Archive: Anthony Pettis

Sep 22, 2014 9:14 am

Behind The Scenes Look At The TUF Gym

UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis was a coach on season 20 of The Ultimate Fighter, which is currently being run on TV every Wednesday night. Prior to the filming however, his head coach, striking guru Duke Roufus, took fans on a tour of the gym behind the scenes. Post by Duke Roufus Striking University. By...

Sep 22, 2014 5:05 am

Joe Rogan And Eddie Bravo Discuss Rose Namajunas And TUF 20

On Joe Rogan’s latest episode of the Joe Rogan experience, Joe and Eddie Bravo spoke about TUF 20 contestant Rose Namajunas. Ronda Rousey stated earlier this month that she believed Namajunas was the fighter Dana White was referring to when he said they found the “next Ronda Rousey”. Who do you think will win this...

Sep 21, 2014 10:51 am

Khabib To Alvarez: Win A Few Fights Before Asking For A Title Shot

Earlier this month Bellator finally released lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez from his contract. That very same day, Alvarez was signed to the UFC, and agreed to fight Donald Cerrone at UFC 178 on September 27th. Alvarez stated that he wants to fight UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis after Gilbert Melendez gets his shot at the...

Sep 18, 2014 1:44 pm

QUICK TWITT | Khabib Can’t Hold Pettis Down

UFC lightweight champion, Anthony Pettis has a long list of title challengers. Most vocal however is Russia’s Khabib Nurmagomdeov, who recently said the champ is no match for his wrestling. (Find that HERE). Anthony’s Longtime wrestling coach and training partner, Ben Askren said that’s just not so. Check it: “@john_drama: @Benaskren Do you think Khabib...

Sep 17, 2014 8:07 pm

TUF 20 Results: Joanne Calderwood Defeats Emily Kagan

In the latest episode of The Ultimate Fighter 20, #2 ranked Joanne Calderwood took on #15 ranked Emily Kagan. In the first round both fighters looked hesitant to exchange, with Calderwood landing a high volume of leg kicks throughout the first minute of the round. As the round went on there were brief exchanges that...

Sep 17, 2014 4:49 pm

Tecia Torres Fought Randa Markos Injured

Last season was the premier of TUF 20, a groundbreaking season that would crown the UFC’s inaugural women’s strawweight champion. The first fight of the show was between #3 ranked Tecia Torres of Team Melendez, and #14 ranked Randa Markos of Team Pettis. The injury didn’t occur during training however, it happened while the coaches...

Sep 17, 2014 4:01 pm

TUF 20 Premier Draws Nearly 3 Million Viewers

FoxSports has sent out a press release regarding the TUF 20 premier ratings from last week, and the numbers are overwhelming. The historic season premiere of THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER: A CHAMPION WILL BE CROWNED delivered a viewership knockout for FOX Sports. The new season of Ultimate Fighting Championship’s (UFC) storied reality series delivered FOX Sports...

Sep 17, 2014 3:43 pm

Melendez Responds To Alvarez’ Trash Talking

Gilbert Melendez fired back at Eddie Alvarez today after Alvarez had quite a strong reaction to Melendez comments that Alvarez had lost the spring in his step. Melendez fired back at Alvarez via MMAJunkie Radio today saying: “Lately, I’ve seen him fight, and again, I think he lost his (step), and he’s been off my...

Sep 17, 2014 9:54 am

Rousey Believes Rose Namajunas Is TUF 20’s “Next Ronda Rousey”

Earlier this month, UFC President Dana White said that the promotion found “The next Ronda Rousey” on TUF 20. Rousey believes that the fighter White was talking about, is 2-1 Rose Namajunas. Rousey spoke with media members in Brazil about her pick. “I definitely think it’s Rose Namajunas. I called it from the very beginning....

Sep 14, 2014 4:37 pm

PHOTO | Ben Askren Guest Coach For Team Pettis On TUF 20

TUF 20 is currently running every Wednesday night on Fox Sports 1. The season will crown the inaugural women’s strawweight champion. Last week the season kicked off with a huge upset when Randa Markos defeated Tecia Torres via decision. Felice Herrig, who is a member of Team Pettis revealed the following picture of Team Pettis...

