1071 Search Results for anthony pettis

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

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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...

Jan 15, 2016 5:22 pm

Aldo’s coach says UFC blocked Aldo vs. Pettis fight

While UFC President Dana White is on board with Conor McGregor’s plan to move up to lightweight and fight Rafael dos Anjos for the UFC lightweight championship in order to simultaneously hold the UFC featherweight and lightweight championship belts, Jose Aldo’s coach thinks McGregor should vacate the featherweight strap. McGregor will fight Rafael dos Anjos...

Oct 8, 2015 8:52 am

McGregor: ‘Pettis Is A Fight Pass Fighter’

“As far as I’m concerned, he’s back on the Fight Pass events. He’s lower now. … Pettis can say I never fought anybody. But he’s never fought anyone. Who’s he fought, really? He’s fought nobody, as well. His numbers are really, really low. He lost his last fight. That’s a crazy, crazy statement from him in...

Oct 8, 2015 8:37 am

Alvarez: Dos Anjos Made Pettis Quit, I Will Too

“Pettis is a very skilled fighter with good stand up, and he’s very good at what he does if you allow him the space to do it. This is a fight for me where if I want to take Anthony Pettis down then he’s going down. If I want it to stay on the feet...

Oct 7, 2015 5:18 am

Pettis Talks Eddie Alvarez: ‘I Don’t Think He’s Even A Challenge’

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis will be returning from a 10-month layoff to face former Bellator champ Eddie Alvarez. It will be the first time Pettis has fought since losing a one-sided decision to now current champ Rafael dos Anjos, in a fight where Pettis looked anything but his normal self. During a...

Oct 5, 2015 4:58 pm

“Showtime” Pettis: Conor McGregor ‘hasn’t beat no one yet’

Before he even won the UFC Interim Featherweight Championship, Conor McGregor had a target on his back. Whether it was established fighters looking for a major payday or up-and-comers looking to prove themselves, “The Notorious One” has always had something to prove to his naysayers and potential opponents. McGregor blasted through the likes of Dennis...

Oct 3, 2015 12:50 am

The Reebok Aliance Is Looking Good For The New “Pettis Martial Arts”

A video posted by Anthony Pettis (@showtimepettis) on Sep 30, 2015 at 3:37pm PDT Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis is opening up a new training center called ‘Pettis Martial Arts,’ and from the look of things, just like Pettis on fight night, the gym is decked out in Reebok gear. The UFC fighter...

Sep 28, 2015 8:56 am

BEEF! Rafael dos Anjos and “Showtime” Pettis trade insults through cereal

Rafael dos Anjos and Anthony “Showtime” Pettis met in the octagon at “UFC 185” in March 2015 to decide the fate of the UFC Lightweight Championship. Pettis’ second defense did not go as planned as Dos Anjos dominated their five-round fight to win the belt by way of unanimous decision. Since then, the two have...

Sep 27, 2015 1:00 am

FREE FIGHT! Sergio Pettis vs. Matt Hobar (Full)

Sergio Pettis is finally stepping out of the shadow cast by his older brother Anthony “Showtime” Pettis. It was a shadow that was not deserved; Sergio impressed long before he made his way into the octagon and won his debut with an impressive decision win against Will Campuzano. Sergio was just twenty years old at...

Sep 24, 2015 1:13 pm

Pettis ‘Hates’ Rafael dos Anjos, Offered To Help Train Cerrone For Title Fight

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis is willing to help train a former and possibly future opponent in Donald Cerrone for his upcoming title fight with Rafael dos Anjos. Cerrone, who lost to Pettis in 2013, shared the intriguing story during a recent appearance on Joe Rogan’s podcast: “Anthony told me, he said ‘Cowboy,...

Sep 21, 2015 2:29 pm

Alvarez is “baffled” by amount of people favoring Pettis

After the Ultimate Fighting Championship absorbed the likes of Strikeforce and World Extreme Cagefighting, diehard fans of mixed martial arts got to see a lot of their dream fights come to life. With Eddie Alvarez dominating the scene in Bellator at the time, though, fans still pondered who the best in the world truly was....

Aug 20, 2015 1:53 pm

Khabib Eyeing Pettis In December

[ooyala code=”x3YjBmdjqLT9rZK7MHc5KN1vISoj04QH” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”640″ height=”360″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedv is looking to return to the octagon, after he’s all healed up from his knee injury, with a big fight. The Undefeated fighter recently talked to Bleacher Report and told them that he would like to fight former lightweight champion Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis. The...

Aug 17, 2015 2:00 pm

Khabib eyeing Pettis for return fight, will settle for two other fighters

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