BJ Penn beats Jens
Pulver at UFC, bjpenn.com goes down
After Jens Pulver went down in
the main event of the UFC Ultimate Fighter Finale last night in
Las Vegas, bjpenn.com followed suit.
BJ Penn ended the UFC fight against Pulver with a rear
naked choke at 3 minutes and 12 seconds of the second round. The
Hawaiian fighter commented: "Honestly, I have been fighting
these past five years just to fight Jens Pulver."
Penn and Pulver met in 2002 for the first time
and Pulver won by decision to hand Penn his first loss back
then. BJ Penn attributes his UFC fight yesterday to the vigorous
training and his desire to settle the score. Jens Pulver and BJ
Penn have never gotten along, and took turns hurling insults at
each other prior to the fight.
The odds before the UFC Ultimate Fighter
Finale were on BJ Penn with -350, Pulver held odds of +275,
according to Bodog Sports.
After BJ Penn victory in the Ultimate Fighter
Finale 5 on Saturday night, the popularity caused his website to
crash. All BJ Penn would say in his interview on Spike TV after
the match was, "If you want to know what I'm thinking, go to
bjpenn.com." But it was only minutes after he left the ring that
the web site went down.
Published on 06/23/2007