Renzo Gracie vs Bj Penn K-1 – World Grand Prix Hawaii
With TUF now in full swing, we thought it would be interesting to take a look back at a fight between two of the main players in the show. BJ Penn who is head coach and Renzo Gracie from Team Edgar who was brought in the sharpen up the guy’s skills as they move forward in the competition. Here they are fighting at Fields K-1 World GP 2005 in Hawaii at Aloha Stadium, HAWAII, July 2005.
There can be little doubting these two fighters place in the history of mixed martial arts. Both fighters set the bar for others to follow and continued to compete for such a long time. Renzo is, of course, part of the esteemed Gracie Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu family. While BJ Penn is widely known as the fastest people to ever attain a black belt. And one of the first American’s to win a world championship.
So let’s enjoy this fight between these two legends in the fight world which took place back in 2005. Penn was on a good run having only lost two times in his career. And in Gracie, he came up against a very game opponent. So let us enjoy this old school clash in BJ’s back yard of Hawaii.