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Anthony Pettis refutes 'Cowboy' Cerrone's recent comments

Anthony Pettis wants nothing more than revenge against Rafael dos Anjos, but he refutes some recent comments made by Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone about his feelings towards the current lightweight champion. Cerrone mentioned while he was appearing on The Joe Rogan podcast that he spoke to Pettis recently and the former king at 155 pounds said that he would help train him for the upcoming...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rafael dos Anjos: Anthony Pettis is confused

When Rafael dos Anjos upset then UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis last March with a dominating decision, he shocked the MMA world. According to the new champion, he may have also given enough of a beating to "Showtime" to confuse the former title-holder. "He wants to help Cerrone, he wants a rematch with me, he wants to drop to 145 to fight McGregor. I think he's kind of confused...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Pettis Vs Eddie Alvarez Considered For UFC Fight Night 81 In January

According to Brazilian site Combate, the UFC are currently eyeing a potentially explosive lightweight encounter between Anthony Pettis and Eddie Alvarez for UFC Fight Night 81 in Boston on January 17th. Pettis has been out of action since losing the lightweight title to Rafael Dos Anjos back in March. As has often the case for the 28 year-old it was injury woes that have kept him...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Pettis: I will be ready to fill in for a December title fight if needed

Anthony Pettis lost his UFC lightweight belt to Rafael dos Anjos earlier this year in a shockingly one-sided affair. Speaking with Inside MMA recently, "Showtime" said he believes the biggest reasons for his loss were dos Anjos' power and his own wrong mind-set. "It's more of a mind-set thing. I'd never gotten hit in the face like that ever before in my life. It was more of a mental...
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August 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Anthony Pettis Targeting Return To Octagon Before End Of 2015

Injury-prone former lightweight champion Anthony Pettis told the ‘Inside MMA’ show on AXS TV this week that he’s hoping to fight again in the Octagon before the end of 2015 after recovering from an elbow injury. Pettis is currently targeting the end of year ‘UFC On FOX 17′ show which just so happens to be headlined by the next lightweight title bout between the man who...
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August 16, 2015  |  Discuss

CM Punk hoping for December UFC debut

Ever since he shocked the world and signed on to fight in the UFC, the sports world has wondered when former WWE star CM Punk would make his mixed martial arts debut. On Thursday, Punk (whose real name is Phil Brooks) told that he was hoping to make his debut for the promotion in December. The 36-year-old Punk has been training in Milwaukee at Roufusport Academy since December...
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July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Anthony Pettis Suffers Broken Orbital Bone In UFC Title Loss

Former lightweight champion Anthony Pettis (pictured) said he couldn’t see out of his right eye after Rafael dos Anjos connected on his first punch. That means Pettis fought for nearly 25 minutes with a broken orbital bone in Saturday’s lopsided unanimous decision defeat at UFC 185. On this week’s edition of “UFC Tonight,” it was announced the facial injury will keep Pettis...
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 185 Results: Rafael Dos Anjos Stuns Anthony Pettis In Unanimous Decision

Leading up to their UFC 185 main event clash at American Airlines Center in Dallas on Saturday night, 155-pound title challenger Rafael dos Anjos was seen as a threat to champion Anthony Pettis, but wasn’t expected to dethrone “Showtime.” Five rounds later, Brazil’s dos Anjos shocked the doubters and stunned Pettis, putting on a master class en route to a five-round unanimous...
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 185: Another Opportunity For Anthony Pettis To Shine Or Shatter?

Anthony "Showtime" Pettis is back tonight at UFC 185, against tough X, Rafael Dos Anjos. With Pettis in the cage, fireworks are guaranteed. The post UFC 185: Another Opportunity For Anthony Pettis To Shine Or Shatter? appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

TUF 20: Aisling Daly keeps Team Pettis rolling with a win over Angela Magana

Brandon Magnus/Zuffa LLC/Getty Images Aisling Daly and Angela Magana put on the fight of the season so far. It was an exciting action filled fight with one of the worst referees in the show’s history. How much he influenced is hard to quantify but he did influence it. Which is unfortunate because it does take way from the fight and Daly’s win a little just by being a distraction...
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October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

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