comscore Penn to fight Miller in UFC 199 | Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Sports Breaking | Top News

Penn to fight Miller in UFC 199

  • STAR-ADVERTISER / AUG. 2012

    In this file photo, BJ Penn stands in the UFC gym. Penn has not fought in two years and hasn’t won a fight since knocking out Matt Hughes in November 2010.

Hilo’s B.J. Penn will fight Cole Miller, who replaces an injured Dennis Siver, in a televised preliminary fight on June 4 at UFC 199 the organization announced today.

Miller (21-9, 10-7 UFC) lost a unanimous decision to Waianae’s Max Holloway in February 2015 and was a participant on the Ultimate Fighter reality show in the same season Penn (16-10-2, 12-9-2) coached against Jens Pulver.

Siver was forced to pull out of the fight on Tuesday with an injury.

Penn has not fought in two years and hasn’t won a fight since knocking out Matt Hughes in November 2010.

Penn’s fight will be televised on Fox Sports 1. Holloway will fight Ricardo Lamas on the pay-per-view portion of the event held at The Forum in Los Angeles.

Click here to see our full coverage of the coronavirus outbreak. Submit your coronavirus news tip.

Comments (7)

By participating in online discussions you acknowledge that you have agreed to the Terms of Service. An insightful discussion of ideas and viewpoints is encouraged, but comments must be civil and in good taste, with no personal attacks. If your comments are inappropriate, you may be banned from posting. Report comments if you believe they do not follow our guidelines.

Having trouble with comments? Learn more here.

Leave a Reply

Scroll Up