- 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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- 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 >>
- 8 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 >>
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 >>
With Chris Weidman injured and riding the pine until 2015 (details), UFC 181 received a brand-new headliner featuring a couple of familiar faces. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) held a special pre-fight press conference to kick off the upcoming UFC 181: "Hendricks vs. Lawler 2" pay-per-view (PPV) event, which is set to go down inside Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Dec. 6, 2014. Watch the video here. As with every press conference, the fighters charged with doing work ha read news >>
The long-awaited return of Todd Duffee highlighted a flurry of activity that resulted in several new fight bookings, UFC officials announced on Thursday. Duffee (8-2), a puzzling but promising heavyweight whose MMA career has been hindered by long droughts of inactivity, now returns from a two-year absence to take on Anthony Hamilton (13-3) on December 6 at UFC 181. ESPN first reported the bout, which is set to take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV. Duffee, 28, earned 'Knocko read news >>
One of the UFC's most intriguing lightweight contenders, Khabib Nurmagomedov, is now targeting a February return to action after tearing the meniscus in his right knee this past summer -- but the road to Nurmagomedov's rehabilitation has been more unusual than most. After discovering that Nurmagomedov has been working through and paying for his own rehabilitation in Russia, UFC officials recently flew the Dagestani sambo champion out to Los Angeles to visit the same orthopedic physician who trea read news >>
- 2 months ago
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UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will return from injury and defend his title against Chad Mendes at UFC 179 in Rio de Janeiro, UFC President Dana White announced on Saturday. read news >>