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Friday, 10/14/2011, 06:50 am

Pettis Looking For Top 5 Opponent Before Years End

“I’d love to get back in there by the end of the year. That’d be ideal. There’s match ups going on right now and it doesn’t seem too promising. But I’ll be healthy and get ready and if anybody gets hurt or injured, I’ll be ready.”

The last standing WEC lightweight champion, Anthony Pettis, talks about his desire to up his level of competition to The Pro MMA Radio Show (via

After beating Ben Henderson he entered the UFC in a losing effort against Clay Guida. He did follow it up with a victory over an unranked Jeremy Stephens at UFC 136 and now apparently wants a top 5 opponent to ascend back through the lightweight rankings.

Is he deserving?