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  • 2 years ago
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Anthony Pettis remains hospitalized for precautionary reasons following an attack of cellulitis that sparked concerns about his fighting future. Trainer Duke Roufus on Wednesday told MMAjunkie.com that he's waiting to pick the fighter up from an area hospital and estimates the two will train next week at Roufusport Academy in Milwaukee. A proposed fight between Pettis and Donald Cerrone in January hasn't technically been booked, he said, but shouldn't be hindered by the mishap. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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While the UFC’s 155-pound division is bottlenecked until Anthony Pettis defends the belt against Gilbert Melendez in December, the war of "next" in that class has had plenty of plot twists. Reigning lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez will make Octagon debut at UFC 178 on Sept. 27 against Donald Cerrone, who has won four in a row (all finishes). The winner of that fight will have to be in consideration to take on the winner of Melendez-Pettis. Then there’s Rafael dos Anjos, who just became the first read news >>

  • a year ago
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A knee injury UFC lightweight champ Anthony Pettis suffered in his title-winning fight against Benson Henderson never fully healed, his trainer today told MMAjunkie.Filed under: Only on Junkie, UFC Tagged: Anthony Pettis, Benson Henderson, Clay Guida, Frankie Edgar, Josh (...) read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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Could a new "super fight" be in the works? Jose Aldo, Gilbert Melendez, Anthony Pettis. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) No. 1 featherweight contender Conor McGregor apparently wants to fight every top contender in both the 145 and 155-pound division in his Octagon career. Although "The Notorious" one is already scheduled to face off against featherweight kingpin Jose Aldo at UFC 189 in Las Vegas, the boastful McGregor can not help himself but to eye a potential future "super fight" against read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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Conor McGregor will have plenty on his plate against Jose Aldo in July. But another fight on his mind is one against another champion: Anthony Pettis. The rising UFC featherweight says that moving up to lightweight is highly likely down the road. And a bout there with Pettis, the titleholder, strikes his fancy. "I think it would be a great fight," McGregor said during a media scrum at UFC 183. "Definitely, 155 is in my future. Anthony is phenomenal on the feet. He's got good jiu-jitsu. I feel it read news >>

  • a month ago
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Anthony Johnson is a night owl these days. The UFC’s No. 3-ranked light heavyweight arrived in Stockholm, Sweden, late last week to prepare for Saturday’s title eliminator against Alexander Gustafsson. At least some of that prep work involves keeping late hours. To stay acclimated for an event scheduled to kick off at 2 a.m. local time, Johnson told Bleacher Report he’s keeping his body clock on Florida time. That means he’s staying up all night, starting his hotel training sessions at 2:30-3:00 read news >>

  • a month ago
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Benson Henderson has a big fight with Donald Cerrone on Sunday night. But after that? Things are up in the air. The former UFC lightweight champion still has plans at making another run at that belt. Henderson, though, has not ruled out a move up to welterweight. He's also open to going back and forth between the two divisions depending on the fights available to him. "I think there's some interesting matchups at 170," Henderson told MMAFighting.com. "I wasn't a big fan of it early in my career. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Anthony Pettis will look to make his first-ever quick turnaround match as Lightweight champion, defending his world title against No. 1-ranked division contender Rafael dos Anjos at the upcoming UFC 185 pay-per-view (PPV) event on March 14, 2015, at American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. UFC 185 will also feature a pivotal Welterweight scrap when Johny Hendricks collides with Matt Brown in the co-main event. All that and so much more! Event: UFC 185: "Pettis vs. dos Anjos" Date: Sat., March read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis is not convinced Khabib Nurmagomedov can handle a 25-minute fight against him. Although Khabib Nurmagomedov can certainly talk a big game, Anthony Pettis is not convinced about his potential threat to the lightweight title. While aware that the Dagestan native is an undefeated professional fighter and a Sambo champion, Pettis does not believe Khabib's striking prowess is anywhere near the necessary level to challenge him. "I feel like his striking is like read news >>

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Will 2015 be the year that sees the return of two of the biggest box office draws in UFC history? Georges St-Pierre has still not committed to making his return to the Octagon after stepping away from mixed martial arts (MMA) in late 2013, but Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White is very confident his one-time "cash cow" will be back in 2015. That's not at all. When asked if he was as confident about Brock Lesnar -- another money-making monster -- making his comeback as well read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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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 >>

  • 2 months ago
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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 >>

  • 2 months ago
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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 >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov discusses the UFC 181 co-main event and his opinion on lightweight champion Anthony Pettis. read news >>

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