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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...


Jun 8, 2016 10:13 am

Anthony Pettis planning drop to featherweight

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis has gone through a rough patch in the Octagon. After losing his UFC lightweight championship to Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 185, Pettis dropped back to back decisions to Eddie Alvarez and most recently Edson Barboza. Given the 3-fight losing streak, Pettis feels as though it’s time for...

Apr 24, 2016 3:42 pm

Video | Anthony Pettis thinks Conor McGregor might be “burnt out”

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis spoke to MMAFighting’s Ariel Helwani prior to his UFC 197 bout with dangerous striker Edson Barboza. “Showtime” took a minute to discuss UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor’s removal from the headlining bout of UFC 200, which occured after “Mystic Mac” refused to attend the UFC’s media tour to promote...

Apr 23, 2016 8:34 pm

UFC 197 Results: Edson Barboza upsets former champ Anthony Pettis

A key lightweight bout between former champion Anthony Pettis (18-5 MMA) and dangerous striker Edson Barboza (15-4 MMA) took place on the UFC 197 main card in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Barboza lands a leg kick to start. Pettis is circling to start. Barboza with a jab to the body and then a...

Apr 18, 2016 3:10 pm

PHOTO | Fans spotlight this Nate Diaz Anthony Pettis hybrid fighter

While Nate Diaz and Anthony Pettis may not be the most fond of one another, both of the UFC stars are major fan favorites. Some fans have recently highlighted a Team Alpha Male fighter that strangely resembles the two star UFC fighters, Pettis and Diaz. Erick Sanchez-Gomez is a featherweight fighter with Team Alpha Male...

Apr 9, 2016 9:09 am

VIDEO | Donald Cerrone and Anthony Pettis open up on training together

Back in 2013, Anthony Pettis defeated Donald Cerrone via TKO. Fast forward 4 years and the pair are training together at the JacksonWinkeljohn MMA Academy in Albuquerque New Mexico. Many are wondering how the two top ranked lightweight fighters are able to train together in a friendly environment. Cerrone and Pettis both spoke on Inside...

Mar 1, 2016 5:40 am

Anthony Pettis on loss to Eddie Alvarez: “I had focused too much on my wrestling”

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis is coming off a tough split-decision loss to former Bellator champ Eddie Alvarez, which took place at January’s ‘UFC Fight Night 81’ event in Boston. The loss served as “Showtime’s” second setback in as many fights, which marks the first time in his career that he has suffered back-to-back defeats. Pettis joined Ariel Helwani on yesterday’s edition of...

Feb 23, 2016 7:44 am

Anthony Pettis offers to fight Conor McGregor at UFC 196

Early Tuesday morning it was revealed that UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos had withdrawn from his UFC 196 lightweight title fight with featherweight champion Conor McGregor on March 5th. Immediately there was speculation as to who would step in on short notice to fight McGregor and save the main event. While Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone,...

Feb 18, 2016 1:12 am

UFC announces Anthony Pettis vs. Edson Barboza for UFC 197

The UFC announced another exciting bout for the UFC 197 card taking place on April 23 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis will meet Edson Barboza that has “Fight of the Night” written all over it. #UFC197 lands LW scrap between @ShowtimePettis & @EdsonBarbozaJR...

Jan 19, 2016 6:51 am

Anthony Pettis Wants a “Real” fight: -Only way to go is up-

Anthony Pettis is ready to get pass a rough weekend after Eddie Alvarez defeated the elder Pettis via split decision at Fight Night Boston.  Fans and analyst were all over the board on this lightweight bout. The rankings haven’t been updated on the official UFC site, however, the top 5 still consists of fighters who...

Jan 17, 2016 8:49 pm

UFN 81 Results: Eddie Alvarez defeats Anthony Pettis via split-decision

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis (18-4 MMA) took on former Bellator lightweight title holder Eddie Alvarez (27-4 MMA) in the co-main event of ‘UFC Fight Night 81’ in Boston. Round one begins with an Eddie Alvarez leg kick. Eddie shoots in for a takedown and gets it. Pettis is trying to use the fence...

