975 Search Results for anthony pettis

Jun 1, 2015 11:21 am

Melendez to Alvarez: ‘I Wasn’t Ducking You, I Was Doing You a Favor’

Gilbert Melendez and Eddie Alvarez were both held in the highest regard in the eyes of mixed martial arts fans and were viewed as two of the best lightweights in the world. Melendez represented Strikeforce as their dominant lightweight champion while Alvarez represented DREAM and Bellator. Fight fans speculated that the only person who could...

May 27, 2015 8:52 pm

New Champ dos Anjos Looking For December Return

UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos may be on the sidelines longer than expected. The champ injured his MCL during his win over Anthony Pettis and according to Fox Sports 1 analyst, Dos Anjos is looking for a December return. “Rafael Dos Anjos hasn’t been cleared to train yet and he’s hoping to return from...

May 20, 2015 12:04 pm

“Showtime” Rocking Full Arm Cast on Road to Recovery

Anthony Pettis may have the worst luck with injuries in the history of the lightweight division. It says something about “Showtime’s” determination and grit when he keeps on making successful returns to the octagon. After a successful surgery on his injured arm, it looks like he is en route to another return soon. Pettis was...

May 19, 2015 10:18 am

Frankie Edgar Jumps into “Pound for Pound” List in Updated UFC Rankings

Frankie Edgar came out on top against Urijah Faber at “UFC Fight Night 66” and he made his return to the pound for pound rankings in the most recent edition of UFC’s official rankings! Despite being the most dominant athlete in the world, Ronda Rousey has moved down a spot in the “pound for pound”...


May 13, 2015 9:30 am

Managers Unite Over Failing Reebok Deal

Some of the top managers from the world of mixed martial arts will be meeting in Las Vegas next week to discuss several business topics, including the fallout from the Reebok/UFC deal. Mike Robers and Jeff Meyer of MMA Inc., who manage stars like Urijah Faber, Anthony Pettis and Paige VanZant, told MMAFighting how the...

May 12, 2015 11:34 am

UFC Rankings Updated: How Far Did Mark Hunt Fall?

“UFC Fight Night 65” is in the books and we saw some shifts in the official UFC rankings. Stipe Miocic’s one-sided beating of Mark Hunt did not boost him up the rankings at all as he remained ranked #4 in the division. However, Hunt suffered a drop down to #6. Robert Whittaker, previously unranked, made...

May 8, 2015 9:35 am

Khabib To Nate Diaz — “You Got Raped!”

After learning that Anthony Pettis would be sidelined with an injury alongside Nurmagomedov, Nate Diaz took to social media and put the two on blast for constantly pulling out of fights. Diaz mentioned that the two were made of “glass” and that they were “rookies”. Khabib didn’t like that and tweeted this in response to...

May 7, 2015 11:00 am

INJURED! “Showtime” Suffers Injury, Forced Off of ‘UFC on FOX 16’

Say it ain’t so! Anthony Pettis has suffered an injury and has been forced to pull out of his hometown bout against Myles Jury at “UFC on FOX 16”. “Showtime” injured his elbow while training and could be sidelined for up to seven months. The news was announced on “Fox Sports Live” on Thursday evening....

May 7, 2015 10:04 am

Bellator’s Bobby Lashley Is Concerned About CM Punk’s First Fight

Former professional wrestler Phil Brooks, formerly known as CM Punk, will be gracing the octagon with his presence this year in his first mixed martial arts fight… ever. Punk will be walking into the octagon with a record of 0-0 and this couldn’t make former WWE champion Bobby Lashley any more uncomfortable. Lashley told the...

May 6, 2015 9:10 am

UFC Champ Rafael dos Anjos Gives Timetable for Return

Rafael dos Anjos stunned the world of mixed martial arts when he defeated Anthony Pettis at FUC 185. Dos Anjos walked into the bout as a heavy underdog, but walked out with the UFC Lightweight Championship… …and he did it all with a torn MCL. Dos Anjos dominated the champion with only one good leg...

May 5, 2015 4:01 pm

‘I Gave Khabib A Taste of His Own Medicine’

Khabib Nurmagomedov suffered a severe knee injury and was forced out of his spot at “UFC 186” against Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone. The bout was viewed as a title eliminator, but now Cerrone will be facing John Makdessi instead. As soon as it was announced that Nurmy suffered an injury, Anthony Pettis was quick to jump...

Apr 30, 2015 11:38 am

STOCKTON! Nate Diaz Reacts To Khabib’s Injury

When Khabib Nurmagomodev pulled out of his UFC 187 bout against Donald Cerrone, it wasn’t just the fans who took notice. Notorious UFC lightweight Nate Diaz also has an opinion on the matter. Check it: #madefromglass — Nathan Diaz (@NateDiaz209) April 30, 2015 If rumors hold true that Khabib’s injury was the same that Rafael...

Apr 29, 2015 9:45 pm

‘Hey Khabib, I Hope Disability Pays Well!’

It’s safe to say that Anthony Pettis took all of that trash talk from Khabib personally. After “Showtime” lost his UFC Lightweight Championship to Rafael dos Anjos, Nurmagomedov took to trash talking the former champion by dropping one-liners like, “Pettis Is Done…” or “Now, Anthony Pettis can go to the prelims.” Now that Nurmagomedov’s bout...

Apr 29, 2015 9:04 am

New P4P King with “Bones” Out of UFC’s Official Rankings

It’s been a big couple of days in the world of mixed martial arts. Now that it is official Jon Jones is not only pulled from UFC 187 but also suspended and stripped of the title, UFC officials have released the newest rankings. The biggest change, of course, is the removal of Jon Jones from...

