Archive: Anthony Pettis

Feb 6, 2013 10:29 am

Pettis: Aldo Tougher For Opponent Than Ben Henderson | UFC NEWS

“He’s good where I’m good — he likes to stand, trade and bang, and I feel like I’m more well-rounded and can offer him a big challenge…. Aldo is a tougher fight [than Ben Henderson] … that’s why I asked for it. He’s going through opponents like crazy. He just beat the last 155-pound champion....

Feb 5, 2013 10:34 am

Pettis Books Aldo Title Fight For August 3 | UFC NEWS

With a division as ripe as the UFC’s 145-pound weigh-class, it’s hard to understand why title challengers keep dropping down to face the Brazilian born champion, Jose Aldo. The latest to do so is lightweight contender Anthony Pettis, who will make the transition to featherweight on August 3rd to fight for UFC gold against Jose...

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 2, 2013 11:12 am

EXCLUSIVE | Jim Miller Wants To Push Maynard Down The Ranks | UFC NEWS

Most fighters will openly admit that they want to seek revenge on those they have lost to at some point in their careers. Some want to fight the man who defeated in their very next fight, they don’t see the need to wait around or have any desire to take on anyone else in the...


Jan 27, 2013 10:17 am

What’s Next for the UFC on Fox 6 Main Card Fighters?

  Last night in Chicago fans at the United Center and at home watching on Fox were treated to four highly entertaining bouts as the UFC presented: UFC on Fox 6: Johnson vs. Dodson. The UFC and Fox seem to have really hit their stride as their past three events have all put out some...

Jan 26, 2013 12:53 pm

UFC on Fox 6: Johnson vs. Dodson- Main Card Predictions

  The UFC returns to the United Center tonight in Chicago, IL with UFC on Fox 6: Johnson vs. Dodson. It was just about a year ago that the promotion put out their first full fledged televised Fox card in the same arena. That card featured three main card bouts all of which went the...

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.

Dec 11, 2012 11:51 am

BJPenn.Com Radio Talks to Three Journalists About BJ Penn’s Future

  Saturday night was a tough night for all members of Team Penn. It’s not the loss that hurts so much, but watching BJ lose after he worked so hard to get in shape and prove to himself and everyone else he still has what it takes to be successful was the toughest part. No...

Dec 4, 2012 7:41 pm

Fuel TV debuts “Benson Henderson: Rising Up” Wednesday night at 11 p.m.

By Evan Stoumbelis Fuel TV is airing a one-hour special on lightweight champion Ben Henderson’s “struggles and motivations that helped him become one of the best in the UFC.” Wednesday night at 11 p.m. ET. Henderson’s trainer, mother, brother, and girlfriend discuss what Henderson considers to be his defining moment in Mixed Martial Arts: Losing...

Dec 3, 2012 12:25 pm

Exclusive: John Crouch Talks to BJPenn.Com Radio about Benson Henderson vs. Nate Diaz

  The main event of UFC on Fox 5 features two of the most exciting fighters in the world of mixed martial arts. This Saturday night in Seattle UFC Lightweight Champion Benson Henderson will attempt to defend his title against Cesar Gracie student, Nate Diaz. Ever since this match-up was announced fans, trainers, pundits and...

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 8, 2012 9:45 am

Clay Guida vs. Hatsu Hioki added to UFC on FOX 6 in Chicago | UFC News

After a long run in the UFC’s lightweight division, Clay Guida (29-13 MMA, 9-7 UFC) will now make his featherweight debut when he meets Hatsu Hioki (26-5-2 MMA, 2-1 UFC) in Chicago at UFC on FOX 6. Guida dropped a close split decision to Gray Maynard in the main event of UFC on FX 4...

Nov 7, 2012 12:37 pm

Matt Wiman to Face T.J. Grant at UFC on Fox 6

  UFC officials announced today that Matt Wiman will face T.J. Grant in a lightweight matchup in Chicago on the UFC on Fox 6 card. The event will be held on January 26 from the United Center in Chicago, IL. Wiman was last seen submitting previously unbeaten Paul Sass in September on the UFC on...

Nov 7, 2012 9:38 am

UFC On FOX 6 Shaping Up With Johnson vs. Dodson / Cerrone vs Pettis Additions | UFC NEWS

UFC on FOX 6 card begins to take shape a day after the UFC announced it would return to Chicago.  UFC officials on Tuesday announced on FUEL TV’s “UFC Tonight.” The main event will be the 1st flyweight title defense of champ Demetrious Johnson opposite top contender John Dodson.  Lightweights  Anthony Pettis and Donald Cerrone...

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 24, 2012 9:01 am

Listen to Last Sunday’s Episode of BJPenn.Com Radio

  If you are one of the few who missed this past Sunday’s episode of BJPenn.Com Radio here is your chance to right that unfortunate wrong. Hosts Mitch Ciccarelli and Bryan Levick started the show off by talking to BJ Penn training partner Shane Nelson who will make his featherweight and organizational debut for Maximum...

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...