note that Penn is considered innocent until proven guilty and UFC is not prejudging this matter.”

Stay tuned to FightBookMMA.com as more of this story comes ahead. 


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