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Mar 13, 2015 2:33 pm

UFC 185: Pettis vs. Dos Anjos’ Weigh-in Results — 1 Misses Weight

Earlier today from the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, the UFC 185 fighters hit the scales to make their bouts official. One fighter missed the mark, but it wasn’t Henry Cejudo (pictured). UFC lightweight Daron Cruickshank is the only fighter who missed the mark. He has two-hours to hit the required mark. UFC...

Mar 11, 2015 4:09 pm

Pettis: ‘I just can’t see Anderson Silva consenting to cheating’

“I just can’t see him consenting to cheating. I don’t think that’s something he would do. I mean, when you’re at that high of a level, people want to see you back, there’s money to be made if he fights again, so somebody had to be in his ear or somebody had to be giving...

Mar 10, 2015 11:26 am

Coach: Pettis Is Like The Floyd Mayweather Of MMA

“Knockout. This is going to be a fight that’s won on the feet. I got to tell you, Anthony, when he ran off that five-fight streak in the WEC and had some amazing performances — a Pettis that’s fighting this often is the most dangerous Pettis you’ll see. You don’t want to let this kid...


Mar 10, 2015 5:59 am

Dan Hardy Breaks Down UFC 185: ‘Pettis vs. dos Anjos’

In a brand new Inside The Octagon from Unibet, John Gooden and Dan Hardy look ahead to the big matchups at UFC 185 including Johny Hendricks vs. Matt Brown, Carla Esparza vs. Joanna Jędrzejczyk and Anthony Pettis vs. Rafael dos Anjos.

Mar 9, 2015 5:01 pm

Pettis Brothers Dedicate This Weekend’s UFC 185 To Their Father

UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis and his younger brother, Sergio, are about to embark on the road to Dallas, for UFC 185. Both fighting this weekend, they leave the comforts of Milwaukee behind, in pursuit of another night of glory. But on this special fight week, the glory is shared with their father. They recently...

Mar 8, 2015 11:12 am

Pettis Displays Punching Power In New Training Clip

Staying sharp & having fun!! Had to show @benaskren what it looks like when a man punches lol @dukeroufus A video posted by Anthony Pettis (@showtimepettis) on Mar 6, 2015 at 3:32pm PST UFC lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis displays his striking prowess with head coach Duke Roufus. Impressed? If your media does not load,...

Mar 1, 2015 6:18 am

REPLAY! Pettis And Dos Anjos Discuss UFC 185

Ahead of UFC 185 next month, Joe Rogan speaks to both champion Anthony Pettis, who will be defending his belt against Rafael Dos Anjos, who was also interviewed by Rogan.

Jan 26, 2015 5:04 am

“UFC 185: Pettis vs. Dos Anjos” Poster Revealed

The UFC has released the official fight poster for “UFC 185: Pettis vs. Dos Anjos”. The event goes down March 14th from Dallas Texas, and will feature Anthony Pettis vs. Rafael Dos Anjos as Pettis looks to defend his title for the second time. In the co-main event, former welterweight champion Johny Hendricks will square...

Jan 14, 2015 5:25 am

Sergio Pettis Moves To Flyweight, Faces Benoit At UFC 185

Sergio Pettis is returning to the 125 pound weight-class after going 3-1 as a UFC bantamweight. The younger brother of the UFC lightweight champion will face Ryan Benoit at UFC 185. UFC officials announced the news on Tuesday. Sergio once fought as a flyweight outside the UFC, so the move is not entirely unexpected. With...

Jan 12, 2015 8:57 am

Pettis: ‘I’ll Finish Dos Anjos In The First Round’

Anthony Pettis is known for finishing his opponents quickly, and plans more of the same when he faces Rafael Dos Anjos at UFC 185 in March. Pettis quickly dispatched of Gilbert Melendez in December when he scored a 2nd round submission win over the veteran fighter. He spoke to MMAFighting to discuss his plans to...

Jan 11, 2015 3:10 pm

Pettis On CM Punk: “He’s Going To Do Great In The Sport”

CM Punk has been training at Roufusport in Milwaukee for a week now, and everyone is saying great things about the new partnership between Punk and the Roufusport team. Earlier in the week Punk and Roufus appeared on Inside MMA to speak to Bas Rutten and Kenny Rice about how things are going (See that...

Jan 11, 2015 8:57 am

QUICK TWITT: Nurmagomedov Slams Pettis – ‘You’re Scared’

Despite not being cleared to fight yet, Khabib Nurmagomedov has been calling out UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis for quite some time. Earlier this month it was revealed that Rafael Dos Anjos would be the next man to challenge Pettis’ lightweight strap, something Khabib wasn’t too thrilled with. He continued his verbal assault on the...

