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B.J. Penn Wants Wild West Justice For Sean Sherk


(Scene from a jiu-jitsu tournament, or an extremely amicable episode of Maury Povich’s paternity test show?)

If you love your title fights with a side of acrimony (and who doesn’t) then the B.J. Penn-Sean Sherk bout at UFC 84 is definitely for you. It’s no secret that these guys don’t like each other. Sherk thinks Penn’s a quitter. Penn thinks Sherk’s a cheater. It’s a fun little back and forth.

But in a recent interview with Sirius Radio’s “Sports Rage“, Penn kicked it up a notch with his anti-Sherk rhetoric. Here are some excerpts from the full broadcast:

” … I know there are a lot of people out there doing steroids, cheating and every time I run into one of them, I’m going to call them on it and then I’m going to beat the shit out of them …

… It’s going to be a historic night because all the kids out there will realize that you can do it with just hard work alone …He wants to say he has heart and all this different shit, but you can’t confuse steroids with heart.

… What would happen in the old days when you get caught with a couple of aces up your sleeve, they kill the guy right there and that’s why I say Sean Sherk is dead…”

Tell me, who’s still not excited for this fight? Anyone?

Nothing makes for an intense fight quite like death threats. I was willing to ascribe the first one to Penn being a little pumped up following his victory over Joe Stevenson, but after he repeated it with a calm rationale to explain why he wants to murder Sherk, well that’s just plain mean. Also pretty awesome.

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Teachbug- May 11, 2008 at 6:22 pm
I hate em both....Im hoping for an earthquake to kill em both :)
YoUrMomSaysHi- May 9, 2008 at 6:48 pm
# godzillad Says:
May 9th, 2008 at 5:38 pm

"Sherk by TKO at the wire"



haha this niggas Crraazzzyyyy
The Devil May Cry- May 9, 2008 at 5:12 pm
Sherk Cheater Shark will loose on the second by submission if not in the first by a knee to the temple.

Sherk Cheater Shark, funny name... His soul will cry...
Kim Couture is a cunt- May 9, 2008 at 4:25 pm
Love to see BJ actually kill Sherk.
Turdburglar- May 9, 2008 at 4:19 pm
Sherk is going to get housed. he's lost the competitve edge....Juice.

he looks like he's lost a lot of his muscle mass. he's going to get tossed.
Warcraft- May 9, 2008 at 3:02 pm
BJ all of sudden is working and training hard....how dare he!?!

BJ only lost to the best of the best when he didn't train hard now that he does I doubt the juice shark will be able to muscle out of that many submissions unless he can put he joints back in place after BJ pulls them out.
Muscle means nothing unless you are trying to be on the worlds strongest man.
KTFO- May 9, 2008 at 8:14 am
Sherk by unanimous decision
Anonymous- May 9, 2008 at 7:21 am
Im rooting for sherk all the way. Just cause BJ all of a sudden decides to put in hard work and a solid effort to traing doesnt mean hes gunna walk through the lightweight division. Im always suspect of BJ's conditioning and think it will be a major factor in the fight after the second or event he first round. Plus i think sherk will stand a decent chance of even muscling out of some submissions. Al the way im going for Sherk in 2nd or 3rd round GnP TKO.
grant- May 9, 2008 at 4:47 am
but guys... what if bj loses?! HAHAHA! HA! oh man. this will be great.
Warcraft- May 9, 2008 at 3:26 am
Redrum Shrunk Redrum,
I wonder if BJ will bury or just smoke the dead corpse of his foe.
Anonymous- May 9, 2008 at 2:55 am
BJ is is going to win but after the match he will be suspended from the Athletic Commission due to a positive steroid test. THAT WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU LICK SEAN SHERK's BLOOD BJ!
brice- May 9, 2008 at 2:20 am
penn is going to destroy him. you can really tell bj is back into this thing full steam. 2nd round noma plata win for penn.
The Bloc- May 9, 2008 at 12:54 am
you rest your case? how about talking english before resting your case.
scunny- May 9, 2008 at 12:42 am
bj penn-second round with the triangle.you know penn cold with this shit.who has shj erk beat?and who has bj beat?i rest my case.
shutupandfight- May 9, 2008 at 12:18 am
that dude's been lickin way too many toads.
Alex- May 8, 2008 at 11:45 pm
I love that bj penn is now extoling the virtues of hard work :D

"look at me joe, I've got abs now!"
godzillad- May 8, 2008 at 11:38 pm
Sherk by TKO at the wire
BIG CHRIS- May 8, 2008 at 10:25 pm
Classic caption on that Photo....Funny stuff.....
Bdizzle- May 8, 2008 at 10:23 pm
BJ Fucking Penn is so funny. Can he get a win by desicion just on shit talking alone.
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