Sep 12, 2014 12:09 pm

TUF 20’s Tecia Torres Refutes Steroid Allegations

The only thing likely to trump the drama inside the TUF 20 house, is the drama outside of the TUF 20 house. Top female 115 pounder, Tecia Torres sent out the following, in retaliation to some of her housemates claims of steroids. Check it: “I’m going to do this once and leave it alone! I...

Sep 11, 2014 1:08 pm

QUICK TWITT | Pros React To TUF 20 Episode 1

Last night on FOX Sports 1, the UFC rolled out their 20th season of The Ultimate Fighter. With a new format and UFC belt on the line, last night’s event was a new and entertaining look at the UFC’s old concept. Here’s what the MMA world thought of the 20th season premier: Next up @DRKneevil...

Sep 11, 2014 5:11 am

Nurmagomedov: Anthony Pettis ‘Easy Money’ Fight

Top UFC lightweight, Khabib Nurmagomedov used last night’s UFC Tonight broadcast to take some shots at UFC lightweight champ, Anthony Pettis. According to the program, Khabib admitted that he wanted to smash Cerrone, that he beat dos Anjos 200%, and that he is the division’s number 1 contender. The Russian based fighter said that Anthony...

Sep 11, 2014 5:01 am

FOX Rolls Out The Red Carpet For A New Season Of TUF

Last night’s FOX Sports 1 red carpet brought out all the starts. From Tom Arnold, David Spade, Chuck Liddell and many more. See what the stars and cast had to say about the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter.

Sep 10, 2014 12:01 pm

TUF Drama – The Girls Talk Sh*t

The cast of The Ultimate Fighter agree on the biggest headache in the house, and then talk some smack to Nicole Dabeau.

Sep 10, 2014 11:58 am

3 Questions with the Cast of the Ultimate Fighter

As we prepare for the new season of the Ultimate Fighter, Charissa Thompson gets to know the all female cast. We find out how it feels to compete at the highest level, what it means at this point in their careers and what it’s like to live with 16 fighters in the same house.

Sep 10, 2014 5:00 am

The Ultimate Fighter: Carla Esparza

Learn more about Ultimate Fighter competitor Carla Esparza and how mixed martial arts has impacted her life. The new season starts tonight, Wednesday, September 10th at 10pm ET on FOX Sports 1.

Sep 9, 2014 6:11 pm

GIRL FIGHT! TUF 20 Females Engage In Twitter Beef

The Ultimate Fighter Season 20 hasn’t even aired yet, and already, like no other cast before, the housemates are making headlines. During the media rounds in New York, popular female fighter Felice Herrig accused the ladies of bullying her, which lead to this: I hear the other @UltimateFighter 20 women in NY are bullying @feliceherrig...

Sep 5, 2014 9:55 am

“Showtime” Signs Melendez Contract – ‘Ready to silence the critics’

UFC lightweight champion, Anthony “Showtime” Pettis has just signed his bout agreement to face Gilbert Melendez. The two top 155’ers will square off on Dec. 6 in Las Vegas. Caption: Signing my fight contract for December 6th… Time to silence the critics!!! #teampettis #tuf20 #hihaters #bethedntmakeitoutthe1st

Sep 4, 2014 10:58 am

TUF Females ‘Trippin’ Over New Found Fame

With the first ever all-female season of The Ultimate Fighter upon us, the TUF 20 ladies are busy with promotions and media. A group of the gals made it to New York City, where much to their surprise, they found themselves everywhere! Check it: Not gunna lie. I think this is pretty cool. This is...

Sep 3, 2014 4:21 pm

PHOTO | Pettis, Wheaties, And A Cereal Box Photo Shoot

We learned earlier this week that UFC lightweight champion, Anthony “Showtime” Pettis will make MMA history as the first UFC fighter on a box of Wheaties cereal. Congrats Champ! Wheaties photo shoot today thanks for all the support!!! — Anthony Pettis (@Showtimepettis) September 2, 2014

Sep 3, 2014 5:00 am

The Ultimate Fighter: Rose Namajunas

Learn more about Ultimate Fighter competitor Rose Namajunas and how mixed martial arts has impacted her life. The new season starts Wednesday, September 10th at 10pm ET on FOX Sports 1

Sep 1, 2014 3:19 pm

Behind The Scenes Of The TUF 20 Tryouts

The filming for TUF 20: Pettis vs. Melendez recently concluded. The season will crown the inaugural women’s strawweight champion. Now go behind the scenes with Jon Anik and watch UFC President Dana