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...