1122 Search Results for anthony pettis

Jan 31, 2017 10:08 am

Mairbek Taisumov is “tired of waiting” for Anthony Pettis to sign his contract

Chechen-Austrian talent Mairbek Taisumov is one of the hottest prospects in UFC lightweight division. For the reasoning behind this claim, look no further than his four most recent fights in the Octagon. First, he put away Marcin Bandel with punches just 1:01 into the first round of an October 2014 bout. Then, he knocked Anthony...

Dec 21, 2016 8:44 am

Anthony Pettis learns hand is not actually broken, avoids surgery

Earlier this month, the UFC made its first trip to Toronto, Ontario, Canada since 2013. It did so with the much maligned, but ultimately action-packed UFC 206. This thrilling card was headlined by an interim featherweight title fight between former lightweight champion Anthony Pettis, and streaking featherweight contender Max Holloway. Though Pettis was not without his...

Dec 11, 2016 1:40 pm

VIDEO | Max Holloway vs. Anthony Pettis UFC 206 Highlights

Max Holloway became the UFC’s interim featherweight champion at last night’s UFC 206 event in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, by scoring a third-round TKO victory over former UFC lightweight title holder Anthony Pettis. After a very close opening round, “Blessed” was able to get the better of “Showtime” in the stand-up game and eventually put Pettis...


Dec 10, 2016 9:49 pm

UFC 206 Results: Max Holloway TKO’s Anthony Pettis (highlights)

An interim featherweight title fight between surging division contender Max Holloway and former lightweight title holder Anthony Pettis served as the main event of tonight’s UFC 206 fight card in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Round one begins and Pettis comes forward with a push kick. Max responds with one of his own. Holloway pumps the jab....

Dec 10, 2016 11:28 am

Dan Henderson breaks down Max Holloway vs. Anthony Pettis

Tonight, in the main event of Toronto’s UFC 206 pay-per view card, streaking featherweight contender Max Holloway will square off against former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis in a highly anticipated showdown between two of the best strikers in the featherweight division. For Holloway, the fight will be for the interim featherweight title, and give...

Dec 9, 2016 3:35 pm

VIDEO | Pro fighters predict winner of Max Holloway vs. Anthony Pettis

There is a UFC interim featherweight title on the line in the main event of UFC 206, which takes place at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto on Saturday night. Interestingly, the interim featherweight title is only available to one competitor in the five-round title fight as Anthony Pettis failed to make the featherweight limit...

Dec 9, 2016 2:34 pm

VIDEO | Michael Bisping weighs-in on Anthony Pettis declining to attempt to cut final 3 pounds

"You don't take that advice. You don't listen to a doctor."- @bisping on Anthony Pettis. #UFC206 https://t.co/qt8NfxmQZk — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) December 9, 2016 Friday morning, the MMA community learned that former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis was struggling to make the featherweight limit of 145 pounds for his scheduled UFC 206 main event...

Dec 9, 2016 12:07 pm

Anthony Pettis breaks silence on failed cut to featherweight: “my body just gave out”

Until this morning, Anthony Pettis had never missed weight for a fight. Now, that’s a claim he can unfortunately no longer make. The former lightweight champion and current featherweight contender was regrettably unable to make the featherweight division’s 145-pound limit for his planned UFC 206 interim title fight with Max Holloway. This news was extremely...

Dec 9, 2016 9:29 am

John Kavanagh sounds off on Anthony Pettis missing weight

Friday morning, unfortunate news surfaced that former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis had missed weight for his scheduled UFC 206 interim featherweight title fight with Max Holloway. Pettis, who missed weight by three pounds for the event, is no longer eligible to win the interim featherweight championship in the fight, and also forfeited 20% of...

Dec 9, 2016 7:28 am

BREAKING! Anthony Pettis misses weight for UFC 206 title fight

When Daniel Cormier was forced to withdraw from his planned light heavyweight title fight with Anthony “Rumble” Johnson, it left Saturday night’s UFC 206 without a main event. To rectify this situation, the UFC enacted a multi-part plan: First, they stripped Conor McGregor of the UFC featherweight title. Then they promoted interim featherweight champion Jose...

Dec 7, 2016 9:56 pm

Shocking arrest made in connection to Anthony Pettis’ cars being set on fire

Recently, unfortunate news surfaced that former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis was targeted as several of his cars were set on fire in his driveway. Fortunately, no one was injured in the fire. Pettis took to Instagram immediately after the situation to plead for any information be given to police. I am a fighter. I...

