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Apr 18, 2016 2:29 pm

Eddie Alvarez: “I’m the king of excitement, Pettis is a sore loser”

Top UFC lightweight contender Eddie Alvarez was a guest on today’s edition of The MMA Hour where he discussed his upcoming title fight with current division champion Rafael dos Anjos. Alvarez stated that while “RDA” is a solid all-around fighter, nothing is going to keep him from winning the belt on July 7 in Las...

Jan 27, 2016 7:33 am

REPORT: Nate Diaz tried to save UFC 196 with Pettis matchup

Prior to the UFC announcing that Johny Hendricks vs. Stephen Thompson had been moved from the co-main event to the main event, and the Pay-Per View being moved to Fox Sports 1, Nate Diaz reportedly tried to save the event. According to MMAFighting, Nate Diaz reportedly tried to save the event by fighting Anthony Pettis...

Jan 15, 2016 5:42 pm

WATCH! Joe Rogan breaks down Pettis vs. Alvarez

Sunday night in Boston, Anthony Pettis will look to bounce back from losing his UFC lightweight title to Rafael dos Anjos, as he faces off against Eddie Alvarez. Alvarez is coming off a controversial split-decision win over Gilbert Melendez back at UFC 188, the win was Alvarez’s first under the UFC banner, and with a...

Jan 15, 2016 5:22 pm

Aldo’s coach says UFC blocked Aldo vs. Pettis fight

While UFC President Dana White is on board with Conor McGregor’s plan to move up to lightweight and fight Rafael dos Anjos for the UFC lightweight championship in order to simultaneously hold the UFC featherweight and lightweight championship belts, Jose Aldo’s coach thinks McGregor should vacate the featherweight strap. McGregor will fight Rafael dos Anjos...

Oct 8, 2015 8:52 am

McGregor: ‘Pettis Is A Fight Pass Fighter’

“As far as I’m concerned, he’s back on the Fight Pass events. He’s lower now. … Pettis can say I never fought anybody. But he’s never fought anyone. Who’s he fought, really? He’s fought nobody, as well. His numbers are really, really low. He lost his last fight. That’s a crazy, crazy statement from him in...

Oct 8, 2015 8:37 am

Alvarez: Dos Anjos Made Pettis Quit, I Will Too

“Pettis is a very skilled fighter with good stand up, and he’s very good at what he does if you allow him the space to do it. This is a fight for me where if I want to take Anthony Pettis down then he’s going down. If I want it to stay on the feet...

Oct 7, 2015 5:18 am

Pettis Talks Eddie Alvarez: ‘I Don’t Think He’s Even A Challenge’

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis will be returning from a 10-month layoff to face former Bellator champ Eddie Alvarez. It will be the first time Pettis has fought since losing a one-sided decision to now current champ Rafael dos Anjos, in a fight where Pettis looked anything but his normal self. During a...

Oct 5, 2015 4:58 pm

“Showtime” Pettis: Conor McGregor ‘hasn’t beat no one yet’

Before he even won the UFC Interim Featherweight Championship, Conor McGregor had a target on his back. Whether it was established fighters looking for a major payday or up-and-comers looking to prove themselves, “The Notorious One” has always had something to prove to his naysayers and potential opponents. McGregor blasted through the likes of Dennis...

Oct 3, 2015 12:50 am

The Reebok Aliance Is Looking Good For The New “Pettis Martial Arts”

A video posted by Anthony Pettis (@showtimepettis) on Sep 30, 2015 at 3:37pm PDT Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis is opening up a new training center called ‘Pettis Martial Arts,’ and from the look of things, just like Pettis on fight night, the gym is decked out in Reebok gear. The UFC fighter...

Sep 28, 2015 8:56 am

BEEF! Rafael dos Anjos and “Showtime” Pettis trade insults through cereal

Rafael dos Anjos and Anthony “Showtime” Pettis met in the octagon at “UFC 185” in March 2015 to decide the fate of the UFC Lightweight Championship. Pettis’ second defense did not go as planned as Dos Anjos dominated their five-round fight to win the belt by way of unanimous decision. Since then, the two have...

Sep 27, 2015 1:00 am

FREE FIGHT! Sergio Pettis vs. Matt Hobar (Full)

Sergio Pettis is finally stepping out of the shadow cast by his older brother Anthony “Showtime” Pettis. It was a shadow that was not deserved; Sergio impressed long before he made his way into the octagon and won his debut with an impressive decision win against Will Campuzano. Sergio was just twenty years old at...

Sep 24, 2015 1:13 pm

Pettis ‘Hates’ Rafael dos Anjos, Offered To Help Train Cerrone For Title Fight

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis is willing to help train a former and possibly future opponent in Donald Cerrone for his upcoming title fight with Rafael dos Anjos. Cerrone, who lost to Pettis in 2013, shared the intriguing story during a recent appearance on Joe Rogan’s podcast: “Anthony told me, he said ‘Cowboy,...

Sep 21, 2015 2:29 pm

Alvarez is “baffled” by amount of people favoring Pettis

After the Ultimate Fighting Championship absorbed the likes of Strikeforce and World Extreme Cagefighting, diehard fans of mixed martial arts got to see a lot of their dream fights come to life. With Eddie Alvarez dominating the scene in Bellator at the time, though, fans still pondered who the best in the world truly was....

Aug 20, 2015 1:53 pm

Khabib Eyeing Pettis In December

UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedv is looking to return to the octagon, after he’s all healed up from his knee injury, with a big fight. The Undefeated fighter recently talked to Bleacher Report and told them that he would like to fight former lightweight champion Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis. The two of them have had their feuds...

Aug 17, 2015 2:00 pm

Khabib eyeing Pettis for return fight, will settle for two other fighters

“I want to fight Anthony Pettis because he is the No. 1 ranking. All my life I wanted fight against best fighters. Now, the best fighter in the lightweight division is Rafael Dos Años, but he already have opponent, Cowboy Cerrone, so who’s next? Anthony Pettis. So, I want to fight him.” “If the UFC...

Aug 11, 2015 12:01 am

Holy Sh*t! Did Pettis Just Knock Out His Coach Duke Rufus? — WATCH!

So, I don’t think he was supposed to do that. Check out this old video of what seems to be former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis KO’ing his coach Duke Rufus during training. What do you guys think, real or fake? UFC Fighters Give Us Their Favorite BJ Penn Moment! What’s Yours? — Must Watch!

Aug 8, 2015 7:37 am

Things Get Awkward For Khabib And Pettis During Bus Ride

  UFC lightweights Khabib Nurmagomedov and Anthony Pettis haven’t exactly been supportive when it comes to their back and forth on social media. After Pettis lost the title to Rafael dos Anjos, Khabib took to Twitter and told him to back to the prelims. After Khabib got injured again and had to pull out of...