ANTHONY PETTIS NEWS

Anthony Pettis At The Pool With His Little Girl

Always nice to see the lightweight king enjoying some time with the most important girl in his life! Very excited to see Showtime and Gilbert Melendez go at it! Any early predictions for that lightweight contest? Watch all fighter video blogs at intravid.com The Pettis crew parties in Las Vegas
Via Tito Couture
1 day ago  |  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
3 days ago  |  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
3 days ago  |  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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Showtime Pettis Enjoying Vegas With His Girlfriend

It’s good to be the champ as Anthony Pettis is in Las Vegas for fight week and TUF and has a night out with his girlfriend Lisette.  I would have preferred having him and Gilbert fight sooner rather than do the show but it just highlights how important of a franchise TUF is to the UFC.  At least this season will be somewhat different with the contestants being all females and...
Via Tito Couture
22 days ago  |  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
22 days ago  |  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
23 days ago  |  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
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Pettis With His Daughter Before Leaving For TUF 20

The UFC lightweight champ Anthony Showtime Pettis spends some time with his young daughter before he leaves for Las Vegas to film the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter.  This must be a bittersweet moment for Pettis as he is about to be part of history coaching the first all female cast of TUF but will have to spend time away from his family to do so.  Still, as a fighter...
Via Tito Couture
25 days ago  |  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
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Pettis Lands Endorsement Deal With Wheaties

UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis has landed himself a high profile endorsement deal with the famous ‘Wheaties’ brand. Pettis is now officially a member of ‘Team Wheaties’ and could potentially feature on the cover of ‘The Breakfast Of Champions’ cereal. Other famous stars who’ve been featured by Wheaties in the past include Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods, Michael...
Via Fight Of The Night
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Newest Member Of The Wheaties Team

For only fighting three times since 2011 Anthony Pettis sure is getting some major sponsors.  Showtime is on his way to being a major star in the sport, and deservingly so, he just needs to stay healthy and be able to compete more often, which in this sport we all know is not easy to do.  Congratulations to the lightweight champ on his new deal, we hope many other fighters end...
Via Tito Couture
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Options limited for Benson Henderson following win over Rustam Khabilov

On Saturday night, lightweight contenders Benson Henderson and Rustam Khabilov took center stage in Albuquerque, New Mexico in the main event of UFC Fight Night 42, and the result did little to clarify the 155-pound picture. The second-ranked lightweight prior to Saturday, Henderson entered the fight hoping to earn another crack at the belt taken from him by Anthony Pettis last August...
Via Sports-Glory
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Henderson-Khalbilov headlines promising card at UFC Fight Night 42

On Saturday night, MMA’s leading promotion will return stateside after spending last weekend abroad when UFC Fight Night lands in Albuquerque, New Mexico with a main card that’s stacked with a ton of fan-friendly potential centered around the smaller weight classes. In the evening’s man event, former lightweight champ Benson Henderson will look to make it two straight after...
Via Sports-Glory
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

The Champ With His Beautiful Lady

Showtime Pettis spending some time with his girlfriend Lisette Gadzuric.  No wonder Anthony isn’t in a rush to get back into the cage. Anthony Pettis gets some BJJ work in Anthony Pettis lands some heavy body shots during sparring
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May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Jose Aldo vs Anthony Pettis in New ‘EA Sports UFC’ Gameplay Video

Here is the first full gameplay video from ‘EA Sports UFC’ video game which is set to hit stores on June 17th for both Xbox One and PS4. The video stars UFC featherweight champ Jose Aldo and lightweight champ Anthony Pettis. Many MMA fans would love to see this fight happen in real life but for now this video will have to hold us over.
Via BlackSportsOnline
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

EA Sports UFC Gameplay: Jose Aldo Vs Anthony Pettis

The footage for the upcoming EA Sports UFC game is starting to come thick and fast and if you’re at all interested in it then this is the one you’ve been waiting for – a full round of gameplay footage with Jose Aldo taking on Anthony Pettis. If you like what you see then the game is available to buy on June 17th for the next-gen XBoxOne and PS4 consoles. —
Via Fight Of The Night
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

EA Sports UFC Gameplay Series: ‘Pettis vs. Aldo’ Round 1

If you want to see Anthony Pettis fight anytime soon, this just may be  your best bet. The only negative I can come up with in regards to this EA Sports UFC sneak peak is that Bruce Buffer’s intro (almost 3 minutes) seems to be in slow motion. Buffer is better than this. And in the world of gaming (short attention span central) you may want to speed that up. This is just me being...
Via Fight Booth
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Anthony Pettis Gets Some BJJ Work In

We have certainly seen some impressive ground fighting from the purple belt Anthony Pettis!  P.S. Epic photobomb right there from Sergio Watch all fighter video blogs at intravid.com Video: The Pettis Brothers get some sparring in
Via Tito Couture
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Dana White: Anthony Pettis is the UFC’s Next Superstar, If…

What typically separates stars from superstars is what’s commonly referred to as the “it” factor. It’s that je ne sais quoi that draws people to them each time they take center stage. UFC president Dana White believes lightweight champion Anthony Pettis (pictured) has the “it” factor. At the same time, his “it” is often overshadowed by the “if” factor – as...
Via 5thRound.com
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: The Pettis Brothers Get Some Sparring In

Watch all fighter video blogs at Intravid.com Anthony Pettis in Vegas for the Mayweather fight
Via Tito Couture
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Anthony Pettis In Vegas For The Mayweather Fight

It is good to be the champ as UFC lightweight king Anthony Pettis travels to Vegas with his friend and girl for tonights fight.  Even though everyone basically knows the outcome there is something special about a Mayweather event. Video: Anthony Pettis gets a workout in with Duke Roufus Watch all fighter video blogs at Intravid.com
Via Tito Couture
May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: The Pettis Brothers Have A Public Sparring Session

I would love to know how much Showtime weighs right now since he hasn’t been able to train intensely due to his knee injury and wont have to make weight until December after coaching the next season of TUF.  Looks like he is moving around pretty well here though as him and Sergio were going semi hard for the audience. Gilbert Melendez enjoys UFC 172 at ESPN headquarters Anthony...
Via Tito Couture
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Anthony Pettis Lands Some Heavy Body Shots During Sparring

This does not look to be the most evenly matched sparring session… Watch all fighter video blogs at Intravid.com Jon Jones gets star treatment before UFC 172
Via Tito Couture
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Anthony Pettis Teaches A Kickboxing Class In Canada

The lightweight king snaps a picture after teaching a Muay-Thai class at Hayabusa Training Centre in Kingston, Ontario! It is unfortunate injuries have plagued Showtime recently but seeing him in action inside the octagon is certainly worth the wait! All the best to Pettis. Watch all fighter video blogs at Intravid.com Anthony Pettis gets a workout in with Duke Roufus
Via Tito Couture
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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