Max Holloway Takes High Road After Anthony Pettis Misses UFC 206 Weight

Anthony Pettis and Max Halloway still will fight each other in the UFC 206 main event Saturday, but only one of them will have a shot at the interim featherweight belt. Pettis missed weight by three pounds at Friday’s weigh-in, which means he won’t be eligible to win the interim title, even if he beats Holloway in the five-round bout. Holloway, who still can win the interim belt...
December 09, 2016  |  Discuss

UFC 206 Preview: Pettis vs. Holloway for title, Korean Superboy is must-see TV

UFC 206 goes down Saturday night in Toronto and the card is filled with crowd-pleasers like Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone, Matt Brown, Anthony Pettis, Max Holloway, and the latest rage in the UFC — Dooho Choi, better known as “The Korean Superboy.” As the one and only Dr. Steve Brule says, “Let’s check it out!” Introducing The Korean Superboy Embed from Getty Images...
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December 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Anthony Pettis Misses Weight For UFC 206 Title Fight Vs. Max Holloway

The main card for UFC 206 just took another big hit. Anthony Pettis missed weight at Friday’s weigh-ins for the interim featherweight title fight at UFC 206 against Max Holloway after he was three pounds over the allowed weight of 145 pounds for the featherweight division. VIDEO: Anthony Pettis misses weight at the #ufc206 weigh-ins (@ekc) — MMAFighting...
December 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Arsonist sets UFC Fighter Anthony Pettis’ cars on fire

UFC fighter Anthony Pettis had his three cars set on fire just outside of his home yesterday in Milwaukee, according to local police. I am a fighter. I won’t be defeated by this. I am also extremely confused and saddened by the events that occurred. I am grateful that no one was harmed by this cowardly act. My life as well as my loved ones were put in danger. I cannot understand...
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October 28, 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

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