Jan 9, 2015 11:28 am

Pettis: ‘Annoying Khabib Can’t Strike’

“He is definitely annoying. I feel like his striking is like an amateur level. He only gets by on his wrestling. He thinks his striking is going to be good enough to survive against me, take me down and grind me out for 25 minutes? He’s never done that. He’s never fought a main event...

Jan 7, 2015 5:13 pm

Pettis on Jones: ‘There’s always temptation, you have to stay strong’

“It’s hard. Jon’s young. He’s my age: 27. You get put in front of a lot of people who care about who you are and there’s some negative energy around that, as well. Some people don’t want to see you do good or want to introduce you to things will bring you down, and it’s...

Jan 5, 2015 2:37 pm

PHOTO | CM Punk Training With Pettis, Askren, and Woodley At Roufusport

Today CM Punk, aka Phil Brooks traveled to Milwaukee, Wisconsin to begin training to make his UFC debut. Brooks will be training at Roufusport alongside Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis, Ben Askren, and more while being trained by famed kickboxer Duke Roufus. In this picture we see Brooks after his first day of training, posing alongside Showtime,...

Dec 26, 2014 12:49 pm

A Pettis Christmas – The Champ Provides For His Family

UFC lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis is a literal rags-to-riches story. After losing his father at an early age, “Showtime” was raised by a single mother in a rough part of Milwaukee. Now the champion of The Ultimate Fighting Championship, Pettis has the means, the heart, and the desire to give back. Check it: Not...

Dec 25, 2014 5:09 am

Cowboy To Pettis: “I’ll see you again”

“I didn’t even know he was saying those things so that goes to show how much I give a s–t about him. It’s true, whatever. There’s nothing I can say to that mother—–r. He did beat me in under three minutes. He kicked me and I dropped. I can’t beat around the bush and say...

Dec 19, 2014 5:21 am

“PETTIS IS A BEAST”

“I’ve always seen something special in Anthony Pettis. When you see a guy that’s that talented and he’s only going to get better – I mean, he can do things to people that other people can’t do,” White said. “For instance, Gilbert Melendez has three different titles in three different organizations. Gilbert grew up with...

Dec 11, 2014 11:58 am

Diaz on Pettis: Whether it’s today or tomorrow, he’s gonna get got

Nate Diaz will return to the octagon this Saturday night when he squares off with Rafael dos Anjos in a key lightweight bout at UFC on FOX 13. Nate knows that a victory over “RDA” would boost him back in to title contention and get him one step closer to his goal of fighting Anthony...

Dec 9, 2014 3:45 pm

Khabib: ‘Only way I lose to Pettis is by a lucky punch’

“My wrestling is on another level. Gilbert is a very experienced guy, good heart, good boxing, good chin. A lot of respect for Gilbert Melendez. But if I have fight against Anthony Pettis, I think I pressure him, hard punch, takedown and top control. I think he no like this. You see Gilbert Melendez take...

Dec 8, 2014 8:22 pm

UFC 181 medical suspensions: Pettis out up to 6 months

Fight fans saw an incredible night of fights this past Saturday at UFC 181 where Robbie Lawler was crowned the welterweight champion and Anthony Pettis became the first person to submit Gilbert Melendez as he defended his lightweight title. The UFC 181 medical suspensions are in from the NSAC, which were obtained by Sherdog. Fighters...

Dec 7, 2014 7:38 pm

Sergio Pettis Considering Return To Flyweight

Sergio Pettis (12-1 MMA, 3-1 UFC) earned a unanimous decision victory over Matt Hobar (9-3 MMA, 1-2 UFC) at Saturday’s UFC 181 event in Las Vegas. The win moved Sergio to 3-1 in the UFC, with all four of those fights taking place in the bantamweight division of 135-pounds. But after the fight, Pettis suggested...

Dec 7, 2014 10:47 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros react to Pettis’ win over Melendez

In the co-main event of UFC 181 last night, Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis scored a second round submission win over a very game Gilbert Melendez. Below is a compilation of fighter reactions to the submission. I'm fucking eating wheaties it's for every meal — russell doane (@RussellDoane135) December 7, 2014 Pettis is unreal! #UFC181 @Showtimepettis —...

Dec 7, 2014 8:27 am

Pettis: “The best revenge is massive success”

In the co-main event of UFC 181 last night, Anthony Pettis made his return to the Octagon, where he submitted Gilbert Melendez in the second round of their title fight. At the post-fight press conference, Pettis spoke about what it was like to get the win after spending nearly 15 months on the sidelines, and...

Dec 6, 2014 11:02 pm

UFC 181 post-fight bonuses: Pettis brothers, Samman, and Hobar earn $50,000

The UFC announced the post-fight bonuses from UFC 181 at the post-fight press conference. Fight of the night went to: Sergio Pettis vs. Matt Hobar Performance of the night: Josh Samman Performance of the night: Anthony Pettis Everyone mentioned above earned $50,000 for their performances.