- 2 years ago
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Anthony Pettis' injury rehab continues, and it apparently continues to frustrate, as well.
The UFC lightweight has been sidelined since a February win over Joe Lauzon at UFC 144, but scheduled surgery following that bout. The presumed next fight for "Showtime" will come against Donald Cerrone.
But on Tuesday, Pettis may have triggered a few panic buttons when he tweeted his aggravation with the rehab process.
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Conor McGregor's next fight won't be a title fight, but a win against Dennis Siver could be enough to earn him one. There are a pair of reported but not 100% finalized fight bookings that should have MMA fans around the world extremely excited. According to MMA Junkie, UFC featherweight contender Conor McGregor is expected to fight German striker Dennis Siver on a Fox Sports 1 card in Boston, MA, which is obviously a location desired to bring in that "pro-Irish" crowd for McGregor. Additionally, read news >>
- 3 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 >>
- 9 months ago
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Doctors told UFC lightweight champ Anthony Pettis to expect being out for six to eight months, but he told UFC Tonight he is targeting a Fourth of July weekend return. read news >>
UFC on Fox 6 Play-by-Play: Anthony Pettis vs. Donald Cerrone read news >>
A heated showdown is headed to Chi-Town on Jan 26 as Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone finally faces off with former WEC champion Anthony Pettis. read news >>
Donald Cerrone won't quite fulfill his wish of fighting six times in 2014, but five times in a calendar year is still pretty good. On January 3, Cowboy will take on up-and-coming lightweight Myles Jury at UFC 182. That's according to a Tuesday post from UFC president Dana White on his Instagram account. UFC 182 is currently scheduled to be headlined by a light heavyweight title defense from Jon Jones against challenger Daniel Cormier. "The co-main for Jones vs. Cormier is #4 Cowboy Cerrone vs. # read news >>
For the first time in Jose Aldo’s five-year reign as the best 145-pound fighter on the planet, there is a line of contenders waiting to take him out.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>
Earlier this month, UFC lightweight Myles Jury and his management team teased a potential January showdown against Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone. Now, a few weeks later, Jury and his team say the bout is a go. "Myles Jury vs. Cowboy Cerrone is set for mid-January," Jury's manager, Ryan Hass, told Bleacher Report via text message. "It's looking like a Sunday after the NFL playoff games. UFC is announcing date and location next week." While Hass said the official announcement will land in the upcoming d read news >>
Myles Jury was last seen inside the UFC Octagon against Takanori Gomi at UFC Fight Night 52, a fight in which "Fury" needed only 90 seconds to defeat the legendary Japanese lightweight via TKO. Now, the eighth-ranked fighter is setting his sights on a new challenge, on a man they call "Cowboy." UPDATE: Wednesday, Oct. 1 at 2:30 p.m. EST: Donald Cerrone apparently wanted to fight Jury in December but said Jury turned that fight down. Now that Jury and his team are angling for a January fight agai read news >>
At the tail end of the UFC 181 presser on Friday, despite their respect for one another, you could cut the tension between Anthony Pettis and Gilbert Melendez with a knife. read news >>