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Nov 30, 2016 8:48 pm

VIDEO | Anthony Pettis’ car gets broken into in driveway

It’s been a rough couple of months for former UFC lightweight champion Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis. Last month, Pettis’ Milwaukee home was targeted as several of his cars were damaged and set on fire in his driveway. Fortunately, while the cars were destroyed, no one was injured by the fire. Shortly after the incident took place,...

Nov 29, 2016 9:55 am

Max Holloway weighs-in on interim title fight with Anthony Pettis

While top ranked featherweight Max Holloway was initially supposed to be fighting former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis in the co-main event of UFC 206 on December 10th, the bout was recently promoted to the main event, and made into an interim featherweight title fight after UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, who was supposed...

Nov 26, 2016 12:16 am

REPORT: Anthony Pettis vs. Max Holloway could be for interim featherweight belt

Friday afternoon, unfortunate news surfaced that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had been forced out of his upcoming UFC 206 scrap with Anthony Johnson on December 10th in Toronto. Cormier’s withdrawal was unexpected, but fortunately will not keep the champ sidelined for too long, as details have emerged on the situation, revealing that ‘DC’...


Nov 25, 2016 12:30 pm

Max Holloway suggests five-round main event with Anthony Pettis

Just hours ago, news broke that light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had been forced out of his UFC 206 bout with Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. Given that this bout was expected to serve as the card’s headliner, the UFC will now have to scramble to produce a new main event for the fans attending the event...

Nov 15, 2016 6:25 pm

Anthony Pettis eyeing both of Conor McGregor’s title belts

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis experienced a bit of a career resurgence earlier this year when he dropped down to featherweight in the midst of a 3-fight losing streak at 155, which saw him lose the UFC lightweight championship to Rafael dos Anjos before dropping back to back losses. When Pettis dropped down to...

Nov 14, 2016 10:03 am

VIDEO | Anthony Pettis Wants Both of Conor McGregor’s Belts

On Saturday night, in the main event of UFC 205, UFC featherweight king Conor McGregor made history as the first fighter ever to hold two UFC titles in two divisions simultaneously. He did so with a thunderous, second-round knockout of lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez. As the ruler of two stacked divisions, McGregor now finds himself...

Nov 2, 2016 11:31 pm

Anthony Pettis opens up on cars being set on fire

Unfortunate news surfaced recently that former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis was targeted, and that several of his and his brother’s cars were set on fire and destroyed in the driveway of their Milwaukee, Wisconsin home. While both brothers took to social media shortly after the incident to give their thoughts on the matter, there...

Oct 28, 2016 7:56 am

Anthony Pettis releases statement regarding his cars being set on fire

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis made headlines this week when horrific news surfaced that someone had set several of Pettis’ cars on fire in the driveway of his Milwaukee home. Details remain scarce on who set the vehicles on fire, or why they did so, however ‘Showtime’ has now taken to social media to...

Oct 26, 2016 2:01 pm

Max Holloway vs. Anthony Pettis officially set for UFC 206 in Toronto

An exciting featherweight matchup has just been announced by the UFC. Number 3 ranked UFC featherweight Max Holloway is set to face former UFC lightweight champion and current number 6 ranked UFC featherweight Anthony Pettis at UFC 206 on December 10 at the Air Canada Centre. The UFC officially announced the bout on Wednesday along...

Oct 7, 2016 7:55 am

Anthony Pettis weighs in on Conor McGregor vs. Eddie Alvarez

In the main event of UFC 205, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will be stepping into the Octagon to square off with Eddie Alvarez for the lightweight championship. The fight, which takes place almost exactly a year after McGregor won the UFC featherweight championship, gives McGregor the opportunity to become the first ever simultaneous two-division...

Oct 5, 2016 6:43 pm

Anthony Pettis has two opponents in mind if Jose Aldo is retiring

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis was hoping to score a title fight with current interim UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo. However, after news broke that Eddie Alvarez would be defending his lightweight strap against current featherweight champion Conor McGregor at November’s highly anticipated UFC 205 in New York, a frustrated Aldo announced that he...

Oct 3, 2016 12:48 pm

Duke Roufus looks set up Anthony Pettis vs. Jose Aldo superfight

Recently, interim UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has been engaged in a standoff with the UFC brass. After defeating Frankie Edgar for the interim featherweight championship at UFC 200, Aldo believed he had secured himself a rematch with featherweight champion Conor McGregor, who he lost to in just 13 seconds at UFC 194. McGregor, who...

Sep 17, 2016 10:05 pm

Former UFC lightweight champ Anthony Pettis calls out Michael Johnson

Michael “The Menace” Johnson scored a brutal first-round knockout victory over Dustin Poirier in the main event of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 94 event in Hidalgo, Texas. Johnson was able to slip a Poirier combination and then catch “The Diamond” with a big counter right hand, followed by a straight left, which sent Dustin crashing...

Sep 15, 2016 9:51 pm

Jose Aldo calls out Anthony Pettis, admits Max Holloway is tougher fight

While the MMA world awaits news regarding whether or not UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will return to the featherweight division following his majority decision win over Nate Diaz last month, interim featherweight champion Jose Aldo can’t help but play matchmaker. While many are calling for #3 ranked featherweight Max Holloway to get a fight...

