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Feb 7, 2015 2:15 pm

Conor McGregor Eyeing Bout With Anthony Pettis

“I think it would be a great fight. Definitely, 155 is in my future. Anthony is phenomenal on the feet. He’s got good jiu-jitsu. I feel it would be a great fight. It’s a fight I have my eyes on.” “As I grow, 155 will be more comfortable to get to. It’ll be less stress...

Jan 13, 2015 10:30 am

OBSESSED! Khabib Continues Call Out Of Anthony Pettis

Top Russian lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov has some of the best credentials in the UFC today. An undefeated fighter and combat sambo world champion, Khabib has the skillset to best anyone, and do so mostly unscathed. At just 26-years-old he’s amassed an impressive 22-0 record, with six UFC wins, and he’s salivating every time the champ...

Jan 12, 2015 10:37 pm

Anthony Pettis Earns Brown Belt In Jiu-Jitsu

UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis earned his brown belt in Jiu-Jitsu earlier this week. This comes on the heels of ‘Showtime’ submitting Cesar Gracie black belt Gilbert Melendez in their UFC 181 bout in December. Despite being known for his highlight reel knockouts, Anthony Pettis has 8 submission victories in 18 professional MMA bouts, and...

Jan 8, 2015 9:42 am

Rafael dos Anjos : I’ll KO Anthony Pettis

“I’m super excited with this opportunity, it will be my fifth fight in 12 months. I like to be the underdog, I’m used to it. It’s a motivation for me and against Pettis will be no different. I fight well when have big challenges. I knocked Ben Henderson out and I’ll do the same with...

Jan 3, 2015 5:58 pm

BREAKING NEWS: Anthony Pettis vs. Rafael Dos Anjos Set For UFC 185

Just announced during the broadcast on FOX Sports 1 for UFC 182! We now know that UFC lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis will defend his title against Rafael Dos Anjos at UFC 185. The card is set to take place on March 14 in Dallas, Texas. So who takes it, the champ or the challenger?...

Dec 31, 2014 10:03 am

Anthony Pettis & Team To Ready CM Punk For UFC Debut

Newly signed UFC fighter CM Punk may have yet to pick his desired weight class, but according to Dana White, he’s picked his training home. According to a Tuesday edition of FOX Sports live the popular pro-wrestler will train alongside UFC lightweight champ Anthony Pettis. “He’s picked a training camp,” White said. “I’m pretty sure...

Dec 17, 2014 7:00 pm

Anthony Pettis Planning Aggressive Run In 2015

Following a long stint of inactivity, UFC lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis is looking to make up for lost time. According to a report on UFC Tonight, the champ is looking to return in either April or March, fight again in July, and then round out the year with one more title defense. In recent...

Dec 11, 2014 11:58 am

Anthony Pettis Ready For Immediate Return To Action

Anthony Pettis is looking for a quick turnaround following last weekend’s UFC 181 victory over Gilbert Melendez. Much to his displeasure, the champ has been forced on the sidelines for lengthy stints, due to injury, more than once in his time with the UFC. Now healed, that’s all about to change. His words: (via FOX...

Dec 10, 2014 11:19 am

GOAL! ‘Retire as the GOAT’, DREAM! ‘Fight Anthony Pettis’

“I’m sure that I’m on of the best of all time. I don’t see where am I yet. When I stop, I want to be the greatest of all. I still seek some achievements. I’m the only UFC 145-pound champion in history and I want to keep that way until I retire. I also want...

Dec 9, 2014 11:31 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov: Anthony Pettis Is ‘Scared’ of Me

“I think he (doesn’t want) this fight. He’s scared. Before he never said (anything) about me. But I am 6-0 (in the UFC) and the No. 1 contender (with a) 22-0 record. My opponent is scared. “Showtime is scared. Nobody finished Gilbert Melendez before. It is tough. His kicking is very good; his boxing is...

