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Jul 10, 2013 10:05 am

Anthony Pettis on an October Fight With Josh Thomson: “No One Really Knows Who He Is”

By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA Josh Thomson is not the only one interested in a fight between him and Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis, it seems.  Pettis told MMAFighting.com that he has no qualms taking on ‘The Punk’ in an October matchup to solidify the number one contender at 155. “Thomson called me out,” said Pettis (16-2).  “I’m...

Jul 4, 2013 10:25 am

Josh Thomson: Give me Anthony Pettis, then a title shot

UFC lightweight contender Josh Thomson (20-5 MMA, 3-1 UFC) is coming off a huge TKO win over former #1 contender Nate Diaz back at UFC on FOX 7 in April. Now, the former Strikeforce lightweight champion has his eyes set on one man and one goal as he told mmajunkie.com in a recent interview: “I’m...

May 30, 2013 3:24 pm

VIDEO | Anthony Pettis Hints At New Secret MMA Kick In The Works

Anthony “Showtime” Pettis answers UFC Tonight’s Ariel Helwani and his 8 rapid-fire questions. Pettis professes his love of Brazilian women, talks about his lack of dancing ability and even reveals a secret weapon that he’s yet to use in the Octagon.

May 29, 2013 10:39 am

Anthony Pettis: Aldo’s Never Seen Stand-Up Like Mine

“My whole career I’ve been fighting wrestlers. If you look back, all of my fights have been against wrestlers. Give me some strikers in front of me and you see how I perform. Another great reason why I chose to fight Aldo: He’s a great fighter, he’s a stand-up guy and he’s going to test...

May 28, 2013 10:08 am

Anthony Pettis Beats The Crap Out Of Brazil’s ‘Jackass’

“La Fênix porra” Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis Anthony Pettis is getting in some training with Team Diego Moraes ahead of his title shot vs. Jose Aldo at UFC 163 on Aug. 3 in Rio de Janerio, Brazil. Moraes invited La Fênix to participate in Anthony’s training, with painful results – Rogerio couldn’t sit, Minimim couldn’t eat,...

May 3, 2013 8:48 am

VIDEO | Anthony Pettis Responds To BJPENN.COM RADIO’s Nate Diaz Interview

A couple of weeks ago Anthony Pettis sent out a tweet proclaiming himself as the best 155 pound fighter in the world. When we had Nate Diaz on BJPENN.COM RADIO last week, he took issue with that statement and threw out a challenge to the Duke Rufus fighter. The video above is the response from...

Apr 23, 2013 8:53 am

Quick Twitt | Anthony Pettis: I’m Still The Best At 155

Following Saturday’s showdown between Benson Henderson and Gilbert Melendez, Anthony “Showtime” Pettis took to twitter to relay a quick and precise message. Pettis currently owns a victory over the current UFC lightweight champion, one that will never be forgotten. He has also shown flashes of brilliance inside the UFC’s Octagon, but has Henderson’s rate of...

Feb 5, 2013 9:49 am

COACH | Anthony Pettis Motivated To Be The Next Anderson Silva

“Besides, he’s coming into the prime of his life. He wants to fight now. He’d fight next week if [the UFC] gives him a body; that’s his attitude. He’d fight three more times this year if you could.” “He wants to fight Aldo and then fight for the lightweight title. I’m all for it if...

Feb 3, 2013 11:09 am

Anthony Pettis & Two Others Join BJPenn.Com Radio Tonight

  Tonight on BJPenn.Com Radio hosts Mitch Ciccarelli and Bryan Levick will discuss this past Saturday night’s UFC 156 event that produced a major upset and some exciting finishes. Joining Bryan and Mitch will be MFC Lightweight championship contender Mukai Maromo, UFC Featherweight Ivan Menjivar, UFC Light Heavyweight Ryan Jimmo, 19-year-old bantamweight Sergio Pettis and...

Jan 23, 2013 11:48 am

VIDEO | Signature Moves: Anthony Pettis | UFC NEWS

Anthony Pettis will forever be linked to the gravity-defying off-the-cage jumpkick he landed against Benson Henderson. Now see that kick as never before as Showtime explains the dynamic maneuver in Signature Moves.

Nov 27, 2012 9:39 am

Anthony Pettis Doesn’t Respect Donald Cerrone The Man | UFC NEWS

“[Cerrone] waited until I was hurt to call me out. When I was healthy, before I got the surgery, he didn’t want to fight me…I respect his skills but as a person, I don’t respect him at all. The way he went about the fight, if you want to fight, tell me when to fight,...

Nov 6, 2012 7:02 am

Anthony Pettis Becomes Roufusport Partner

  Former WEC Lightweight Champion and current UFC lightweight contender Anthony “Showtime” Pettis has become a partner in Roufusport Gym along with long time head coach Duke Roufus. Pettis who is scheduled to face Donald Cerrone sometime in January has been training at the gym for some time now and will also spearhead the launching of a...

Nov 5, 2012 11:19 am

Anthony Pettis vs. Donald Cerrone targeted for January 26 event | UFC News

A long-awaited bout between lightweight contenders Anthony “Showtime” Pettis (15-2 MMA, 2-1 UFC) and Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone (19-4 MMA, 6-1 UFC) is nearly set. “Showtime” last saw action in February at UFC 144, where he earned a first round KO victory over Joe Lauzon. The Duke Roufus protege, Pettis, is the last man to defeat current UFC lightweight champion...

Oct 23, 2012 11:21 am

Anthony Pettis hospitalized with staph infection | UFC News

UFC lightweight contender Anthony “Showtime” Pettis just can’t seem to stay out of the hospital. The former WEC lightweight champion, Pettis, has been plagued by a shoulder injury for more than a year. He recently “went under the knife” to repair the damaged shoulder and was expecting to return to the UFC octagon in January of...

Jul 24, 2012 12:26 pm

VIDEO | Anthony Pettis: I’m in the UFC; I Want a UFC Title Shot | UFC NEWS

Anthony Pettis is a former World Extreme Cagefighting champion and carries that mantle proudly with him into the UFC. He was initially slated to fight for the UFC lightweight belt when he moved over to the Octagon, but circumstances beyond his control sidelined that fight and he’s now on the sidelines with an injury waiting...

Mar 13, 2012 4:09 pm

Anthony Pettis Contemplating Drop In Weight To Challenge Jose Aldo

“I spoke to Anthony’s manager just a few hours ago and he told me that he was really disappointed, but he respects the decision. He would consider going down to 145 to fight Aldo. This is definitely something to monitor.” While on the UFC on FUEL TV “UFC Tonight” program, Fuel reporter, Ariel Helwani, divulged...

Mar 9, 2012 1:28 pm

That Jeremy Stephens Fight? Just A Scrimmage For Anthony Pettis, Says Coach

“I’m really proud of Anthony. You know most people, they would be harder to teach… He turned 25, and ever since the Guida setback, it really – you hate to sound cliche – but it was one of the best things that ever happened to him. He wasn’t arrogant or anything; it just made him...

Feb 28, 2012 9:03 am

Anthony Pettis | Benson Henderson Doesn’t Want To Fight Me

“If I was him, I would say the same thing too. I mean, he just won the belt and he doesn’t want to give it up that quick and if he fights against me, he’s not going to hold on to that belt for a while, I mean, I match up bad for him, and...