As much as it pains me to say this, B.J. Penn might be the best ever.
Before my fellow Canadians begin cursing me en francais and demanding I be deported, and MMA fans the world over start shouting about their favorite fighter and some of the legends of days gone by, hear me out.
And remember, I said might be...
Love him or hate him, Penn's accomplishments in the sport are numerous, and they are well-detailed in the piece. Kyte offers up a great deal of respect for "The Prodigy's" numerous fights outside of his 155-pound comfort zone, while leaving the ultimate decision a personal one:
While the results haven’t always been favourable, few fighters have even shown the willingness to risk a loss for the sake of a challenge and that is part of what makes BJ Penn so special.
Whether that makes him the best ever is for you to decide.
Let the debating begin...
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