Dec 9, 2014 9:39 am

Anthony Pettis: “My hand is fine”

Before the MMA world gets too caught up with his six-month medical suspension, UFC lightweight champion, Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis confirmed that he will not be out of action for the next half-year. His words: My hand is fine! — Anthony Pettis (@Showtimepettis) December 9, 2014

Dec 7, 2014 8:51 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov calls out Anthony Pettis at post-fight press conference

At the UFC 181 post-fight press conference last night. Undefeated fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov was in attendance, where he called out lightweight champion Anthony Pettis. “Nobody had finished Meldendez before, and now, the UFC needs to give me my title shot. Benson Henderson lost, Eddie Alvarez lost, Pettis beat Donald Cerrone, Pettis beat Melendez, (and) I...

Dec 6, 2014 11:08 pm

Anthony Pettis: I’m Injury Free, Give Me Khabib!

Anthony Pettis spent a long time away from the octagon and he wants to get right back in there after his victory over Gilbert Melendez tonight at UFC 181. At the post fight press conference, Pettis was asked if he was willing to fight #2 ranked lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov. His response was quick and positive...

Dec 5, 2014 1:18 pm

Dana White: ‘Anthony Pettis is pound-for-pound the best fighter in the world’

“Honestly, I think Pettis is the pound-for-pound best fighter in the world, if the kid can stay healthy. This kid is able to do things to people that other people can’t do. The famous run-off-the-cage kick, he bounces off the cage and hits people with knees. “The thing is with him, he’s so powerful with...

Dec 4, 2014 7:09 pm

UFC 181: Anthony Pettis Wheaties Box Reveal

Watch the unveiling of Anthony “Showtime” Pettis’ cover of the Wheaties box. Pettis, who was joined on stage by UFC President Dana White, spoke about the honor of being chosen to represent the UFC.

Dec 4, 2014 3:31 pm

Anthony Pettis’ Wheaties Box Revealed

UFC lightweight champion, Anthony “Showtime” Pettis is the first MMA fighter to grace to cover of the iconic Wheaties Cereal Box. Check it: The champ is here. pic.twitter.com/wmsevy9ds4 — Wheaties (@wheaties) December 4, 2014

Dec 2, 2014 10:18 am

Signature Moves: Anthony Pettis

Anthony “Showtime” Pettis breaks down, in ultra-slow motion, the moves that have made him famous. Watch for these moves as he battles Gilbert Melendez at UFC 181 on December 6th.

Nov 20, 2014 5:04 am

QUICK TWITT: Duke Roufus bars journalist from Anthony Pettis press conference

Recently Duke Roufus has caught backlash in the MMA community from former students, fighters who once trained under him, and former instructors for his training methods following the death of Dennis Munson Jr. John Diedrich of the Milwaukee Sentinel wrote a very thorough article regarding Munson’s death, which has prompted Roufus to bar the journalist...

Oct 5, 2014 3:32 pm

Anthony Pettis Smashing Mitts With Duke Roufus

UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis is gearing up for his return to the Octagon in December against Gilbert Melendez at UFC 181. ‘Showtime’ posted the following video on his Instagram of himself smashing a freestyle mitt workout with head coach, Duke Roufus. Loading Lil freestyle on the pads with @dukeroufus … View on Instagram

Sep 16, 2014 12:51 pm

Khabib: ‘Anthony Pettis doesn’t want this’

“I think he [doesn’t] want this fight. I am no good for his style. My pressure, my wrestling, my top control, it’s no good for him. He said he wants to fight Nate Diaz. Nate Diaz lose many times in the UFC, and I am undefeated. I am the next contender. But he’s not saying...

Sep 11, 2014 5:11 am

Nurmagomedov: Anthony Pettis ‘Easy Money’ Fight

Top UFC lightweight, Khabib Nurmagomedov used last night’s UFC Tonight broadcast to take some shots at UFC lightweight champ, Anthony Pettis. According to the program, Khabib admitted that he wanted to smash Cerrone, that he beat dos Anjos 200%, and that he is the division’s number 1 contender. The Russian based fighter said that Anthony...