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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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PHOENIX – Ian Entwistle spoiled the hometown UFC debut of Anthony Birchak and picked up his first octagon win in quick fashion.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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UFC lightweight Rafael dos Anjos discusses his upcoming match-up against Nate Diaz and why he believes he can defeat champion Anthony Pettis. read news >>

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PHOENIX, Ariz. -- It isn't by coincidence that Rafael dos Anjos is fighting Nate Diaz at UFC on FOX 13, just seven days after the lightweight title picture finally sprung back to life with Anthony Pettis' triumphant return from injury. "The main reason that I accepted this fight was because I wanted to fight close to the shot for the title fight," dos Anjos said on Wednesday. "I wanted to be in shape around this time. If I win this fight -- which I will, I have confidence in myself I will -- Pet read news >>

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It appears that Anthony Pettis didn't escape UFC 181 without an injury after all, at least according to the Nevada State Athletic Commission. When Khabib Nurmagomedov crashed the UFC 181 post-fight press conference and demanded a fight with champion Anthony Pettis, Showtime said he was healthy. Well, the Nevada State Athletic Commission's medical suspension list says otherwise. Pettis needs his left hand cleared by a doctor, or he could be suspended for up to six months. The full list included p read news >>

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Also, "The Eagle" says if and when he gets his shot against "Showtime," he won't be able to handle his pressure and will get dominated. Khabib Nurmagomedov hasn't been confirmed as the next man to challenge Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion Anthony Pettis, but he hasn't wasted any time in promoting a potential fight between the two. This past weekend (Sat., Dec. 6, 2014), "The Eagle" crashed the UFC 181 post-fight press conference to lay the gauntlet down shortly after Pe read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight titleholder Anthony Pettis was suspended for six months by Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) following his UFC 181 title defense against Strikeforce import Gilbert Melendez (watch it again here). That's because "Showtime" was flagged for a potential hand injury after strangling "El Nino" in "Sin City," which got the mixed martial arts (MMA) universe all squirrely. Likely because Pettis has a history of being hurt and missing significant time read news >>

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Anthony Pettis still can't seem to shake the only opponent separating him from superstardom: his own body. Following a masterful defense of his lightweight title at UFC 181, Pettis may now be on the shelf for up to six months, pending the results of an X-ray exam on his left hand, which he apparently injured during the fight. The news comes via the Nevada Athletic Commission, which released all UFC 181 injury suspensions on Monday. The suspensions were initially reported by MMAFighting.com. If t read news >>

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