BJ Penn explains what makes Dennis Siver such a dangerous opponent

BJ Penn explains what makes Dennis Siver such a dangerous opponent

This Sunday, on the main card of the UFC’s anticipated stop in Oklahoma City, our very own [BJ Penn](https://www.bjpenn…

“I THINK HE’S A GREAT OPPONENT,” PENN SAID OF HIS OKLAHOMA CITY DANCE PARTNER. “I THINK IT’S A GREAT MATCHUP FOR ME. OTHER PEOPLE MIGHT NOT. I DON’T KNOW IF SIVER WAS WATCHING MY LAST FIGHT [AGAINST YAIR RODRIGUEZ] AND WAS LIKE ‘OH WE CAN CAPITALIZE HERE AND THERE,’ BUT THAT’S ON HIM. THAT’S HIS WORK HE’S GOT TO DO. BUT I THINK HE’S A GREAT FIGHTER. I’VE NEVER REALLY SEEN HIM BE DISRESPECTFUL TO ANY OPPONENTS OR ANYTHING LIKE THAT. HE’S JUST OUT THERE DOING HIS THING.”
“I THINK HE’S JUST DANGEROUS BECAUSE HE’S A TOUGH STRONG GUY; A KICKBOXER,” PENN SAID. “BUT YOU KNOW WHAT MAKES HIM MOST DANGEROUS? HE’S HAD A LOT OF FIGHTS IN THE UFC. THAT’S WHAT MAKES HIM THE MOST DANGEROUS ANGLE. HE’S A VETERAN. HE’S BEEN IN THERE. HE CAN PUNCH, HE CAN KICK, HE CAN TAKE YOU DOWN, HE’S NOT EASY TO TAKE DOWN HIMSELF. HE’S A GOOD OPPONENT. HE’S A GOOD MEASURING STICK FOR ME AT THIS POINT. I’M GLAD HE TOOK THE FIGHT. I’M GLAD WE’RE BOTH HERE. I DON’T KNOW IF HE SAW ME, BUT I WAS OUT BY THE POOL, AND I SAW HIM OUT THERE. I’M GLAD HE’S HERE AND WE BOTH GET TO DO OUR WORK.”

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