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ANTHONY PETTIS RUMORS

TUF 20: Aisling Daly keeps Team Pettis rolling with a win over Angela Magana

Brandon Magnus/Zuffa LLC/Getty Images Aisling Daly and Angela Magana put on the fight of the season so far. It was an exciting action filled fight with one of the worst referees in the show’s history. How much he influenced is hard to quantify but he did influence it. Which is unfortunate because it does take way from the fight and Daly’s win a little just by being a distraction...
Via Fight Booth
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Ultimate Fighter Episode 6 Preview: The longest mile

Five fights into the current season of The Ultimate Fighter and things have been going quite well for lightweight champion Anthony Pettis and his team of assassins.  The momentum all started with the first bout of the season when unknown Canadian Randa Markos took out No. 3 seed and undefeated prospect Tecia Torres to set the tone for the entire competition. From there it's...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Randa Markos pulls off the upset to start the season

Randa Markos came into this season as one of the lesser known of the other fighters. Even the UFC did not seem to regard her very highly ranking her 14th, matching her up against one of the favorites the 3rd seeded Tecia Torres. The only loss in Markos’ career was to her teammate on the show, Justine Kish, at RFA 12 on AXS TV last January. While Kish won the close battle, Markos...
Via Fight Booth
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Sergio Pettis Meets Matt Hober at UFC 181

What’s better than having one Pettis fighting on a UFC card? Having two. The UFC has confirmed bantamweight Sergio Pettis (pictured) will join big brother Anthony Pettis at UFC 181. The younger Pettis meets Matt Hober in the December 6 event inside Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Of course, Anthony will be co-headlining the festivities when he puts his lightweight...
Via 5thRound.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC champion Anthony Pettis expects to finish Gilbert Melendez in the first round

Anthony Pettis has been quite the busy man lately. “Showtime” is the coach of the current season of The Ultimate Fighter, has been seen doing UFC Q & A’s, won his spot on the Wheaties box, and has even made guest appearances on UFC on FOX shows. Essentially, Pettis has been doing everything besides actually defending his title, and the bevy of contenders are creating a...
Via Fight Hub TV
29 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC: Anthony Pettis Next Wheaties Box Champion

MINNEAPOLIS — With over 873,000 workouts logged over the last two months in support of the Wheaties NEXT Challenge, America has spoken by selecting UFC ® lightweight champion, Anthony Pettis to be featured nationally on the famed Wheaties box. This marks the first time in the cereal’s 91-year history that Wheaties put the power in the hands of the voters to choose the next...
Via BadCulture
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch Anthony Pettis Starring In New Reebok ZJet Advert

UFC Lightweight champion Anthony Pettis recently announced a sponsorship deal with Reebok and he’s now the star of a new commercial for the famous sporting brand’s new ZJet trainers which you can check out below. After an injury layoff Pettis is currently featuring as a coach on The Ultimate Fighter Season 20 opposite Gilbert Melendez who he’ll then go on to fight in the co...
Via Fight Of The Night
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Anthony Pettis scheduled for December knee surgery

UFC lightweight champion Anthony "Showtime" Pettis faces a layoff and rehabilitation after scheduling surgery to address a torn posterior cruciate ligament in his left knee. Pettis will go under the knife on Dec. 12 in Los Angeles, Ariel Helwani reported on Wednesday's edition of UFC Tonight. Pettis visited several doctors for different opinions before finally settling...
Via Fox Sports
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Pettis' teammate and opponent eye UFC

In early October the fighters from UFC on Fox: Pettis vs. Thomson headed to Sacramento for a press conference to help kick off the event taking place in December featuring a lightweight title bout leading the card. The typical pre-fight questions were bantered about by the media and the fighters, but at one point an interesting inquiry came to the competitors on the dais about who...
Via Fox Sports
October 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Pettis wants Grant in December

Despite recently being diagnosed with a knee sprain that is expected to keep him out of action for 7-8 weeks, newly minted UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis is aggressively pursuing his first title defense, telling UFC Tonight's Ariel Helwani that he wants to fight No. 1 contender T.J. Grant at a UFC on FOX event scheduled for Sacramento on Dec. 14. That timeline would...
Via Fox Sports
September 11, 2013  |  Discuss
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