Jan 15, 2016 8:10 am

WATCH! Anthony Pettis has Conor McGregor on his radar

While Anthony Pettis currently is gearing up to fight Eddie Alvarez on Sunday at ‘UFC Fight Night: Boston’ if he defeats Alvarez and Conor McGregor defeats Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 197 on March 5th, Pettis wants a fight with McGregor. While the list of potential fights goes on and on for McGregor, from Frankie...

Jan 13, 2016 10:28 am

THROWBACK! Anthony Pettis dislocates shoulder, KO’s opponent

#Repost @mma_anonymous ・・・ 💀 @showtimepettis 💀 March 29, 2008, GFS: Fight Club. Seconds after Pettis had his shoulder dislocated he was done with the bull shit and decided to decapitate Mike Lambrecht at 1:49 of the first round. As @dukeroufus said on the jre "that was the hood rat Anthony"! #UFC #mma #mixedmartialarts #anthonypettis #showtime...

Jan 9, 2016 7:39 am

Video Promo: Anthony Pettis vs. Eddie Alvarez – The Time is Now

Anthony “Showtime” Pettis is set to step into the octagon next Sunday against Eddie “The Silent Assassin” Alvarez at Fight Night Boston in the Madison Square Garden Arena. Both fighters competed only one time in 2015 and the results were split.   Pettis fought against Rafael dos Anjos in a 5 round one-sided affair, as...

Jan 5, 2016 8:01 am

This is what Anthony Pettis thinks of Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor is a very polarizing figure. The UFC featherweight champion’s combination of confidence and trash talk makes him a fighter that fans love to cheer for, and love to hate. While the majority of the higher ranked UFC featherweight and lightweight fighters have been on the wrong end of quite a bit of trash...

Jan 4, 2016 8:34 am

Anthony Pettis Training Video: UFC Fight Night – Alvarez vs Pettis

“Showtime” is back in action in at UFC Fight Night in Boston MA.    The former champ #1 Anthony Pettis is set to face #4 Eddie Alvarez and maintain his position in a super-stacked lightweight division. Pettis (18-3 MMA) lost his belt last year at UFC 185 against Kings MMA fighter Rafael dos Anjos, a...

Oct 2, 2015 10:56 am

REPLAY! Q&A with Cain Velasquez and Anthony Pettis

Two former UFC champions will be answering all kinds of questions from fans today during the UFC 192 Q&A featuring Cain Velasquez and Anthony Pettis. Both fighters are looking to make big comebacks after losing their titles in their last fights, Velasquez to Fabricio Werdum and Pettis to Rafael dos Anjos. You can watch the...

Sep 11, 2015 10:52 am

Eddie Alvarez Says It’s Official! –– Will Fight Anthony Pettis In Boston

Former Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez (26-4 MMA) recently took to twitter to announce that his rumoured fight with former UFC lightweight champ Anthony Pettis (18-3 MMA) is official for the UFC’s January fight card in Boston. @Ealvarezfight: “It’s official, at first I just wanted the guy, now I got location too, thank you @ufc...

Sep 9, 2015 5:29 pm

Report: Anthony Pettis vs. Eddie Alvarez Targeted For January

  It looks like the UFC is trying to put together a lightweight fight between the former champion Anthony Pettis and former Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez. The report comes from Combate, who say the UFC are looking to put it together in January. Pettis hasn’t fought since losing his belt in a shocking upset against...

Sep 3, 2015 7:15 am

Edson Barboza Wants Fight With Anthony Pettis

UFC lightweight contender Edson Barboza (16-3 MMA) is riding high after earning a unanimous decision victory over Paul Felder at July’s UFC on FOX 16 event in Chicago. The feared Brazilian striker wants to fight again before the end of the year and is hoping to get a shot at former UFC lightweight champion Anthony...