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Rafael dos Anjos not yet medically cleared, hopes for December return

It may still yet be awhile until fans get to see new UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos defend his title The Brazilian dominated then-champion Anthony Pettis in March, won a decision and took home the championship belt in one of the most shocking upsets of the past few years. Unfortunately, it hasn't been all good developments for the 30-year-old. He suffered a partial tear...
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Anthony Pettis Out; Edson Barboza Vs Myles Jury Now In At UFC On FOX 16

Former lightweight champion Anthony Pettis has suffered an elbow injury that has forced him to pull out of his upcoming fight with Myles Jury at UFC On FOX 16 on July 25th. The injury is serious enough that Pettis will now have to undergo surgery. At this stage there’s no word on how long he’ll be out for, but no doubt the injury-prone 28 year-old will be frustrated by having...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Pettis to Khabib Nurmagomedov: Karma is a b*tch

After it was announced that Khabib Nurmagomedov had re-injured his knee and would not compete against Donald Cerrone at UFC 187 for a shot at the lightweight championship, former champ Anthony Pettis wasted little time in taunting the Russian on Twitter. After Pettis won the lightweight title, he suffered repeated injuries and had to wait over a year to fight again, before making...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Pettis Gets Latest Laugh On Khabib Nurmagomedov

As the old adage goes, “People who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones.” Why? Because, well, as Anthony Pettis (pictured) puts it, karma will come back and bite you in the arse. Shortly after catching wind that Khabib Nurmagomedov suffered an injury that would force him out of his highly-anticipated UFC 187 showdown against Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone, Pettis took...
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Pettis vs. Myles Jury set for FOX UFC Fight Night in Chicago

A lightweight matchup is in the works for FOX UFC Fight Night in Chicago on July 25 as former champion Anthony Pettis looks to bounce back from his recent loss as he faces Myles Jury in a pivotal matchup for both men at 155 pounds. Pettis will look to rebound after suffering a five-round unanimous decision loss to Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 185 in Dallas where he surrendered the UFC...
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April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Anthony Pettis Suffers Broken Orbital Bone In UFC Title Loss

Former lightweight champion Anthony Pettis (pictured) said he couldn’t see out of his right eye after Rafael dos Anjos connected on his first punch. That means Pettis fought for nearly 25 minutes with a broken orbital bone in Saturday’s lopsided unanimous decision defeat at UFC 185. On this week’s edition of “UFC Tonight,” it was announced the facial injury will keep Pettis...
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Anthony Pettis’ Defeat Upsetting for UFC

UFC brass will never admit it, but watching 5-1 odds-on favorite Anthony Pettis (pictured) lose his lightweight title to Rafael dos Anjos in landslide fashion at UFC 185 was a devastating hit to a company that has been desperately trying to crack the mainstream and is in dire need of superstars. When Pettis initially captured the 155-pound crown by submitting Benson Henderson in...
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 185 Results: Rafael Dos Anjos Stuns Anthony Pettis In Unanimous Decision

Leading up to their UFC 185 main event clash at American Airlines Center in Dallas on Saturday night, 155-pound title challenger Rafael dos Anjos was seen as a threat to champion Anthony Pettis, but wasn’t expected to dethrone “Showtime.” Five rounds later, Brazil’s dos Anjos shocked the doubters and stunned Pettis, putting on a master class en route to a five-round unanimous...
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Rafael dos Anjos Dominates Anthony Pettis To Become New UFC Lightweight Champ

Rafael dos Anjos produced the performance of his career tonight at UFC 185 as he dominated Anthony Pettis from start to finish to become the new UFC lightweight champion. Round One: The main event of the evening is underway. No glove touch here. High kick straight away from Pettis that’s blocked and then another that’s also stopped. Body kick from Dos Anjos in return. Big left...
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March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 185: Another Opportunity For Anthony Pettis To Shine Or Shatter?

Anthony "Showtime" Pettis is back tonight at UFC 185, against tough X, Rafael Dos Anjos. With Pettis in the cage, fireworks are guaranteed. The post UFC 185: Another Opportunity For Anthony Pettis To Shine Or Shatter? appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

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