10 Dec 2009 10:41:57 AM
That’s B.J. Penn hitting some mitts at the UFC 107 open workout, and all we can say is, daaaaamn! We all know that Penn’s boxing skills have come a long way in the last few years, but this gives you a good idea of just how fast his hands are these days. And yeah, we realize that it’s one thing to look great hitting pads and quite another to do it with a real live crazy person trying to hit you back, but this is still an impressive display from the lightweight champ. If Diego Sanchez is going to threaten him on the feet, it seems like he’ll have to do it with the variety and unpredictability of his attack, rather than the sheer speed and power. Good luck with that.
P.S. If you’re wondering how Penn is relaxing in his down time, check out this video where he sits down to watch the 1986 sci-fi action flick "Eliminators," which he describes as "the best movie ever." We scoffed at that claim initially. I mean, has Penn somehow not seen "Conan the Barbarian"? But then we found something that made us rethink that position…Read More DIGG THIS