Dec 7, 2016 10:53 am

Anthony Pettis: I have way more tools than Conor McGregor

This Saturday at UFC 206, former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis will step into the Octagon to fight streaking featherweight Max Holloway in a highly anticipated showdown of featherweight contenders. The fight will not only serve as the main event of UFC 206, it will also be an interim featherweight title fight, with the winner...

Dec 5, 2016 5:14 pm

VIDEO | Dan Hardy’s incredible breakdown of Max Holloway vs. Anthony Pettis matchup

The main event for UFC 206 took a turn when it was revealed that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier would not compete on the card due to suffering an injury. Cormier was set to rematch Anthony “Rumble” Johnson in a five-round championship fight. With the light-heavyweight title fight no longer on the card, the...

Nov 30, 2016 8:48 pm

VIDEO | Anthony Pettis’ car gets broken into in driveway

It’s been a rough couple of months for former UFC lightweight champion Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis. Last month, Pettis’ Milwaukee home was targeted as several of his cars were damaged and set on fire in his driveway. Fortunately, while the cars were destroyed, no one was injured by the fire. Shortly after the incident took place,...

Nov 29, 2016 9:55 am

Max Holloway weighs-in on interim title fight with Anthony Pettis

While top ranked featherweight Max Holloway was initially supposed to be fighting former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis in the co-main event of UFC 206 on December 10th, the bout was recently promoted to the main event, and made into an interim featherweight title fight after UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, who was supposed...

Nov 26, 2016 12:16 am

REPORT: Anthony Pettis vs. Max Holloway could be for interim featherweight belt

Friday afternoon, unfortunate news surfaced that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had been forced out of his upcoming UFC 206 scrap with Anthony Johnson on December 10th in Toronto. Cormier’s withdrawal was unexpected, but fortunately will not keep the champ sidelined for too long, as details have emerged on the situation, revealing that ‘DC’...

Nov 25, 2016 12:30 pm

Max Holloway suggests five-round main event with Anthony Pettis

Just hours ago, news broke that light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had been forced out of his UFC 206 bout with Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. Given that this bout was expected to serve as the card’s headliner, the UFC will now have to scramble to produce a new main event for the fans attending the event...

Nov 15, 2016 6:25 pm

Anthony Pettis eyeing both of Conor McGregor’s title belts

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis experienced a bit of a career resurgence earlier this year when he dropped down to featherweight in the midst of a 3-fight losing streak at 155, which saw him lose the UFC lightweight championship to Rafael dos Anjos before dropping back to back losses. When Pettis dropped down to...

Nov 14, 2016 10:03 am

VIDEO | Anthony Pettis Wants Both of Conor McGregor’s Belts

On Saturday night, in the main event of UFC 205, UFC featherweight king Conor McGregor made history as the first fighter ever to hold two UFC titles in two divisions simultaneously. He did so with a thunderous, second-round knockout of lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez. As the ruler of two stacked divisions, McGregor now finds himself...

Nov 2, 2016 11:31 pm

Anthony Pettis opens up on cars being set on fire

Unfortunate news surfaced recently that former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis was targeted, and that several of his and his brother’s cars were set on fire and destroyed in the driveway of their Milwaukee, Wisconsin home. While both brothers took to social media shortly after the incident to give their thoughts on the matter, there...

Oct 28, 2016 7:56 am

Anthony Pettis releases statement regarding his cars being set on fire

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis made headlines this week when horrific news surfaced that someone had set several of Pettis’ cars on fire in the driveway of his Milwaukee home. Details remain scarce on who set the vehicles on fire, or why they did so, however ‘Showtime’ has now taken to social media to...

Oct 26, 2016 2:01 pm

Max Holloway vs. Anthony Pettis officially set for UFC 206 in Toronto

An exciting featherweight matchup has just been announced by the UFC. Number 3 ranked UFC featherweight Max Holloway is set to face former UFC lightweight champion and current number 6 ranked UFC featherweight Anthony Pettis at UFC 206 on December 10 at the Air Canada Centre. The UFC officially announced the bout on Wednesday along...

Oct 7, 2016 7:55 am

Anthony Pettis weighs in on Conor McGregor vs. Eddie Alvarez

In the main event of UFC 205, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will be stepping into the Octagon to square off with Eddie Alvarez for the lightweight championship. The fight, which takes place almost exactly a year after McGregor won the UFC featherweight championship, gives McGregor the opportunity to become the first ever simultaneous two-division...

Oct 5, 2016 6:43 pm

Anthony Pettis has two opponents in mind if Jose Aldo is retiring

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis was hoping to score a title fight with current interim UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo. However, after news broke that Eddie Alvarez would be defending his lightweight strap against current featherweight champion Conor McGregor at November’s highly anticipated UFC 205 in New York, a frustrated Aldo announced that he...