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  • a year ago
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Anthony Pettis earned a shot at the lightweight title with his blistering performance over Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone, and he will wait for his chance to face either Benson Henderson or Gilbert Melendez. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Anthony Pettis will return to the octagon to defend his UFC lightweight title against Gilbert Melendez in December. Anthony Pettis will return to UFC action this December on what could be a massive card. The UFC lightweight champion announced on yesterday's edition of The MMA Hour that he will be facing Gilbert Melendez on December 6 in Las Vegas. That event, which appears as though it will be UFC 181, still doesn't have a venue set as of now. However, the December 6 date is also the event that read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Anthony Pettis will defend his UFC lightweight title December 6 against top contender Gilbert Melendez at UFC 181. The fight will be Pettis' first title defense. For that matter, it's the first bout of any kind for "Showtime" since he won the belt from Benson Henderson last August at UFC 164. Pettis himself broke the news Monday while a guest on The MMA Hour broadcast with host Ariel Helwani. "December 6 is going to be the date of my next fight; it'll be out here in Vegas," Pettis said. "I got w read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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For Gilbert Melendez, the ultimate prize may be off in the distance, but he has never taken his mind off the UFC lightweight title. He will have his shot against Anthony Pettis at the UFC's 2014 year-end event in December. The UFC contender and former, longtime Strikeforce champion has been out of action since defeating Diego Sanchez in an instant classic at UFC 166 in October, but the motivation for the Skrap Pack representative's hiatus have been just. His next bout will be for the lightweight read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Since losing the lightweight title to Anthony Pettis in August 2013, Benson Henderson has only competed once, picking up a controversial decision win over Josh Thomson. On Saturday, Henderson will look to pick up a more conclusive victory over the up-and-coming Rustam Khabilov. Having only lost to Pettis since joining the UFC roster, Henderson remains one of the best in the 155-pound class, but he'll need to make some serious waves to earn a third fight with the champion. With wins in his first read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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According to a report by a Puerto Rican newspaper, a lightweight title showdown will go down in December. UFC president Dana White said at a San Juan press conference that the bout between champion Anthony Pettis and Strikeforce champ Gilbert Melendez will happen on the company's annual year-end show in Las Vegas, according to Primero Hora. Company sources could only confirm that the current plan is for the fight to occur sometime in late 2014 after the conclusion The Ultimate Fighter 20, for wh read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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The UFC president confirmed a Lightweight title fight between champ Anthony Pettis and former Strikeforce champ Gilbert Melendez for the final UFC of 2014 in December. UFC Lightweight champ Anthony Pettis is currently set to make his next title defense against former Strikeforce champ Gilbert Melendez at the final UFC event of 2014. It's possible the event will be UFC 182 and will likely take place in Las Vegas, Nevada possibly on December 27. Pettis and Melendez will be coaching the next U.S. s read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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The UFC lightweight title bout between champion Anthony Pettis and Gilbert Melendez will take place on the UFC’s year-end event in December. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Check out the video highlights as Anthony Pettis took Benson Henderson's lightweight title in the main event of UFC 164. read news >>

  • a year ago
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'Showtime' delivered on the biggest stage and in front of his hometown crowd, submitting Henderson with an armbar. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Anthony Pettis gets a chance to go two for two against Benson Henderson in title fights when he meets the UFC champ for the lightweight title on Saturday at UFC 164 in his home town of Milwaukee. read news >>

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