BJ Penn’s opponent withdraws from UFC 199

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BJ Penn is back on the market for an opponent.

KHON2 UFC analyst Frank Trigg confirmed that Penn’s camp was informed Tuesday that his opponent at UFC 199, Dennis Siver, has withdrawn from the event due to an injury.

The UFC is currently looking for a replacement to fill in and fight Penn.

The 37-year-old former lightweight and welterweight champion is returning from his summer 2014 retirement.

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