He was initially slated to fight the winner of the UFC lightweight title fight between Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard at UFC 125. That fight, however, ended in a draw with a rematch on tap.
Now, more than a year and a half later, Pettis is sidelined with a shoulder injury, hopefully targeting an October return.
What that means for Pettis’ next fight is still unclear, but what is clear is that he wants at title shot fairly soon and he wants it to be a UFC title shot.
Check out what Anthony Pettis had to say about the title shot and Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez at a recent
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