Anthony Pettis eyeing shot at featherweight title

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis was hoping to end a three-fight losing streak and find new life in his career by dropping down to the featherweight division. Saturday night at UFC on FOX 21, Pettis did just that with an impressive submission win over No. 6-ranked Charles Oliveira. Now that Pettis is back in the win column, he is wasting no time setting his sights on...
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Anthony Pettis is already gunning for featherweight gold

It was just over three years ago when Anthony Pettis was offered and accepted a featherweight title shot at Jose Aldo after he was waiting for a chance to compete for the belt at 155 pounds.Unfortunately, injuries prevented the bout from ever taking place and Pettis eventually won the lightweight title instead, so his dream to win a belt at 145 pounds fell by the wayside.Following...
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3 days ago

UFC on FOX 21: Anthony Pettis Submits Charles Oliveira (Video Highlights)

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis (pictured) entered his featherweight debut against Charles Oliveira in a must-win situation coming off three straight losses. Pettis delivered in a thrilling back-and-forth battle on Saturday at UFC on FOX 21. Pettis did not look good on the scale for Friday’s weigh-ins. He appeared weak and looking like skin and bones, but “Showtime”...
3 days ago

Anthony Pettis submits Charles Oliveira in featherweight debut

Anthony Pettis is a former lightweight champion, but his featherweight debut against Charles Oliveira on Saturday night may have been the most important fight of his UFC career.Pettis moved down to 145-pounds after a trio of losses that saw him drop the title and then two more bouts against a pair of top contenders in the lightweight division.The move to featherweight was a chance...
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4 days ago

UFC Road to the Octagon Vancouver ‘Pettis vs. Oliviera’ (full video)

via UFC: The explosive co-main event features former lightweight champ Anthony Pettis making his featherweight debut against aggressive finisher Charles Oliveira. Considered one of the sport’s most talented and entertaining UFC champions in 2013 and 2014, Pettis now moves to a lighter weight class and trains in both his native Milwaukee and Albuquerque as he seeks to recapture...
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8 days ago

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

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

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

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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