Less than five months ago, B.J, Penn was sitting near the top of the pound for pound rankings pondering wheteher or not he would move up to welterweight to take another shot a Georges St. Pierre.
Then, Penn's hopes of being the first fighter to holds two UFC belts simultaneously came crashing down with a controversial loss to Frankie Edgar at UFC 112. To the delight of Penn and his fans, an immediate rematch was scheduled to put the debate to rest.
Many thought that a much better version of Penn would show up at the rematch and regain his title with authority. The bookmakers even saw Penn as a heavy favorite heading into the fight.
In reality, we saw an even better Edgar completely dominate one of the best lightweights of all time, if not the best.
So, what now after one of the legends of the sport was beaten in such a definite and deflating fashion? Retirement? A move to welterweight? Let's take a look the five most likely options for Penn.