Apr 23, 2015 10:00 am

Dos Anjos vs. Khabib Part II? The Champ Wants It to Happen!

“I think Khabib (Nurmagomedov) has a tough task. (Donald) Cerrone is a tough guy. I fought them both, and I know Cerrone is a tough fight for anyone. He’s a great fighter. But I don’t know how Khabib is going to do with that. He’s had to train through injuries, and he hasn’t fought in...

Apr 10, 2015 2:00 am

UFC Champ dos Anjos Freezes Knee For Rehab

Rafael dos Anjos defeated Anthony Pettis for the UFC Lightweight Championship last month and did it with a busted knee! Watch the new champion rehabilitate his knee by freezing it. A video posted by Rafael Dos Anjos (@rdosanjosmma) on Apr 9, 2015 at 2:26am PDT Urijah Faber Drops by BJPENN.COM’s “Stud Show Radio” to talk...

Mar 30, 2015 9:36 am

Benson Henderson And Michael Johnson Are Ready To Go

If you don’t follow the former UFC lightweight champion, Benson Henderson, on Twitter than you are missing out on some entertaining action. Henderson has been on the prowl for his next opponent and is requesting fights from Tyrone Woodley, Anthony Pettis and even Jon Jones. Obviously that last one was a joke by Henderson (maybe),...

Mar 22, 2015 12:52 pm

Rafael dos Anjos Is ‘Rewriting UFC History’

  The new UFC lightweight champion, Rafael dos Anjos, recently spoke about winning the title and what it means to bring the belt to Brazil. “I really feel like I am rewriting the history of the UFC by bringing this belt to Brazil. It means everything to me.” As for the fight itself, dos Anjos...

Mar 20, 2015 5:23 pm

Nate Diaz — ‘You guys are made of glass’

Mixed Martial Arts is a rough sport. It’s commonplace for injuries to occur both in the cage, and in training. Such is the case with both the men involved in last weekend’s UFC 185 main event. Anthony Pettis is out six-weeks with a broken orbital bone, and dos Anjos has a broken nose and torn...

Mar 19, 2015 5:11 am

Rafael dos Anjos’ Long Road to The UFC Title (Infograph)

Last Saturday, Rafael dos Anjos shocked the world by beating Anthony Pettis for the UFC lightweight title. Now the good folks over at MMA Infographics have created a little look at his long UFC run to the top Check it: Rafael dos Anjos' long road to the #UFC title. http://t.co/dPdCIpf84t pic.twitter.com/yynGrqmKCP — MMA Infographics (@MMAInfographics) March...

Mar 18, 2015 2:35 pm

Opinion! Most One-Dimensional Champion In UFC History?

The MMA world is still talking about the events that took place at UFC 185, where two champions got dominated and lost their titles. Anthony Pettis lost by getting beat everywhere for twenty-five minutes and Carla Esparza lost by getting punched in the face over and over again until the referee stepped in and stopped...

Mar 17, 2015 11:42 am

Medical Suspensions Report: UFC 185 Edition

The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation has revealed its list of UFC suspended fighters, following last Saturday’s UFC 185 event in Dallas. All combatants will be forced to serve out the minimum term for precautionary reasons, however five men were suspended indefinitely, and will require medical clearance to resume training. UFC 185 took place...

Mar 16, 2015 8:56 am

Cowboy: I’m coming for that belt

Donald Cerrone has gone 14-3 since joining the UFC ranks in February of 2011. Cerrone’s 3 losses have come against Nate Diaz, Anthony Pettis and Rafael dos Anjos. Two of those three men fought in the headlining bout of this past weekend’s UFC 185 event in Dallas (Pettis and dos Anjos). “Cowboy”, like most of...

Mar 15, 2015 4:10 pm

Ben Askren Is Knocking On Johny Hendricks’ Door

Current ONE Championship fighter Ben Askren was in attendance at this past Saturday’s UFC 185. Askren was there to support his teammates Sergio and Anthony Pettis, but that didn’t stop the welterweight from taking some time to call out another fighter on the card. Askren took to Twitter first with a picture of himself standing...

Mar 15, 2015 11:22 am

Pros React To Jedrzejczyk’s Win Over Esparza

Last night at UFC 185 two champions were dethroned. UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis got dominated by Rafael dos Anjos for 25 minutes and womens strawweight champion Carla Esparza didn’t even make it that long, losing to Joanna Jedrzejczyk via TKO in the second round. Check out what the MMA community had to say about...

Mar 14, 2015 11:50 pm

White: Dos Anjos Blew His MCL 2 Weeks Ago, Fought Injured

Not only did Rafael dos Anjos dominate the former champion Anthony Pettis for twenty-five straight minutes, but he did it with a blown MCL! Dana White confirmed the rumors at the start of the UFC 185 post fight press conference. White stated, “Apparently… two weeks ago, Rafael dos Anjos blew out his MCL and fought...

Mar 14, 2015 11:40 pm

UFC 185 Bonus Report: Dos Anjos, Pearson and 2 Others Win Big!

Performance of the Night: Rafael dos Anjos Rafael dos Anjos did the unthinkable and absolutely dominated Anthony Pettis tonight. There was not one point in the fight where Pettis had the upperhand and he was mauled. To be fair, he suffered a busted eye that severely restricted his vision when Dos Anjos landed the very...

Mar 13, 2015 7:10 am

UFC 185 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 4

On episode #4 of UFC 185 Embedded, it’s open workout day in Dallas. Lightweight champion Anthony Pettis trains and stretches outside of the spotlight, while strawweight champion Carla Esparza gets some upscale room service. Strawweight challenger Joanna Jedrzejczyk takes in an evening workout, and lightweight challenger Rafael Dos Anjos predicts a new champion come Saturday....