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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...

Oct 27, 2016 4:39 pm

BREAKING: Three cars lit on fire at Anthony “Showtime” Pettis’ home in Milwaukee

When Anthony “Showtime” Pettis returned home on early Thursday, three vehicles were engulfed in flames outside of his home. The former UFC lightweight champion and current featherweight contender was targeted by an unknown suspect or suspects, according to Milwaukee police, who are investigating the car fires as arson. Pettis’ neighbor Carson Blaszak was the first person...

Jan 12, 2016 9:27 am

Video: Anthony “Showtime” Pettis behind the scenes 2016 – Insane Training

“Showtime” is less than a week away from stepping into the octagon against former Bellator champ Eddie Alvarez.  The co-main event has huge title implications for Anthony Pettis if he wants to see a LW title bout this year. Check out the amazing kicks and technique that the #1 LW in the world has to...

Oct 1, 2015 5:23 am

Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis Says He Never Offered To Train Donald Cerrone

Upcoming UFC lightweight title challenger Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone will face off with the champ, Rafael dos Anjos, at UFC on FOX 17 on Dec. 19. Recently, Cerrone appeared on an episode of UFC commentator Joe Rogan’s podcast, ‘The Joe Rogan Experience.’ Cerrone talked about all kinds of things, both MMA and non MMA related. While...

Sep 29, 2017 8:06 am

Henry Cejudo Confirms Fight With Sergio Pettis at UFC 218

After a dry spot in the land of MMA, suddenly there was a mirage of beautiful fight announcements. They didn’t just trickle, but were an all-out tidal wave. Four massive fights were slated for UFC 218, two were confirmed and there are two more to go. If we take Henry Cejudo’s word for it though,...

Aug 8, 2017 10:50 am

Dustin Poirier wanted a top-5 opponent next, but will settle for Chiesa or Pettis

Last weekend, during the UFC Fight Night 114 broadcast, former UFC lightweight champ Anthony Pettis made an interesting callout of fellow contender Dustin Poirier. It did not take Poirier long to respond. “I’m down,” he said matter-of-factly on Twitter.  Speaking to BJPenn.com’s Chris Taylor on Monday, Dustin Poirier explained his interest in this fight with...

Dec 5, 2016 8:49 am

VIDEO | UFC 206 Countdown: Holloway vs. Pettis

The UFC has not touched down in Toronto since late 2013, when Jon Jones defended the light heavyweight title against Alexander Gustafsson in one of the greatest championship fights ever. This Saturday, the organization will finally return to the Canadian metropolis with UFC 206. Originally, UFC 206 was supposed to be headlined by another light...

Dec 4, 2016 12:30 pm

VIDEO | UFC 206 Extended Preview – Holloway vs. Pettis

The octagon returns to Toronto, Ontario, Canada this Saturday for the UFC 206 pay-per-view event. The event is headlined by an interim featherweight title fight between streaking contender Max Holloway and former lightweight title holder Anthony Pettis. Max Holloway is currently riding an ultra impressive nine-fight win streak, his latest being a unanimous decision victory...

Nov 26, 2016 1:18 pm

Anthony Johnson reportedly turned down fight with Gegard Mousasi for UFC 206

After news surfaced earlier this week that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had been forced out of his UFC 206 scrap with Anthony Johnson just two weeks before the fight due to torn adductor in his groin, the UFC began to search for a replacement opponent for ‘Rumble’. The process was guaranteed to be...

Nov 25, 2016 9:48 am

Daniel Cormier out of UFC 206 title fight against Anthony Johnson

Unfortunate news comes a day after Thanksgiving for MMA fans. UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has been forced to withdraw from his UFC 206 main event title fight scheduled against Anthony “Rumble” Johnson due to an injury, according to a report from MMA Fighting. The UFC is busy working to find another main event...

Oct 28, 2016 8:38 am

Sergio Pettis releases statement on cars being burned

Unfortunate news surfaced this week that former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis was targeted by someone committing a violent act as they set fire to cars in Pettis’ driveway. Fortunately, no one was hurt in the fires, however ‘Showtime’ released a statement via social media about the situation, requesting that anyone with information turn in...

