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Anthony Pettis Suffered Broken Orbital Bone Against Rafael dos Anjos

Anthony Pettis suffered a fractured orbital bone in the first round of his unsuccessful title defense against Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 185 this past Saturday night, but still fought on for the full 25 minutes before losing by unanimous decision on the judges scorecards. Pettis mentioned to his corner a couple of times during the fight that he had an issue with his right eye and in...
Via Fight Of The Night
13 days ago  |  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...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Pettis Dynasty Comes to an End as Anthony Loses Title and Sergio Gets TKO’d at UFC 185

Rafael Dos Anjos in the Lightweight Title bout during the UFC 185 event at American Airlines Center on March 14, 2015 in Dallas, Texas. (Mandatory Credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images) Brothers Anthony (18-3) and Sergio Pettis (12-2) both fought on Saturday night’s fight card at UFC 185, but the outcome was drastically different than what anyone could have expected from the best...
Via The Sports Journal
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Rafael dos Anjos Reveals He Fought Anthony Pettis With Injured Knee

Rafael dos Anjos dominated Anthony Pettis at UFC 185 to become the new lightweight champion on Saturday night with an impressive all-round display, and then revealed that he’d fought the entire fight with a damaged knee. “The day that [the UFC] was shooting the Countdown with me, the same day they were shooting some part of my sparring session, I bumped my knee,” Dos Anjos...
Via Fight Of The Night
16 days ago  |  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...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

CM Punk walks Anthony Pettis out at UFC 185 and finds out how the other half lives

The last time Anthony Pettis fought in the UFC, former WWE pro wrestler CM Punk was being announced as the latest signee to join the roster before he actually joined him at Duke Roufus' camp in Milwaukee to begin his own journey to the Octagon. Four months later, Punk joined Pettis and Roufus on the walk to the cage at UFC 185 for the main event where the lightweight title was up...
Via Fox Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Rafael dos Anjos Dominated Anthony Pettis at UFC 185 With Injured Knee

Entering the biggest fight of your life with two healthy legs is so overrated… After upsetting Anthony Pettis to capture the lightweight title at UFC 185, Rafael dos Anjos (pictured) revealed he injured his knee three weeks ago, possibly mildly tearing his MCL, and hasn’t been able to grapple until tonight. Dos Anjos hasn’t seen a doctor and thinks surgery won’t be required...
17 days ago  |  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...
Via Fight Of The Night
17 days ago  |  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.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Anthony Pettis Remain King of the UFC Lightweight Division?

(Mandatory Credit: USA TODAY) On March 14th an intriguing battle will take place in Dallas, Texas at UFC 185 to determine the king of the increasingly deep UFC lightweight division. Remarkable striker, Anthony “Showtime” Pettis (18-2) will defend his title against the gritty, skilled, Brazilian grappler Rafael Dos Anjos (23-7). The “striker vs. grappler” rationale can certainly...
Via The Sports Journal
23 days ago  |  Discuss

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