1041 Search Results for anthony pettis

Jun 3, 2013 8:11 am

EXCLUSIVE | Korean Zombie talks upcoming UFC 162 bout, Pettis vs Aldo and much more

Dubbed the ‘Korean Zombie’, Chan Sung Jung (13-3 MMA, 3-0 UFC) is one of the fastest rising stars in the UFC. His popularity can be attributed to his fight style, which involves Chan constantly moving forward and always looking to finish the fight. Jung has won “fight of the year” and “submission of the year”...

May 30, 2013 10:26 am

Anthony Perosh vs. Vinny Magalhaes in the Works for UFC 163

  A light-heavyweight bout between Anthony Perosh (13-7) and Vinny Magalhaes (10-6) is in the works for UFC 163. UFC 163 is set for August 3rd at the HSBC Arena. Its main card will be broadcast on PPV while the preliminary cards will take place both on Facebook then FX. Perosh is coming off of...

May 2, 2013 9:46 am

Pettis: Move To 145 Not Permanent

“A lot of things led to my cutting down to 145. I was tired of waiting for a 155-pound title shot. It’s not a permanent weight cut (to featherweight). But a striker like myself and Aldo, it doesn’t really matter what weight class it happens at. It’s going to be fireworks either way.” UFC lightweight,...

Apr 17, 2013 8:21 am

Coach: Pettis To Be The Next Anderson Silva

“Oh for sure it’s Anderson Silva. I have huge respect for Anderson Silva. He’s the best all around striker in mixed martial arts. For sure he’s got a good fluid style and he uses the Thai clinch well. This is going to sound arrogant but I think in a few short years, you’re going to...

Feb 25, 2013 5:57 pm

Dana White: Aldo vs. Pettis is on

By Evan Stoumbelis Dana White just announced via Twitter that Jose Aldo will fight Anthony Pettis for the Featherweight title in August. There had been some speculation as to whether or not the fight would happen Dana White told reporters after UFC 157 that Aldo was refusing to fight Pettis because he didn’t think Showtime...

Feb 12, 2013 12:29 pm

Duke Roufus Speaks on Pettis vs Aldo and Why He Believes Pettis Will Take the Title

Anthony “Showtime” Pettis’ coach, Duke Roufus, talked with Luke Thomas on the differences of Pettis’ striking compared to other lightweights, as well as featherweight Champ Jose Aldo in an in-depth interview over the weekend. Pettis is looking to dethrone the UFC Featherweight Champ this August and Roufus believes Anthony has the Edge one needs to...

Feb 6, 2013 10:29 am

Pettis: Aldo Tougher For Opponent Than Ben Henderson | UFC NEWS

“He’s good where I’m good — he likes to stand, trade and bang, and I feel like I’m more well-rounded and can offer him a big challenge…. Aldo is a tougher fight [than Ben Henderson] … that’s why I asked for it. He’s going through opponents like crazy. He just beat the last 155-pound champion....

Feb 5, 2013 10:34 am

Pettis Books Aldo Title Fight For August 3 | UFC NEWS

With a division as ripe as the UFC’s 145-pound weigh-class, it’s hard to understand why title challengers keep dropping down to face the Brazilian born champion, Jose Aldo. The latest to do so is lightweight contender Anthony Pettis, who will make the transition to featherweight on August 3rd to fight for UFC gold against Jose...

Oct 25, 2012 8:39 am

Cerrone Tired Of Waiting On Pettis, Considering Other Options | UFC NEWS

“We were supposed to go in Denver, no. OK, we’ll be ready in December. No, now we’ll actually be ready in January. Now is it February, March? How long can you just (wait) — I don’t know. I understand the guy is hurt, but I got bills to pay, too.” “Joe (Silva’s) attitude is, ‘Why...

Oct 17, 2012 8:45 am

Apparently Cerrone & Pettis Lost TUF Coaching Gig Due To Pettis Injury | UFC NEWS

“[I’m] still recovering from shoulder surgery, and it’s taking longer than expected. I was hoping to get ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ gig because I was told it was me and [Donald] Cerrone coaching, and now it’s not happening. I’m just frustrated with everything, man… I’m hoping to return in January.” According to the rising lightweight, Anthony...

Jan 7, 2018 1:27 pm

Dustin Poirier calls out four fighters for his next fight

Dustin Poirier has been angling for a big fight for some time. Unfortunately, he’s had a very difficult time finding a willing dance partner. His priority, of course, has been a rematch with former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez, who he battled to a disappointing No Contest last May. At present, however, Alvarez is riding...

