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ANTHONY PETTIS RUMORS

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
12 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
21 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC teams up with DC Comics for special poster promoting UFC 181

Look up in the sky - it's a bird - it's a plane - no, it's Anthony Pettis! As the UFC puts the finishing touches on one of the biggest shows of the year that will help close the door on 2014, UFC 181 not only features two title bouts, but the fighters involved also happen to carry a huge presence whenever they step inside the Octagon. In many ways the things UFC fighters...
Via Fox Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Wheaties Fans Select Anthony Pettis As America’s NEXT Box Champion

Wheaties™ Fans Select Anthony Pettis as America’s NEXT Box ChampionPettis wins Wheaties NEXT Challenge and becomes first MMA champion to appear on the iconic cereal boxMINNEAPOLIS — 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...
Via MMAInsider
September 04, 2014  |  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

Benson Henderson Takes Exception to Anthony Pettis and Gilbert Melendez ‘Selling’ Fight

UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis and Gilbert Melendez have access to a national television audience for several weeks while serving as opposing coaches on “The Ultimate Fighter 20″ to promote their December 6 showdown. However, it appears the two don’t think that’s enough time and exposure to sell their scrap. According to Melendez, Pettis suggested they manufacture...
Via 5thRound.com
July 31, 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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