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UFC 177 Q&A with Anthony Pettis and Urijah Faber (Video)

With the UFC returning to pay-per-view tomorrow for the UFC 177 event, the festivities are set to kick off today with the UFC 177 fan Q&A and the official weigh-ins afterwards. UFC 177 will be held in Sacramento, California at the Sleep Train Arena. Considering that Sacramento is home to Team Alpha Male, which holds slots in the main and co-main event tomorrow night, Urijah Faber...
Via Fight Hub TV
1 day ago  |  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

Pettis vs Melendez Scheduled for UFC 181 on December 6th

UFC fighter Anthony Pettis has all the tools to be the UFC’s next mega star but he hasn’t fought since he beat Benson Henderson for the Lightweight championship in August of 2013. Pettis is finally healed from injury and his opponent, and fellow coach on “The Ultimate Fighter’ season 20, Gilbert Melendez is ready to challenge him. Pettis announced that the fight between him...
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Anthony Pettis Defends Title Against Gilbert Melendez at UFC 181

UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis (pictured) will make his first title defense when he battles Gilbert Melendez on December 6. That date is currently set for UFC 181 at a yet-to-be determined venue in Las Vegas, Nevada. Pettis announced his schedule on today’s edition of “The MMA Hour.” UFC president Dana White previously stated the 155-pounders would collide at their...
Via 5thRound.com
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Full Cast For The Ultimate Fighter 20 Revealed

It was announced a few months back that the 20th season of The Ultimate Fighter would be a season contested of just women. Filming for the season began earlier this week and here are the 16 women who will be competing to become the first UFC strawweight champion. -Heather Jo Clark -Emily Kagan -Aisling Daly -Lisa Ellis -Carla Esparza -Felice Herrig -Randa Markos -Alex Chambers -Joanne...
Via Between The Ropes
July 03, 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

UFC 164: Benson Henderson Falls To Anthony Pettis And Showtime Rises Again

After UFC 164, there’s a new UFC Lightweight champion, and his name is Anthony “Showtime” Pettis. Three years ago he took Benson “Smooth” Henderson’s WEC title in the waning seconds of a five-round fight with the now infamous “Showtime kick” that looked like a ninja had been unleashed into the cage. This time it took less […]The post UFC 164: Henderson Falls And...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
September 02, 2013  |  Discuss
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