Jan 2, 2018 12:44 pm

UFC rankings update: Khabib Nurmagomedov bursts onto pound-for-pound list

Now that UFC 219 is in the rear-view mirror, the UFC has updated its official rankings to reflect the results of the card. The most notable changes to the UFC rankings occured on the pound-for-pound list, where Khabib Nurmagomedov made his long-awaited debut, a distinction he earned by pounding Edson Barboza into applesauce in the...

Dec 26, 2017 8:12 am

Max Holloway is Named Rolling Stone’s 2017 Fighter of the Year

It’s difficult to narrow down a clear-cut ‘Fighter of the Year’ for 2017. We’ve seen so many amazing things happen and were blindsided by curve ball after curve ball. It just epitomized how unpredictable this combat game is and that no one is safe, no matter how high the perch. If you’re opening up the...

Dec 24, 2017 1:32 am

PHOTO | Dustin Poirier is now a BJJ blackbelt

Dustin Poirier, a former contender in the UFC featherweight division, and now one of the top contenders at lightweight, has been in the game for a long time. That said, the Louisiana native continues to improve with every fight, thanks to his continued efforts in the gym. Now, Poirier has been rewarded for his ongoing...

Dec 20, 2017 6:27 pm

VIDEO | Presenting…A Jim Miller Christmas

Everybody loves Jim Miller. I mean how can you not? Whenever he steps foot in the cage he’s nothing but pure entertainment. The case seems to be the same outside of the octagon as well. You would never think it, but thankfully the spirit of Christmas and the holiday season has brought out just how talented...

Dec 3, 2017 7:05 pm

What’s next for the UFC 218 main card winners?

What’s next for the UFC 218 main card winners? UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway made his first successful title defense at last night’s UFC 218 event in Detroit. “Blessed” scored a third-round TKO victory over former division kingpin Jose Aldo in last night’s main event. In the co-main event of the evening surging heavyweight contender...

Dec 3, 2017 10:50 am

Max Holloway issues very classy statement after second win over Jose Aldo

Back in June, Hawaii’s Max Holloway captured the UFC featherweight title by stopping MMA legend Jose Aldo with a salvo of third-round punches. Last night, in the main event of UFC 218, the pair ran it back. Just like their first fight, this one was very fun while it lasted, but ultimately went to Holloway,...

Nov 28, 2017 6:21 am

UFC 219’s co-main event has officially been set

For week, there has been talk about a possible blockbuster main event for UFC 219. While the card already includes dynamite women’s featherweight title fight between Cris “Cyborg” Justino and Holly Holm, the widespread hope was that the UFC would tack at least one more title fight onto this typically stacked end-of-year card. While we’ve...

Nov 26, 2017 8:08 pm

VIDEO | UFC 218 Countdown: Jose Aldo vs. Max Holloway

VIDEO | UFC 218 Countdown: Jose Aldo vs. Max Holloway The Hawaiian champion, Max Holloway (18-3 MMA), was most recently seen in action at June’s UFC 212 event in Brazil, where he earned a third-round TKO victory over Jose Aldo to become the UFC’s undisputed featherweight champion of the world. The win marked Holloway’s eleventh...

Nov 26, 2017 7:28 pm

Dustin Poirier promises Tony Ferguson that he will show up to fight!

Dustin Poirier promises Tony Ferguson that he will show up to fight! The surging UFC lightweight contender, Poirier, recently took to Twitter where he offered his services to the current UFC interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson. I've never missed weight or pulled out of a fight in 36 fights! Promise you I'll show up https://t.co/qMsJiSiHv9...

Nov 22, 2017 9:19 am

‘Violent Motherf-cker’ Justin Gaethje Wants a Title Shot After UFC 218

Justin Gaethje dropped his World Series of Fighting lightweight title and never looked back, now he’s one fight into the UFC and is immediately within reach of a possible title shot. He lived up to all of his hype by dismantling Michael Johnson in a Fight of the Night and winning Performance of the Night....

Nov 20, 2017 7:50 pm

Dustin Poirier has a message for the UFC’s matchmakers

Earlier this month, in the main event of the UFC’s anticipated stop in Norfolk, VA, lightweight contender Dustin Poirier stepped into the cage with former champion Anthony Pettis. After two and a half riveting rounds, Poirier earned the win, forcing an apparently injured Pettis out of the fight with a body triangle. While this win...

Nov 17, 2017 12:56 pm

VIDEO | Max Holloway is Dropping a Must-See Shirt Inspired by Tupac

It is what it is! Dropping soon! @moskova pic.twitter.com/cCliKDFnfA — Max Holloway (@BlessedMMA) November 17, 2017 Fresh off the heels of the announcement of his rematch with Jose Aldo, UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway will drop a shirt thanks to a collaboration with Moskova. When Frankie Edgar unfortunately had to pull out of the initial...