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UFC lightweight Anthony Pettis is next in line for a shot at the 155-pound title. It sounds like he may opt for a shot at the 145-pound belt instead.
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Featherweight champ Jose Aldo will now face his third former lightweight challenger as the UFC has revealed that Anthony Pettis has decided to drop down to featherweight and challenge the 145lbs kingpin in August. The news was announced by USA Today earlier today.
Aldo has been on a tear since entering the WEC, defending his WEC title twice and the UFC title four times including...
So much for the UFC’s Fighter Rankings… One day after releasing each division’s pecking order, which saw Anthony Pettis as the world’s #2 lightweight behind Gilbert Melendez (champions sit atop each list and aren’t included in the rankings), UFC president Dana White announced Pettis will drop to the featherweight division and get an immediate shot at champ Jose Aldo (Pictured...
UFC: Aldo vs Pettis
When: August 3rd, 2013
Anthony Pettis vs. Jose Aldo (UFC featherweight champion)
Featherweight king Jose Aldo must be wondering why these lightweights think they can beat him. After defending his crown against former 155-pound champion Frankie Edgar at UFC 156, Anthony Pettis (Pictured) texted UFC president Dana White and said he was willing to give up his lightweight top contender spot for a shot at “Scarface.”
Pettis finally secured an opportunity at the...
And like that, Jose Aldo has another challenger to his belt. How many men will move down a weight class to challenge him without a natural contender being created from within the division? Ricardo Lamas? Cub Swanson part 2? They may have to wait, because Anthony Pettis wants a shot at the featherweight title. Last [...]
After watching Frankie Edgar fall short against reigning featherweight king Jose Aldo at UFC 156, an unlikely contender emerged as Aldo’s next potential opponent.
UFC president Dana White revealed during Saturday’s post-fight press conference that former WEC lightweight champ and UFC 155-pound top contender Anthony Pettis (Pictured) is willing to shed 10 pounds and challenge...