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PHOTO: BJ. Penn And Nick Diaz Together Post-UFC 137

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For former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion B.J. Penn to announce his retirement after the shellacking he suffered at the hands of former Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz indicates a profound level of disappointment, embarassment and self-awareness. UFC President Dana White is probably right when he says Penn could later change his mind.

Yet, despite personal anguish, Penn found time post-fight to lick his wounds with Diaz. For those of us who've long admired Penn as much for his ferocity as his fight IQ, this small snapshot in time brings a little comfort.

Photo after the jump.


Photo credit: Joel Gerson's Facebook page


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