Sep 17, 2016 5:36 am

Exclusive | BJ Penn Reacts to Potential Fights with Aldo, Pettis and Holloway

In just one month’s time, former two-division UFC champion BJ Penn will make his long-awaited return to the Octagon. He’ll be taking on the talented Ricardo Lamas in the five-round, featherweight main event of the UFC’s October 15 return to the Philippines. Should Penn win this bout with Lamas, who has long stood out as...

Sep 14, 2016 5:29 am

Max Holloway demands title shot from Jose Aldo, Aldo prefers Pettis

Max Holloway has officially lost his patience in waiting for a title shot. The 24-year-old Hawaiian is currently riding a nine fight win streak, by far the longest in the featherweight division, yet the man still hasn’t got his shot at gold. Holloway tweeted at interim champion Jose Aldo in frustration on Tuesday night: Dont...

Sep 6, 2016 12:02 pm

Pettis on CM Punk: “He’s gonna surprise a lot people”

As CM Punk’s teammate for the past two years, Anthony Pettis knows something the fans don’t. While many people are counting out the former WWE superstar in his upcoming fight against Mickey Gall, ‘Showtime’ expects Punk to surprise UFC fans watching UFC 203 worldwide. “He’s gonna surprise some people,” Pettis said during Tuesday’s MMA Hour. “A...

Sep 6, 2016 10:18 am

Duke Roufus wants Holloway next in NYC on anniversary of Pettis’ father’s death

Anthony Pettis’ head coach Duke Roufus has an idea for ‘Showtime’s’ next featherweight fight, and it’s none other than Max Holloway. Roufus spoke to ESPN’s ‘5 Rounds Podcast’ on Wednesday, explaining his decision to call out Holloway given the current landscape of the featherweight division. “I believe Frankie [Edgar] is going to fight Dennis Bermudez — it’s...

Sep 1, 2016 10:22 am

Rankings Report: Pettis and PVZ take big jumps

The rankings are in following last Saturday’s UFC on FOX  card in Vancouver, and things are looking up for two fighter’s whose previous losses had pushed them out of the top 10 in their weight classes. Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis reclaimed his spot as a top 10 fighter after being knocked out of the rankings at lightweight...

Aug 27, 2016 6:47 pm

VIDEO | Watch Pettis submit Oliveira at UFC on FOX 21

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis picked up a much needed victory tonight in Vancouver by submitting Charles Oliveira via guillotine choke in the third-round of their co-main event fight. Check out the finish: Just watch the smile on the face of Anthony Pettis as Oliveira taps. Must feel so good to get back to...

May 18, 2016 10:56 am

JacksonWink EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Izzy Martinez teaches Pettis Bros and Holly Holm the art of flow

[ooyala code=”1qOWJpMzE69PsmASPw-tq99EYqPrNymr” player_id=”b8fa6431adff441580c2e2bf5e6bd724″ auto=”true” width=”1920″ height=”1080″ autoplay=”true”] Renowned wrestling coach Izzy Martinez has become a staple of the JacksonWink MMA Academy in Albuquerque, New Mexico, aiding UFC stars such as Jon Jones, Holly Holm, Donald Cerrone, and many other fighters in their preparation for fights. Several months ago videos and photos surfaced of former UFC...

Apr 18, 2016 2:29 pm

Eddie Alvarez: “I’m the king of excitement, Pettis is a sore loser”

Top UFC lightweight contender Eddie Alvarez was a guest on today’s edition of The MMA Hour where he discussed his upcoming title fight with current division champion Rafael dos Anjos. Alvarez stated that while “RDA” is a solid all-around fighter, nothing is going to keep him from winning the belt on July 7 in Las...

Jan 27, 2016 7:33 am

REPORT: Nate Diaz tried to save UFC 196 with Pettis matchup

Prior to the UFC announcing that Johny Hendricks vs. Stephen Thompson had been moved from the co-main event to the main event, and the Pay-Per View being moved to Fox Sports 1, Nate Diaz reportedly tried to save the event. According to MMAFighting, Nate Diaz reportedly tried to save the event by fighting Anthony Pettis...

Jan 15, 2016 5:42 pm

WATCH! Joe Rogan breaks down Pettis vs. Alvarez

Sunday night in Boston, Anthony Pettis will look to bounce back from losing his UFC lightweight title to Rafael dos Anjos, as he faces off against Eddie Alvarez. Alvarez is coming off a controversial split-decision win over Gilbert Melendez back at UFC 188, the win was Alvarez’s first under the UFC banner, and with a...