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Anthony Pettis reached official baller status with the Christmas gifts he got his mom. read news >>

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"Showtime" was truly in the giving spirit on Christmas day this year. He bought his mother a house and a car. In perhaps his greatest move since walking off the cage and kicking Benson Henderson at WEC 53, UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis made his mom's dreams come true on Christmas day by buying her a new house, as well as a new car. "Showtime" -- fresh off his first 155-pound title defense earlier this month in Las Vegas, Nevada (watch it), documented both moments on video via his Insta read news >>

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UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis celebrated the holidays by purchasing a new house and car for his beloved mother. Generally speaking, everyone wishes to be a good son to their beloved mother. However, this does not mean everyone does so, at least on a consistent basis. Whatever the case may be, it is always heartwarming to see the matriarchal bond celebrated, as was the case on Christmas Day with Anthony Pettis and his own mother. Pettis, who tragically lost his father eleven years ago, read news >>

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And it might happen sooner, rather than later, if "Cowboy" can get through Miles Jury at UFC 182. Current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion, Anthony Pettis, and top contender, Donald Cerrone, are both enjoying five-fight win streaks in one of the toughest divisions in all of mixed martial arts (MMA). Cerrone's last loss was actually to Pettis back in 2013 at UFC on FOX 6; a loss that came after "Showtime" delivered a crushing body kick that sent "Cowboy" crashing to the c read news >>

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Vote now in the Bloody Elbow Baddest Tournament to determine the Greatest MMA Striker of All Time. Today's match-up: #2 Anthony Pettis vs. #7 Igor Vovchanchyn. Vote now! There's been a slight delay due to the busy holiday season, but we are now back with the next fight in our BE's Baddest Greatest Striker tournament. Last time out, we saw a battle between two men who were victorious this past weekend in the UFC. Inside our cage, it was Lyoto Machida claiming the win over Renan Barao by a lopside read news >>

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Under normal circumstances, the question of which fighter deserves the next shot at Anthony Pettis' UFC lightweight title would seem pretty much cut-and-dried. Rafael dos Anjos has been on a fine run over the past three years, winning eight of his past nine fights, with the most recent win a one-sided victory over Nate Diaz at UFC on FOX 13. But then there's the matter of that loss, which was to the American Kickboxing Academy's Khabib Nurmagomedov, a unanimous decision back on April 19. Not onl read news >>

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Lightweight champion, Anthony Pettis hopes to fight 3 times in 2015, starting in early Spring. The UFC lightweight division's reigning king, Anthony Pettis may have only fought three times in the last two years, but moving forward, he plans on getting in three fights in 2015, and wants his first bout to be in early spring. In an interview with UFC Tonight's Ariel Helwani, Pettis' manager, Mike Roberts stated that "Showtime" would like to fight in either March or April, with an immediate turnarou read news >>

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UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis has fought only three times in the last two years, including his title defense against Gilbert Melendez at UFC 181 on Dec. 6. Not that Pettis likes taking time off. A series of injuries and circumstances have led to his relative inactivity, a fact that Pettis bemoaned leading up to UFC 181. Pettis has made it know he wants to stay active going forward. In fact, Pettis's manager Mike Roberts told UFC Tonight's Ariel Helwani that if the champ has it his way, read news >>

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Emmy winning chef and television documentarian, Anthony Bourdain just got another stripe on his white belt. Once upon a time, world-renowned chef and Emmy winning television personality, Anthony Bourdain thought that he wasn't cut out to follow his wife's Brazilian jiu-jitsu journey. He felt that it had "no application" to his life, and once joked that "rolling around on a mat with a sweaty guy is not something in any way that interests me." Fast forward to today, where he just received his 4th read news >>

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After 17 UFC bouts and 12 UFC victories, Rafael dos Anjos will more than likely be competing for UFC gold in early 2015. With UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis healthy and ready to step back inside the cage, "Showtime" likely found his dance partner after "RDA's" exceptional beatdown over former No. 1 contender Nate Diaz at UFC on FOX 13. Heading into UFC on FOX 13, No. 3-ranked lightweight contender Rafael dos Anjos had to know that a victory over Nate Diaz could potentially earn him a cr read news >>

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PHOENIX, Ariz. -- For six years, a UFC title shot has eluded Rafael dos Anjos. No longer. Following the Brazilian's lopsided victory over Nate Diaz at UFC on FOX 13, UFC President Dana White announced at Saturday night's post-fight press conference that dos Anjos, rather than injured No. 1 ranked Khabib Nurmagomedov, will be the next man to challenge lightweight champion Anthony Pettis. "Pettis texted me right after the fight and said ‘wow, [dos Anjos] murdered him. I'm ready to go. I'll fight e read news >>

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UFC president Dana White stated that Rafael dos Anjos would get the next title fight against champion Anthony Pettis following UFC on Fox 13 in Phoenix on Saturday. read news >>

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After trouncing Nate Diaz at UFC on Fox 13, Rafael dos Anjos might just be in line for a lightweight title fight. The news was announced by UFC President Dana White at the UFC on Fox 13 post-fight press conference: Dana White says that Nurmagomedov isn't healthy and that Dos Anjos gets the title shot against Pettis. #UFConFox13 — Rob Tatum (@RobTatumMMA) December 14, 2014 It is hard to argue against the notion, frankly. Dos Anjos is on an impressive three-fight winning streak and is 8-1 over his read news >>

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Rafael Dos Anjos is next in line to Anthony Pettis' UFC lightweight crown following Rafael Dos Anjos took a dominant win over Nate Diaz which had judges awarding him a couple of 10-8 rounds during their UFC on FOX co-headliner. With the victory over Diaz, the #3 ranked lightweight in Dos Anjos earned his third straight victory which also includes an impressive knockout win over former champ Ben Henderson. "I’m so happy. I’ve been working hard for the last few years. Please, Dana (White). Please read news >>

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