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Sergio Pettis, the undefeated younger brother of lightweight champion Anthony Pettis has officially signed with the UFC. The 9-0 fighter will make his debut at bantamweight against Vaughan Lee at the UFC’s 20th anniversary show.
And the rumors are true: 9-0 bantamweight @SergioPettis has signed with the UFC, will face @VaughanLoveLee at #UFC167
— UFC (@ufc) October 1, 2013
The 20-year-old is coming off a submission victory over James Porter on the North American Fighting Championship event in Milwaukee. It was his ninth career victory since turning professional in 2011. He holds three TKO/KO wins, three submissions and three decision victories and is a veteran of the RFA organization. While he generally competed at flyweight, he will be making his UFC debut in his new home at bantamweight.
Lee is 2-3 since joining the UFC with losses to Chris Cariaso, T.J. Dillashaw and Raphael Assuncao. The 30-year-old Englishman is 13-9 overall in his MMA career and is certainly an experienced v...
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Following the recent report of Sergio Pettis (9-0), UFC officials moved quickly to confirm the signing and announce his first bout, with the younger brother of UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis, now set to debut against Vaughan Lee (13-9-1, pictured) at UFC 167. And the rumors are true: 9-0 bantamweight @SergioPettis has signed […]
What’s better than having one Pettis in the UFC? You guessed it.
As the rumor mill has been chirping all day, Sergio Pettis (pictured), younger brother of UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis, has just inked a multi-fight deal with the UFC.
The younger Pettis will make his big league debut against Vaughn Lee at UFC 167.
Pettis owns an unblemished 9-0 professional record. “The...
Sergio Pettis (9-0, pictured right), the younger brother of current UFC Lightweight Champion Anthony Pettis (17-2), has just signed with the UFC and will make his debut at UFC 167 on November 16th, with Combate first reporting the news. While it is currently unknown who will be his opponent for his first bout inside […]
UFC on FOX: Pettis vs. Thomson may not be going down until December 14th, but we'll get our first taste of what to expect on this ridiculously stacked card during today's press conference at 4/1p ET/PT.
The Sacramento card will mark the first UFC lightweight title defense for Anthony Pettis, who won the title from then-champion Benson Henderson at UFC 164 in August. Pettis...
It's rare that a UFC newcomer receives any significant attention prior to his debut, but once the ink is dry on a likely contract, a soon-to-be-signed bantamweight will, just for his name alone.
Sergio Pettis, brother of current UFC lightweight champion Anthony, appears to be nearing an agreement with the promotion. The pact was first reported by Brazil's Globo, citing Pettis...
UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis knows talent when he sees it.
He watched his younger brother Sergio Pettis rise up through the ranks and at only 20 years of age just sign his first UFC contract.
Pettis also knows a training partner at his home gym in Milwaukee that has the skills to compete with the best fighters in the world except he's currently stuck between a rock...
Anthony and Sergio Pettis have the potential to be the best brother combination in UFC history.
Alex Ramirez – October 2, 2013
The UFC announced the signing of Sergio Pettis who is the younger brother of lightweight champion Anthony Pettis. The Pettis brothers now join a long list of brothers who have competed in the UFC. Sergio is undefeated in his career with a 9-0 record and...
The Anthony Pettis (pictured) hoopla train is officially launching today. First stop: Sacramento, California.
Stream Thursday’s press conference live right here on 5thRound.com starting at 4PM ET/1PM PT.
Pettis, along with UFC on FOX 9 opponent Josh Thomson, Urijah Faber, Michael McDonald, Carlos Condit, Matt Brown, Chad Mendes and Nik Lentz are all expected to hit the podium...
UFC on Fox 9 takes place on Saturday, December 14 from the MTS Centre in Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. The main event will feature UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis defending his title against former Strikeforce lightweight champion Josh Thomson.
The event will be officially announced today takes at the Sleep Train Arena. Participating at the press conference...
UFC on Fox 9 takes place on December 14th at the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California with the event set to feature the first defence of Anthony Pettis’ (17-2, pictured) newly acquired UFC lightweight strap, when he takes on Josh Thomson (20-5 (1nc)) in the main event.Meanwhile, Urijah Faber (29-6) battles Michael McDonald (16-2) in the co-main slot, with exciting bouts...