Anthony Pettis

Expect a knockout in October when former WEC champion Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis meets hard hitting Jeremy Stephens at UFC 136 in Houston.

The new bout was announced by the UFC on Saturday.

After a successful run that saw him claim WEC gold in his final fight for the promotion, Anthony Pettis wasn’t able to duplicate that in his first fight in the UFC against Clay Guida. Losing by unanimous decision, Pettis also was taken out of a potential title fight, but the young Milwaukee based fighter won’t be deterred and hopes to get back in the race in October.

Hoping to stop his run before it can start is knockout artist Jeremy Stephens.

Stephens is always known for being an exciting fighter with true one punch knockout power, and he’ll try to show that one more time when he faces Pettis in October.

Pettis vs. Stephens is the latest addition to the UFC 136 fight card headlined by two title fights featuring Frankie Edgar against Gray Maynard,

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

Miesha Tate Helps Injured 6-Year-Old Down Mountain Hiking Trail

  • 23 days ago
  • 18 views

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate probably didn’t expect to become a hero to a six-year-old girl and her family over Labor Day weekend, but that is exactly what happened. According read news >>

Frankie Edgar vs. Jeremy Stephens, Several Other Bouts Revealed for UFC 205 | MMAWeekly.com

  • 7 days ago
  • 36 views

UFC president Dana White confirmed on Wednesday a host of bouts for the promotion's UFC 205 fight card in New York. read news >>

Joanna Jedrzejczyk Meets Karolina Kowalkiewicz at UFC 205 in Strawweight Defense

  • 5 days ago
  • 6 views

A second title fight has been added to UFC 205, and it’s full of consonants. Strawweight queen Joanna Jedrzejczyk (12-0) will defend her belt for the fourth time when she meets Karolina Kowalkiewicz read news >>

'TUF 24' contestant Brandon Moreno in for Pettis, meets Louis Smolka at UFC Fight Night 96

  • 5 days ago
  • 19 views

Louis Smolka has had a busy day. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Preview: John Lineker vs. John Dodson | UFC Fight Night

  • 4 days ago
  • 0 views

John Lineker and John Dodson get set to do battle October 1st on FS1. read news >>

Jeremy Stephens Calls Conor McGregor 'Ginger Crackhead' After UFC 205 Presser

  • a day ago
  • 74 views

UFC featherweight contender Jeremy Stephens has taken a shot at champion Conor McGregor ahead of UFC 205 on November 12, saying he'll fight the Notorious any day and labeling him a “ginger crackhead. read news >>

Jeremy Stephens gives heated response to Conor McGregor's insult at UFC 205 press conference

  • 16 hours ago
  • 11 views

Jeremy Stephens wasn't happy with Conor McGregor's insult at the UFC 205 press conference, so he responds in the only way he knows how. read news >>

Watch Conor McGregor Burn Jeremy Stephens: 'Who the F*** is That Guy?' | MMAWeekly.com

  • 7 hours ago
  • 14 views

Jeremy Stephens has had a long career in the UFC with some memorable fights. Memorable to you and us, that is, but apparently not to Conor McGregor. read news >>

Conor McGregor disses Jeremy Stephens then calls out Floyd Mayweather - 'TMZ Sports'

  • 10 hours ago
  • 1 views

Conor McGregor says he may have to drag Floyd Mayweather out of retirement again. read news >>