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ANTHONY PETTIS RUMORS

Rafael Dos Anjos says he'll stop Anthony Pettis

Rafael Dos Anjos has been an underdog so often, that he now takes confidence from the tag. The Brazilian lightweight was an underdog against former champ Benson Henderson, and managed to knock "Smooth" out last August. Dos Anjos was an underdog again last month against Nate Diaz but dominated the former title challenger to win his third straight fight. Now, Dos Anjos is looking forward...
Via Fox Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Pettis Offers Insightful Assessment Into Jon Jones Situation

Everyone has been pitching in with their take on Jon Jones situation since he checked into a rehab center earlier in the week after testing positive for cocaine prior to UFC 182, but few have been insightful as the one offered by Anthony Pettis. They say you shouldn’t judge a man until you’ve walked a mile in his shoes and with that in mind perhaps Pettis is uniquely qualified...
Via Fight Of The Night
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Pettis vs. Rafael Dos Anjos Headlines UFC 185

During Saturday’s UFC 182 event in Las Vegas, it was announced lightweight champion Anthony Pettis (pictured) will defend his throne against top contender Rafael Dos Anjos at UFC 185. The 155-pounders will headline the March 14 event, which will take place at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. Pettis will be riding a five-fight winning streak into the shootout. He...
Via 5thRound.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss

'Cowboy' Cerrone to Anthony Pettis: "I'll see you again"

As UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis was gearing up for his return to the Octagon a few weeks ago at UFC 182 he was doing his best to remind everybody watching why he was not only the best 155-pounder on the planet, but also the most lethal. Sitting out for over a year seemed to leave a foggy impression in some people's minds, so Pettis touted a few of his more infamous wins...
Via Fox Sports
December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Anthony Pettis plots the course for three fights in 2015

Following an injury riddled 2014 campaign, lightweight champion Anthony Pettis is setting his sights on staying very busy with at least three fights next year. The king at 155-pounds is fresh off his win over Gilbert Melendez at UFC 182 and Pettis is already champing at the bit to get back in the Octagon as soon as possible. As a matter of fact, Pettis texted UFC president Dana White...
Via Fox Sports
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Anthony Pettis, Sergio Pettis, Josh Samman and Matt Hobar Score Bonuses at UFC 181

After a spectacular night of MMA action, UFC president Dana White awarded Anthony Pettis (pictured), Sergio Pettis, Josh Samman and Matt Hobar each an additional $50,000 for their special performances Saturday night at “UFC 181: Hendricks vs. Lawler II.” Anthony Pettis posted his second straight submission victory in a title fight to retain his strap by tapping Gilbert Melendez...
Via 5thRound.com
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Three Reasons Anthony Pettis Could Lose At Tonight’s UFC 181

UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis has a lot to prove when he finally returns to the octagon to battle Gilbert Melendez in the co-main event of tonight’s UFC 181 pay-per-view (PPV) from Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Pettis last fought when he submitted Benson Henderson for the belt at UFC 164. He’ll be coming into UFC 181 off of a 15-month layoff from...
Via Fight Of The Night
December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Fighter Scouting Report: Anthony Pettis

Anthony Pettis Vitals 5’10″ 155 lbs (Lightweight) 72″ reach, Orthodox January 27, 1987 Record 17-2 (UFC: 4-1) Current Streak 4 straight wins Training 3rd degree Black belt in Taekwondo Purple belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Championships Held Gladiators Fighting Series Lightweight Champion: 2008 (two successful title defenses) WEC Lightweight Champion: 2010 (no title defenses) UFC […]
Via MMA Manifesto
November 30, 2014  |  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...
Via Fight Booth
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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