Archive: Anthony Pettis

Aug 30, 2014 5:04 am

Pettis Slams Diaz: “I Definitely Want To Kick His A**”

Anthony Pettis spoke with UFC Fight Club members yesterday prior to the UFC 177 weigh ins, during the course of the Q&A a fan asked Pettis if he wanted to fight Nate Diaz given that Gilbert Melendez said Nate wanted to fight Anthony at any point during the filming of TUF. Pettis responded with: “I...

Aug 28, 2014 4:59 am

Profile: TUF 20’s Joanne Calderwood

Get to know TUF 20’s Joanne Calderwood ahead of episode 1 of the UFC’s ‘Ultimate Fighter’ reality series on fOX sports 1.

Aug 26, 2014 5:02 am

UFC 177 Weigh Ins Set For Friday, Pettis And Faber To Host Q&A

UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Barao takes place this Saturday August 30th from Sacramento California at the Sleep Train Arena. Weigh Ins for the event however will be held on Saturday. They will also be held at the Sleep Train Arena, and will be open to the public. The doors to the arena open at 1:30...

Aug 25, 2014 2:56 pm

Gilbert Melendez On Pettis Rivalry: We Don’t Talk S***

Gilbert Melendez and Anthony Pettis just finished up the taping of TUF 20, which will crown the inaugural UFC women’s strawweight champion. Melendez spoke with MMAJunkie about the season of TUF saying: “I hope people aren’t too disappointed, but there’s not much interaction between us,” Melendez said. “We’re kind of guys who don’t talk too...

Aug 25, 2014 10:02 am

Exclusive: Askren plans to dominate Suzuki on the ground; unsure if he will ever fight for UFC

Former Bellator title holder Ben Askren (13-0 MMA) will attempt to dethrone current ONE FC welterweight champion Nobutatsu Suzuki (11-1-2) at this weekends “ONE FC 19: Reign of Champions” event in Dubai. The welterweight showdown is a true clash of styles, pitting Askren’s elite grappling abilities against Suzuki’s high-level Karate striking. The former US Olympian and undefeated MMA fighter recently spoke with’s Chris Taylor about his...

Aug 24, 2014 9:28 am

Felice Herrig: ‘I’d Love to Win That Belt’

Felice Herrig just completed the filming of TUF 20, which will crown the inaugural women’s strawweight champion. Upon her return back to society she spoke with Fitness Gurls ahead of the release of her issue of the magazine which features several pictures as well as a cover feature. You’re going to be on The Ultimate...

Aug 22, 2014 4:51 pm

QUICK TWITT | TUF Females Enduring Sexual Harassment On Social Media

The Ultimate Fighter Season 20 plays host to the first ever all-female cast of fighters. The show can do wonders for a fighters career, and this season a new champ will be crowned. While an increase in popularity is expected, the side-effects of the increased attention can be pretty interesting. Check it: Well that escalated...

Aug 17, 2014 3:39 pm

Dana White: ‘Women In The UFC Best Decision I Ever Made’

“I’m really, really excited and proud of this season. The best decision I ever made was to bring women in.” “(The season 20 fighters are) technically unbelievable,. We had two fights yesterday, and both fights were unbelievable. Great fights, really technical. These girls are nasty. I can’t tell you how pumped I am. It’s really...

Aug 15, 2014 11:21 am

PHOTO | TUF 20 Ladies Dine With White Following Taping Conclusion

‘The Ultimate Fighter Season 20: Pettis vs. Melendez’ taping concluded yesterday in Las Vegas. UFC President Dana White treated the all-female case of competitors to a post-season dinner in Las Vegas. There’s a few glum faces in the crowd, but pay close attention. Does anyone look like a winner?

Aug 8, 2014 1:49 pm

Anthony Pettis Lets Girlfriend Punch Him In The Face

UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis takes one on the jaw for love and uses the opportunity to take a shot at the UFC’s number 1 contender. Watch the champs girl punch him in the face in the video above. The Caption Reads, “When your girl punches harder than the number 1 contender @uluvlisette #december6th #whenulikeanothergirlspick”

Aug 6, 2014 7:16 am

PHOTO | TUF 20’s Team Pettis After 10 Rounds Of Practice

With The UFC’s Ultimate Fighter Season 20 underway, UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis, and team, are training hard in Vegas ahead of Anthony’s showdown with Melendez. Check it: The Caption Reads,  “Went hard today with the team. 5 rounds rolling & 5 rounds sparring!!! #tuf20 #teampettis”

Jul 30, 2014 4:06 am

TUF 20 Promo Teaser

The first ever all women season of The Ultimate Fighter will be starting in September and will crown the first ever women’s strawweight champion. To get you ready for the season check out the promo video from Fox:

Jul 28, 2014 10:41 am

Lawler’s $1 Mil UFC Run: Earns More This Year Than Most UFC Champs

Robbie Lawler is coming off a win over Matt Brown this past Saturday at UFC on Fox 12. The fight earned him the right to fight Johny Hendricks for the welterweight title in a highly anticipated rematch. What is most interesting about Lawler’s last 12 months however is the total earnings Lawler has. Taking a...

