BJ Penn has had a few days to ponder his future, but the former UFC champion is in no hurry to come to a conclusion.

Penn (16-9-2) was defeated by Rory MacDonald earlier this month, leaving most to believe it was the final time he would step foot inside the Octagon.

“I am taking some time to figure it out,” said Penn, while appearing on Inside MMA recently.

Penn has not won a bout since 2010 when he knocked out fellow former champion Matt Hughes. At 34 years old, and having fought just once this year, the prospects of “The Prodigy” hanging it up for good appear strong.

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