ANTHONY PETTIS NEWS

Holly Holm targeting UFC 181 in December for her debut

Following a long courtship and recovery from injury, Holly Holm is almost ready to make her UFC debut and it could happen as early as UFC 181 in December. According to UFC Tonight's Ariel Helwani, Holm is targeting her debut for December 6 in Las Vegas as part of the upcoming card featuring two title fights between Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler as well as Anthony Pettis against...
Via Fox Sports
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

UFC champion Anthony Pettis expects to finish Gilbert Melendez in the first round

Anthony Pettis has been quite the busy man lately. “Showtime” is the coach of the current season of The Ultimate Fighter, has been seen doing UFC Q & A’s, won his spot on the Wheaties box, and has even made guest appearances on UFC on FOX shows. Essentially, Pettis has been doing everything besides actually defending his title, and the bevy of contenders are creating a...
Via Fight Hub TV
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Ultimate Fighter episode 4 preview: The No. 1 seed debuts

The tone was set on The Ultimate Fighter this season when the first fight ended in an upset as No. 14 ranked Randa Markos took out No. 3 seed Tecia Torres right out of the gate.  That one moment alone let everybody know that just because the fighters are ranked, it doesn't mean the lower seeds aren't capable of moving on in the tournament. No. 16 seed Angela Hill has a big...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 181 Press Conference Video

Amidst all the excitement surrounding a stacked UFC 178 event, the UFC also managed to put together a press conference for the upcoming UFC 181 pay-per-view on December 6th yesterday with an all-star line-up on-stage featuring Johny Hendricks, Robbie Lawler, Anthony Pettis and Gilbert Melendez. —
Via Fight Of The Night
5 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC teams up with DC Comics for special poster promoting UFC 181

Look up in the sky - it's a bird - it's a plane - no, it's Anthony Pettis! As the UFC puts the finishing touches on one of the biggest shows of the year that will help close the door on 2014, UFC 181 not only features two title bouts, but the fighters involved also happen to carry a huge presence whenever they step inside the Octagon. In many ways the things UFC fighters...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rowdy Recaps: Bec Rawlings looks back on Episode 2 of The Ultimate Fighter

After Team Pe**s's Randa Markos defeated my team "mate" Tecia Torres I thought I was in for a night of Team Pe**s celebrating & was ready to lock myself in the closet with my fellow Skrapettes, the closet was actually a HUUUUGE & was bigger than one of the bedrooms. This soon became our little hideaway room were we talked s**t, played cards & sometimes had...
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Pettis UFC Walkout Song

Showtime – Tum Tum featuring Jon Jones   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uWbnklGE04c    
Via MMA Manifesto
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Khabib Nurmagomedov: Title shot vs. Anthony Pettis would be 'easy money'

Khabib Nurmagomedov obviously wants a title shot, just like any UFC fighter would. But the Dagestani's interest in fighting Anthony Pettis has become personal. Nurmagomedov is annoyed that Pettis doesn't know how to pronounce his name and keeps saying it wrong in interviews. When he recovers from knee surgery, the undefeated Nurmagomedov expects to be the No. 1 contender...
Via Fox Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Gilbert Melendez discusses TUF 20 and feud with Anthony Pettis

No. 1 ranked UFC lightweight contender and former Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert “El Nino” Melendez is set to return to the Octagon this December for his second crack at UFC gold when he takes on UFC lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis at UFC 181. Prior to their title fight, the two men coached opposite one another on the newest season of The Ultimate...
Via Fight Hub TV
21 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC’s Myles Jury wants to be the best in the world

Myles Jury is doing it his way. Jury, founder of Jury Jiu Jitsu is one of the most exciting up-and-coming fighters in the UFC today. Jury is a mixed martial artist with a higher purpose. It’s not about the fame that comes with being one of the most recognized facing in his discipline; it’s about giving back to a sport that has taught him so much. He wants to be the best in...
Via The GM's Perspective
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Wheaties Fans Select Anthony Pettis As America’s NEXT Box Champion

Wheaties™ Fans Select Anthony Pettis as America’s NEXT Box ChampionPettis wins Wheaties NEXT Challenge and becomes first MMA champion to appear on the iconic cereal boxMINNEAPOLIS — With over 873,000 workouts logged over the last two months in support of the Wheaties NEXT Challenge, America has spoken by selecting UFC ® lightweight champion, Anthony Pettis to be featured nationally...
Via MMAInsider
27 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC: Anthony Pettis Next Wheaties Box Champion

MINNEAPOLIS — With over 873,000 workouts logged over the last two months in support of the Wheaties NEXT Challenge, America has spoken by selecting UFC ® lightweight champion, Anthony Pettis to be featured nationally on the famed Wheaties box. This marks the first time in the cereal’s 91-year history that Wheaties put the power in the hands of the voters to choose the next...
Via BadCulture
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Pettis to become first UFC star to grace Wheaties box cover

UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis will become the first MMA fighter ever to appear on the cover of the Wheaties breakfast cereal -- significant athletic milestone.
Via Fox Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

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
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

The Ultimate Fighter: A Champion Will Be Crowned

For the first time in the storied history of The Ultimate Fighter, a champion will be crowned when the season is complete as an all female cast of the best 115-pound fighters in the world live, train and fight to determine who will win the new UFC women's strawweight title. Coached by UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis and No. 1 contender Gilbert Melendez, the historic season...
Via Fox Sports
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC 177: Dillashaw Favored in Rematch against Barao

It will be a busy August in the UFC, leading up to UFC 177 on August 30, and the much anticipated rematch between TJ Dillashaw and Renan Barao for the UFC Bantamweight title. Dillashaw (11-2-0) is an early -150 favorite in UFC online betting to retain the title he took from Barao (34-2-0) in stunning fashion at UFC 173. A +550 underdog entering that fight, Dillashaw dominated Barao...
Via Between The Ropes
August 06, 2014  |  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

Anthony Pettis Vs Gilbert Melendez Title Fight Confirmed For UFC 181

A highly anticipated lightweight title fight between Anthony Pettis and Gilbert Melendez has now been ‘tentatively’ confirmed for UFC 181 on December 6th. It was the champion himself who broke the news, with Pettis stating on The MMA Hour show this past Monday that the event will take place in Las Vegas, though the venue has not yet been announced. Pettis and Melendez are currently...
Via Fight Of The Night
July 22, 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 Signs With Reebok; In the Voting for 2015 Wheaties Box Cover

Anthony Pettis may very well be the brightest of UFC’s young stars. He was injured in his UFC title winning match but his star has just continued to rise. Last week Pettis signed a deal with Reebok to promote their new ZJet running shoe; he’s only the third MMA fighter to ever sign with the brand. “As a leading fitness brand, Reebok is very excited to team up with UFC lightweight...
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Champion Anthony Pettis Signs with Reebok

Anthony Pettis (pictured) has yet to defend his UFC lightweight title, but that hasn’t stopped Pettis from landing two major endorsement deals. One week after signing with Wheaties, Reebok has announced they have also brought Pettis on board. The athletic apparel brand will use Pettis to help promote their new ZJet sneaker. “As a leading fitness brand, Reebok is very excited...
Via 5thRound.com
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC 182 Will Be First Event Of 2015

Usually the UFC airs their year end show the last Saturday of the year. We are in for a change, as the company announced that UFC 182 will air on Saturday, January 3 of 2015 with Las Vegas, Nevada the expected destination. The reason for the switch is that Saturday, December 27 is two days after Christmas. No fight have been announced for the card yet, but it has been expected that...
Via Between The Ropes
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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