Jul 23, 2014 9:30 am

Party Like A Pettis – Both Brothers Get Down In Sin City!

In a recent trip to the Las Vegas strip, Anthony and Sergio Pettis got caught by camera’s partying it up inside a night club’s VIP section. Bother brothers fight for the UFC, Anthony being the UFC’s lightweight champion.

Jul 22, 2014 9:11 am

Pettis Admits Criticism Bothers Him

UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis isn’t afraid to admit when something is bothering him. Pettis has fallen under harsh criticism for being ‘injury prone’ and as a result not fighting enough. This wasn’t a huge issue necessarily until Pettis won the lightweight championship from Benson Henderson, now that he’s the champion not only does he...

Jul 21, 2014 9:24 pm

Anthony Pettis Reveals Date For Melendez Bout

UFC lightweight champion Anthony Showtime Pettis announced the date for his bout against Gilbert Melendez on The MMA Hour today. The bout will take place on December 6th, however Pettis doesn’t know what event it will be at, or even if he will be headlining the card. The possible event for that day would be...

Jul 21, 2014 9:41 am

PHOTO | Team Pettis Out To Dinner In Vegas

TUF 20 coach Anthony Pettis was out to dinner with his brother Sergio Pettis and coach Hermann Von. ‘Showtime’ posted the following picture of the group sporting their TUF 20 Team Pettis jerseys on his official Instagram account:

Jul 16, 2014 12:25 pm

Jim Miller Tired Of Pettis Layoff – Thinks The Champ Lacks Incentive

“It’s damn close to time for an interim title match. He’s a talented kid, but he hasn’t fought. He’s over there signing some big endorsement deals and he hasn’t defended. He’s making money and hasn’t even defended the title. That’s going to give him even less incentive to come back and fight. I don’t feel...

Jul 12, 2014 3:33 pm

Vote For UFC Lightweight Anthony Pettis And Get Him On A Box Of Wheaties

Post by UFC. Vote for “Showtime” Pettis! Hey Milwaukee your very own Anthony “Showtime” Pettis needs your help to land the cover of the Wheaties box! It takes 2 minutes to sign up and every logged workout is a vote for Team Pettis! Go to to sign up and choose Team Pettis!

Jul 10, 2014 9:06 pm

Meet The All-Female TUF 20 Cast

Last week, the UFC unveiled the 16 women who will compete for the inaugural UFC strawweight title on the 20th season of The Ultimate Fighter later this year. We spoke to some of them about being on a reality television show, who the favorite is, who’s the most annoying, and more.

Jul 10, 2014 9:47 am

Pettis talks TUF 20, winner of Penn vs. Edgar

Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis talks about coaching the next season of ‘The Ultimate Fighter,’ recovering from injury, preparing to fight Gilbert Melendez and more.

Jul 7, 2014 9:02 am

Fight Breaks Out On Set Of TUF 20

The first ever all-female cast of The Ultimate Fighter has started filming, and apparently things already got heated between two female strawweights. During the TUF 19 post fight press conference, a media member asked Dana White if Felice Herrig had almost been kicked off the show for starting a fight. UFC President Dana White responded...

Jul 3, 2014 2:28 pm

TUF 20: Pettis vs. Melendez Cast Revealed

The full lineup of women competing on TUF season 20 to become the UFC’s inaugural strawweight champion has been revealed. The cast is as follows: Joanne Calderwood (8-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC), Alex Chambers (4-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC), Carla Esparza (9-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC), Felice Herrig (9-5 MMA, 0-0 UFC), Bec Rawlings (5-3 MMA, 0-0 UFC),...

Jul 2, 2014 3:38 pm

Pettis Unveils Plan To Win TUF 20 Against Melendez

Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis spoke to about his upcoming coaching stint on TUF 20 against Gilbert Melendez which will ultimately see the winner crowned as the UFC’s inaugural women’s strawweight champion. “These girls, whoever wins the show is going to be the champion of their division, so to get to see that process happen in...