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BJ Penn Talks About His Sabbatical

TUF 19 Coach BJ Penn Talks Life Without MMA, Edgar Fight
By: Dana Becker, Fighters
"Former UFC champion BJ Penn will return from another extended hiatus to coach on the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter opposite Frankie Edgar.

"After the reality series airs, the two will meet for a third time at The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale in July. Edgar won both previous meetings, which the UFC lightweight title was on the line in both of.

"Penn, who has not fought since a late 2012 decision loss to Rory MacDonald, told The Roar recently about what he has been up to during his sabbatical."

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