Sep 6, 2016 12:10 pm

Duke Roufus Says He Would Have Quit Coaching if Anthony Pettis Lost to Charles Oliveira

Last month, former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis dropped down to featherweight and scored a career-saving win over Charles Oliveira. Had he lost the fight, he’d have found himself on a dangerous four-fight losing streak – the kind of skid that has ejected many fighters from the UFC in the past. As it turns out,...

Aug 31, 2016 9:54 pm

Max Holloway calls out Anthony Pettis on Twitter, Pettis responds

With the UFC featherweight division currently on hold while Conor McGregor decides whether or not to defend his featherweight strap against Jose Aldo, presumptive #1 contender Max Holloway, and #6 ranked Anthony Pettis are doing a bit of matchmaking of their own! Holloway, who is fresh off a unanimous decision win over Ricardo Lamas at...

Aug 30, 2016 12:42 pm

Anthony Pettis eyeing McGregor, Aldo, Penn, Edgar, and Holloway at 145

Anthony Pettis got back in the win column with his UFC featherweight debut over the weekend. After the former lightweight champion went on a three-fight losing streak at 155 pounds, “Showtime” dropped down to featherweight and picked up a big win over Charles Oliveira at UFC on FOX 21. Pettis has faced tough competition in...

Aug 30, 2016 12:09 pm

VIDEO | Anthony Pettis Weighs in On CM Punk’s Debut

  One of the most polarizing events on the MMA horizon is the UFC debut of WWE superstar CM Punk. Because Punk has precisely zero background in the martial arts, there are plenty of fans out there who think his UFC 203 bout with Mickey Gall is a publicity stunt that is doomed to fail....

Aug 28, 2016 5:55 pm

Anthony Pettis is looking for title shots

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis returned to the win column at last night’s UFC on FOX 21 event in Vancouver, this after he submitted Charles Oliveira in the third-round of their co-main event bout. The fight with Oliveira served as Pettis’ featherweight debut and the submission victory snapped Anthony’s three-fight losing skid. Following his...

Aug 28, 2016 1:49 am

VIDEO | Anthony Pettis discusses his UFC on FOX 21 submission victory over Charles Oliveira

Former UFC lightweight title holder Anthony Pettis made his featherweight debut at last night’s UFC on FOX 21 event in Vancouver, Canada. “Showtime” was able to tapout Brazilian submission specialist Charles Oliveira in the third-round of their co-main event fight. Pettis talks about his win and what may come next in the above video. Who...

Aug 27, 2016 6:32 pm

UFC on FOX 21 Results: Anthony Pettis submits Charles Oliveira

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis made his featherweight debut against Charles Oliveira in the co-main event of tonight’s UFC on FOX 21 fight card in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Round one begins and Pettis lands a kick to the body but Oliveira catches his leg and presses him against the fence. He is looking...

Aug 27, 2016 7:19 am

Anthony Pettis thanks fans for support ahead of featherweight debut

This evening, former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis will make his highly anticipated UFC featherweight debut against Charles ‘Do Bronx’ Oliveira. Pettis will enter the fight on a 3-fight losing streak, and will look to return to the win column and cement his place as one of the best featherweights on the planet with a...

Aug 26, 2016 1:45 pm

PHOTO | Anthony Pettis makes weight for featherweight debut at UFC on FOX 21

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis is set to make his UFC featherweight debut on Saturday at UFC on FOX 21 against Charles Oliveira. On Friday, Pettis made the featherweight limit weighing in at 146 pounds. Pettis makes weight! #UFCVancouver pic.twitter.com/LZWdJckgP6 — GoFightLive (@GFL) August 26, 2016 Pettis is dropping another 10 pounds down from...

Aug 26, 2016 3:36 am

VIDEO | Anthony Pettis eyes future return to lightweight

This Saturday in Vancouver, former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis will make his highly anticipated featherweight debut against #6 ranked featherweight Charles Oliveira. Pettis, who is looking for a fresh start at 145 pounds, will look to snap a 3-fight losing streak, and make a statement as one of the best featherweights on the planet....

Jul 14, 2016 11:54 am

VIDEO | Anthony Pettis tricks and kicks brother Sergio below the belt

Brotherly love runs deep with Anthony and Sergio Pettis. Although the Pettis brothers are very close, the two UFC veterans surely have had their moments of disparity growing up. In this case, it was just big brother Anthony simply playing a painful trick on younger brother Sergio. Check out this classic Throwback Thursday clip of...

Jun 15, 2016 12:20 pm

Anthony Pettis featherweight debut set for August

Earlier this month, former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis announced his intentions to drop down to featherweight in hopes of ending his 3-fight skid. On Wednesday, it was announced that Pettis would be making his featherweight debut in Vancouver on August 27th against #7 ranked featherweight Charles Oliveira. UFC Executive VP Tom Wright spoke to...

Jun 12, 2016 3:45 pm

Jeremy Stephens wants to have a second fight with Anthony Pettis

Anthony “Showtime” Pettis (18-5 MMA) recently announced that he would be making the drop to the UFC’s featherweight division. The former UFC lightweight champion is coming off three-straight decision losses in the promotions lightweight division and is looking to find new life at 145-pounds. Waiting for Pettis at 145-pounds appears to be the hard-hitting striker...