The prodigy was able to hold back for two years before deciding he’s not done with MMA just yet.
After his said to be final bout on july 2014, when he lost by TKO to Frankie Edgar at the TUF 19 Finale, BJ is officially back to the game.
The news was confirmed this Tuesday by UFC President dana White.
Penn will make his return at UFC 199, against Dennis Siver in the featherweight division, on June 4.
UFC 199 already has Luke Rockhold vs. Chris Weidman for the middleweight belt and Dominick Cruz vs. Urijah Faber for the batamweight title.