Anthony Pettis Making Predictable Move To Featherweight

As the old adage goes, “If you can’t beat ’em, drop a weight class.” Or something like that… After losing three straight fights, former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis (pictured) is working on a move to the featherweight division. The 29-year-old made the announcement on his verified Instagram account with the hashtag “#145intheworks.” Back to work...
June 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Former UFC champ Anthony Pettis planning drop to featherweight

Currently on a three-fight losing streak which included the loss of his UFC lightweight title, former champion Anthony Pettis is looking to get his career back on track. In order to do that, he has revealed his plans to drop ten pounds to the featherweight division. Pettis, who will be working with notable nutritionist Mike Dolce, announced his plans to drop a weight class on social...
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June 08, 2016  |  Discuss

The Fast Fall Of Anthony Pettis

Nearly 30 months ago, Anthony Pettis (pictured) was on top of the MMA world after submitting Benson Henderson in under one round to capture the UFC lightweight title. A Reebok sponsorship soon followed. This was long before Reebok signed an exclusive six-year deal to become the UFC’s exclusive apparel provider. Then of course, the Wheaties box. For an athlete, there’s really...
January 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Anthony Pettis Enters UFC Fight Night Boston Motivated After Previous Loss

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis is a changed man. He can still jump off the cage and kick someone in the head, can submit fighters who don’t make a habit of getting submitted, and, at 28, he may not even be in his prime yet. Yet as he prepares his Sunday co-main event against Eddie Alvarez in Boston, he’s not the same person he was when he fought Rafael dos Anjos...
January 13, 2016  |  Discuss

CM Punk hoping for December UFC debut

By Ryan Phillips Ever since he shocked the world and signed on to fight in the UFC, the sports world has wondered when former WWE star CM Punk would make his mixed martial arts debut. On Thursday, Punk (whose real name is Phil Brooks) told that he was hoping to make his debut for the promotion in December. The 36-year-old Punk has been training in Milwaukee at Roufusport...
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July 10, 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

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

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...
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October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

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